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Who is John Legend married to? Get to know all about his wife and children

In this article, we will explore the identity of John Legend’s wife. Learn more about the wife and children of John Legend.

Who is John Legend?

John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is best known for his albums, such as ‘Once Again’ and ‘Darkness and Light.’ Born in Springfield, Ohio, United States, Legend showed a keen interest in music from an early age.

He started performing for his church choir at the age of four. From the age of seven, he started playing the piano. During his time at college, he served as the president and music director for a musical group named ‘Counterparts.

Having released many studio albums, Legend has collaborated with the likes of Kanye West, Britney Spears, and Lauryn Hill. In 2015, he won an ‘Oscar’ for the song ‘Glory,’ which he had written for the historical movie ‘Selma.’

He has also won several other significant awards, which include ten ‘Grammy’ awards, as well as a ‘Golden Globe Award.’ He is also an actor and has made an appearance in the movie ‘La La Land,’ which became a huge hit, winning six ‘Oscars.

He is known for his philanthropic activities, such as raising awareness to help the victims of ‘Hurricane Katrina.’

John Legend

John Legend is 44 years old as of 2023. He was born on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, United States.

His parents, Phyllis and Ronald had four kids. His mom was a seamstress who sang and was the director of the church choir. His father worked at an International Harvester factory and was a drummer.

Legend stated that his parents were divorced for 12 years before reuniting. Legend was homeschooled by his mother. He began playing the piano at age 4. At the age of 7, he performed with his church choir. Because of his academic talent, he skipped two grades.

At the age of 12, Legend attended North High School in Springfield, Ohio, from which he graduated as salutatorian of his class.

At the age of 15, Legend won a Black History Month essay competition run by McDonald’s, following the prompt “How do you intend to make Black history?” with an essay about how he intended to be a successful musician, according to an interview on the Carlos Watson Show.

After enrolling at the University of Pennsylvania at 16, Legend served as the president and musical director of the co-ed jazz and pop a cappella group the Counterparts. His lead vocals on the group’s recording of Joan Osborne’s “One of Us” (written by fellow Penn alum Eric Bazilian of the Hooters) received critical acclaim, landing the song on the track list of the 1998 Best of Collegiate a Cappella compilation CD.

Legend was also a member of the Sphinx Senior Society, one of Penn’s undergraduate senior societies, and Onyx Senior Honor Society. While at Penn, Legend was introduced to Lauryn Hill by a friend. Hill hired him to play piano on “Everything Is Everything”, a song from her album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis on African-American literature in 1999.

About John Legend wife

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are the ultimate ride-or-die Hollywood couple.

Who is John Legend married to?

John Legend is married to supermodel Chrissy Teigen .

Twenty-year-old Teigen and 28-year-old Legend first met on the set of Legend’s music video for “Stereo,” in which Teigen starred as Legend’s love interest.

The pair casually dated for the next year but generally had very different schedules. Legend was touring with his album Once Again, and Teigen was modeling. They didn’t rush to define the relationship.

The couple made their first appearance on the red carpet together at the 50th annual Grammy awards.

Legend proposed to Teigen while they were on vacation together in the Maldives, a surprise he later said was almost ruined as they went through airport security.

The Maldives proposal was Christmas-themed, with the ring hidden in a plate of arugula.

On September 14, 2013, the couple were married in Lake Como, Italy, a place they had visited together early in their relationship.

Read below to learn more about Legend and Teigen’s children.

John Legend wife and children
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and their four kids.

John Legend children

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have four children: Luna, Miles, Esti, and Wren. They also lost a son during Teigen’s third pregnancy in 2020, who they named Jack.

Luna Simone Stephens was born on April 14, 2016. She is now 7 and appears to be quite the daddy’s girl.

Miles Theodore Stephens was born on May 17, 2018. Fans never fail to notice just how similar he looks to his dad.

Teigen and Legend used IVF to conceive their daughter Esti, who was born in January 2023.

And in a surprise June 2023 announcement, Teigen shared that the couple had welcomed another baby via a surrogate, Wren Alexander Stephens, on June 19, 2023. She added that his middle name is a homage to the the couple’s surrogate, Alexandra.

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