Kelly Rowland is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. Rowland rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best selling girl groups of all time. During the group’s two year hiatus, Rowland released her debut solo album Simply Deep, which sold 2.5 million copies worldwide and included the number one single Dilemma with Nelly, as well as the UK top ten singles Stole and Can’t Nobody. In 2014, Fuse ranked Rowland in their 100 Most Award Winning Artists list at number 20.

Birth Name

Kelendria Trene Rowland

Nickname

Kelly

Profession

Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Television Personality

Genre

R&B, Hip Hop, Pop, Dance, Soul

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Music World, Columbia, Sony BMG, Universal Motown, Republic, Island Universal Music Operations Limited

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Kelly Rowland was born on February 11, 1981, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Age

She’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Black

Religion

Methodist

Education

Kelly attended Lamar High School in Houston, Texas.

Family Details

  • Father – Christopher Lovett
  • Mother – Doris Rowland Garrison
  • Siblings – Orlando Rowland (Older Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kelly Rowland has dated –

  • Maverick Carter (2001-2002) – Kelly dated Maverick Carter (who now is a marketing executive and also LeBron James‘ manager) from 2001 to 2002.
  • Nelly (2002-2011) – Rapper Nelly dated Kelly for a long time from 2002 to 2011.
  • Larry Hughes (2002) – She dated briefly the American NBA basketball player, Larry Hughes (who is 6 ft 5 inches tall) in 2002.
  • Roy Williams (2004-2005) – American football player, Roy Williams then came into Kelly’s life and they started dating in 2004. Later, they engaged in the same year. Everything started happening rapidly and their wedding was also planned, which was scheduled to happen in March 2005. But, the duo called off their engagement in January 2005 only. Williams later replied with that they don’t know each other well enough to be married.

  • Tim Weatherspoon (2011-Present) – Rowland and her manager Tim Weatherspoon reportedly began dating in 2011. She announced her engagement to Weatherspoon during an appearance on The Queen Latifah Show on December 16, 2013. They were married in Costa Rica on May 9, 2014, with guests including Beyoncé and Solange. On June 10, 2014, Rowland announced via Instagram that she and Weatherspoon were expecting their first child. On November 4, 2014, Rowland gave birth to their son Titan Jewell Weatherspoon.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 128 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-24-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 3 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Being a founding member of the R&B girl group, Destiny’s Child.

Film Debut

She has not appeared in any of the theatrical films.

Album Debut

Kelly released her debut album Simply Deep under the Columbia Records in on October 28, 2002. The album sold 2.5 million copies in the whole world.

Television Debut

Kelly has not appeared in any television show yet.

Brand Endorsements

Luxury car company Jaguar (2013)

Kelly Rowland Favorites

  • Favorite Singer – Whitney Houston
  • Favorite Book – How Stella Got Her Groove Back by Terry McMillan
  • Favorite Flower – White Rose
  • Favorite Perfume – Acqua Di Gio
  • Favorite Movie – Soul Food (1997)
  • Favorite Rapper – Ma$e

Kelly Rowland Net worth

Kelly Rowland has a estimated net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kelly Rowland

  • When she was seven, Kelly, along with her mother, left her father as he was addicted to alcohol.
  • When she was eight, she became a member of the group Girl’s Tyme, along with Beyonce Knowles.
  • Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson are her biggest music influences. Her other influences include Sade Adu.
  • She is obsessed with the voice of Tevin Campbell and had a crush on him.
  • She bought a house in Texas with her first major paycheck.
  • She had done a duet with rapper Nelly tiled Dilemma. It topped the music charts globally.
  • She has a dog of breed Teacup Terrier named, Mocha.
  • In 2006, Rowland joined other artists such as Pink and Avril Lavigne in ads for so-called empowerment tags for the ALDO Fights AIDS campaign, which went on sale exclusively at ALDO stores and benefited the YouthAIDS initiative.
  • In 2007, she released her second solo album Ms. Kelly with hits like Like This and Work. It debuted at number six on Billboard 200 and at number two on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
  • In 2008, Rowland officially became ambassador for MTV’s Staying Alive Foundation, which aims to reduce discrimination against HIV and AIDS victims.
  • In 2009, Rowland connected with Serve.MTV.com, MTV’s platform to connect young people with local volunteerism opportunities, for a series of on-air PSAs.
  • In May 2009, she co-hosted the reality TV show The Fashion Show along with Isaac Mizrahi in the first season. But was replaced by Iman (fashion model) in season 2.
  • In March 2010 Rowland launched her brand new charity, I Heart My Girlfriends.
  • In April 26, 2010, she was at Grand Ballroom’s City of Hope – Spirit of Life Awards for a charity event.
  • In May 30, 2011, Rowland was confirmed as a judge for the eighth series of British television show The X Factor.
  •  In April 2013, Rowland ranked seventh on Peoples Most Beautiful in the World list.
  • In November 22, 2018, Rowland released Kelly as the lead single from her upcoming fifth studio album.
  • In September 2018, BET announced that Rowland will star as Gladys Knight in the series American Soul, premiering in February 2019.
  • In February 6, 2019, she released a second single called Crown with the music video in partnership with Dove for the campaign #MyHairMyCrown.
  • In May 2019, she featured on Ciara’s song Girl Gang from the album Beauty Marks.
  • In May 18, 2019, Rowland published an EP entitled The Kelly Rowland Edition on streaming platforms.
  • Visit her official website @ kellyrowland.com

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