Gladys Knight factsGladys Knight (Soul Singer) was born on the 28th of May, 1944. She was born in 1940s, in Baby Boomers Generation. Her birth sign is Gemini and her life path number is 6. Gladys’s birth flower is Lily of the valley and birthstone is Emerald. What does this all mean? Let’s find out!

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NAME: Gladys Knight
REAL NAME:Gladys Maria Knight
NICKNAME:The Empress of Soul
PROFESSION: Soul Singer
GENDER:Female
BIRTHPLACE: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
ETHNICITY:Black
NATIONALITY: American
RELIGION:Unknown
SEXUALITY:Straight

1. Bio

Gladys Knight, best known for being a Soul Singer, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on Sunday, May 28, 1944. Known as Empress of Soul, Knight gained fame with Gladys Knight & the Pips, who released hits like “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” and “Midnight Train to Georgia.”

Family: She married James Newman in 1960, Barry Hankerson in 1974, Les Brown in 1995, and William McDowell in 2001. She and Newman had a daughter named Kenya and a son named James III and she also had a son named Shanga with Hankerson. Gladys Knight father’s name is Merald Woodlow Knight, Sr. and mother Sarah Elizabeth Woods. We will continue to update details on Gladys Knight’s family.

FATHER:
MOTHER:
Sarah Elizabeth Woods
BROTHER(S):Not available
SISTER(S):Not available

Education: The education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Dating: According to CelebsCouples, Gladys Knight is married William McDowell.

Net Worth: Online estimates of Gladys Knight’s net worth vary. It’s easy to predict her income, but it’s much harder to know how much she has spent over the years. CelebsMoney and NetWorthStatus does a good job of breaking most of it down.

2. Gladys Knight’s zodiac sign is Gemini

Gladys Knight zodiac sign is a Gemini. Dates of Gemini are May 21 - June 20. Those born under the Gemini zodiac sign enjoy socializing and love surrounding themselves with people. They enjoy chit-chat and tend to have expression and communication very high on their list of priorities. They are intelligent, adaptable, agile, communicative, informative, and connected. Although, they can be too talkative, exaggerating, deceptive, cunning, superficial, and inconsistent.

ZODIAC:
Gemini
BORN IN THE YEAR OF THE:Monkey
RULING PLANET:Mercury

3. She is currently 77 years old

The American soul singer has been alive for 28,182 days or 676,382 hours. There were precisely 955 full moons after her birth to this day.

BORN:May 28, 1944
AGE: 77 years old
BORN ON:Sunday
GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
DECADE:1940s

Gladys Knight was born on a Sunday. People born on Sundays typically are bright, creative, bold, loud, usually natural leaders.

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Gladys Knight will be turning 78.

4. On Gladys Knight’s birthday

The world’s population was and there were an estimated babies born throughout the world in 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic) was the president of the United States, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was [Not available]. No song matches found..

On this day in history:

1431 – Joan of Arc is accused of relapsing into heresy by donning male clothing again, providing justification for her execution.

1588 – Spanish Armada under the Duke of Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England.

1830 – US Congress authorizes native Indian to be removed from all states to the western prairie.

5. Gladys Knight’s height and weight

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Average
WEIGHT (LBS):Under review
WEIGHT (KG)Under review

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HAIR COLOR:Dark Brown

6. The Year of the Monkey

Gladys Knight was born in the Year of the Monkey. People with Chinese zodiac Monkey according to Chinese zodiac have are smart, clever and intelligent, especially in their career and wealth. They are lively, flexible, quick-witted and versatile. Their strengths are being enthusiastic, self-assured, sociable, and innovative. But they can also be jealous, suspicious, cunning, selfish, and arrogant. Their lucky numbers are 1, 7, 8 and lucky colors are white, gold, blue.

7. Gladys Knight’s life path number is 6

Life Path Number 6 represent 'The Nurturer'. Those who walk a Life Path with Number 6 gift the world with unconditional love, healing and nurturing. 6 teaches true compassion and empathy. Its energy is that of Mother Gaia. The values are responsibility, family, long-term goals. The challenges are to make your home comfortable for yourself and others.

8. Baby Boomers Generation

Gladys Knight was born in the middle of Baby Boomers Generation.

9. Gladys Knight’s birthstone is Emerald

Emerald was one of Cleopatra’s favorite gems. It has long been associated with fertility, rebirth, and love.

10. Gladys Knight’s birth flower is Lily of the valley

Lilies expresses purity of heart, majesty and honor.


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