Why Famous: The second-youngest person to win an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony), Legend gained prominence in the industry as a collaborator on songs such as "Encore" by Jay-Z and "You Don't Know My Name" by Alicia Keys.
Legend reach public prominence in 2013 with his album Love in the Future, which contained the number-one hit "All of Me". In 2015 he won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for co-writing the song "Glory" from the film Selma. Two years later he won a Tony for producing the play Jitney. He won his Emmy for portraying Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar.
- 2013-09-14 Singer-songwriter John Legend (34) weds model Chrissy Teigen (27) at Villa Pizzo in Lake Como, Italy
- 2006-02-08 48th Grammy Awards: Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, John Legend wins
- 2006-03-04 20th Soul Train Music Awards: Jamie Foxx, Destiny's Child & John Legend win
- 2018-09-10 John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice win Emmys for "Jesus Christ Superstar", making them all EGOT winners, Legend is the first black male winner
- 2019-09-09 John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen fire back at Donald Trump on social media after he calls them "boring" and "filthymouthed" in tweets over Criminal Justice Reform