|Celebrated Name:||John Legend|
|Real Name/Full Name:||John-Roger Stephens|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 28, 1978|
|Birth Place:||Springfield, Ohio, U.S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Chrissy Teigen (m. 2013)|
|Children:||Yes (Luna Simone Stephens, Miles Theodore Stephens)|
|Profession:||Singer, actor, songwriter, and musician|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2020|
Popular American singer, actor, songwriter, and musician John Roger Stephens, popularly known as John Legend. John is one of those singers who has a series of Grammy Awards and multiple other music awards to his credit.
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Born as John Roger Stephens in the year 1978 on the 28th of December in Ohio. He is the child of Phyllis Elaine and Ronald Lamar Stephens and has three more siblings. He did not get a standardized education as his mother homeschooled him. He was taught piano by his grandmother and used to sing in the church choir as well.
He joined high school at the age of 12 and went to Springfield North High School. He was offered scholarships from top universities like Georgetown, and Morehouse, but instead chose the University of Pennsylvania. He studied English, but there was a greater focus on African-American Literature. In college, he was the president as well as the musical director of jazz and pop groups, and also received critical acclaim for his performance as the lead vocalist.
Legend has been a one-woman man, he married Chrissy Teigen in 2013, after being engaged to her in 2011. They had been dating for four years before getting engaged. The couple had their first child in 2016, and in November this year, Chrissy announced her second pregnancy.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on December 28, 1978, John Legend is 41 years old as of today’s date 25th January 2020. His height is 1.753 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
John’s musical career had begun while he was still in college. He not only got to be part of several prestigious societies but also met Lauryn Hill, who hired him for playing the piano for her song ‘Everything is Everything.’
After he completed his graduation, he was found playing in several pubs and bars. At the same, time he was also writing his own songs and recording them. He independently released two albums in the years 2000 and 2001. This made him popular among industry veterans as well; he soon got the chance to work with the most popular singers.
He sang a few hooks for Kanye, and also joined his label, thus taking on a stage name as John Legend. He then went on to tie up with multiple other celebrity singers like Jay – Z, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, and more. His debut album came in the year 2004, and was titled ‘Get Lifted.’ Along with receiving several Grammy awards for the album, he also topped the Billboards ranking.
One of the songs that is considered the greatest hits of his career is his original single ‘All of Me,’ which he states is dedicated to his wife and was also played at the time of their wedding. The song was also certified as 8X Platinum.
His second album was released in the year 2008, titled ‘Evolver.’ This, too, ranked number one on US R&B charts. His third album ‘Love in the Future’ came out in 2013 and was ranked number 2 on US R&B charts.
Legend not only makes a lot of money but also actively donates to charity for several humanitarian causes.
Awards & Achievement
John is one of those singers who has a series of Grammy Awards and multiple other music awards to his credit. His debut album itself got him his first Grammy, throughout his career, he has received 10 Grammy Awards. In 2005 he was also awarded the ‘Best New Artist Award’ by BET. He was recently awarded a Golden Globe for his song ‘Glory’ for ‘Best Original Song.’
Net Worth & Salary of John Legend in 2020
After giving out hits from the start of his career, as of January 2020, he has managed to build a net worth of $50 million. Along with his singing career, he is also into production.
John has long been considered a child prodigy. He was an expert at the piano from a young age and soon mastered singing and songwriting, as well.