Quick Facts of John Legend:
|Full Name||John Rogers Stephens|
|Date of birth||28 Dec 1978|
|Birthplace||Springfield, Ohio, USA|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Actor|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Height||5feet 9 in.|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania|
|Online Presence||Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
Short Description ofJohn Legend :
John Legend, a power pack American singer, who won ten Grammy Awards first one with 2004’s Get Lifted, one Golden Globe Award, and one Academy Award.His single “Ordinary People” and recent one “All Of me” went superhit.
Early Life & Education :
John Legend, the son of Phyllis Elaine and Ronald Lamar Stephens, was born John Roger Stephens on December 28, 1978, in Springfield, Ohio.His grandmother guided him to play the piano and he was raised singing in church choir.He joined the University of Pennsylvania and served for Boston Consulting Group but maintained to perform in nightclubs in New York City.John collaborated with artists Alicia Keys, Twista, and Janet Jackson.And soon he interacted with artist Kanye West and the two musicians.Eventually, he succeeded to open the door of his career as a singer.
John Legend originated his career through his première album Get Lifted,(2004) which went platinum through the part “Ordinary People” for which he got three Grammy Awards in hand.Next attempt of him, Once Again, released in 2006.His musical talent was so relevant that led him to the rising star.On the same year, he got invited to Super Bowl XL in Detroit, the NBA All-Star Game, and the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Pittsburgh.Not wasting time he issued numerous albums counting Evolver (2008).In addition to the singer, John acted as a supporting character in the comedy Soul Men(2008).In 2010, John co-operated with the Roots to release Wake Up! which earned Grammy award in 2011.
The summer of 2012 saw John at reality television with the singing competition Duets.Later, John Legend gave a fresh track to Quentin Tarantino’s 2012 film Django Unchained.The year 2013 was incredible as Legend released his following music album Love in the Future, featuring the No. 1 ballad “All of Me” as well as tracks like “Made to Love” and “You & I (Nobody in the World).”In 2015, he won a Golden Globe for “Glory” from the film Selma along with rapper Common.In addition to this, they were blessed with Academy Award.
Apart from music, John is active in numerous social and charitable events. Legend works as a vice chairman of the HVA board.He believes in education improvement so Legend granted his song “Shine” to the 2010 documentary Waiting for Superman which takes a sharp look at the nation’s public school system.John tied a knot with model Chrissy Teigen in September 2013 and the pair embraced their first child, a daughter named Luna Simone on April 14, 2016.
His net worth is $40 million.