John Legend
John Legend

John Legend is an American singer-songwriter. He first became popular with the 2005 single “Ordinary People”. John has collaborated with many different artists, such as Jay-Z and Kanye West. He has also won ten Grammy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.

Quick Biography

John-Roger Stephens was born on December 28, 1978, in Ohio, USA. He is the son of Phyllis Elaine and Ronald Lamar Stephens and has three siblings. Legend got his schooling at North High School and the University of Pennsylvania. His passion for music was agitated and influenced further by Lauryn Hill, who offered him a chance at the piano.

Since then, Legend’s career has been on the upwards with him collecting several rewards along the way. Legend is married to Chrissy Teigen, and the two have two children, a son and a daughter.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: John-Roger Stephens
Age: 41 years old
Birth Date: December 28, 1978
Birth Place: Ohio, USA
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: Phyllis Elaine and Ronald Lamar Stephens
Spouse: Chrissy Teigen (m. 2013)
Children: Luna Simone Stephenson, Miles Theodore Stephens
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 71 kg
Profession: Singer-Songwriter
Net Worth in 2020: $55 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Legend is currently 41 years old having been born on December 28, 1978.  John Legend has a height of 5 Feet and 9 Inches or 1.75 meters and weighs approximately 71 kilograms.  He has Back hair, and his eyes are dark brown in colour. John legend’s shoe size is 11.5 (US).

Education, School/College University

John Legend was enrolled at North High School. After high school graduation, Legend attended the University of Pennsylvania, and he studied English with an emphasis on African-American literature.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

John Legend was born John Roger Stephens on 28 December 1978 to Phyllis Elaine and Ronald Lamar Stephens. His father was a factory worker and former National Guardsman. Legend has three siblings, two brothers and a sister named Vaughn Anthony Stephens, Ronald Stephens II, and Phyllis Stephens. He is an American national of African-American ethnicity. On matters religion, Legend is a Christian and politically a democrat.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

John Legend With Wife Chrissy Teigen
John Legend With Wife Chrissy Teigen

At present, John Legend is a married man. Legend married Chrissy Teigen on September 14, 2013. These two love birds first met in 2007. The two got married in Como, Italy. The couple has two children, Luna Simone Stephenson born April 14, 2016, and Miles Theodore Stephens born on May 2018.  Prior to his marriage to Chrissy Teigen, legend had relations with American model Jessica White in 2005, Wafah Dufour in 2006 and a Brazilian engineer named Danielle Abreu in 2006.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 14 September 2013
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is John Legend Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Chrissy Teigen
Kids: Luna Simone Stephenson and Miles Theodore Stephens

Professional Life and Career

John Legend began musical career started way back during his time at the university. Legend’s friend introduced him to Lauryn Hill who hired him to play the piano on “Everything Is Everything”, a song from her album. In 2004, Legend released his debut album titled Get Lifted on GOOD Music.

This album was a success as it debuted at No seven on the US Billboard 200 selling well over 116,000 copies in its first week. As a result of the success of this album, Legend won a Grammy award in 2006 Grammy Award for Best R&B Album in addition to two nominal awards for Best New Artist and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

Legend released his second album in 2006 titled Once Again. At the 2007 Grammy Awards ceremony, the song “Heaven” was awarded the “Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance”. This album was followed by his third titled Darkness and Light in 2016.

Awards & Nominations

In his music career, legend has been able to bag several accolades which include ten Grammy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.

John Legend Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

John Legend Net Worth
John Legend Net Worth

As of May 2020, John Legend’s net worth is approximately $55 Million dollars. The bulk of his wealth has been made through his singing career. Currently, figures on his annual salary are unavailable.

Rumours and Controversy/Scandal

John Legend has managed to avoid controversies in both his personal and professional lives as up to date.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

John Legend Facebook page has around 8.7 million fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 10.7 million followers. On Instagram account, John Legend has around 12.8 million followers, while on YouTube, John Legend has around 5.1 million subscribers.

Starting straight from college, john legend managed to nature his musical talents to emerge as one of the notable names in R & B through hard work, and legend has curved his name in the history books clearly depicted by the accolades that he has collected. In addition to fame, Legend ha has also been able to accumulate a substantial amount of wealth at present.

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