John Legend Makes History

John Legend Makes History 

Posted: 2:08 pm Monday, September 10th, 2018

By mjonbli

johnj John Legend is so good at making history! John,39,  has become the youngest person & first black man to earn the coveted EGOT- Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony. He received the honor on Sunday at the Creative Arts Emmys.  Legend won his Emmy for his role in the NBC musical “Jesus Christ Superstar Live.”  He is also up for another trophy for outstanding actor in a limited series or movie at the Primetime Emmys next week.  Going through his trophy roster, Legend has an Oscar for Best Original Song for “Glory” (2015) and a co-producing Tony for Best Revival of a Play for the Broadway show “Jitney” (2017).  He joins other celebs such as  Rita Moreno, Audrey Hepburn, Mel Brooks and Whoopi Goldberg, who is the first black woman to join the EGOT club.  His wife, Chrissy Teigen shared a video of her husband finding a place on his trophy shelf for his new addition.

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And I say hey, what a wonderful kind of day

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