|Celebrity Name:||John Legend|
|Real Name:||John Roger Stepens|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Date Of Birth:||28 December 1978|
|Birth Place:||Springfield, Ohio, United States|
|Profession:||American musician, actor,songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$100 million|
John Legend Net Worth
John Legend is an American singer, producer, songwriter, and actor. John is known for his single All of Me which peaked on the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 list. He began his music career by working behind the scenes as a keyboard player (piano). One of his albums was certified double platinum.
John Legend net worth is $100 million.
John Legend’s real name is John Roger Stephens. He was born on 28 December 1978, to Ronald Lamar Stephens and Phyllis Elaine. He was born in Springfield, Ohio. He is the eldest of four children. His father was a drummer and a factory worker at Navistar and his mother was a seamstress. His mother sang and directed the church choir, while his grandmother was the church organist. His mother homeschooled him. He began playing piano at the age of 4.
At the age of 7, John performed with his church choir. John Legend attended North High School. He completed his graduation from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1999, He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis on African-American literature.
After completing his graduation, he worked at Boston Consulting Group as a management consultant and recorded his music. His first independent album was his self-titled demo released in 2000 and his second album was Live at Jimmy’s Uptown released in 2001. In 2001, was introduced to Kayne West and was hired to sing the hooks in Kayne West’s songs.
In 2004, his debut album Get Lifted was released on Good Music. The album sold 116,000 copies in its first week and debuted at no.7 on the US Billboard 200. The album won the Grammy Awards for Best R&B album and was certified gold by the RIAA. John co-wrote Jannet Jackson’s I Want You, which was certified platinum by RIAA.
In 2006, his second album Once Again was released. The album debuted on top of the R&B/Hip-Hop charts. He won the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal In 2008, he released his third album, Evolver.
In 2013, he released Love in the Future, and the third single All of Me is dedicated to his wife Chrissy Teigen. The song was an international hit and was the third best-selling song in the U.S. and U.K, in 2014.
He also released several singles and albums including Wake Up, Shine, Hang On in There, Darkness and Light, and A Legendary Christmas.
In 2019, he was the winning coach on The Voice with his artist Maelyn Jarmon.
Legend worked with Michael Jackson on an upcoming album before his death. He also appeared in an episode of Sesame Street.
He has appeared on several albums by Jay-Z, Sergio Mendes, Fort Minor, Mary JmBilge, The Black Eyed Peas, Rich Boy, MSTRKRFT, Chemistry, Fergie, and Stephen Colbert.
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In 2006, Nabil Elderkin introduced John to Chrissy Teign. The couple engaged in 2011 and married in 2013. The track All of Me is dedicated to her. The couple has three children, out of which two were conceived via in vitro fertilization.
Awards and Achievements
John Legend was nominated 88 times, out of which he has won 33 awards. Some of these awards include 1 American Music Award, 2 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 NAACP Awards, 2 BET Awards, 1 Tony Award, 1 Primetime Emmy Award, 5 Soil Train Awards, 1 MOBO Award, and 1 Academy Award.
In 2016, John Legend and Chrissy bought a $14 million home in West Hollywood, and in the exact location, they purchased a second home for $5.1 million. In 2018, They bought two homes in New York City for $9 million and $8 million. In September 2020, they paid $17.5 million for a mansion in Beverly Hills.