Mathew Knowles

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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1952 Birth Born on January 9, 1952.


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


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


2002 50 Years Old In 2002 Knowles founded Spirit Rising Music, which became Music World Gospel. … Read More
2009 57 Years Old In addition to his work in music, Knowles is also one of the executive producers of the 2009 movie Obsessed, which stars Beyoncé. … Read More
2011 59 Years Old 1 More Event
…  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


2015 63 Years Old In October of 2015, Mathew Knowles released his first book, "The DNA Of Achievers: 10 Traits of Highly Successful Professionals".
2016 64 Years Old In 2016, 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
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