John Legend Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 10
  • Portfolio
  • 6
  • Exits
  • 2

John Legend General Information


Mr. John Legend serves as Board Member at Vox Media. He co-founded Bungalow Clothing. He is a critically acclaimed, multi-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter. His work has garnered him nine Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, the BET Award for Best New Artist and the special Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame, among others. In 2007, he launched the Show Me Campaign (, an initiative that focuses on education as a key to break the cycle of poverty. The 2010 BET Humanitarian of the Year award, the 2009 CARE Humanitarian Award for Global Change, the 2009 Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award from Africare and the 2011 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Award recognized Legend's efforts and leadership in this arena. John sits on the boards of The Education Equality Project, Teach for America, Stand for Children and the Harlem Village Academies and co-chairs the Harlem Village Academies' National Leadership Board. John graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he studied English and African-American literature. After graduating, he worked as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group before focusing his career on music.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 1201 Connecticut Avenue North West
  • 11th Floor
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • United States
+1 (202) 000-0000

John Legend Investments (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Adventr 20-Dec-2021 Seed Round 000 Communication Software Startup
000000000 13-Oct-2020 00000 00000 0000 Synthetic Textiles Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000.00 06-Aug-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 19-Dec-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 000000 22-Jun-2016 00000 00000 00000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 000 0000000 28-Sep-2015 00000 00000 0000 Personal Products Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 000000 15-Jul-2015 00000 00000 0000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000 14-May-2014 00000 (00000 00000 Communication Software Startup 0000 000000
Hint 09-Jul-2012 Later Stage VC 000 Beverages Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Gobbler 01-Jan-2011 Angel (individual) 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
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John Legend Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Rocean 28-Dec-2020 Merger/Acquisition
000000 000 0000000 12-Dec-2018 000000000000000000 0000
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John Legend Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Legend Angel Investor 0 0 Washington, DC
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John Legend Co-Investors (39)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
LaunchCapital 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Novo Holdings 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Quake Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
SOSV 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Valor Equity Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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