Proof John Legend Is the Sweetest, Most Loving Celebrity Husband Around

One of the things that earned John Legend his 2019 Sexiest Man Alive title? His Legend-ary love of wife Chrissy Teigen

01 of 21

He's Not Afraid to Proclaim 'She's the One'

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"She's the one. It's clear!" he told PEOPLE. "We have great chemistry. She makes me laugh all the time. She's a wonderful mother. She's my best friend."

And of course: "She inspires some good love songs."

(Are you crying yet?)

02 of 21

He Loves Chrissy's 'Filthy Mouth'

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President Trump reacted to an MSNBC special on criminal justice which featured Legend by Tweeting about "boring" musician and his "filthy mouthed wife" on Twitter.

This prompted Teigen to dub him President "P— Ass Bitch," which swiftly began to trend on Twitter, while she and Legend jokingly begged their followers not to use it. "#PresidentP—AssBitch is vile and absolutely should not trend," Legend tweeted. Their solidarity is what dreams are made of.

03 of 21

He's More Than Just a Good Husband — He's a #GoodInstagramHusband

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After Teigen made a *subtle* dig at her love for not capturing her good side on vacations — teasingly complaining that "no one else seems to care to be thoughtful to take good photos of me. They merely click them off without paying attention to angles or lighting or general photo ambiance" — Legend said he felt "directly attacked." (Which doesn't exactly come as a surprise since she concluded the humorous post with "to john.")

But he quickly stepped up his game and proved himself a changed man, sharing several photos of his model wife during their family vacation to Thailand this summer. "My wife is beauuuuuutiful #goodinstagramhusband" he captioned a shot of Teigen striking a pose — from a flattering angle and with soft, glowy lighting, no less. May we all be so lucky to find someone so dedicated to our needs.

04 of 21

He's Proud of Their Partnership

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When it comes to raising their children together, Legend says he and Teigen can't resist sharing a few of their little ones' sweetest or silliest milestones — like Luna recently talking about her new crush, or Miles learning how to walk.

"I think we like to share those little moments of our kids just like most parents like to share theirs too," he told PEOPLE. "We are enjoying parenting and we enjoy sharing some of that with our followers."

The father of two added, "I'm proud of who we are as parents and I'm proud of our kids."

05 of 21

He Taste Tests Her Recipes

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We can't blame Legend for being Hungry for More of Teigen's mouth-watering recipes. In fact we're rather jealous that the singer gets to taste-test them first, including some "hot crab dip" that he seemed delighted by in a video Teigen shared to Instagram. Taste-testing may not be a particularly difficult way to support your wife when she cooks as well as Teigen, but still — do you really need more proof to believe that he's "Made to Love"?!

06 of 21

He's a Great Role Model for Son Miles

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Anyone else seeing double? Legend and the couple's 15-month-old son Miles are legitimately twins, and the proud papa adorably emphasized this by reenacting his little one's baby photo shoot. Teigen feels blessed to have her man and his mini-me, having previously said, "it's like someone took my husband, the love of my life, and extended my time with him by giving me his baby years too. Is that weird? That's weird."

07 of 21

He Picks Out Thoughtful and Romantic Gifts for Her

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Then-five years into marriage (and 12 years into their relationship), the "All of Me" singer revealed that he still takes care to find gifts that Teigen will love, but that also have a practical use.

"I like it to be practical, but also really beautiful and tasteful," he said. "Things she can use but are also fly."

08 of 21

He Gets Dressed up for Date Night

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Even though the couple have their hands full with two kids and jam-packed schedules, they still make time to enjoy each other's company.

"It's fun to get dressed up and go on date night," Legend said, who often tops best-dressed lists with his wife. "She likes me in a nice, black suit with a white shirt and she's happy. I like her in all variations, but I like sexy!"

09 of 21

He Cooks for Her So She Can Relax More While Pregnant

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As the expecting mama neared her due date, John took over the kitchen in order to help her de-stress. "I've always loved to cook, but I do it more now because she needs to sit down more," he told PEOPLE at the City Harvest Gala. "Lay down," Teigen clarified.

10 of 21

He Looks at Her Like This

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Our hearts can hardly stand the cuteness.

