John Legend Net Worth: Know his earnings,songs,albums,wife,parents, YouTube, wiki
Facts of John Legend Net Worth: Know his earnings,songs,albums,wife,parents, YouTube, wiki
|Net worth||$40 million|
|Date of Birth:||1978 December 28|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
John Legend is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor who has an estimated net worth of $40 million. His career took a major turn after he was introduced to Kanye West in the early 2000s by a mutual friend. He has a total of 10 Grammy Awards in his name till the date.
Let’s know the incomes and lifestyle of John Legend
John Legend’s majority of income is from his exceptional role in the music industry. He makes a considerable amount of money from his songs and through tours. He has also turned his hand into an acting career. Apart from this, he also makes fortunes from several lucrative endorsement deals. John along with his popular model wife Chrissy Teigen has a combined net worth of $50 million. In 2017, Teigen was the 3rd highest paid model. John Legend was also appointed as a judge on the show called Deuts of ABC music alongside Robin Thicke, Kelly Clarkson, and Jennifer Nettles.
John made a profit of over $1 million in late 2011 after he sold his condo near the Bowery Hotel in New York City. This type of business strategy has played a role in his rise to millionaire’s status.
John purchased an 8,520 sq.ft modern home at a whopping price of $14.1 million from another singer Rihanna in 2011. The house is of 5 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms.
How was John Legend’s early life?
John Roger Stephens was born on December 28, 1978, in Springfield, Ohio, the US to parents Phyllis Elaine, a seamstress and Ronald Lamar Stephens a factory worker. He has 4 siblings and in his childhood, he was homeschooled by his mother. He was already performing with the church choir at the tender age of 4 and started playing piano at the age of 7. John went to Springfield North High School and graduated 4 years later. It is reported that he was also offered admission at Harvard University. He went to the University of Pennsylvania and studied English. During his college, he was a musical director and president of a group called Counterparts, a jazz and pop a cappella group. In 1999, he graduated from college and began writing, recording and producing his own music.
How did John Legend start his professional career and know about his career breakthrough
John legend met hip-hop artist Kanye West through his friend Devo Springsteen in 2001. He was working in various tracks with Kanye and this also became the getaway towards his successful music career.
John Legend made his debut from the album titled "Get Lifted" on Good Music released on December 2004. The production of the album was featured by Kanye West, will.i.am. and Dave Tozer and went on to debut at No.7 on the US Billboard 200. It sold about 116,000 copies in its first week and around 850,000 copies worldwide and also was certified gold by the RIAA. The Album also won 2006 Grammy Award for Best R and B Album.
In 2007, his song “Heaven ” won the Grammy Award for Best Male RandB Vocal Performance. Legend has been coming with the commercially successful tracks throughout his career. John gave the vocal for the video of Barack Obama which was produced by will.i.am in 2008. He received an Honorary Doctorate Degree at the 144th Commencement Exercises from Howard University on May 2012. His 2014 song "Glory" which was partnered with the rapper Common was featured in the film titled Selma was a huge success. It won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.
John was also featured on the debut song of Meghan Trainor’s Like I’m Gonna Lose You. John Legend was chosen as one of the six new Google Assistant voices in May 2018.
Know about the personal life and social profile of John Legend
John Legend met model Chrissy Teigen on the set of his music video of his song Stereo in 2007. The couple got engaged in 2013 after 4 years of dating each other and finally tied their knot on September of the same year in Como, Italy. At their wedding his 2013 song All of Me was reportedly displayed. The couple welcomed their first child named Luna Simone Stephens on 14 April 2016. It was announced in 16, May 2018 that their second child was born and named Miles Theodore Stephens.
John Legend is a humanitarian guy and supports the charitable programs. He is the supporter of a project in Africa and Asia for the access to clean water. He was also involved in a campaign by the Gap Inc, which aims in providing ARVs to poor African states. He has achieved the BET Humanitarian Award in 2010 due to his charitable personality.
He has around 9 million followers on Instagram, 12.5 million followers on Twitter and 8.7 million followers on his Facebook page.
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