Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight

American singer
The Empress of Soul, known most for her classic recordings with the Pips, and a Grammy-winning gospel and R&B artist on her own.
BornMay 28, 1944
HometownAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Net worth$8 million
Height5'3" (1.61m)
SpouseBarry Hankerson, James Newman, Les Brown
ChildrenJames Newman III, Kenya Jackson, Shanga Hankerson
ParentsMerald Woodlow Knight, Sr., Sarah Elizabeth Woods


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Gladys Knight to perform in Birmingham in 2024

The "Empress of Soul" will wow crowds at the Jemison Concert Hall on Feb. 18, 2024. Tickets on are sale now on the Aly Stephens Center's website starting at $69.
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