Kelly Rowland

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Birth Name: Kelendria Trene Rowland

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 11, 1981

Ethnicity: African-American

Kelly Rowland is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. She was a member of the top-selling American R&B girl group Destiny’s Child, along with Beyoncé, Michelle Williams, and also originally LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson. Along with her group mates, Kelly has won multiple Grammy Awards and has sold more than 50 million records worldwide. She has recorded a number of solo albums.

Kelly is the daughter of Doris Rowland Garrison and Christopher Lovett. She is married to her manager, Tim Weatherspoon, with whom she has a son.

Kelly grew up inspired by Whitney Houston and sang in the church choir. She was raised in Houston, where she met Beyoncé. Beyoncé’s parents Matthew and Tina agreed to provide legal guardianship over Kelly. In the early ’90s, Kelly and Beyoncé performed as part of the band Girl’s Tyme. By 1997, the group had signed a record deal with Columbia under the name Destiny’s Child, managed by Beyoncé’s father.

Kelly’s surname, Rowland, is Scottish. The first Rowland was found in Ayrshire county in Scotland.

Kelly’s maternal grandfather was named James Rowland, Jr.


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14 Responses

  1. savanna says:

    Her mother Doris Rowland -Rowland is her maiden name so James Rowland is her maternal grandfather.

  2. xoxo says:

    I prefer her over Beyonce. Kelly is classier.

    • neiltennant says:

      totally agree

      beyonce is a wannabe whitey

      i know what I’m talking off.

      Beyonce has become paler over the years. In the end 90s i saw them in a concert and obviously BEYONCE was the darkest of them

      but is it mother nature or plastic surgery+ bleach procedures that she has become whiter ?

  3. neiltennant says:

    she remembers me of a girl at my school years ago she was of pure eritrean descent

  4. SpaniardIam says:

    vaya negrata mas guapa. De las mas guapas que he visto.

  5. ihatemostpeople says:

    What the hell??? She was just BARELY added to this site now?

    I always thought she was prettier than overrated Beyonce.

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