John Legend Said He Just Knew When It Was Time To Propose To Chrissy Teigen

Most fans don’t remember a time when Chrissy Teigen and John Legend weren’t together. After a long romance, the pair tied the knot in 2013 and have been together ever since. Legend and Teigen were a couple for years before they got married, though. In 2013, Legend told Oprah Winfrey how he knew it was time to ask him to marry Teigen.

How long were Chrissy Teigen and John Legend together before they got married?

Teigen and Legend are, as it were, a romance storybook. The pair are listed as one of Hollywood’s favorite couples in history and have been eager to let fans in on what’s happening on a day-to-day basis. For many fans, it seems that Legend and Teigen have been together forever. Their love story certainly spans more than a decade, but they were never married. In fact, it took years for Legend to raise the issue.

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend attend the 2020 Vanity Festival Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Arts Center
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend David Crotty / Patrick McMullan through Getty Images

Teigen said she had no idea their trip to the Maldives would be so special. After all, she asked, she had been on several occasions with Legend when she thought a suggestion might be coming, but it wasn’t. She noted that myth is very romantic, so it was hard to pick up little things.

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