American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor
John Legend Rank
John Legend Rank
About John Legend
John Legend is an American singer, songwriter and actor known internationally for a collection of hit songs such as Used to Love U, Ordinary People, Heaven, All of Me and Like I'm Gonna Lose You. In 2008, he portrayed Marcus Hooks in the film Soul Men.
He is the son of Phyllis Elaine and Ronald Lamar Stephens. He has three siblings. He married model Chrissy Teigen in 2013 after dating her for four years.
In 2015, he won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song with the song Glory. From 2006 to 2015, he won a total of 10 Grammy Awards. He is also the recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007.
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Famous quotes by John Legend
Anybody under the age of forty knows hip-hop, gospel and R&B pretty well, and it's all a part of what we consider to be 'black music.' There is a natural synergy between the three.John Legend
As a politician, you have to deal with someone wanting you to fail every day. I think I prefer being in a situation where generally people are rooting for me, and if they aren't rooting for me, they aren't out there to see my downfall. I respect the people who have the stomach for it.John Legend
As a young black boy, it made me proud to see black leaders that did something amazing and made the world change.John Legend
At the end of the day, there's only a few major stars in the music business, and then there's all these people that are aspiring to be that.John Legend
Experience is a great teacher.John Legend
I like cool jackets - a nice fall or winter coat. You can get a lot of use out of it, and you'll wear it frequently, so it can really set the tone of your uniform for the season.John Legend
I think they need to get a more reliable way of watching television on the laptop. Because I travel so much, if I want to watch my favorite sports team it might not be showing in that place, so I want a reliable way to watch whatever I want to watch on my laptop.John Legend
I used to work for a management consulting company, so I dressed differently - business casual, probably a lot of things from Banana Republic. My wardrobe now is definitely more expensive, but I always dress for the occasion.John Legend
In terms of the technology I use the most, it's probably a tie between my Blackberry and my MacBook Pro laptop. That's how I communicate with the rest of the world and how I handle all the business I have to handle.John Legend
My dad liked a lot of Motown, but I didn't listen to it until my teenage years.John Legend
My first attempt at a kiss was in fifth grade, but it didn't go so well. Later, I used Boyz II Men and Jodeci songs to come on to girls. I had more success.John Legend
The most I ever spent on technology is building a studio - I built one at home in Los Angeles. I can't tell you how much exactly, but the whole process is very expensive.John Legend
The most important thing about technology is that it can seamlessly work its way into your routine and your life.John Legend
To have the chance to see your music be elevated and to have almost universally positive response to that music, makes me feel better every day. I feel more confident and inspired, and that's fun.John Legend
Well, Jeff Buckley for me is one of the greatest singers I've ever heard. And the reason why is he has an amazing range, amazing emotional power in his voice. And the music he put around it also just had this passion and this soul to it and this spirit to it that very few artists have, and he passed at a very young age.John Legend
John Legend's Popularity
John Legend is a famous American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor, who was born on December 28, 1978. As a person born on this date, John Legend is listed in our database as the 8th most popular celebrity for the day (December 28) and the 30th most popular for the year (1978).
People born on December 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. John Legend is the 179th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to John Legend's birthday, John Legend is the 1318th most famous American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Springfield, Ohio, U.S.
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