John Roger Stephens who is professionally known as John Legend is a superstar American singer, songwriter, and musician. He recently turned his hand towards acting. He shot to stardom with the release of his debut album under the title “Get Lifted”. The album gives a huge 20 million dollar sum to John Legend net worth, $40 Million.
|Net Worth – $40 Million|
|Date of Birth||December 28, 1978|
|Birth Place||Springfield, Ohio, U.S.|
|Work As||Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor|
John Legend BiographyIncome Sources, Musical Career, Filmography and Awards
John Legend is an American singer and occasional actor. Most of his wealth comes from his hit albums especially his first debut album. Yes, John’s first debut album “Get Lifted” had gone viral. The single album made as much as 20 million fortune for John Legend. His other albums and concerts add up to make the sum of $40 million.
However, he also made his acting debut too. His acting skill is giving a handsome push to John Legend Net worth.
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John Roger Stephens was born in Ohio. He grew up with his parents and siblings. He attended Springfield North High School. Roger was offered admission with scholarship in Harvard University but he attended the University of Pennsylvania where he studied English. He became the musical director and the president of Co-ed Jazz and the pop group called Counterparts. He found his interest in music and emerge as a good piano artist. Soon he was hired to play piano on “Everything Is Everything”.
During his graduation, John Legend began to hold the number of shows around Philadelphia and in the audience of New York and Washington D.C. Just after his graduation in 1999, he geared up his music career by producing, writing and recording his own music. With the beginning of his music venture, he dropped out his two albums independently; “Live at Jimmy’s Uptown” and his “Self-titled Demo”. He sold out his two independent albums at his shows.
He received the superstar stardom in 2004 with the release of his professional debut album “Get Lifted”. The album was featuring the production by hip-hop star Kanye West and Dave Tozer. His album “Will I Am” grabs the 7th rank on the list of US Billboard 200 as first 116,000 copies in the first week of its release.
The list of John Legend’s hit albums are “Get Lifted”, “Once Again”, “Evolver”, “Love in Future” and “Darkness and Light”. However, he made collaboration with the Roots in 2010 for his album “Wake Up!”
John Legend is known for both music and acting passion. Alongside with music, he vows to earn enough cash by switching to acting. He appeared numerous films such as “Sesame Street”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Las Vegas”, “A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All”, “The People Speak”, “Dancing with the Stars”, “Royal Pains”, “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and “Master of None” in which he last appeared in 2017.
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Awards and Nominations
John Legend received a total of 45 nominations and earned 31 Awards. His winning award list contains 10 Grammy Awards, two BET Awards, five Soul Train Music Award, two NAACP Image Award, and one American Music Award.