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John Legend

John Legend is known as an American singer. He is most famous for hit albums like 'Get Lifted' and 'Love in the Future.

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Background and Age

John Roger Stephens was born on December 28, 1978, in Springfield, Ohio. A youngster prodigy, Legend's grandma showed him how to play the piano, and he grew up singing in the congregation ensemble. He proceeded to go to the University of Pennsylvania, where he directed a singing group. After graduation, he shifted gears and worked for Boston Consulting Group, yet kept on performing in dance clubs in New York City.

Legend turned into a sought after musician and songwriter, working with so many artists such as Alicia Keys, Twista, and Janet Jackson. He was before long acquainted with best in class hip-hop artist Kanye West, and the two musicians teamed up on each other's demos.

Career and Net Worth

Legend's introduction album collection, 2004's Get Lifted, went platinum thanks in part to the hit single "Ordinary People," a tune he initially wrote for the Black Eyed Peas. He returned home with three Grammy Awards for Get Lifted. The album won awards for best R&B collection, best R&B male vocal performance, and best new artist. Legend's sophomore album, Once Again, was released in 2006. Legend's musical ability has made him a standard star. In 2006, he performed at Super Bowl XL in Detroit, the NBA All-Star Game and the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Pittsburgh. He before long released a few new collections, including Evolver (2008). Evolver featured "Green Light," a joint effort with André 3000. This tune proved to be a huge hit, and the collection itself arrived at the highest point of the R&B/hip-hop charts.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Legend ended up engaged to model Chrissy Teigen while the couple was in the midst of a get-away in the Maldives in late 2011. They got married in September 2013 in Italy. On April 14, 2016, the pair gave birth to their first youngster, a little girl named Luna Simone. On May 16, 2018, they declared the birth of child No. 2, a boy named Miles Theodore Stephens.

In September 2019, following President Donald Trump focusing on singer John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen online, Meghan McCain agreed with the power couple. The daughter of Republican Sen. John McCain, who fills in as a conservative voice on "The View," demonstrated help for Teigen the day after Trump pummeled her and Legend on Twitter.


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Last Modified: Sep 14 2020
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