Born May 14, 1973

Shanice Lorraine Wilson-Knox, better known as Shanice, is a Grammy-nominated American R&B/soul singer-songwriter. She scored two Top 5 Billboard hit singles: "I Love Your Smile" in 1991 and "Saving Forever for You" in 1993. In 1999, Shanice scored another hit song, "When I Close My Eyes," which peaked at number #11 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. Shanice is widely recognized for her coloratura soprano and ability to access the whistle register.… Read More

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1973 Birth Born on May 14, 1973.


1984 11 Years Old In 1984, she appeared as a regular in season 1, episodes 1-14 of the children's program Kids Incorporated and was replaced by Carletta Prince in season 1, episode 15 of this show. … Read More
1987 14 Years Old In 1987, at the age of 14, A&M Records released her debut album, Discovery. … Read More
1990 17 Years Old Wilson went on to sign a deal with Motown Records in the summer of 1990, releasing Inner Child in late 1991, which included her best-known hit single "I Love Your Smile". … Read More


1995 22 Years Old She also recorded "If I Never Knew You", a duet with Jon Secada, for the original soundtrack of Disney's 1995 film Pocahontas. … Read More
1997 24 Years Old In addition to singing, Wilson is also an actress, first appearing in season five of Family Matters episode "Rock Enroll". She later performed in 1997 on the Broadway stage as the first black performer to star in the role of Eponine in the musical Les Misérables.
2001 28 Years Old In 2001 Shanice also starred in the made-for-TV movie One Special Moment, an adaptation of Brenda Jackson's 1998 novel of the same name.


2011 38 Years Old In 2011, Shanice joined Niecy Nash and Frenchie Davis for the 21st Annual "Diva's Simply Singing" HIV/AIDS charity event.


2014 41 Years Old Shanice and her husband, Flex, are starring in their own reality show Flex & Shanice, which premiered on November 1, 2014, on OWN. On Valentine's Day 2000, Wilson married actor/comedian Flex Alexander. … Read More
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