In an interview with Variety, Legend admitted that it was, for a long time, a huge goal for him to become successful as a musician, perform around the world, and sell a lot of albums, and he managed to do it all.
On Monday morning, the celebration continued at the Legend-Teigen household, where Legend had to make pancakes and Teigen was still without her voice.
The 39-year old has joined the select group of people to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and a Tony - considered the holy grail of performance awards. Legend took home an Emmy for Jesus Christ Superstar during the non-televised ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles in Los Angeles Sunday (Sept. 9).More news: India signs crucial pact with U.S. on access to latest defence tech
Meanwhile, I'll be waiting for Viola Davis to record an audio version of an Oprah's Book Club selection so she can cruise to a Grammy and her own much-deserved EGOT. Legend has also won 10 Grammys - out of his 28 total nominations - having earned his first in 2005.
The elite group of winners includes Robert Lopez, Audrey Hepburn, Mel Brooks, Rita Moreno, Mike Nichols and Whoopi Goldberg.
The 70th Creative Arts Emmy Awards were handed out over two days, from September 8 to September 9 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.