John Legend Just Became The Youngest Person Ever To Achieve EGOT Status

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert

John Legend's EGOT Makes Him The Youngest Ever To Win All Four Awards

Chrissy Teigen is gonna have to move her Revolve Award, because John Legend is officially a showbiz superstar.

Legend wasn't the only one to clinch EGOT status - composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice also scored their Emmys for their work on the NBC special.

The Creative Emmy Awards were held this week, and Legend managed to snag the award for 'Outstanding Variety Special (Live)' for his production role on Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert.

John Legend is living up to his name, becoming the first African-American man to join the prestigious EGOT club.

On Monday morning, the celebration continued at the Legend-Teigen household, where Legend had to make pancakes and Teigen was still without her voice.

An EGOT is someone with all four of the main entertainment awards in America, managing to scoop an Emmy (television), a Grammy (music), an Oscar (film) and a Tony (theatre). He won an Oscar in 2015 for his song "Glory" from the movie Selma, and followed that with a Tony in 2017 for producing the Broadway musical Jitney. They previously won an Oscar for "La La Land", and a Tony and a Grammy for "Dear Evan Hansen".

Legend's wife, model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen, also celebrated with a photo of her kissing him and a video of Legend putting his latest trophy on the top shelf of a display of awards.

On Sunday, after the win, Legend took to Instagram to acknowledge the historic milestone. He did all those at just 39 years old.

Legend earned of his EGOT status along with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the team behind the original installment of Jesus Christ Superstar. The caption is a lyric from the children's show's theme song.

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