How rich is Gladys Knight?


How rich is Gladys Maria Knight?

Gladys Maria Knight Net Worth:
$28 Million

Gladys Maria Knight Net Worth:

Gladys Knight Net Worth $28 Million

Produced on May 28, 1944, ‘Gladys Knight’ is an American recording artist, songwriter, businesswoman, humanitarian and writer. Knight is known broadly as the ‘Empress of Soul’. She became popular for the hits she recorded throughout the span of 1960s and 1970s. As of 2014, she’s absolute net worth set of $28 million dollars.

In 1973, Gladys Knight left Motown Records and joined Buddah Records where she attained full fledged success such as the hits like ‘Midnight Train to Georgia’, ‘I Have Got to Utilize My Imagination’ and ‘You Are the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me’. Gladys made her motion picture debut in the film ‘Pipe Dreams’. Despite of failure in the box office, she received a Golden Globe Best New Actress nomination. Knight chose to pursue her solo career in the year 1987. Combined with the Pips she recorded their final LP collectively ‘All Our Love’ for the MCA Records. In 1988, both chose to start their solo career. Knight released her third successful solo LP ‘Good Woman’ in 1991 which became the enormous hit position at Number 1 on the R&B record. Besides her musical career, she also made guest appeared on several television series in the 1980s to 1990s. Gladys competed on the fourteenth season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in the year 2012. She got removed on April 24 and after she was seen on a recurring character in the syndicated sitcom ‘The First Family’.

Birth date: May 28, 1944
Birth place: Atlanta, Georgia USA
Height:5 ft 3 in (1.613 m)
Weight:60 lbs.
Profession: Singer-songwriter, Actor, Author, Businessperson, Humanitarian
Education: Gesu Catholic Grade School, Shaw University - Honorary Doctorate in Performing Arts
Nationality: American
Spouse: William McDowell (m. 2001)
Children: Kenya Newman, Shanga Hankerson, James "Jimmy" Newman
Parents: Sarah Elizabeth Woods, Merald Woodlow Knight, Sr.
Siblings: Merald "Bubba" Knight, Brenda Knight, David Knight, Midnight Train to Georgia, Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me, Neither One Of Us, Lake Charles, LA, United States, San Francisco, CA, USA
Awards: Grammy Awards for the Best Pop Performance by a Duo or a Group without Vocal/ Best Traditional R&B Vocal Album/Best Gospel Performance/ Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album, NAACP Image Award, BET Inaugural Best Living Legend Award/Lifetime Achievement Award, Soul Train Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award (2011)
Record labels: Vee-Jay, Motown, Buddah, Columbia, MCA, Verve
Music groups: Gladys Knight & the Pips
Nominations: Georgia Music Hall of Fame, Hit Parade Hall of Fame, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Hollywood Walk of Fame
Movies: Pipe Dreams (1976), Hollywood Homicide (2003), I Can Do Bad All By Myself (2009)
TV shows: Benson, The Jeffersons, A Different World, Living Single, The Jamie Foxx Show, New York Undercover, House Of Payne (2009), The First Family (2012), Dancing with the Stars (2012)

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