John Legend Bio
John Roger Stephens (known professionally as John Legend), born on 28 December 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. He has released five studio albums and has won numerous awards, including ten Grammy Awards, one Golden Globe Award and one Academy Award.
Before releasing his debut solo album, John Legend’s career first gained momentum through several successful collaborations with established artists. He released his debut album, Get Lifted, in December 2004. In 2007 he received the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
John Legend first appeared on a television show in 2006 as himself in Sesame Street. In 2008 he also appeared as himself in the film Sesame Street: Elmo Loves You!. He has also acted as a judge on the music show Duets.
John Legend Personal Details
- Born Name: John Roger Stephens
- Age (in 2017): 39
- Date of Birth: December 28, 1978
- Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Occupation: Actor, Singer-songwriter
- Net worth: 20 Million
- Official Website: http://www.johnlegend.com/
- Official Twitter: @johnlegend
John Legend Family Tree
- Wife name: Chrissy Teigen
- Daughter: Luna Simone Stephens
- Father name: Ronald Lamar Stephens
- Mother name: Phyllis Elaine (née Lloyd)
- Brother: Vaughn Anthony Stephens
- Brother: Ronald Stephens II
- Father-in-Law name: Ron Teigen Sr.
- Mother-in-Law name: Vilailuck Teigen
- Sister-in-Law name: Tina Teigen
John Legend Relationship History
Below is the relationship and dating history for John Legend with his past and current girlfriend details.
John Legend dated:
- Jessica White (August 2005 ) – John Legend had an encounter with American model Jessica White.
- Wafah Dufour (2006) – John Legend dated Swiss singer Wafah Dufour.
- Danielle Abreu (May 2006-2006) – John Legend dated Brazilian model Danielle Abreu.
- Tayo Otiti (July 2006) – John Legend had an encounter with Nigerian model Tayo Otiti.
- Chrissy Teigen (January 2008-PRESENT) – John Legend married American model Chrissy Teigen on 14 September 2013 in Como, Italy, after the couple was engaged on 25 December 2011. They have one child together.
John Legend Body Measurements, Weight Loss, Diet and Exercise Routine
John Legend Body Measurements
- Height in Feet: 5′ 9″
- Height in Centimeters: 175 cm
- Weight in Pounds: 157 pounds
- Weight in Kilogram: 71 kg
John Legend follows a low-carb, low-sugar diet. He eats a lot of fruit and vegetables, as well as protein in the form of white meat. He very rarely eats red meat, and he also avoids starch. Furthermore, he drinks plenty of water.
- Breakfast: an energy shake
- Brunch: a cheese omelet
- Lunch: a small cod salad and fruit
- Dinner: barbecue chicken with vegetables
John Legend likes to do different forms of exercise. He boxes, lifts weights, jumps rope and runs.
He goes to the gym for a 90-minute workout in the morning.
John Legend Fun Facts
John Legend Quotes
“I listen to all those kinds of music, from classic soul to hip-hop to Brazilian music to, you know, jazz to indie to alternative. So whatever. I listen to all if it. Classic rock and classic pop, all of that.”
“Sometimes there’s that perfect moment when the crowd, the music, the energy of the room come together in a way that brings me to tears.”
“John legend is a nickname that somebody started calling me a while ago and part of it is ‘cos I sound like an old man when I sing.”