Gladys Maria Knight
Les Brown (1994 - 1997) (divorced)
William McDowell (12 April 2001 - present)
James Newman (1960 - 1964) (divorced) 2 children
Barry Hankerson (1974 - 1979) (divorced) 1 child
Won on Ted Mack's Amateur
Gladys has her own record label named "Many Different Roads."
Gladys's first record contract was with Fury Records.
Gladys's first music recordings were for Brunswick Records.
Gladys has worked with music artists like Elton John, Dionne Warwick, and Sam Cooke.
Gladys's first music group was named the "Morris Brown Choir."
Gladys started her singing career at the Mount Moriah Baptist Church.
She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Gladys was inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of Gladys Knight and the Pips) in 1996.
Gladys ranked #18 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll.
Gladys had a gambling problem.
Gladys was married to Barry Hankerson, Aaliyah's uncle, what makes her Aaliyah's aunt.