Know About John Legend; All Of Me, Wife, Songs, Net Worth, Height

Published Date: 27 Feb, 2019 Updated date: 27 Feb, 2019

Besides his self-discovery into musicality, John Legend perfectly balances his personal life. The father of two knows his parenting role aside of his great loving wife, Chrissy Teigen.

Born as John Roger Stephens, the artist has multiple works of a singer, songwriter, producer, and an activist. But above all, his audiences cherish his musical career of almost two decades old. He is the 2015 recipient of the Academy Awards for his song titled Glory (2014).

John Legend Bio & Family

The All of Me singer was born on 28 December 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, the United States. He is one of the four children of his parents, Phyllis Elaine (Lloyd) and Ronald Lamar Stephens. His other family member includes his two brothers, Vaughn Anthony and Ronald Stephens II with a sister named Phyllis Stephens. His father helms the job of a factory worker at International Harvester while his mom is a seamstress.

Speaking of his education, he went to the University of Pennsylvania to complete his graduation in English major. The soul singer stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) and weighs around 71 kg.

Career & Net Worth

The 40-year-old is elevating his $45 million net worth and more from music profession since 2000. Some credentials of his soaring wealth are from his debut song, Get Lifted featuring Kanye West in December 2004. It became people’s anthem making the seventh spot at the US Billboard with sales of 116,000 copies in its first week.

Some of his other hit songs are So High (2004), Green Light (2008), Who Did That to You? (2012) and his recent sixth album, A Legendary Christmas in 2018 to name a few.

How Did John and His Wife, Chrissy Meet?

Apart from an excellent musicality career, the artist shares a decade old matrimony with wife, Chrissy Teigen; popular American model for Sports Illustrated Issue. The couple first met during the shooting of John’s 2007 hit song, Stereo that stars Chrissy herself. Four years of dating each other, John proposed Chrissy on 27 December 2011. Then the engaged pair went to exchange wedding vows on 14 September 2013 in the relishing Como city in Italy.

John Legend and Chrissy 12th marriage anniversary post on 14 September 2018 (Picture: Chrissy’s Instagram)

John has also released his fourth studio album Love in the Future (2013) dedicating a song, All of Me for his wife, Chrissy.

Three years apart from their marriage, the duo welcomed their first child as a daughter named Luna Simone Stephens on 14 April 2016. Similarly, the family got expanded to four upon welcoming a baby-son, Miles Theodore Stephens in May 2018.

John Legend picture collage with wife, Chrissy and two children on 28 December 2018 (Picture: John’s Instagram)

John is a family man and after arriving the two bundle of joys into his life, his first priority is them.

Some Interesting Facts About John Legend

  • Earlier, John spent nine long years as the music and choir director at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
  • In 2017, he granted $500,000 to renovate an auditorium at Springfield City School District named under in his name.
  • He is the 2018 Emmy Award nominee for the lead actor category for his character of Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (2018).
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