11 of 21

He Partakes in Real Housewives Marathons

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The longtime couple have a lot of feelings when it comes to the Real Housewives. Proof? The two transformed into the "Real Housewives police" and filmed themselves watching the show while offering commentary on Snapchat. "How come every problem is solved by a girls' trip of people that aren't even friends with each other?" Legend asked in one of the clips. "People actually don't confront people in real life like this. They just ignore them. You don't have to confront people about everything. You don't have to have a dinner with the person you hate."

12 of 21

He Cooks for Chrissy Whenever She's Not Feeling Well

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The self-proclaimed sous chef (to Teigen's head chef) had no problem taking control in the kitchen when his leading lady was hit with those pregnancy aches and pains. "John making my jalapeño chip topped tuna casserole for Sunday dinner! Not feeling great," she said. "Thank you for taking over the kitchen, papa!"

13 of 21

He Fully Supported Her as She Battled Postpartum Depression

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"John would sleep on the couch with me, sometimes four nights in a row," the Cravings author wrote in an essay for Glamour, chronicling her battle with postpartum depression and anxiety after welcoming daughter Luna. "I started keeping robes and comfy clothes in the pantry so I wouldn't have to go upstairs when John went to work. There was a lot of spontaneous crying."

14 of 21

He's the Ultimate Gift Giver

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Legend gifted his wife a giant wheel of cheese for Christmas in 2015 — a literal dream come true for Teigen, who expressed her gratitude on Instagram. "A cheese wheel to dump pasta and risotto in for years to come!" she wrote. "My tableside serving game is bout to be liiiiiit!"

15 of 21

He's Dad to His Adorable Daughter Luna

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And of course, the toddler is so awesome because her famous parents are super-cool and relatable role models.

16 of 21

He Admits Fatherhood Is a Big Mystery

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"It humbles you," the Grammy winner revealed of fatherhood. "You start to realize you don't have all the answers."

17 of 21

He Stresses There's No Such Thing as the Perfect Couple

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"I don't want to present myself as the 'perfect spouse' and I don't want to present our relationship as the 'perfect relationship' because I don't think anybody meets that definition," Legend revealed to Cosmopolitan about his marriage to Teigen. "I think it's too much pressure to put on anyone. However, I don't mind being known as somebody who's devoted to their wife. I am devoted to Chrissy. And when I write about [my commitment to her], it's me being authentic."

18 of 21

He Wrote 'All of Me' for Chrissy

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"I wrote it about me and my wife," Legend told Shazam of the inspiration behind his 2013 hit, which spawned a music video that starred the pair. "She cried when she first heard it. She really loved it and connected with the lyrics. When she heard some of the specific lyrics, she just knew it was about her."

Music videos hold great importance for the couple, who first met on the 2009 set of Legend's "Stereo." The couple reunited onscreen with their daughter, Luna, for 2016's "Love Me Now," and again with son Miles for 2020's "Wild.

19 of 21

He's More Than Willing to Act Out Scenes From The Devil Wears Prada

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Some couples like to wind down for bed by taking a bath, but Legend and Teigen aren't like most couples. The pair chose to relax by acting out a few of their favorite moments from the beloved fashion industry film.

Dressed in only a white towel, Chrissy begins by lying on the floor, holding the sash of a duster in her hand and deadpanning to the camera in her best Miranda Priestly impression, "Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking." As John walks in to the room, sincerely asking what she'd like to eat for dinner, the model retorts while lying on the floor, "Can you even spell Gabbana?!"

20 of 21

He's Happy to Remove His Wife's Jewelry After a Wild Night Out

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"I'm on the floor and John's in charge of taking my jewelry off for [stylist Monica Rose]. Take it off, John," an inebriated Teigen said in a Snapchat video following the 2017 Grammys. The model continued to narrate the whole ordeal, explaining, "Okay, he's taking it off … Ow!" In another video, the star asked her husband, "Are you mad at me?" He sweetly responded, "Why would I be mad at you? … You're perfect."

21 of 21

He's There for Chrissy in Any Way He Can Be

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"I just want to support her. I want her to be happy and to live the fullest, most awesome life she can, and I want us to do it together," he told Cosmopolitan. "Whenever she sets her mind to anything, I always tell her, 'I want to support you and help you do it.'"

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