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John Legend Biography

Updated On 30 Jul, 2019 Published On 03 Jul, 2017
John Legend
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Facts of John Legend

Date of Birth :
Age : 40 years old
Family Name : Stephens
Birth Place : American Samoa
Birth Sign : sagittarius
Height : 5 Feet 9 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of John Legend

What is John Legend marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does John Legend have ? (name): 1 Children
Is John Legend having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is John Legend Gay ? No

John Legend is famous for his singles Ordinary People and All of me. He won two Grammy Awards in 2006 for the album Get Gifted for Best New Artist and Best RnB Album. The singles like Ordinary People and All of Me contributed a lot for the album to reach platinum.

Early life Of John Legend

John Legend is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor born on December 28, 1978. He was born John Rodger Stephens in Springfield, Ohio. Legend was one of the four children from his working parents, father Ronald Lamar Stephens, a factory worker and mother Phyllis Elaine, a seamstress.

As a child prodigy, Legend showed an interest in music from an early age. He sang gospel and played piano at the age of seven. He learned to play piano from his grandmother.

Legend graduated from the University of Pennsylvania majoring in English. He directed a cappella group named Counterparts while in college.

John Legend Career

Despite the keen interest in the musical field, Legend worked at management consulting job with Boston Consulting Group for three years. However, he often used to perform at night clubs in New York City.

 
 
 
 
 
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Luna carefully scrutinizing tonight's performances

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He began his musical career with his debut album Get Lifted in 2004. The album ranked at no seven on the Billboard 200.  His single All Of Me earned a Billboard Hot 100, number-one single in 2013. Since then Legend has won ten Grammy Awards, one Golden Globe Award, and one Academy Award till date.

 Altogether he has released four albums including Love in the Future (2013). He worked in collaboration with the already established artist like Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Rick Ross and so on, in several albums. He played piano on “Everything Is Everything” by Lauryn Hill.

Legend’s recently released album Darkness and Light (December 2, 2016) featuring his single Love Me Now. As of 2017, he performed a duet with Ariana Grande on the title track for the film Beauty and the Beast.  

Besides his professional work, Legend is also an active philanthropist. He has shown a keen interest in charitable and social events and participated in the majority of humanitarian projects in Asia and Africa.

John Legend Personal Life

The 39-year-old musician, Legend is happily married to the supermodel Chrissy Teigen. They tied the knot on September 2013, in Italy.

 
 
 
 
 
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Date night. 🇮🇹🇮🇹

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John and Chrissydated for four years and engaged in 2011 while they were on vacation in the Maldives. The husband and wife were blessed with their first child Luna Simone on April 2016.

 
 
 
 
 
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The couple moreover welcomed their second child and only son Miles Theodore Stephens. He was born in 2018.

John Legend Net worth

One of the best singers of today, John Legend has accumulated an estimated net worth of $45 million. The star makes the jaw-dropping amount from his singing career.

John Legend: Body Measurement 

  • Height = 5 feet 9 inches or 1.753 m
  • Weight = 158 lbs or 71 kg
  • Age = 40

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John Legend Affairs

  1. First Affair with Chrissy Teigen

    John Legend married model Chrissy Teigen on September 2013 in Italy. The duo was blessed with a daughter in 2016.

John Legend Children

DAUGHTER : Luna Simone

Mother: Chrissy Teigen

Luna Simone is the first child of musician John Legend with his wife Chrissy Teigen. She was born on April 2016.

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