After accepting an Emmy Sunday night time for his position as a producer on the stay musical Jesus Christ Celebrity Dwell in Live performance, which received the Excellent Selection Particular (Dwell) award, John Legend grew to become the first black man to accumulate an EGOT.
An EGOT winner is somebody who has bagged an Emmy, a Grammy, Oscar and Tony award. The first black entertainer to win an EGOT was Whoopi Goldberg, an honor she secured in 2002.
With this, John Legend becomes the 15th entertainer in historical past to accumulate all 4 statues and the youngest too, at the age of 39. The singer, composer and producer received his first Grammy in 2005, together with Greatest New Artist. Which means it took him simply 13 years to win an Oscar, a Tony and an Emmy, every of that are thought-about lifetime achievements in their very own proper.
His spouse Chrissy Teigen, celebrated his win with a photograph of him alongside two different new EGOT winners and co-producers for Jesus Christ Celebrity Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice.