Fun Fact 2 John legend has a brother in the music business, his name is Vaughn Anthony Stephens. He is a very talented singer and his stage name is Mr Everything.
Fun Fact 3: John Legend is an amazing American singer with a fantastic voice. He has produced many hit songs such as All of Me, You & I (Nobody in the World) and Ordinary People.
Fun Fact 4: John Legend is also a talented songwriter, he wrote the lyrics to his song 'All of Me' which was released in 2013 and was hugely successful. The song featured on his fourth studio album called 'Love in the Future'. He dedicated the song to his American model wife, Chrissy Teigen.
Fun Fact 5: John Legend sold approximately 116,000 copies of his first debut album which was released in 2004. It was called Get Lifted and featured songs such as Number One, I Can Change, Ordinary People, Prelude and Used to Love U.
Fun Fact 6: John Legend genre is R&B and soul. His outstanding music has been credited with various awards including a number of Grammy Awards and the special Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007.
Fun Fact 7: Before entering the music business as a solo musician, John Legend established himself by assisting other artists such as Kanye West, Magnetic Man, Alicia Keys and Jay Z. He helped them to achieve top hits by providing backing vocals.
Fun Fact 8: John legend married a lady called Chrissy Teigen, who is an American model. They dated for four years before becoming a married couple on September 13th, 2013.
Fun Fact 9: John Legend was home schooled until the age of 6 . He started high school at the age of 12 and graduated at the young age of 16. He went to the University of Pennsylvania North High School.
Fun Fact 10: At the age of seven, John Legend sang and played piano in the church choir. He was leading the choir by the time he reached eleven years of age!
Fun Fact 11: John Legend earned himself the nickname 'Doogie Howser' as he was young for his school class. The nickname derived from a television show about a teenager who becomes a physician.
Fun Fact 12: John Legend's mother, Phyllis, was a seamstress and his father, Ronald Stephens, was a factory worker. His mother was also musically talented and she ran the church choir in their local area.
Fun Fact 13: John Legend performed at a celebrity wedding in 2006 when footballer, Ashley Cole, wed to Girls Aloud singer, Cheryl Tweedy.
Fun Fact 14: In the early days, John Legend performed in various nightclubs, doing gigs which would eventually lead him to a successful career in the music business. It was at one of these gigs that he was spotted by Kanye.
Fun Fact 15: John Legend wrote the lyrics and produced the song 'Ordinary People' with will.i.am. This particular song achieved John a Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.