At 39, John Legend is the youngest EGOT victor ever

Andrew Lloyd Webber left John Legend and Tim Rice winners of the award for outstanding variety special for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert poses in the press room during night two of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at The Microsoft Theater

John achieved EGOT status alongside fellow producers Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

Mr. Legend won the Emmy for producing on Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert for NBC, where he worked alongside Tim Rice and the notorious composer, Andrew Llyod Webber.

Speaking with ET over the summer, Legend admitted it would be "pretty incredible" if he were to become an EGOT victor.

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.

He said: "She was supposed to be taping "Lip Sync Battle" while we were here, and she convinced her producers to push the second show back so she could come here in between shows and see if we would win this EGOT".

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Legend's wife, Chrissy Teigen, posted of photo of all three men cradling their Emmys with the caption: "EGOT GOATS" - a reference to the term "greatest of all time".

Many people, online, claimed the singer was the youngest person to get the prestigious status, being only 39, but Robert Lopez actually became the youngest person to join the EGOT club in 2014.

On Sunday, after the win, Legend took to Instagram to acknowledge the historic milestone.

Richard Rodgers, Helen Hayes, Rita Moreno, Gielgud, Audrey Hepburn, Marvin Hamlisch, Jonathan Tunick, Mel Brooks, Mike Nichols, Goldberg, Scott Rudin and Lopez are the first dozen EGOT winners. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards honor excellence in Television technical categories such as makeup, casting direction, costume design, editing and cinematography.

The Creative Arts Emmys, which was held a week ahead of the 70th annual Emmy Awards, celebrates "technical and creative achievement categories" in animation and scripted comedy including drama, limited series animation and scripted programming, reality, and variety programming.

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