List of people who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Awards

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Composer Richard Rodgers is the first person to ever win an EGOT or PEGOT
Actress Helen Hayes is the first female to win an EGOT
Composer Robert Lopez is the first Asian, fastest with a 10 year span, and youngest EGOT winner at aged 39
Actor John Gielgud is the oldest EGOT winner at aged 87
Actress Whoopi Goldberg is the first black EGOT winner
Actress Rita Moreno is the first Hispanic EGOT or PEGOT winner

EGOT, an acronym for the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards, is the honor given to people who have won all four awards.[1][2] These awards honor good performances in television, recording, movie, and theatre.[3]

EGOT is seen as one of the highest achievements any person in the Hollywood industry can get.[4]

As of 2020, sixteen people are EGOTS.[5]

List of EGOTS[change | change source]

Name Emmy Grammy Oscar Tony Year span Age at completion Category(s)
Richard Rodgers 1962 19601 1945 19501,2 17 59 years, 10 months Composer
Helen Hayes3 1953 1977 19321 19471,2 45 76 years, 4 months Actress
Rita Moreno3 19771 1972 1961 1975 16 45 years, 9 months Actress/Singer
John Gielgud 1991 1979 1981 19611,2 30 87 years, 4 months Actor/Director
Audrey Hepburn 19935 19945 19532 19542 41 63 years, 8 months5 Actress
Marvin Hamlisch 19951 19741 19731 1976 22 51 years, 3 months Composer
Jonathan Tunick 1982 1988 1977 1997 20 59 years, 1 month Composer/Conductor
Mel Brooks 19671 19981 1968 20011 34 74 years, 11 months Writer/Composer/Actor
Mike Nichols 20011 1961 1967 19641 40 69 years, 11 months Director/Comedian
Whoopi Goldberg 20021,2,4 1986 1991 2002 16 46 years, 6 months Comedian/Actress/Host
Scott Rudin 1984 2012 2008 19941 28 53 years, 6 months Producer
Robert Lopez6 20081,4 20121 20141 20041 10 39 years Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber 20187 19801,2 1997 19801,2 38 70 years, 5 months Composer/Producer
Tim Rice 20187 19801 19931 19801 38 73 years, 9 months Lyricist/Producer
John Legend 20187 20061 2015 2017 12 39 years, 8 months Singer/Composer/Producer
Alan Menken 20202,4 19921 19901 2012 30 70 years, 11 months Composer/Producer

Notes:

^1 The artist also subsequently won one or more additional competitive awards.
^2 The artist also received one or more honorary or non-competitive awards.
^3 The artist also earned the Triple Crown of Acting, with singular (non-group/ensemble/company) acting wins in the Emmy, Oscar and Tony awards.
^4 The artist has won a Daytime Emmy Award, not a Primetime Emmy Award.
^5 The artist was awarded posthumously.
^6 The artist has subsequently achieved multiple EGOTs.
^7 Legend, Lloyd Webber, and Rice achieved their EGOTs simultaneously with their shared Emmy Award for producing Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

PEGOT[change | change source]

A PEGOT winner is someone who has won all four EGOT awards as well as a Peabody Award[6] or Pulitzer Prize.[7][8]

EGOT winners who have also won a Peabody Award:

  1. Barbra Streisand[6][note 1]
  2. Mike Nichols[6]
  3. Rita Moreno[8]

EGOT winners who have also won a Pulitzer Prize:

  1. Richard Rodgers[7]
  2. Marvin Hamlisch[7]

Note:

  1. Streisand's Tony Award was non-competitive.

References[change | change source]

  1. Quinn, Dave (January 24, 2017). "What Is an EGOT? The Grand Slam of Show Business — Explained". People.com. Archived from the original on June 12, 2017.
  2. "Creative Arts Emmys: John Legend, Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber Become EGOT Winners With 'Jesus Christ Superstar'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-09-10.
  3. Smith, Liz (June 5, 2009). "Phyllis Newman Honored!" Archived March 3, 2014, at Archive.today. wowowow.
  4. Graham, Renee (August 19, 2003). "Looking to the stars for a little Hope". Boston Globe. Archived from the original on October 25, 2012. Retrieved January 1, 2010.
  5. "16 stars who are EGOT winners". Entertainment Weekly. July 27, 2020. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Holston, Noel (1 December 2015). "The Ultimate Show Biz Coup: PEGOT". The Peabody Awards. Archived from the original on 4 February 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Victor, Daniel (26 February 2017). "Sorry, Lin-Manuel Miranda, No EGOT for You This Year". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Rita Moreno to join elite 'PEGOT' club with upcoming Peabody Award". USA Today. Associated Press. March 28, 2019.

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