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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 24 June 1986Houston, Texas, USA
Birth NameSolange Ijiat Knowles
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Solange Knowles was born on June 24, 1986 in Houston, Texas, USA as Solange Ijiat Knowles. She was previously married to Daniel Smith.

Spouse (1)

Daniel Smith (27 February 2004 - 2007) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

Younger sister of singer Beyoncé Knowles.
Former back-up dancer for Destiny's Child.
Her ex-husband is a football player at Texas Southern University.
Daughter of record executive Mathew Knowles and fashion designer Tina Knowles.
Sister-in-law of rapper Jay-Z.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 18, a son Daniel Julez Smith, Jr. on October 18, 2004. Child's father is her now ex-husband, Daniel Smith.
Her father is of African-American descent and her mother is of Louisiana Creole (African, French, and smaller amounts of Irish and Spanish) ancestry.
Confirmed that she and husband Daniel Smith are expecting their first child in October. [August 2004]
Releasing her first solo album, Solo Star

Personal Quotes (11)

You get educated by traveling.
I felt like when I took my weave out, I wasn't pretty, I wasn't noticeable.
Any decision I make is based on myself, and the only person I have to give an explanation to is God.
Traveling is definitely something that your average 17-year-old doesn't get to do. One week we're in Japan, one week we're in Australia, one week we're back home going to football games.
I have been writing songs since I was 9 years old, so writing has and always will be my first love and passion.
It is always an honor to work with those that share your passion for music and just enjoy making great music.
I actually love my natural hair when it's in a twist out and it's been slept on for five days and revived by the steam of the shower.
The Hadley Street Dream is a tribute to making a vision come to life. My father built a compound on a dessert city block, he saw something in that space we couldn't see. It was years later the album was born right there on Hadley St. He built the studio I started recording the album at.
When you're younger, you get shoved a lot. You don't really have a say-so.
We are getting an education of a lifetime. We're actually out there in the real world.
You're just so excited that you have this record deal or this movie opportunity that you don't stand up for yourself and say, This is what I want to do.

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