Birth Name: Gloria Fowles
Place of Birth: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 7, 1943
Gloria Gaynor is an American singer. Among her hits is the song “I Will Survive.” She was a member of the jazz and R&B band The Soul Satisfiers.
She is the daughter of Queenie Mae/May and Daniel Fowles. Proctor is her mother’s first husband’s name. Gloria and her six siblings were raised mostly by their mother and maternal grandmother.
Gloria’s maternal grandfather was named Moore.
Gloria’s maternal grandmother was named Fanny Nobles/Knoble. Fanny was born in Alabama. She later married Frank Smart.