List of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award-winning people

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August 19, 2022

This list of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award-winning individuals includes individuals who have won all four major American entertainment industry awards in a regular competitive category (no honorary or special awards) for an individual achievement (no group awards). to have. These four awards are the Emmy (television), the Grammy (music and spoken word), the Oscar (film) and the Tony (theater and musical). Based on the four initial letters of the prices, this service is also referred to as EGOT. This acronym was coined in the 1980s by actor Philip Michael Thomas, who announced at the time that he wanted to achieve this goal. Thomas himself has not been able to win any of the four prizes so far.

Winner of all four prizes

As of July 2022, 17 people could win each of the four awards at least once in a competitive category for an individual achievement. Robert Lopez became the first artist to win each of the four awards at least twice. Actress Whoopi Goldberg became the first African American woman to win all four awards , including two in one yearJohn Legend is the first African American male to achieve EGOT status. He is also the second youngest after Robert Lopez.

Winner of all four awards including non-competitive categories

The following artists have also won all four awards at least once each, but each has won only one award in a non-competitive category.

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