John Legend Trivia



  • John Legend
    • Famous as : R&B singer, pianist
    • Birth Name : John Stephens
    • Birth Date : December 28, 1978
    • Birth Place : Springfield, Ohio, USA
    • Spouse : Chrissy Teigen (model, since 14-Sep-13)
    • Claim to Fame : Album "Get Lifted" (2004)

Trivia

  • Came in 2nd place on Esquire Magazine's September 2006 poll on Best-Dressed Men.
  • Signed on as the new face of Irish whiskey and cream based liqueur Baileys Irish Cream in January 2008.
  • Was one of the celebrities invited to Beyonce Knowles' 25th birthday party held on August 31, 2006.
  • Made his film debut in "Loverboy" (2004).
  • Was the BMI's sole choice to receive one of the five 2002 Songwriter's Hall of Fame Scholarships .
  • Was the choir director, pianist and head of the music department at Bethel AME Church in Scranton, PA from the year 1995 to 2004.
  • Had once worked for the Boston Consulting Group before began his singing career in mainstream scene.
  • Contributed his vocals in Dilated Peoples' "This Way", Slum Village's "Selfish", and Fort Minor's "High Road."
  • Was given the name of Legend by his poet friend from Chicago, J. Ivy, who considered him sounded so much like an old school artist.
  • Is managed by David Sonenberg of DAS Communications.
  • Became the featured performer during Kanye West's School Spirit Tour.
  • Played piano in Jay-Z's "The Black Album", Talib Kweli's "Around My Way", Lauryn Hill's "Everything is Everything", and Twista's "Overnight Celebrity."


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