The EGOT is the culmination of achievement in the entertainment business. This honor is for the few talented and dedicated entertainers that can manage to achieve an Emmy (award for television), a Grammy (award for music), an Oscar (an award for film) and a Tony (an award for theater). In the history of entertainment only 12 people have managed to achieve this great honor. Below are the winners of these prestigious awards, in order of who completed the EGOT first.
Marvin Hamlisch (1944 – 2012)
Completed the EGOT in 23 years.
Oscar: 1973 (won three total in his career)
Grammy: 1974 (won four total in his career)
Emmy: 1995 (won four total in his career)
There are four other entertainer who have achieved all four awards, however, one of their awards is considered honorary (rather than competitive) which does not fully include them on the list above.
These Entertainers are: