John Legend

John Legend (Singer-Songwriter), born on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, U.S.. John Legend's age 43 years & Zodiac Sign Capricorn, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is African-American. Let's check, How Tall is John Legend?

John Legend Bio

  • Birth Name:John Roger Stephens
  • First Name: John
  • Last Name: Stephens
  • Age: 43 years
  • Birth Date: December 28, 1978
  • Birth Place: Springfield, Ohio, U.S.
  • Country: United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 11.5 (US), 44.5 (EU), 11 (UK)
  • Dress Size: XL (US)
  • John Legend Height

    5 Feet 9 Inches (175.25 cm/1.752 m)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 Feet 9 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)175.25 cm
    Height (in Meters)1.752 m
    Weight (in Kilograms)72 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)158.73 lbs

    John Legend Body Measurements

    John Legend's full body measurements are 44 inches (111.76 cm) - 15 inches (38.1 cm) - 32 inches (81.28 cm).

    Body Measurements
    Measurements44-32-15 inches/ 111.76-81.28-38.1 cm
    Chest Size44 inches (111.76 cm)
    Biceps Size15 inches (38.1 cm)
    Waist Size (Male)32 inches (81.28 cm)

    John Legend FAQs

    What is John Legends ethnicity?

    On the PBS series Finding Your Roots, it was determined that Legend’s genetic makeup is 64% African, 32% European, and 4% Native American.

    What is John Legend's biggest hit?

    # 1 – All of Me. This song “All of Me” deservedly tops our list of the Top 10 John Legend songs.

    How did John Legend get rich?

    John Legend is a successful singer, songwriter, producer and actor. At just 41 years old, Legend has amassed a net worth of $45 million. He built his solo music career as well as collaborating with many other artists. Legend is the first African American male and the second youngest of the 15 EGOT winners.

    Why did John Legend change his name?

    Ivy gave him the idea to change his name to John Legend because he sounded like a soul singer from the old school, one of the legends. Legend was slowly building up his credibility and name until he was able to produce his debut album Get Lifted in 2004.

    John Legend is one of the most famous and trending Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer, and Actor in the whole world right now. John Legend was born on December 28, 1978, in Springfield, Ohio. He was born John Roger Stephens but is best known as John Legend.

    Family, Childhood, and Education

    John Legend’s father’s name is Ronald Stephens and his mother’s name is Phyllis Stephens.

    Legend attended Springfield North High School, from which he graduated salutatorian of his class four years later. According to Legend, he was offered admission to Harvard University and scholarships to Georgetown University and Morehouse College. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied English with an emphasis on African-American literature. He was the president and music director for Counterparts, a capella group at the University of Pennsylvania.


    John Legend began his music career when he was in university. While in college, he was introduced to Lauryn Hill by a friend. Hill hired him to play piano on “Everything Is Everything”, a song from her album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Legend released his debut album, Get Lifted on GOOD Music in December 2004. John Legend started gaining popularity and went on to feature in several significant albums of popular stars, such as Fort Minor, Jay-Z, and Stephen Colbert. It was during this time that he came to be known as John Legend.

    In 2006, his second studio album ‘Once Again’ was released. Debuting at number three on the ‘US Billboard 200,’ the album became a big hit. Its hit song ‘Heaven’ won Legend his second ‘Grammy Award’ for ‘Best Male R&B Vocal Performances.’
    His next album ‘Evolver,’ released in 2008, was an even bigger success. Debuting at fourth position on the ‘US Billboard 200,’ the album sold more than 600,000 copies in the US alone. Two years later, he collaborated with the hip hop band ‘The Roots,’ and released the album ‘Wake up!’ The album won the 2010 ‘Grammy Award’ for ‘Best R&B Album.’ In 2013, he released his fourth album, ‘Love in the Future.’ Peaking at fourth position on the ‘US Billboard 200,’ the album was a huge success, selling 68,000 copies within the first week of its release. In 2015, he won an ‘Oscar’ for the song ‘Glory,’ which he had performed along with rapper Lonnie Rashid Lynn for the film ‘Selma.’

    His fifth album ‘Darkness and Light’ was released in 2016. The same year, he also played a significant role in the Oscar-winning film ‘La La Land.’ Legend and Ariana Grande performed a duet for the movie ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in 2017. He was cast in a short animation film titled ‘Crow: The Legend’ in April 2017. In 2020, Legend was working on a seventh album. On May 13, 2020, he announced the album would be titled, Bigger Love. It was released on June 19. On May 28, 2020, Legend received an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music. Legend is featured on Carrie Underwood’s Christmas album My Gift. Legend wrote his featured track entitled Hallelujah. Legend was among the performers in the Celebrating America television event held on Inauguration Day 2021. He delivered the commencement address to the Duke University Class of 2021.

    On November 12, 2021, Legend signed with Republic Records after completing the contract that lasted for 17 years with Sony Music. In February 2022 John Legend launched a music-based NFT platform called ‘OurSong’.

    Awards And Achievements

    Legend received the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007. Legend won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and Golden Globe Award in 2015 for co-writing the song “Glory” from the film Selma. He has won 10 Grammy Awards. His song “Glory” with rapper Common received an Academy Award for Best Original Song after being featured in the film Selma. In 2018, he made history as the first black man to win an EGOT award for his role as a producer on the musical Jesus Christ Superstar Live.

    Relationship/ Affairs And Girlfriend/ Wife

    John Legend is married to the famous American model Chrissy Teigen. The couple first met on the set of his 2007 music video for “Stereo”. They got married on September 14, 2013.

    John Legend Net Worth And Salary

    As of 2022, the estimated John Legendis’s net worth is $900 USD. John Legend’s major source of income is his singing career, post sponsorships, and brand endorsements.

    Social Media Profile

    John Legend is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 13.9 million followers on Twitter and more than 14.8 million followers on Instagram.

    Trivia: John Legend Facts

    * At the age of four, John performed with his church choir.
    * He was honored with the Hal David Starlight Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007.
    * He endorsed Elizabeth Warren during the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries and Joe Biden in the 2020 United States presidential election.
    * He lost his grandmother Marjorie Maxine Stephens in February 2021 at the age of 91.

    Now he is ranked in the list of the most popular American singer-songwriter.

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