John-Roger Stephens popularly known as John Legend is an American Songwriter, Singer, Producer, Actor, and Philanthropist. He released his debut album in 2004 called Get Lifted. He has won the Academy Award for Best Original Song, and a Golden Globe for his contribution to the song, “Glory” from the film, Selma. Legend has 10 Grammy Awards and is a holder of the Primetime Emmy Award for his role in Jesus Christ Superstar, making him the first black man to have won the EGOT which is an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards. John Legend only has a single tattoo on his body. Let us explore what it is and the meaning behind it.
1. Name’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of Legend’s right forearm contains a tattoo of the names, Chrissy, Luna, and Miles tattooed together in running handwriting.
Meaning: This is a matching tattoo which John got with his wife, Chrissy Teigen. They both got the names of the rest of their family members tattooed on their forearms. John’s forearm has got the names of Chrissy, his wife, Luna, his daughter, and Miles, his son’s names tattooed on it. Chrissy has got the names of John, Luna, and Miles tattooed on hers.
2. ‘jack’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘jack’ tattoo on his right wrist.
Meaning: In November 2020, John and his wife, Chrissy Teigen, got the matching tattoo of the name of their second son who was stillborn due to certain complications on September 29, 2020. They revealed to the media the name of their son, Jack. This tattoo was inked by the tattoo artist, Winter Stone who uploaded the picture of this tattoo on November 3, 2020, on his Instagram handle with the caption,
My heart is with you, sending you all the love!
3. Flower Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Flower’ tattoo on his right forearm.
Meaning: On December 13, 2021, John got the tattoo on the drawing of the flower by his daughter, Luna who was born in April 2016. John got this tattoo inked by the tattoo artist, Winter Stone. In the first week of December 2021, John promised his wife, Chrissy to get this tattoo inked on his arm which she revealed on December 7, 2021, during her appearance on the show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She said,
Luna was drawing on us one night, and she was like, ‘I love this. This is the best butterfly I’ve ever drawn,’ and I was like, I agree. And then she drew a beautiful floral bouquet on John’s arm, and he was like, ‘I’ll tattoo mine if you tattoo yours,’ and I was like, ‘Well, I don’t wanna say it, but yours looks a lot better than mine.’ But we support the arts in our household, so …”