At 39, John Legend is the youngest EGOT victor ever


The three earned the quadruple honor in the same award category at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards when "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" won for Outstanding Variety Special (Live).

John Legend just made history as the youngest person and the first black male to secure an EGOT, according to Variety.

Watch a video below of the stars discussing the production and its wins!

"Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" received 13 Emmy nominations.

On Sunday evening, Legend took to Instagram to acknowledge the historic career milestone.

Lloyd Webber and Rice have already won Tonys (Evita and Sunset Boulevard), Grammys (Cats, Evita) and an Oscar for You Must Love Me from Evita. So happy to be part of this team. Legend, who played Jesus but won as a co-producer of the show, is also gunning for an acting Emmy later this month. "So amazed to be in such rarefied air".

And Chrissy Teigen was one proud wife.

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, both involved in the stage production, also joined Legend as new EGOT winners.

Just 14 other people have achieved EGOT status in history - Whoopi Goldberg, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Audrey Hepburn, Mel Brooks, Richard Rodgers, Helen Hayes, Rita Moreno, John Gielgud, Marvin Hamlisch, Jonathan Tunick, Mick Nichols, Scott Rudin and Robert Lopez. Lopez is still technically the youngest-ever victor, as he was 39 years, 6 months, 3 days old when he won.

Lopez has actually won each award at least two times.