Birth Name: Gladys Maria Knight
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 28, 1944
Gladys Knight is an American singer, actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian. She is African-American. Gladys became a Mormon (member of the LDS church) in 1997.
Gladys’s paternal grandparents were Samuel Lee Knight (the son of Henry Knight and Adelia) and Sallie Merritt (the daughter of Melvin Merritt and Fannie).
Gladys’s maternal grandparents were Bee Woods (the son of Alec Woods and Ella Faver) and Susie Carlisle (the daughter of Charles Carlisle and Annie).
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