John Legend

John Roger Stephens, known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, and producer. He first worked as a studio musician for big-name acts like Lauryn Hill and Alicia Keys, but soon after rose to fame with his 2004 debut album Get Lifted, which was later certified double platinum. He's been nominated for 33 Grammy awards, winning 12. He's also won major awards for his work in television, movies, and theater, making him the first Black man in history to win an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony), which he achieved in 2018. He's been married to TV personality, model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen since 2013. The couple have two children together, Luna and Miles. In 2019 Legend was named PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive.
John Legend
Full Name
John Roger Stephens
Hometown
Springfield, OH
instagram
@johnlegend
Notable Projects
The Voice
Born
12/28/1978
Age
43

FAQs

How did John Legend and Chrissy Teigen meet?

They met in 2007 on the set of the music video for his song, "Stereo."

What song did John Legend sing during Joe Biden's inauguration?

John Legend performed "Feeling Good" during the primetime celebration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris' inauguration.

Where did John Legend go to college?

University of Pennsylvania

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Teigen stepped out in a high-cut black dress with husband John Legend while out and about in London
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"We're teetering on the brink of not being a full democracy," John Legend told The Guardian in an interview published Monday
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