John Legend Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 Aug, 2017
Facts of John Legend
Date of Birth: 1978 , December-28
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name John Legend
Birth Name John Roger Stephens
Father Ronald Stephens
Mother Phyllis Stephens
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Springfield, Ohio
Ethnicity Black
Profession Singer-songwriter
Net Worth $ 20 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Famous for Actor ,singer
Affair with Jessica White
Girlfriend Jessica White
Married Yes
Married to Chrissy Teigen (m. 2013)
Children 1
Divorce N/A
Education University of Pennsylvania
Movies Southside with You
TV Show Las Vegas
Albums Love in the Future
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Synopsis

John Legend is an American singer, song writer, and actor. Legend has shown his versatility in acting and especially as singer. 

Early Life and Education

John Legend was born on December 28, 1978, as John Roger Stephens. And this 37 years aged artist was born in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Legend is the son of Ronald Stephens and Phyllis Stephens. His father was a former National Guardsman and factory worker, where his mother was a seamstress.

John's nationality is American. And John's ethnicity is African American. John was born as one of his parents' four children and his has two brothers and sister namely, Ronald Stephens II, Vaughn Anthony Stephens, and Phyllis Stephens.

He attended North High School at the age of twelve. Later he joined the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied English with an emphasis on African-American. With a huge interest in music, he performed with his church choir at the age of four. By the age of seven, he started playing a piano.

Career

John released his first musical album entitled , Get Lifted, on GOOD Music and the release date, was December 2004. The album was produced by Dave Tozer, Kanye West, and Will.i.am. John's first album was hugely successful with selling 116,000 copies in its first week.

In 2006, John's album also won Grammy Award for Best R&B Album along with two nominations. Album contained four single and hit singles were Used to Love U, Ordinary People and I Want You.

John released his second album Once Again in October 2006. And the song Heaven, from his second album, was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

In 2006, John's album also won Grammy Award for Best R&B Album along with two nominations. Album contained four single and hit singles were Used to Love U, Ordinary People and I Want You.

John released his second album Once Again in October 2006. And the song Heaven, from his second album, was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

His other musical albums are Evolver, Wake Up! and Love in the Future. John has been through excellent career and he has also been featured in several concerts, has also released several live music albums.

John has also been active in acting career, where he made debut from 2008 movie Sesame Street: Elmo Loves You!. Later the same year he appeared in an American musical comedy film Soul Men. In 2016, he is to be featured in two movies La La Land and Southside with You.

Personal Life

Legend is a handsome personality with enormous talent. John's current relational status is married and his sexual orientation is straight. In the past, John had an affair with several girls.

John Legend was married to super hot American model Chrissy Teigen in on 14th Sep 2013. Before marriage, they had an affair for about two years and were engaged before a year of marriage. They have been married for about three years and has a child Luna Simone Stephens. John currently lives in Springfield, United States along with his wife and children.

In the past, John was romantically linked with several beautiful ladies, he was in the relationship with Jessica White in 2005. In 2006, he shared a relationship with Wafah Dufour, Tayo Otiti, and Danielle Abreu.  

Height, Net Worth and Salary

He has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches. And has maintained a net worth of about 20 million dollars with a salary of about few hundred thousand. 

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