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John Legend’s Biography, Net Worth & Investments

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Everybody loves John Legend. I mean, you just have to love him. John Legend is a singer, songwriter, actor, philanthropist, and  he is one black celebrity that we would never stop appreciating his relevance, and so, here is a quick look at his biography, net worth, and investments.

John Legend's Biography, Net Worth & Investments
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  • Biography

John Roger Stephens (professionally known as John Legend) was born on December 28, 1978, in Springfield, Ohio. John Legend started performing with his church choir at the age of four, and began playing piano at seven.

In school, he turned out to be a piece of an a cappella bunch named Counterparts. Not long after, he was presented and enlisted by Lauryn Hill to play the piano. In 2000 and 2001 Legend discharged two autonomous collections.

Before the arrival of John Legend’s debut album, Get Lifted in 2004, he had worked together with effectively established acts in the industry and was successfully signed to Kanye West’s GOOD Music. For instance, John Legend has sung on Jay-Z‘s “Encore“, Alicia Keys‘ “You Don’t Know My Name“, Dilated Peoples‘ “This way“, Slum Village‘s “Selfish“, Fort Minor‘s “High Road“, and played piano on Lauryn Hill‘s “Everything Is Everything“.

In 2007, John Legend got the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Also, John Legend won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and Golden Globe Award in 2015 for co-composing the tune “Glory” from the film Selma. He has likewise won ten Grammy Awards.

In 2017, John Legend got a Tony Award for co-creating Jitney for the Broadway stage. In 2018, Legend depicted Jesus Christ in NBC’s adjustment of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock drama Jesus Christ Superstar. He got a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his acting job, and also won for his job as a producer of the show, making him one of 15 individuals and the only black man to have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT). John Legend is additionally the second most youthful individual to have accomplished this achievement.

  • Net Worth & Investments

John Legend has a net worth of arguably $45 million. This springs from his music sales, production skills (both music and movie), acting roles, and songwriting prowess.