Jordan Knight Biography: Age, Siblings, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Albums, Parents, Songs

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Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight (born May 17, 1970), also recognized as Jordan Knight, made a name for himself as a prominent singer and songwriter. Notably, he served as the lead vocalist for the immensely popular boy band New Kids on the Block during their meteoric rise to fame in the 1980s and 1990s.

Beyond his achievements with the group, Knight has garnered considerable acclaim as a solo artist, releasing numerous albums and singles that have resonated with audiences worldwide. 

In addition to his musical endeavours, Jordan Knight has showcased his talents in various television episodes and films, further solidifying his status as a multifaceted entertainer.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight
Stage Name: Jordan Knight
Born: 17 May 1970 (age 53 years old)
Place of Birth: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality: American
Education: N/A
Height: 1.8 m
Parents: Allan Knight, Marlene Putman
Siblings: Jonathan Knight, Sharon Knight, Allison Knight, Christopher Knight, David Knight
Spouse: Evelyn Melendez (m. 2004)
Girlfriend • Partner: Shanna Moakler (1996-1997), Jessica Huntington
Children: Eric Jacob Knight, Dante Jordan Knight
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: $20 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Jordan Knight, a highly acclaimed singer-songwriter, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, on May 17, 1970. Born to Canadian parents, he was the youngest of five siblings: Jonathan KnightSharon KnightAllison KnightChristopher Knight, and David KnightMarlene Putnam and Allan Knight were the proud parents who raised this talented individual. 

Jordan Knight attended an English high school in Boston while growing up in Worcester. However, he opted to drop out of school before finishing his degree because of his passion for music and a burning desire to pursue a career in this industry. 


Jordan Knight joined NKOTB at the young age of 14 back in 1984. The group quickly rose to fame, releasing five studio albums and selling over 80 million records worldwide. Known for their catchy pop tunes, lively performances, and unique fashion sense, NKOTB became a household name.

Hits like Hangin’ Tough, Step by StepCover Girl, and You Got It (The Right Stuff) solidified their place in music history. Despite disbanding in 1994, NKOTB triumphantly returned in 2008, delighting fans with new music and tours.

In 1999, Jordan Knight launched his solo career with a self-titled album, which reached number 45 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album’s standout track, Give It to You, became a hit. His second solo effort, Unfinished, followed in 2011.

Beyond music, Knight has ventured into television and film. He showcased his mentorship skills as a judge on the American Idol spin-off American Juniors. His charm also graced shows like The Surreal LifeThe Amazing Race, and Farmhouse Fixer, highlighting his versatility across different entertainment platforms.

Awards & Nominations


  • Aspire Music Award (1999) – Best Male Album (Pop)


  • MTV Video Music Award (1999) – Best Dance Video for “Give It To You”
  • Kids’ Choice Award (2000) – Favorite Male Singer
  • GRAMMY Award (1991) – Best Music Video – Long Form for “Hangin’ Tough (Video)”

Social Media

  • Instagram: @jordanknightofficiiaal
  • Twitter: @jordanknight
  • Facebook: @jordanknightofficial

Personal Life

Jordan Knight, aged 53, the celebrated singer, tied the knot with Evelyn Melendez in a joyous wedding ceremony on September 12, 2004. Their union has brought forth two precious sons, Dante Jordan Knight and Eric Jacob Knight, adding immeasurable joy to their lives.

Before finding lasting love with EvelynJordan had a brief romantic involvement with Shanna Moakler from 1996 to 1997. Additionally, he shared a connection with Jessica Huntington at some point in his life.


Studio albums

  • 1999 Jordan Knight 
  • 2006 Love Songs 
  • 2011 Unfinished 

Compilation albums

  • 2004 Jordan Knight Performs New Kids on the Block: The Remix Album
  • 2011 Sings NKOTB 

Collaboration albums

  • 2014 Nick & Knight (with Nick Carter) 

Net Worth

Jordan Knight, the well-known singer-songwriter, has an estimated net worth of $20 million. This enormous fortune can be ascribed to his extraordinary popularity as a member of the globally known boy band New Kids on the Block

The band has achieved unprecedented success throughout history, selling over 100 million records worldwide. Due to their phenomenal sales statistics, they have cemented their place as one of the most commercially successful boy bands in history.

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