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Ronald Stephens


Facts of Ronald Stephens

Full NameRonald Stephens
First NameRonald
Last NameStephens
Professionfounder of Popz Topz
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Date of BirthSeptember 23,1949
Age74 years

Ronald Stephens's full name Ronald Lamar Stephens is a founder of Popz Topz, the line of the hats which was launched in 2012

He worked as a factory worker at International Harvester. He was a drummer also.

He is best known as father of singer, songwriter, actor, and producer John Legend.

Marriage And Divorce

He was married once. He got married to Phyllis Elaine, mother of John Legend. She was a seamstress at that time. 

They have four children together, a daughter and three sons. 

Their names are Ronald Stephens II, John Stephens, Vaughn Anthony Stephens, and Phyllis 'Missy' Stephens

Ronald Stephens with his former wife and children.
Ronald Stephens with his former wife and children. Source: childhood biography

They got a divorce for the first time in 1988

The reason behind their separation was the drug addiction habit of his then-wife. 

She also spent several years in prison after a divorce. 

But After twelve years of their divorce, they reunited again and began to live together. 

But after sometimes they again separated. They are no longer together.

His Girlfriend

He is not married yet, but he is often seen with a woman, and her name is Deidre Hamlar

She might be his partner, but he hasn't confirmed it yet. 

By going through his Instagram, he has posted several photos with her from which we can say that they celebrate every occasion together and spend a lot of quality time together. 

He posted a photo of them in his Instagram account on 31 December 2018. 

In that photo, they both are twinning in black and look very happy together. The caption is 

'Celebrating love…'.  

Ronald Stephens with his alleged girlfriend, Deidre Hamlar
Ronald Stephens with his alleged girlfriend, Deidre Hamlar. Source: Instagram

His Son John Legend

John Legend's real name John Roger Stephens is best known from his albums such as 'Evolver,' 'Once Again' and many more.

He was born on 28 December 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. He started playing piano at the age of four. 

He released his first album in 2004 named 'Get Lifted.' 

He is a married man. His beautiful wife's name is Chrissy Teigen. She is a model and author

They have two children, a son, and a daughter.

Ronald Stephens's son, John legend with wife and children.
Ronald Stephens's son, John legend with wife and children. Source: Instagram

70th Birthday 

The father-son duo is so close to each other. 

He is such a supportive father and often seen in several events together.  

His current age is 70 years old

His celebrity son wished him on his 70th birthday by posting a photo of his father and grandmother on his Instagram on 23 September 2019. 

The mother-son duo looks beautiful in that photo. The caption of the photo is 

'Happy 70th…' 

Ronald Stephens with his mother.
Ronald Stephens with his mother. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

He has a huge amount of net worth and salary, but he hasn't revealed yet. 

His son has a net worth of 45 million dollars

His son manages to earn that sum of income from his career in music and acting

His endorsements deal, tours, and album sales are significant sources of his fortune. 

He has already released six studio albums. 

They are 'Get Lifted,' 'Once Again,' 'Evolver,' 'Love in the Future,' 'Darkness and Light,' and 'Bigger Love.'

He has appeared in several television shows and movies also such as 'Las Vegas,' 'The Voice' and many more.

Some of his movies with their IMDb ratings and Rotten Tomatoes ratings are as follows. 

Name of the movieRoleIMDb ratings
Soul MenMarcus Hooks6.4
La La LandKeith8
Between Two Ferns: The MovieHimself6.1

His son has a luxurious house in Los Angeles and has a collection of luxurious cars such as Audi, Chevrolet, among others.


  1. He was born on 23 September 1949 in the United States.
  2. He is American by nationality.
  3. His grandchildren's names are Luna and Miles.

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Updated On Sat Nov 20 2021 Published On Sat Jun 27 2020 By shaumya

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