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Gladys Knight’s height is 5ft 3.5in ( 1.61m )

Gladys Maria Knight, known as the “Empress of Soul”, is an American recording artist, songwriter, businesswoman, humanitarian and author.

Gladys Knight

Born: May 28, 1944 , Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States
Spouse: William McDowell (m. 2001), Les Brown (m. 1995–1997), Barry Hankerson (m. 1974–1981), James Newman (m. 1960–1973)
Children: Kenya Newman, James Newman III, Shanga Hankerson
Albums: Beats of My Heart, Before Me, Good Woman, The Greatest Hits, At Last, Just for You, Many Different Roads, Gladys Knight (Expanded Edition), Gladys Knight and the Pips
Lead singer: Gladys Knight
Gladys Knight Quote: I’m comfortable singing jazz. The only thing I was concerned about is that everybody, even in jazz, has their own style. To me, the queen of doodling was Ella Fitzgerald, and scatting is something I never thought I could do. View More Gladys Knight Quotes
Filmography: Hot in Cleveland (2015), Super Bowl Gospel Celebration (2015), Seasons of Love (2014), The First Family (2012-2013), I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009), House of Payne (2009), 30 Rock (2008), Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn’t Happen (2006), Unbeatable Harold (2006), JAG (2005), Hollywood Homicide (2003), The Jamie Foxx Show (1997-2001), Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1999), Living Single (1997), New York Undercover (1994), Twenty Bucks (1993), Out All Night (1992), CBS Schoolbreak Special (1987), Desperado (1987), Charlie & Co. (1985-1986), The Jeffersons (1983), Pipe Dreams (1976), Empire (2015), Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013/I), The Paperboy (2012), 2011 Soul Train Awards (2011), For Colored Girls (2010), It’s Complicated (2009), Later with Jools Holland (2009), I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009), Fired Up! (2009), The Family That Preys (2008), The Simpsons Game (2007), Hoge bomen: Pioniers (2007), Las Vegas (2005), Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000), Ally McBeal (1999), Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1999), A Life Less Ordinary (1997), Set It Off (1996), Melrose Place (1993), True Identity (1991), Ghost Dad (1990), Licence to Kill (1989), Sesame Street, Special (1988), Women in Rock (1986), Cobra (1986), Soul Train (1985), Rocky IV (1985), Charlie & Co. (), Mic Check Live: Gladys Knight Rockumentary (2011), Sisters in the Name of Love (1986), Politics Nation with Al Sharpton (2015), Empire (2015), The Queen Latifah Show (2013-2014), Extra (2014), Fox and Friends (2014), The Chew (2014), On the Money (2014), The 68th Annual Tony Awards (2014), Knight Life with Gladys (2013), The Arsenio Hall Show (2013), 2013 Soul Train Awards (2013), Late Show with David Letterman (2013), The 365Black Awards (2013), My Music: Burt Bacharach’s Best (2013), 44th NAACP Image Awards (2013), Apollo Live (2012), The Talk (2012), Bebe Winans’ America, America (2012), Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon (2012), Dancing with the Stars (2012), The 2012 Billboard Music Awards (2012), Good Morning America (2012), 2011 Soul Train Awards (2011), Black Girls Rock! 2011 (2011), Motown Gold from ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ (2011), BET Awards 2011 (2011), The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (2011), American Idol (2003-2011), Why Not? With Shania Twain (2011), Mic Check Live: Gladys Knight Rockumentary (2011), Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (2010), TV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music Festival (2010), A Capitol Fourth (2010), Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement (2009), The Oprah Winfrey Show (1991-2009), The New Paul O’Grady Show (2009), Later with Jools Holland (2009), The Early Show (2009), Michael Jackson Memorial (2009), Man v. Food (2008-2009), Entertainment Tonight (2006-2008), The BET Honors (2008), American Idol Rewind (2008), BET Awards 2007 (2007), 2007 Trumpet Awards (2007), The View (2006), Celebrity Duets (2006), Tavis Smiley (2006), Legends Ball (2006), Chris Botti Live: With Orchestra and Special Guests (2006), Nobel Peace Prize Concert (2005), BET Awards 2005 (2005), 2005 Trumpet Awards (2005), Las Vegas (2005), Good Day Live (2005), The 10th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Smokey Robinson (2004), Bridge to Havana (2004), AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Songs: America’s Greatest Music in the Movies (2004), Motown 45 (2004), VH1 Divas 2004 (2004), Intimate Portrait (1999-2004), Pyramid (2003), The Michael Jackson Story (2003), When I Was a Girl (2003), American Juniors (2003), Divas on Ice (2001/II), Biography (2001), Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (2001), E! True Hollywood Story (1998-2001), Say It Loud: A Celebration of Black Music in America (2001), Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (2001), Essence Awards (2001), The Rosie O’Donnell Show (1997-2001), An Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence (2001), The Messiah XXI (2000), Music Bridges Over Troubled Waters (1999), Ally McBeal (1999), Power Vision – Pop Galerie (1999), The Roseanne Show (1998), League of Legends (1998), The 1998 Annual ShoWest Awards (1998), Behind the Music (1998), The History of Rock ‘N’ Roll, Vol. 3 (1995), The History of Rock ‘N’ Roll, Vol. 5 (1995), Baywatch (1995), The 8th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (1994), The 21st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (1994), Wheel of Fortune (1994), Ebony’s 15th Annual Black Achievement Awards (1994), The Jackson Family Honors (1994), The 21st Annual American Music Awards (1994), 26th NAACP Image Awards (1994), The American Music Awards 20th Anniversary Special (1993), The Les Brown Show (1993), One on One with John Tesh (1991-1992), The 13th Annual CableACE Awards (1992), The 13th Annual American Black Achievement Awards (1992), The 19th Annual American Music Awards (1992), Ray Charles: 50 Years in Music (1991), Soul Train (1971-1991), Ebony/Jet Showcase (1983-1991), The 5th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (1991), The 12th Annual Black Achievement Awards (1991), Golden Age of Rock’n'Roll (1991), Motown 30: What’s Goin’ On! (1990), Night of 100 Stars III (1990), Dionne and Friends (1990), The 17th Annual American Music Awards (1990), All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1989), The Joan Rivers Show (1989), Kenny Rogers Classic Weekend (1989), Diet America Challenge (1989), Family Feud (1989), The 10th Annual Black Achievement Awards (1989), Happy New Year, America (1988), The 14th Annual People’s Choice Awards (1988), A Different World (1988), Sesame Street, Special (1988), The New Hollywood Squares (1986-1988), The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards (1988), WrestleMania IV (1988), The 29th Annual Grammy Awards (1987), The (New) $25,000 Pyramid (1975-1987), Uptown Comedy Express (1987), The 14th Annual American Music Awards (1987), Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl (1987), Happy New Year, America (1986), Women in Rock (1986), Closeups (1986), Sisters in the Name of Love (1986), The 12th Annual People’s Choice Awards (1986), The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1986), The 7th Annual Black Achievement Awards (1986), The 12th Annual American Music Awards (1985), New American Bandstand 1965 (1970-1985), Solid Gold (1980-1985), The 6th Annual Black Achievement Awards (1985), The 11th Annual American Music Awards (1984), Benson (1984), Salute! (1983), The 4th Annual Black Achievement Awards (1983), The 25th Annual Grammy Awards (1983), Live from Her Majesty’s (1983), The Suzanne Somers Special (1982), Marvin Hamlisch: They’re Playing My Song (1981), Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (1981), Gladys Knight and the Pips (1981), The Third Annual Black Achievement Awards (1980), The Muppet Show (1980), Top of the Pops (1972-1980), Uptown: A Tribute to the Apollo Theatre (1980), The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1972-1980), The Midnight Special (1973-1980), The First 100 Years of Recorded Music (1978), Standing Room Only (1978), Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary (1977), The George Burns One-Man Show (1977), The 19th Annual Grammy Awards (1977), Dinah! (1977), The Merv Griffin Show (1968-1976), Rock Concert (1976), The Gladys Knight & the Pips Show (1975), Celebrity Sweepstakes (1975), The Mike Douglas Show (1975), The 17th Annual Grammy Awards (1975), The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (1974), The Hollywood Squares (1974), The 16th Annual Grammy Awards (1974), The Dean Martin Show (1974), Flip (1972-1973), Save the Children (1973), In Concert (1973), The Helen Reddy Show (1973), The Harry Secombe Show (1972), Full House (1972), Kenny Rogers and the First Edition: Rollin’ on the River (1971), Rollin’ on the River (1971), The Ed Sullivan Show (1968-1971), The Andy Williams Show (1970), The David Frost Show (1969-1970), Get It Together (1970), Black Journal (1969), The Hollywood Palace (1969), Della (1969), Operation: Entertainment (1968), New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Presents the 30 Greatest Women in Music (2013), Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013/I), … Sings James Bond (2012), 20 to 1 (2010), VH1 Rock Docs (2010), Muppets 201: Rarities from the Henson Vault (2009), American Idol (2008), I Love the ’70s: Volume 2 (2006), Get Up, Stand Up (2003), American Bandstand’s 50th Anniversary Celebration (2002), Joe Bob’s Drive-In Theater (1995), The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1992), Marvin Gaye (1987), DTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues (1984), Top of the Pops (1977)
Other Names: Gladys Knight & The Pips, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Gladys Knight and The Pips, Gladys Knight and the Pips
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Best Known For Movie: Gladys Knight
Height: 5ft 3.5in ( 1.61m )
First Name: Gladys
Middle Name: Maria
Last Name: Knight
Birth Full Name: Gladys Maria Knight
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Build: Average
Hair Color: Brown – Dark
Sexuality: Straight
Ethnicity: Black
Nationality: American
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Businesswoman, Author
Genre: Motown sound,R&B,smooth soul,pop soul,soft rock,gospel,funk,doo-wop
Music Genre: R&B

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