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Gladys Maria Knight

Hebrew: גלאדיס מריה
Also Known As: "Empress of Soul"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Merald Knight Sr. and Sarah Elizabeth Knight
Wife of Private
Ex-wife of Private; Private and Private
Mother of James Newman III; Private and Shanga Ali Hankerson
Sister of Private; David Leon "Billy" Knight and Private

Occupation: Singer
Managed by: Matthew Scott Ellis
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About Gladys Knight

Gladys is an American recording artist, songwriter and actress. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, she is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah Records labels, with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, which also included her brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and her cousins Edward Patten and William Guest.

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Gladys Knight's Timeline

1944
May 28, 1944
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States
1962
1962