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John Roger Stephens, known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He began his musical career by working behind the scenes, playing piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything", and making uncredited guest appearances on Jay-Z's "Encore" and Alicia Keys's "You Don't Know My Name". He then... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 32 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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La La Land Producer
(2016)
Selma Soundtrack
(2014)
Django Unchained Soundtrack
(2012)
(2017)

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  Famewhore (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  Paper Gods (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (announced)
- Episode #1.1 ... (executive producer)
 2022 Loudmouth (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 Citizen Ashe (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 The Legend of the Underground (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (producer - produced by)
 2020 A Crime on the Bayou (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2020 With Drawn Arms (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2020 40 Years a Prisoner (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2020 John Legend and Family: Bigger Love Father's Day (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2019-2020 Sherman's Showcase (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Black History Month Spectacular (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Ray J's Showcase (2019) ... (executive producer)
- White Music (2019) ... (executive producer)
- July 8, 1995 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Ladies of Showcase (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Atlanta's Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children (TV Mini Series documentary) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Part 5 (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Part 4 (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Part 3 (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Part 2 (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Part 1 (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Giving Voice (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Rhythm + Flow (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Finale (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Collaborations (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Samples (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Rap Battles (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Cyphers (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2018 Crow: The Legend (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Ashe '68 (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 United Skates (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018 Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2018/II Monster (executive producer)
 2016-2017 Underground (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Soldier (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Citizen (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Auld Acquaintance (2017) ... (executive producer)
- 28 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Minty (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Neal Brennan: 3 Mics (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2016 The Infamous (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015-2016 Sing It On (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.7 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.6 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 La La Land (executive producer)
 2016 Southside with You (executive producer)
 2015 Breaking Through (executive producer)
 2015 Can You Dig This (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Southern Rites (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Dateline NBC (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
 2013 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The House I Live In (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2012 The House I Live In (Documentary) (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his fourth album, "Wake Up!" (with The Roots), available in CD, LP, and digital download formats on the GOOD/Columbia label, reaching #8 on US album chart and #3 on US R&B album chart. See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Chrissy Teigen  (2 children)

Children:

Stephens, Luna Simone | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Frank Ocean] You talk to some people in this business and you get the sense that they're very focused on radio: what will be a hit or won't be a hit. You never get that from Frank. The focus is on creating something that's beautiful, that's great art...I think Frank's career will be defined by his fearlessness and his artistic freedom. See more »

Trivia:

He and wife Chrissy Teigen announced her third pregnancy in August 2020 by revealing her baby bump in his music video for the song 'Wild' but unfortunately suffered a miscarriage in September 30th 2020. The couple had named the child Jack. See more »

Trademark:

Rich, mellow voice See more »

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