Barry Hankerson & Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight and Barry Hankerson
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Gladys Knight and Barry Hankerson  

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Barry Hankerson and Gladys Knight were married for 4 years. They dated for 2 years after getting together in 1967. After a 5 years engagement they married on 12th Oct 1974. 4 years later they separated in 1979 and divorced in 1979.

They had a son named Jomo age 51.

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Gladys Knight is a 76 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.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
Dating1967 - 1969 2 years
Engaged1969 - 12th Oct 1974 5 years, 9 months
Married12th Oct 1974 - 1979 4 years, 2 months
Total 1967 - 1979 12 years


(12 October 1974 - 1979) (divorced) (1 child) James and Knight divorced in 1973. In 1974, Knight married producer and Blackground Records founder Barry Hankerson, who is the uncle of the late R&B singer Aaliyah, in Detroit. Around 1977, they relocated to Atlanta. (The Pips, however, remained in The Motor City.) The couple had one son, Shanga Hankerson, and divorced in 1979.

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Relationship Timeline

1979 - Breakup

1979 - Divorce

12th October, 1974 - Marriage

26th September, 1969 - Child

1969 - Engagement

1967 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Name
Barry Hankerson
Gladys Knight
Barry Hankerson
Gladys Knight
Age (at start of relationship)
21
22
Occupation
Music Producer
Singer
Hair Color
Black
Brown - Dark
Eye Color
Brown - Dark
Brown - Dark
Nationality
American
American
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Children

NameGenderBornAge
JomoMale26th September, 196951 years old

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