- Name: John Legend
- Age: 37 years old
- Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $40 Million
- Status: Alive
John Legend is a multiple Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter and actor. He was born John Roger Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio. His father, Ronald, is a factory worker, and his mother, Phyllis, a seamstress. He has three siblings, Vaughn, Ronald, and Phyllis. Legend attended North High School followed by the University of Pennsylvania where he studied African-American literature. Upon graduation, he worked as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group.
Legend began exploring music at an early age. He sang in his local church choir and started playing the piano at the age of seven. He served as president and director of the coed a cappella group, Counterparts, while attending college. Legend began writing, recording and producing music in 1999. He released two independent albums between 2000 and 2001. He also worked with artists like Alicia Keys and Janet Jackson.
Legend signed to Kanye West‘s GOOD Music label in 2004 and his debut studio album, Get Lifted, was released in December. The album sold over three million copies worldwide and won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. He also won Grammys for Best New Artist, and for Best Male Vocal for the single “Ordinary People”. Legend’s second album, Once Again, was released in October 2006. It peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 and featured the singles “Save Room”, “Heaven”, and “Stereo”. The album ‘Evolver’ was released in 2008 with lead single “Green Light” featuring Andre 3000. His fourth album ‘Love in the Future’ was released in 2013 and spawned the singles “All of Me”, “You & I (Nobody in the World)”, and “Made to Love”. The album saw guest appearance from artists like Rick Ross, Kimbra, and Seal.
As an actor, Legend made his television debut in a 2006 episode of Sesame Street. He was featured in the series Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Las Vegas in 2007. Legend followed up with the role as “Marcus Hooks” in the 2008 musical comedy film, Soul Men. The film stars Samuel Jackson and Bernie Mac. Legend performed on the shows Dancing with the Stars (2010), Royal Pains (2011), and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (2015). He was a contestant on Lip Sync Battle, and Hollywood Game Night in 2015. Legend served as executive producer for the series ‘Underground’, and for the film ‘Southside with You’. He won a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for the song “Glory”, which was used in the film Selma.
John Legend is 5ft 9in tall and has a net worth of $40 million. He married model ‘Chrissy Teigen’ in 2013 after several years of dating. The couple welcomed their first child Luna Simone Stephens on April 14, 2016.
John Legend Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: John Roger Stephens
- Birthday: December 28, 1978
- How Old : Age: 37 years old
- Place of Birth: Springfield, Ohio, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actor
- Years Active: 2000-present
- Net Worth : Salary: US $40 Million
- Marriage(s): Christine Diane “Chrissy” Teigen
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: johnlegend.com