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Rodgers
Composer Richard Rodgers is the first person to ever win an EGOT or PEGOT
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Actress Helen Hayes is the first female to win an EGOT
Robert Lopez
Composer Robert Lopez is the first Asian, fastest with a 10 year span, and youngest EGOT winner at aged 39
John Gielgud 4 Allan Warren
Actor John Gielgud is the oldest EGOT winner at aged 87
Whoopi Goldberg by John Mathew Smith (cropped)
Actress Whoopi Goldberg is the first black EGOT winner
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Actress Rita Moreno is the first Hispanic/Latinx 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. These awards honor good performances in television, recording, movie, and theatre.

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

As of 2020, sixteen people are EGOTS.

List of EGOTS

Name Emmy Grammy Oscar Tony Year span Age at completion Category(s)
Rodgers, RichardRichard Rodgers 1962 1960 1945 1950, 17 59 years, 10 months Composer
Hayes, HelenHelen Hayes 1953 1977 1932 1947, 45 76 years, 4 months Actress
Moreno, RitaRita Moreno 1977 1972 1961 1975 16 45 years, 9 months Actress/Singer
Gielgud, JohnJohn Gielgud 1991 1979 1981 1961, 30 87 years, 4 months Actor/Director
Hepburn, AudreyAudrey Hepburn 1993 1994 1953 1954 41 63 years, 8 months Actress
Hamlisch, MarvinMarvin Hamlisch 1995 1974 1973 1976 22 51 years, 3 months Composer
Tunick, JonathanJonathan Tunick 1982 1988 1977 1997 20 59 years, 1 month Composer/Conductor
Brooks, MelMel Brooks 1967 1998 1968 2001 34 74 years, 11 months Writer/Composer/Actor
Nichols, MikeMike Nichols 2001 1961 1967 1964 40 69 years, 11 months Director/Comedian
Goldberg, WhoopiWhoopi Goldberg 2002,, 1986 1991 2002 16 46 years, 6 months Comedian/Actress/Host
Rudin, ScottScott Rudin 1984 2012 2008 1994 28 53 years, 6 months Producer
Lopez, RobertRobert Lopez 2008, 2012 2014 2004 10 39 years Composer
Lloyd Webber, AndrewAndrew Lloyd Webber 2018 1980, 1997 1980, 38 70 years, 5 months Composer/Producer
Rice, TimTim Rice 2018 1980 1993 1980 38 73 years, 9 months Lyricist/Producer
Legend, JohnJohn Legend 2018 2006 2015 2017 12 39 years, 8 months Singer/Composer/Producer
Menken, AlanAlan Menken 2020, 1992 1990 2012 30 70 years, 11 months Composer/Producer

Notes:

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

PEGOT

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

EGOT winners who have also won a Peabody Award:

  1. Barbra Streisand
  2. Mike Nichols
  3. Rita Moreno

EGOT winners who have also won a Pulitzer Prize:

  1. Richard Rodgers
  2. Marvin Hamlisch

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