Gladys Knight Net Worth is $28 Million (as of 2020)
It has been announced that the overall size of Gladys Knight net worth is as much as 28 million dollars, as of right now. She has become famous because of her career as a singer and song writer. She was born in Georgia in 1944. When she was only 4 years old, Gladys Knight was already singing. At that time, she was a regular child singer at the Mount Mariah Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. When she was 8 years old Gladys Knight was accepted to her siblings’ band called “The Pips”. The group served as an opening act for various RnB musicians, such as Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson.
|Net Worth:||$28 Million|
|Age:||79 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 3 in (1.613 m)|
|Date of birth:||May 28, 1944|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Singer-songwriter, Actor, Author, Businessperson, Humanitarian|
They were signed to Motown records and in 1973 they signed a record deal with Buddah Records. While being signed to the latter label, the band started to perform pop music. In 1973, the band recorded their most successful song called “Midnight Train to Georgia”. In the middle of the 70s, the band was a huge success and during that time a huge part of Gladys Knight net worth was also accumulated. In the summer of 1975, the band had their own TV special.
In 1976, Gladys Knight appeared in a film called “Pipe Dreams”. She also worked on the soundtrack for the movie, together with the rest of “The Pips”. In 1988, the band got signed to MCA Records. In that year, they released one more album called “All Our Love”. In this album, one successful single was included called “Love Overboard”, which won the band a Grammy award.
The next year, Gladys Knight began her career as a solo singer, which has also added up to the total amount of Gladys Knight net worth. In 1989, she worked on the soundtrack for the film called “License to Kill”, which is one of the James Bond movies, and she sang the leading song of that film.
When she was only 16 years old, Gladys Knight married for the first time and it was to Jimmy Newman, who is also a singer. She became a parent of two kids from Jimmy Newman. Jimmy Newman was addicted to drugs and abandoned the family. Also, he died soon after that. The second time she got married was to Barry Henkerson, with whom she eventually divorced in 1979. With him, she is a mother of Shanga, because of whom she has had a long custody battle with Barry Henkerson.