John Legend

Actor · Executive Producer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 79
John Roger Stephens, known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and philanthropist. Prior to the release of Legend's debut album, Get Lifted, (2004) he had collaborated with already established artists and signed to Kanye West's GOOD Music. Legend has sung on Jay-Z's "Encore", Alicia Keys's "You Don't... read more

John Roger Stephens, known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and philanthropist. Prior to the release of Legend's debut album, Get Lifted, (2004) he had collaborated with already established artists and signed to Kanye West's GOOD Music. Legend has sung on Jay-Z's "Encore", Alicia Keys's "You Don't Know My Name", Dilated Peoples' "This Way", Slum Village's "Selfish", Fort Minor's "High Road", and played piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything". Legend's single "All of Me" from his fourth studio album Love in the Future (2013) was a Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit.

Birth Name

John Stephens


Thursday, 28 December 1978


Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

The Mitchells vs the Machines Jim Posey / Jim Posey (voice) 2021
Coming 2 America John Legend / Himself 2021
Soul of a Nation Self 2021
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song Self 2021
My Gift: A Christmas Special from Carrie Underwood Self 2020
Whose Vote Counts, Explained Self - Narrator 2020
30 Rock: A One-Time Special John Legend 2020
Uncle Tom Self 2020
Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer Self - Guest 2020
One World: Together at Home Self 2020
Chrissy's Court Self 2020
Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Self 2020
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Self 2019
Between Two Ferns: The Movie John Legend 2019
A Little Late with Lilly Singh Self 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Musical Guest, Self 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Hitsville: The Making of Motown Himself / Self 2019
Sherman's Showcase Duke Ellington / John Legend, John Legend 2019
BET Awards 2019 Self - Performer 2019
Songland Self - Musical Guest 2019
Desus & Mero Self 2019
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul Himself / Self 2019
Surviving R. Kelly Himself 2019
A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy Himself 2018
Quincy Himself 2018
Why Didn't They Laugh? Self 2018
Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy Salute Himself 2018
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert Jesus 2018
The 60th Annual Grammy Awards Himself - Presenter & Performer 2018
Carpool Karaoke Self - Host 2017
Stayin' Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees Himself - Performer 2017
The Oscars Himself - Performer: City of Stars and Audition (The Fools Who Dream) 2017
The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Himself - Presenter 2017
74th Golden Globe Awards Himself - Presenter 2017
Dick Clark's New Years Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017 Himself 2016
La La Land Keith 2016
This Is Us John Legend 2016
Ask the StoryBots The King of Music 2016
Greatest Hits Himself 2016
The 2016 NBA Finals Himself - National Anthem Singer 2016
Underground Frederick Douglass 2016
Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall Himself 2016
Kocktails With Khloé Himself 2016
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live Himself 2015
Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert Himself - Performer 2015
Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America Himself 2015
Master of None John Legend 2015
FabLife Himself, Himself - Guest, Himself (archive footage) 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Musical Guest, Self (archive footage) 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
Red Nose Day Himself 2015
Lip Sync Battle Self - Guest, Self - Competitor, Self - Special Appearance, Self 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself 2015
72nd Golden Globe Awards Himself - Winner 2015
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Self 2014
Yahoo! Live Himself 2014
A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen Himself 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Musical Guest, Self - Guest, Self 2014
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful Himself 2014
The Fashion Fund Himself 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Hollywood Game Night Self - Celebrity Player 2013
The Last Leg Self - SU2C telephone number clip 2012
Bethenny Himself 2012
The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America Duke Ellington (voice) 2012
Duets Himself - Judge 2012
Sunday Brunch Self - Guest 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
Bizarre Foods America Himself 2012
CBS This Morning Himself - Guest 1992
Oprah's Next Chapter Himself 2012
The Jonathan Ross Show Self - Musical Guest, Self - Guest 2011
Dish Nation Self 2011
Big Morning Buzz Live Himself - Musical Guest 2011
The Voice Self - Coach, Self - Advisor, Self 2011
Broke* Himself 2011
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards Himself - Presenter 2011
16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Himself - Performer 2011
Conan Himself - Musical Guest 2010
The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear Himself 2010
Music Himself 2010
America: The Story of the US Himself 2010
The Black List: Volume Three Himself 2010
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2010
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief Himself 2010
The People Speak Himself 2009
VEVO Go Shows Himself 2009
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert Himself 2009
Pop Wrapped TV 2009
The Jay Leno Show Himself 2009
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self - Guest 2009
Royal Pains Himself 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Musical Guest 2009
Skavlan Self - Guest 2009
Soundtrack For A Revolution Himself - Performer 2009
A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! Himself 2008
Soul Men Marcus Hooks 2008
Celebrity Family Feud Self 2008
The Wendy Williams Show Self - Guest 2008
John Legend: Live from Philadelphia Lead Vocals 2008
Control Room Presents Himself 2007
TMZ on TV Himself 2007
Chelsea Lately Himself - Guest 2007
Inas Nacht Himself 2007
Happy Birthday Elton! From Madison Square Garden, New York Himself 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Musical Guest 2007
Happy Hour Himself 2007
Access Hollywood Himself, Himself (archive footage) 2006
Tony Bennett: An American Classic Himself 2006
Tony Bennett: Duets - The Making of an American Classic Himself 2006
John Legend: Live at the House of Blues Himself 2005
The Colbert Report Himself, Himself - Guest 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
The Tyra Banks Show Himself 2005
Dave Chappelle's Block Party Himself 2005
Dancing with the Stars Self - Performer, Self 2005
Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology Himself (segment "The New Workout Plan") 2005
Loverboy Memphis Parking Lot Donor 2005
The Hour Himself 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Musical Guest 2005
Project Runway Self - Guest Judge 2004
The Paul O'Grady Show Himself - Guest 2004
The Insider Himself (archive footage), Himself 2004
The X Factor UK Self - Performer, Self - Special Guest, Self 2004
The Drop Himself 2004
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Himself 2003
Las Vegas Himself 2003
The Sharon Osbourne Show Himself - Musical Guest 2006
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself - Musical Guest, Himself, Self - Guest Host, Self - Musical Guest, Self 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self - Guest, Self 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Musical Guest, Himself, Himself - The 2008 Grammy Awards 2003
Chappelle's Show Self 2003
American Dreams Stevie Wonder 2002
American Idol Self 2002
Def Poetry Himself 2002
Curb Your Enthusiasm John Legend 2000
Loose Women Self 1999
The View Himself 1997
The Daily Show Self, Self - Guest 1996
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage), Self, Himself (archive footage) 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Musical Guest, Himself 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Musical Guest 1993
Later... With Jools Holland Self (also Interview), Self 1992
Dateline NBC Himself - Lead Artist 1992
The Simpsons John Legend 1989
Inside Edition Himself 1988
Entertainment Tonight Himself (archive footage), Himself 1981
CBS News Sunday Morning Self, Himself, Himself - Singer / Songwriter 1979
Saturday Night Live Self 1975
Soul Train Himself 1971
Sesame Street Self 1969

Producer Filmography

2018 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
2018 Emmy Outstanding Variety Special (Live) Won
2015 Golden Globe Best Original Song - Motion Picture Won
2015 Oscar Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song Won
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