Robert Lopez might have won the Oscar for Best Original Song tonight with his partner Kristen Anderson-Lopez for “Remember Me,” from Coco, however the genuine reward is exactly what that Oscar indicates when he includes it to the rest of his rack: Lopez is now the only individual worldwide who has actually ever accomplished a double EGOT.
There are presently 12 people who have actually won a minimum of one Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (a list that consists of Mel Brooks, Rita Moreno, and Whoopi Goldberg). Lopez, an author who co-created The Book of Mormon and Avenue Q, has actually won a minimum of 2 of each.
Lopez won his very first Oscar, likewise with his partner, for the tune “Let It Go” from Frozen and 2 Daytime Emmy awards for his deal with the animated kids’s series Wonder Pets. His 3 Grammys are for Best Musical Theater Album ( Book of Mormon), Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media ( Frozen) and Best Song Written for Visual Media (“Let It Go”). He has actually won every Tony he’s been chosen for: Best Original Score for Avenue Q, and Best Book and Best Original Score for Book of Mormon.
On top of all that, Lopez was the youngest individual ever to finish an EGOT (39 his very first go-around) and the quickest to win all 4 awards–10 years. The songwriter is presently 43 years of ages, which indicates he’s young enough to do everything once again a couple more times.Related youtube video: (not from post)