R & B Crooner John Legend has been described as modern Al Green. His feeling and mature voice has been responsible for helping a dysfunctional couple restore their romance. The man behind Piano John Legend has a vast fan base that keeps him at the top of his game for years now. Legend has sold more than 10 million albums and won 9 Grammy Awards. His net worth in 2013 was estimated at $ 25 million. He not only had millions of album sales but he had written hundreds of songs for Britney Spears, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lauryn Hill and many more. Legend received a special Starlight award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame Hall.
Legend’s career took off after a single ‘ordinary person’. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey he explained the song was written for black peas. The man’s front man will suggest he took the single for himself. It was one of the most important songs from his career that sold 500,000 copies in the US. It helped build anticipation for the debut album ‘Get “which sold 2.5 million copies in the US and 4 million worldwide. A good artist signed to the Kanye West label when he worked 9-5 in the Boston consulting company.
While working in John Legend Moonlighted as a songwriter that works with the Alicia key on Single Number 1 you don’t know my name. He is also responsible for Janet Jackson’s “I Want You” which made it nominated for a Grammy for the best R & B songs.
Besides that, music legends are also strong academically. He graduated from high school at 16 years with a GPA of 4.0. John Legend was offered a scholarship to several Ivy League schools but he chose to go to Pennsylvania University. Legend is also a member of the prestigious Senior 2012 SPHI Society and the Honorary ONYX community while undergraduate at Penn. Legend was given an honorary doctorate from Howard University at the 144th training on Saturday, May 12, 2012.