John Legend Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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John Legend Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 71 kg
Date of Birth December 28, 1978
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Chrissy Teigen

John Legend is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, film producer, theatre director, and philanthropist who has gained acclaim by releasing various songs and albums including Get LiftedEvolverDarkness and LightLove in the FutureOrdinary PeopleAll of MeYou& I, and Love Me Now. He has won several awards including Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT) hence becoming the first black man to have won all four of them.

Born Name 

John Roger Stephens

Nick Name

Johnny, Legend, John Legend

John Legend
Singer John Legend

Sun Sign 

Capricorn

Born Place 

Springfield, Ohio, United States

Residence

Beverly Hills, California, United States

Nationality 

American

Education 

He attended North High School. After graduation, he attended the University of Pennsylvania.

He studied English with an emphasis on African American literature at university.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor, Film Producer, Theatre Director, Philanthropist

Family

  • Father – Ronald Stephens (Factory worker and ex-National Guardsman)
  • Mother – Phyllis Stephens (Seamstress)
  • Siblings – Vaughn Anthony (Younger Brother), Ronald Stephens II (Younger Brother)

Manager 

John Legend is signed to William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (Talent and Literary Agency).

Genre

R&B, Hip Hop, Soul, Gospel

Instruments

Vocals, Keyboards, Piano

Label

Good Music, Sony Music, Columbia Records

Build 

Athletic

Height 

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight 

158 lbs or 71 kg 

Girlfriend / Spouse

John Legend has dated –

  1. Jessica White (2005) – John dated the beautiful American model Jessica White for a short time.
  2. Wafah Dufour (2006) – In 2006, John dated the Swiss singer Wafah Dufour. They were together for a short period before they parted ways.
  3. Danielle Abreu (2006) – John and the Brazilian model Danielle Abreu met in 2006. They were together for a few months before they split up.
  4. Tayo Otiti (2006) – In 2006, John had an encounter with the Nigerian model Tayo Otiti.
  5. Christine Teigen (2008–Present) – John met his current wife, the Thai-Norwegian model Chrissy Teigen on the set of his music video Stereo in 2008. They got engaged on December 25, 2011, and two years later, on September 14, 2013, John and Chrissy got married. Their first child, a daughter named Luna Simone Stephens, was born on April 14, 2016, and the duo was then blessed with a son named Miles Theodore Stephens on May 16, 2018. They were expecting a third child, whom they had planned to name Jack, in 2020 but unfortunately, Chrissy suffered a miscarriage on September 30, 2020.
John-with-wife-Chrissy
John with wife Chrissy

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Black and White)

He is of African-American (including likely Fula Guinea-Bissauan, Mende Sierra Leonean) and European (English/Scottish/Welsh/Cornish] descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Slanting eyes
  • Soft voice

Shoe Size

11.5 (US) or 10.5 (UK) or 45 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

John has appeared in a few commercials for Lexus automobiles, Gap Jeans, and Chevrolet Impala.

He has been part of a print ad for Give Education charitable foundation in association with Communities in Schools.

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

John is known for winning 10 Grammy Awards, 1 Academy Award, and 1 Golden Globe.

He is also known for writing and performing numerous hit songs including Ordinary People, All of Me, You & I, Made to Love, and Tonight

First Album

John’s first album was released on December 28, 2004, by the name, Get Lifted.

John's Get Lifted album
John’s Get Lifted album cover

Released by Kanye West’s label, GOOD Music, the album consisted of 14 audio tracks and its total length was 52 minutes and 28 seconds. This album got John two awards, one for Best New Artist and another for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for his single Ordinary People. 

First Film

John first appeared in the movie Loverboy in 2005. The movie was about one neglected daughter who later becomes a possessive mother.

In the movie, John played as a Memphis Parking Lot Donor.

First TV Show 

Back in 2000, John became a part of the acting cast in the TV series Curb Your Enthusiasm, where he played the role of John Legend (himself).

Personal Trainer

John Legend’s personal trainer is Malcolm Martin.

John Legend shirtless

In one interview, Legend said that he does different approaches to training for his body.

“For my cardio sessions, I usually mix boxing, running or jumping rope, as for my strength part and muscle building, I mostly lift weights. I’m on a low – carb diet, which keeps me low on body fat most of the time. I eat lots of veggies and fruit, and large amounts of meat, which is a great source of protein.”

said John. 

John Legend Favorite Things

  • Color – Blue
  • Music – Anything from Marvin Gaye

Source – Us Magazine

John Legend Facts

  1. At the age of four, John performed with his church choir.
  2. After completion of his high school graduation, John was offered admission to Harvard University.
  3. In college, John served as a president and musical director for jazz and pop a cappella group Counterparts.
  4. He took his first piano lesson at the age of 4.
  5. He has 2 dogs, one French bulldog called Pippa and one English bulldog called Puddy.
  6. As a teenager, he was a wedding singer.
  7. He was honored with the Hal David Starlight Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007.
  8. He once met Michael Jackson while on a trip to Bahrain.
  9. Before every show, John eats half of a rotisserie chicken.
  10. He chose his stage name from an idea that the poet J. Ivy gave him. J. Ivy said that John reminded him of some old school artists (old school legends).
  11. He endorsed Elizabeth Warren during the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries and Joe Biden in the 2020 United States presidential election.
  12. Visit his official website @ johnlegend.com.

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