John Legend (John Roger Stephens) works as a musician, an actor, entrepreneur, model, and philanthropist. Homeschooled until the age of 12, Legend graduated from Springfield North High School at age 16, then went on to the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a bachelor?'s degree in English with an emphasis on African American literature. Legend?'s hip-hop career led to him meeting his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, on a video shoot. Aside from his studio albums, Legend has begun a successful career as an actor in movies and musical theater. He won an Emmy for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar. Legend volunteers with numerous charities, championing issues of social justice and working to break the poverty cycle by providing quality education to children.