Solange Knowles Biography: Son, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Sister, Parents, Movies, Instagram, TV Shows

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Solange Piaget Knowles (born June 24, 1986) is a multifaceted American personality. She is a renowned singer, songwriter, actress, and performance artist.

Her journey into the world of music began at a young age, marked by intermittent roles as a backup dancer for Destiny’s Child, a group that included her elder sister, Beyoncé. Eventually, she inked a deal with Music World Entertainment, an enterprise founded by her father, Mathew Knowles.

It’s worth noting that Solange Knowles is also recognized as the younger sibling of the highly acclaimed Beyoncé.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Solange Piaget Knowles
Stage Name: Solange Knowles
Born: 24 June 1986 (age 37 years old)
Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Education: N/A
Height: 1.72 m
Parents: Tina Knowles, Mathew Knowles
Siblings: Beyoncé
Spouse: Alan Ferguson (m. 2014–2019), Daniel Smith (m. 2004–2007)
Boyfriend • Partner: Gio Escobar, Wale (2009-2010), Julius Peppers (2008), J.R. Smith (2007), Lil Wayne (2006-2008), Benji Madden (2009)
Children: Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr.
Occupation: Singer • Actress
Net Worth: $9 million

Early Life & Education

Solange Knowles, the younger sister of renowned singer Beyoncé Knowles, was born in Houston, Texas, on June 24, 1986. Her father, Mathew Knowles, is an American music executive, while her mother, Tina Knowles, is an American businesswoman and fashion designer.

While her father hails from Alabama and is of African-American descent, her mother is originally from Texas and has Louisiana Creole heritage. 

Solange Knowles‘ maternal grandparents are Lumis Albert Beyincé and Agnéz Deréon, who are skilled seamstresses, while her paternal grandparents are Lue Helen and Matthew Q. Knowles. Despite her family’s musical background and success, Solange did not pursue higher education in college.


In 2002, Solange Knowles released her debut album, Solo Star, marking the beginning of her musical career. Even though it didn’t do well commercially, reviews were positive.

With the release of the critically acclaimed EP True in 2012, Solange made a triumphant comeback. This achievement strengthened her status as a solo artist. A Seat at the Table, her third studio album, was released in 2016 as she continued her musical career. 

In 2019, the talented artist Solange Knowles delighted her fans by releasing her highly anticipated fourth studio album, When I Get Home. This remarkable musical masterpiece received widespread acclaim from critics and resonated deeply with worldwide audiences. 

One of the key elements that set this album apart was its distinctive and innovative sound, which showcased Solange‘s fearless exploration of various musical genres and styles. As a result, When I Get Home stood out as a shining example of artistic experimentation and solidified Solange’s position as a visionary in the music industry.

Solange Knowles has not only excelled in her music career but has also ventured into acting. Notable films she has participated in include “Bring It On, All or Nothing” and Cosmic Child. Additionally, she has showcased her directing skills by helming music videos like Beyoncé Knowles‘s Lose My Breath and Drunk in Love.

Awards & Nominations

Grammy Awards

  • Best R&B Performance: “Cranes in the Sky” (2017, won)
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album: A Seat at the Table (2017, nominated)
  • Billboard Women in Music
  • Impact Award (2017, won)

Glamour Awards

  • Woman of the Year (2017, won)

Soul Train Music Awards

  • Best R&B/Soul Female Artist (2017, nominated)
  • Best R&B/Soul Album: A Seat at the Table (2017, nominated)

BET Awards

  • Best Female R&B/Soul Artist (2017, nominated)
  • Video of the Year: “Cranes in the Sky” (2017, nominated)

Webby Awards

  • Video of the Year: “Cranes in the Sky” (2017, won)

Edison Jazz-World Awards

  • Best International Urban/R&B Act (2017, won)

Social Media

  • Instagram: @solangeknowles
  • Twitter: @solangeknowles (deleted in 2017)
  • Facebook: @SolangeKnowles
  • YouTube: SolangeKnowlesVEVO
  • TikTok: @solangeknowles
  • Soundcloud: Solange Knowles
  • Spotify: Solange

Personal Life

Solange Knowles, 37, is a single mother divorced twice. Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. is her son from her marriage to Daniel Smith from 2004 to 2007. From 2014 to 2019, she was married to Alan FergusonSolange first met Daniel Smith when she was 15 and he was 17.

In February 2004, Solange Knowles was 17, and Daniel Smith was 19, and they married in the Bahamas. Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. was born on October 18, 2004. In 2007, the couple divorced. In 2009, Solange met Alan Ferguson. In November 2014, they married in New Orleans. 

The pair divorced in 2019. In addition to her two marriages, Solange Knowles has had romantic involvements with Wale (2009-2010), Julius Peppers (2008), J.R. Smith (2007), and Lil Wayne (2006-2008).

There have been speculations about a potential liaison with Benji Madden in 2009. Gio Escobar is in a relationship with Solange Knowles.


  • 2002 Solo Star 
  • 2008 Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams 
  • 2012 True (EP) 
  • 2016 A Seat at the Table 
  • 2019 When I Get Home 
  • 2022 Saint Records: A Visual Memoir (Compilation album)

Net Worth

Solange Knowles has accumulated a net worth of approximately $9 million through her successful career. 

Hailing from the United States, she is a talented singer-songwriter and an accomplished actress and model. Solange, often recognized solely by her first name, shares a strong familial bond with her older sister, Beyoncé Knowles, also a renowned musician.

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