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Mathew Knowles

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Born Jan 9, 1952

Mathew Knowles is a Bahamian-American music executive and manager. He is the father of Beyoncé Knowles and Solange Knowles and former manager of Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams and Destiny's Child.

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CHILDHOOD

1952 Birth Born on January 9, 1952.

TWENTIES

1976 24 Years Old Knowles began his business career in McDonalds, Texas. He moved to Houston in 1976 and worked for the Xerox Corporation for 10 years, primarily in the medical-systems sales division. … Read More
1980 28 Years Old Knowles was married to stylist and House of Dereon owner Tina Knowles in 1980. … Read More

FORTIES

1992 40 Years Old In 1992 Knowles left this career to devote himself to his music company, Music World Entertainment, which he founded that year. … Read More

FIFTIES

2002 50 Years Old In 2002 Knowles founded Spirit Rising Music, which became Music World Gospel. … Read More
2007 55 Years Old In 2007, through Music World Music, Knowles acquired the country music catalog Compadre, which includes Johnny Cash, Billy Joe Shaver, James McMurty, Trent Willmon, and Kate Campbell. … Read More
2009 57 Years Old In addition to his work in music, Knowles is also one of the executive producers of the 2009 thriller Obsessed, which stars Beyoncé. … Read More
2010 58 Years Old After Wright's son Nixon was born in 2010, she requested a paternity test from Knowles, who had admitted to having an affair with her. … Read More
He also received the 2011 Living Legends Foundation Award and was named the "2007 International Executive of the Year" by the Greater Houston Partnership. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2013 61 Years Old On June 30, 2013, after a year-and-a-half engagement, Knowles married former model and realtor Gena Charmaine Avery in Houston, Texas.
2014 62 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2014, real estate agent TaQoya Branscomb claimed that in 2010 she and Knowles had an affair that resulted in a daughter, Koi.
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