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John Legend

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28, 1978
Springfield, OH
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28, 1978 (age 42)
Springfield, OH


R&B singer and pianist who scored his first big hit with the 2005 single "Ordinary People." He has collaborated with acclaimed artists, such as Jay-Z and Kanye West. 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.

Before Fame

He graduated as the salutatorian of North High School and was accepted into several Ivy League schools. He was the president and music director for Counterparts, an a capella group at the University of Pennsylvania


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. 

Family Life

He married model Chrissy Teigen in 2013. In April of 2016, they welcomed a daughter named Luna. They welcomed a son named Miles Theodore in May of 2018. They lost their third child, a son named Jack, due to complications during pregnancy in 2020. 

Associated With

He sang backing vocals on the song "You Don't Know My Name" by Alicia Keys.