Facts of John Legend
|Full Name||John Rogers Stephens|
|Birth Name||John Roger Stephens|
|Birth City||Springfield, Ohio|
|Father Name||Ronald Lamar Stephens|
|Father Profession||A Factory Worker|
|Mother Name||Phyllis Elaine|
|No Of Children||2|
|Awards||Grammy Award Winner,Tony Award Winner,Emmy Award Winner|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania|
|Date of Birth||December 28,1978|
|Married Date||September 14,2013|
American Singer/Songwriter John Legend Owns a Net Worth Of $45 Million
The first black man to have won all Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony awards, John Legend is an American singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and philanthropist who owns a net worth of $45 million as of 2020. He is widely known for his single All of Me which was his Billboard Hot 100.
Legend has been professionally active in the music industry since 2000. He has released 6 studio albums titled Get Lifted, Once Again, Evolver, Love in the Future, and more to date. John has won altogether 33 awards of out 88 nominations out of which 10 are Grammy Awards.
John Legend’s Journey To Million Dollars. Know About His Albums/Record Sales, Income Sources, & Earnings
Legend started working right after his graduation and started producing, writing, as well as recording his own music. He began working for the Boston Consulting Group and on his demo which he later sent to various record labels.
John performing at Billboard Music Awards
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Legend enjoys a net worth of $45 million, whereas her wife Chrissy Teigen owns a net worth of $26 million. Their combined wealth sits at $71 million.
He generates his massive fortune from his career as a singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Here is a list of earnings made from his record sales:
|2004||Get Lifted||$3.6 million|
|2006||Once Again||$1.2 million|
|2010||Love in the Future||$290,000|
|2013||Love in the Future||$800,000|
John also pockets a decent sum of money from his tours, concerts, and ticket sales.
Short Career Highlights
John released his debut album Get Lifted in December 2004 with hit singles like Used to Love U, Ordinary People, So High, and Number One. The album was produced by Kanye West, will.i.am, and Dave Tozer. The Album debuted at no.7 on the US Billboard 200 and sold 116,000 copies in its week. The album sold total 540,300 copies in the United States and was also certified gold by RIAA.
His second album titled Once Again was released on October 2006. It includes hit songs like Save Room, Heaven, Stereo, Show Me, and others. The album was a major commercial success and topped the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and also reached no.3 on the Billboard.
To date, John has released 6 albums respectively. Here is a list of them:
|2004||Get Lifted||Used to Love U, Ordinary People, and Number One|
|2006||Once Again||Save Room, Heaven, and Show Me|
|2008||Evolver||Green Light, Everybody Knows, and This Time|
|2013||Love in the Future||All of Me and You & I (Nobody in the World)|
|2016||Darkness and Light||Love Me Now, Penthouse Floor, and Surefire|
|2018||A Legendary Christmas||Bring Me Love and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas|
Moreover, John was featured on Meghan Trainor’s single Like I’m Gonna Lose You from her debut studio album. Similarly, in 2017, Legend and Ariana Grande performed a duet for the title track in the film Beauty and the Beast. The song was a remake of Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson’s version.
John and Ariana singing Beauty and the Beast
Legend has worked with many celebrities and musician in the industry. To date, he has collaborated with other artists like David Guetta, Chance the Rapper, Miguel, Samuel L. Jackson, Joss Stone, Jay-Z, The Black Eyed Peas, Stephen Colbert, Janet Jackson, Chemistry, and several more.
Endorsements Deals And YouTube Earnings
Besides his music career, Legend also pockets a hefty sum of money from his endorsements deals and sponsorships. In 2018, he partnered with Google for their commercial ad alongside his wife Chrissy Teigen.
Similarly, he has worked with other big brands like Axe, Belgium Beer Label, Stella Artois, McDonald, Pampers, and many more.
Legend is also quite popular on social media with millions of followers. He is followed by over 10.9M on Instagram, 12.9M on Twitter, and has over 5.4 subscribers on his self-titled YouTube. As per Influencer, he can earn around $21,633 to $36,055 per sponsored post from Instagram.
Similarly, as per Social Blade, he can earn at the range of $54-$863 monthly to $647-$10.4k per year from his YouTube channel.
In 2005, Legend performed a benefit concert in Springfield, Ohio to support a tax levy for the Springfield City School District. In May 2007, John and laundry detergent company Tide partnered to raise awareness about the need of families in SAT. Bernard Parish: one of the most devastated areas hit by Hurricane Katrina.
Similarly, in 2007, John started his Show Me Campaign. In the campaign, he called on his fans to help him in his initiative for residents in Bosaso Village, Somalia. The campaign was supported by other non-profitable organizations.
John singing Preach during a show
On 6th March 2012, he was appointed by the World Economic Forum to the Forum of Young Global Leaders. Similarly, he sits on the boards of The Education Equality Project the Harlem Village Academies, and Stand for Children.
In June 2013, John performed at Gucci’s global concert event in London whose campaign Chime for Change aims at raising awareness of women’s issues in education, justice, and health. In 2017, John donated $500,000 to Springfield City School District to renovate an auditorium.
In 2018, John along with Oprah Winfrey starred in an animated virtual-reality film titled Crow: The Legend which tells a Native American origin tale.
Where Does The 41-year-old Singer Reside?
John resides in his million-dollar mansion with wife Chrissy and children in Beverly Hills, California. The couple purchased their Beverly Hills home for $14.1 million in 2016 which was once owned by Rihanna. The house stands 8,520 sq.ft with 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a home theater, a billiard room with a wet bar, and many more features.
John and Chrissy's Beverly Hills home worth of $14.5 million
They previously owned a 2,200 sq.ft house in Hollywood Hills which they sold for $2.5 million. The house includes 3 bedrooms, a recording studio, and two-and-three-quarters bathrooms.
Similarly, he rides around expensive cars like Cadillac Escalade ($75,195), Chevrolet Impala ($30,520), Lexus LS ($75,450), and Tesla ($35,000 to $48,500).
With a massive empire, John sure has himself backed-up with insurance. As for his tax payment, information is kept low-key.
John Legend’s Personal Life- Age, Height, Family, And Relationship
John Roger Stephens was born on 28th December 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, the United States to mother Phyllis Elaine, and father Ronald Lamar Stephens. John holds American nationality and has Afro-American ethnicity.
He went to Springfield North High School and later went to enroll at the University of Pennsylvania where he studied English with an emphasis on African-American literature.
Marriage, Wife, And Children
Legend is a married man and father to two children. He and Chrissy Teigen first met while shooting a music video for his song Stereo. They eventually started dating and got engaged in December 2011.
John and wife Chrissy in an event
The couple tied the knot on 14th September 2013 in Como, Italy in midst of family and friends. They share two children: daughter Luna (b. April 2016) and son Miles (b. May 2018).
Did You Know? Both of his children were conceived via in vitro fertilization.
Age And Height
Legend will turn 41 years old as of December 2019. He is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall in height.