Edit

Biography

Jump to: Overview (4) | Mini Bio (1) | Spouse (2) | Trade Mark (1) | Trivia (15) | Personal Quotes (2)

Overview (4)

Date of Birth 19 April 1965Compton, California, USA
Birth NameMarion Knight Jr.
Nicknames Sugar Bear
Simon
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Marion 'Suge' Knight was born on April 19, 1965 in Compton, California, USA as Marion Knight Jr. He is known for his work on Biggie and Tupac (2002), Inside Death Row (2008) and Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel (2002). He is married to Michelle. They have three children. He was previously married to Sharitha Knight.

Spouse (2)

Sharitha Knight (? - ?) (divorced)
Michelle (? - present) (3 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Scathing comments about those in the rap community, usually rivals such as Puff Daddy/P. Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and others

Trivia (15)

Played two games as a defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams as a replacement player during the 1987 NFL strike
Attended University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Founder and CEO of Death Row Records
Former bodyguard of R&B-star Bobby Brown.
He is a known member of the Mob Piru Blood Gang, one of the most powerful gang in Compton, California. He often wears Red outfit to flash his ties with the Mob Piru Blood.
He was the last person who saw Tupac Shakur alive.
Is a close friend of rappers Mack 10, Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E. and DJ Quik, who are all known Blood gang-bangers in L.A.'s inner cities.
Is a member of Eastside Bounty Hunter Bloods in Los Angeles, California.
Father was a janitor.
Rejected rapper The Game's demo
Is Petey Pablo's manager.
Was on the Dean's List at UNLV
In a 2005 interview with hip-hop magazine "XXL", he stated that he's attempting to rebuild his record label, Death Row. He plans to sign new artists.
Is portrayed by Sean Ringgold in Notorious (2009).
His jackets were featured on an episode of "Storage Wars". They were valued at $5,000.

Personal Quotes (2)

"Compton's like the ocean. It's real pretty, but, anytime, something can happen. Somebody getting eaten. Somebody fighting'. Something's always going on".
(At the 1995 Source Awards): "To all you artists out there, who don't wanna be on a record label where the Executive Producer's...all up in the videos, all on the records, dancin'...then come to Death Row!"

See also

Other Works | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info

Contribute to This Page