Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight
Gladys Knight  American Singer

Gladys Knight dating history

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Gladys Knight and William McDowell
William McDowell and Gladys Knight have been married for 20 years since 12th Apr 2001. view relationship


Gladys Knight was previously married to Les Brown (1995 - 1997), Barry Hankerson (1974 - 1979) and James Newman (ex Spouse) (1960 - 1964).


Gladys Knight is a 77 year old American Singer. Born Gladys Maria Knight on 17th May, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, she is famous for Gladys Knight & the Pips in a career that spans 1952–present. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Gladys Knight has been in an on-screen matchup with Tristan MacManus in Dancing with the Stars (2005).

Gladys Knight is a member of the following lists: American contraltos, American women singers and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 22 years, 3 months 11 years 4 years
Total4 22 years, 3 months 11 years 4 years


First Name Gladys
Middle Name Maria
Last Name Knight
Full Name at Birth Gladys Maria Knight
Alternative Name The Empress of Soul
Age 78 years
Birthday 17th May, 1944
Birthplace Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Height 5' 3½" (161 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Mormon
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Businesswoman, Author
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Gladys Knight & the Pips
Music Genre (Text) Motown sound, R&B, Smooth Soul, Pop Soul, Soft Rock, Gospel, Funk, Doo-Wop, Boogie, Soul, Pop
Music Genre R&B
Year(s) Active 1953–present, 1952–present
Music Style Soul, Urban, Motown, Pop-Soul, Smooth Soul, Disco, Quiet Storm
Music Mood Elegant, Stylish, Intimate, Romantic, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sensual, Exuberant, Poignant, Sweet, Sentimental, Passionate
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, Piano
Record Label Vee-Jay, Motown, Buddah, Columbia, MCA, Verve
Associated Acts Gladys Knight & the Pips, Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole

Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944), known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and author. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Knight is known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, which also included her brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and cousins Edward Patten and William Guest.

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Gladys Knight78 TaurusSinger
William McDowell-Relative
Les Brown77 AquariusTV Personality
Barry Hankerson76Music Producer
James Newman (ex Spouse)-Relative


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JamesMale196260 years oldJames Newman (ex Spouse)
KenyaFemale196359 years oldJames Newman (ex Spouse)
JomoMale26th September, 196952 years oldBarry Hankerson


Coming 2 America2021Gladys KnightMovie
Almost Christmas2016Shelter Director DorothyMovie
Star2016Gladys KnightTV Show
Empire2015Gladys KnightTV Show
Seasons of Love2014Ms. AngieTV Movie
The First Family2012Grandma CarolynTV Show
Hot in Cleveland2010Miss ShondaTV Show
Hawaii Five-02010Lou's MotherTV Show
I Can Do Bad All by Myself2009WilmaMovie
Unbeatable Harold2006PhyllisMovie
30 Rock2006Gladys KnightTV Show
House of Payne2006Gladys KnightTV Show
Hollywood Homicide2003Olivia RobidouxMovie
Las Vegas2003Gladys KnightTV Show
The Jamie Foxx Show1996Janice KingTV Show
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995ChocolateTV Show
JAG1995EttaTV Show
New York Undercover1994NatalieTV Show
Twenty Bucks1993Mrs. McCormacMovie
Living Single1993Odelle JonesTV Show
Out All Night1992Gladys KnightTV Show
Baywatch1989Gladys KnightTV Show
Desperado1987Mona LisaTV Movie
Charlie & Co.1985Diana RichmondTV Show
CBS Schoolbreak Special1984Dr. Donna RobinsonTV Show
Pipe Dreams1976Maria WilsonMovie
The Jeffersons1975Gladys KnightTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (6)

janie nelums PhillipsJul 10, 2011

Is the song Till i see you again on u tube? That is my favorite of all time I sang that to my husband as he was leaving for Germany !28 rs ago

Nathaniel AskewJan 26, 2011

Looking for the song with the lyrics " I'm going to wait right here till I see you again"

NatalieMar 27, 2010

This song is on Gladys Knight gospel cd Many Different Roads.

Deborah EdwardsMar 15, 2010

I am looking for a gospel song that Gladys Knight sang. It starts: `Good Morning Heavenly Father`. Thank You!!

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