Jordan Knight is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He is known for his album Unfinished, which sold over 1.5 million records worldwide as a solo artist. In his respect, the Boston City Council declared 7 February as Jordan Knight Day.
Jordan Knight's Early Life & Education
Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight was born on 17th May 1970, in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is the youngest child of Canadian parents, Allan Knight and Marlene Putnam. He has 3 elder brothers, Jonathan, Christopher, and David and 2 elder sisters, Sharon and Allison.
Knight holds dual citizenship, American and Canadian. He belongs to white ethnicity and his birth sign is Taurus.
He completed his education from The English High School in Jamaica Plain U.S.
Jordan Knight's Career
He was 14 when he joined New Kids on the Block while he was studying. His fellow members included his brother Jonathan Knight and Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood. His album from New Kids on the Block had sold over 80 million worldwide.
In 1990, Jordan band became one of the most popular acts in the U.S. and also won American Music Awards in Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group and Favorite Pop/Rock Album for Album Hangin Tough in 1990.
Slowly the fame of the band become low and Jonathan Knight left the band experiencing anxiety and panic attacks. Most of the members started to venture into other avenues.
Jordan made his comeback in 1999 and released his single solo album Give It to You, which picked at 10 on Billboard Hot 100 with a nomination in 1999 MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video.
His third solo album Unfinished also reached an 8th position on the US Billboard Independent Albums Charts.
Later, he also became the judge on the American Juniors and also appeared in the VH1 reality television series The Surreal Life with other celebrities in 2004.
The New kids on the block reunited in 2008 and released the album The Block in 2008 and Thankful in 2017.
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Jordan Knight was honored by the Boston City Council by declaring February 7 as Jordan Knight Day.
Jordan Knight's Marriage & Relationship History
Jordan Knight is married to his girlfriend Evelyn Melendez since 12 September 2004. The couple has two children, Dante Jordan, born on 25th August 1999; and Eric Jacob Knight, born on 21 February 2007.
The couple started dating in 1996 and finally got married in 2004. There was also a rumor of Evelyn Melendez and Jordan divorce, which never happened to be true. The husband and wife are living happily with their children.
He had a romantic relationship with model and actress Shanna Moakler and Jessica Huntington in the past.
Jordan Knight's Net Worth
As of 2019, Jordan Knight net worth estimated at around $18 million. He has earned his net worth from his singing and acting career.
Jordan primary source of income is his singing career. His album with his band New Kids on the Block has sold over 80 million records worldwide. Also, from concerts, he generates a good sum. His solo album Unfinished also sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide.
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