John Legend net worth

John Legend net worth

Net Worth: $15 Million

About John Legend

John Legend net worth

It has been announced that the estimate of John Legend net worth reaches 15 million dollars. John Legend, whose real name is John Roger Stephens, has accumulated his net worth through his successful involvement in entertainment industry. John Legend is known as a singer, songwriter as well as an actor. These careers are the ones which have added the biggest sums of money to the total amount of John Legend net worth.

His involvement into music has been evaluated and recognized. John Legend is known as a winner of nine Grammy awards. In addition, in 2007 John Legend was awarded with the special Starlight award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame, which was a huge achievement to him, as it would be to any other songwriter.

Before he released his debut album, John Legend mainly collaborated with many other artists. These collaborations gained him much needed fame as well as increased John Legend net worth a lot. He has been working with artists, such as Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Kanye West and Magnetic Man.

John Legend was born in Springfield, Ohio. During his childhood, John Legend was a homeschooled boy, he was taught by his mother, who was working as a seamstress.

When he was four, he learnt how to play piano. After three years, he was already singing with his church choir. After he graduated from high school, John Legend got three scholarships to study in three different universities, these being Georgetown University, Morehouse College and Harvard University. However, John Legend enrolled to study into University of Pennsylvania. There, he was studying English, more specifically, African American literature.

When he was studying in university, he was involved into music and was a member of some jazz band as well as was singing in an a-cappella group. Also, when he was studying, he was introduced to Lauryn Hill. Lauryn Hill invited him to play piano on the song called “Everything is Everything”. The song was included in her album called “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”. Thus, collaboration with other artists started to accumulate the overall amount of John Legend net worth.

Also, when he still was a student, John Legend was holding a couple of shows in Philadelphia. Later, this involvement also expanded to New York, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta. When he graduated in 1999, John Legend immediately started songwriting, producing as well as recording. Independently, John Legend released two albums, one of them was called “John Legend” and another one “Live at Jimmy’s Uptown”.

Now you have an idea why John Legend net worth is this huge

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