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
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
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.