John Legend

John Legend

American singer and songwriter (born 1978)
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John Legend
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John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer and actor. He began his musical career by working behind the scenes, playing piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything", and making uncredited guest appearances on Jay-Z's "Encore" and Alicia Keys's "You Don't Know My Name". He then signed to Kanye West's GOOD Music and released his debut album Get Lifted (2004), which reached the top ten on the Billboard 200 and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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John Legend was born on Thursday, 28 December 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, USA. His full name at birth was John Roger Stephens. He is best known as a singer. Legend's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. John attended high school at North High School. For university, he studied at University of Pennsylvania. His religion is listed as Christian. He is 5' 9" (175 cm) tall and weighs 158 lbs (72 kg) with an athletic build. He has dark brown eyes and black hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $45,000,000 US dollars. John Legend is 45 years old and his zodiac star sign is Capricorn.

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Full name at birth
John Roger Stephens
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Claim to fame
winning ten Grammy Awards, one Academy Award, and one Golden Globe, and also for writing and performing numerous hit songs including Ordinary People, All of Me, You & I, Made to Love, and Tonight
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Date of birth
28 December 1978
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Place of birth
Springfield, Ohio, USA
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Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor, Film Producer, Theatre Director, Philanthropist
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Height
5' 9" (175 cm)
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Weight
158 lbs (72 kg)
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  • Asian eyes
  • Slanting eyes
  • Soft voice
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Beverly Hills, California, USA
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Net worth
$45,000,000 USD
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High school
North High School
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University of Pennsylvania
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Talent agency
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
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Partner: Chrissy Teigen (Married) 5 children
Jan 2007-
John Legend and Christy Teigen
My first big break came with Lauryn Hill on a track called Everything is Everything, I played piano on that track way back in 1998.
  • On February 1, 2023, John launched his new unisex skincare line, Loved01, (pronounced “Loved One”) for ‘melanin-rich skin’.
  • In September 2022, John released the music video for his new song, Wonder Woman.
  • In September 2022, John released his 8th studio album titled Legend.
  • In January 2022, John and Chrissy Teigen listed a pair of apartments in New York City for a combined $18 million. The couple had previously purchased the first apartment in 2018 for $9.02 million and the 2nd apartment in 2020 for $7.7 million.
  • In September 2021, John launched his shoe collection with Sperry. The collection includes 3 styles – a boot, a chukka, and a boat shoe.

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