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John Legend

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Net worth 2018: $40 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Springfield, Ohio, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 28 December 1978
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.75 m
Education: University of Pennsylvania

John Legend was bornon 28 December 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, U.S., American, is Singer. John Roger Stephens, known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, and musician best known for his albums, such as ‘Once Again’, and ‘Darkness and Light’. Born in Springfield, Ohio, in the United States, Legend showed a keen interest in music from an early age. He started performing in his church choir at the age of four. From the age of seven, he started playing the piano. During his time at college, he served as the president and music director of a musical group named Counterparts. Having released a total of five studio albums till date, Legend has also collaborated with lots of other stars such as Kanye West, Britney Spears, as well as Lauren Hill. In 2015, he won the Oscar for the song ‘Glory’, which he had written for the historical movie ‘Selma.’ He has also won several other significant awards, which include ten Grammy awards, as well as one Golden Globe Award. He is also an actor and has made an appearance in the movie ‘La La Land’, which became a huge hit, winning six Oscars. He is known for his philanthropic activities, such as raising awareness to help the victims of the Hurricane Katrina.


$40 Million


His fifth album ‘Darkness and Light’ was released in 2016


In 2015, he won an Oscar for the song ‘Glory’, which he had performed for the film ‘Selma’, along with rapper Lonnie Rashid Lynn, also known as Common


It served as the theme song of the 2014 historical drama film ‘Selma’


‘Love in the Future’ which was released in 2013, is also among John Legend’s important works


Debuting at eighth position on the US Billboard 200, the album sold 63,000 copies within its first week and went on to win the 2010 Grammy Award for Best R&B Album


His next album ‘Evolver,’ released in 2008, was even a bigger success


In 2006, his second studio album ‘Once Again’ was released


His debut album ‘Get Lifted’ was released in 2004


The song, which won several awards, also earned Legend the Oscar at the 87th Academy Awards


John Roger Stephens was born on 28 December 1978, in Springfield, Ohio, in the United States, to Ronald Lamar Stephens and Phyllis Elaine

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