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John Legend Learns To Swim At 40 Years Old

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Jan. 29 2019, Updated 9:00 p.m. ET

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John Legend is learning how to swim! Although he’s good at so many things — only 15 other people can say they've won the EGOT — the award-winning singer revealed swimming is something he can’t do.

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John told Twitter followers, "I really can't swim. Today I took my first swim lesson since I was like 5. My dad learned in his 60's so I feel like I'm ahead of schedule."

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His followers sent the 10-time Grammy winner lots of encouragement. But one famous follower's response may help him conquer his quest.

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Kristy Kowal, a US Olympic swimmer who won a silver medal in the 2000 Sydney games, responded to the dad of two's post.

"Moving to California this week! Let me know if you want lessons for you and your kiddos!! #swimmingolympianforhire," she wrote.

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The singer's kids Luna and Miles with wife Chrissy Teigen are laps ahead of their dad in the pool. A fan asked if he was "learning with his kids" and he responded, "they already started months ago!"

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What do you think of John learning to swim? Let us know in the comments.

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