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Kelly Rowland Biography

Birth Name:
Kelendria Trene Rowland
Birth Place:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Singer, actor

Fast Facts

  • When she was 11, moved in with Beyoncé Knowles and the Knowles family
  • This arrangement lasted about a decade
  • Due to their close relationship, often refers to Beyoncé as her cousin, though the two are not related
  • One of the original members of top selling female singer group Destiny's Child
  • Released her debut solo album, Simply Deep, in 2002
  • First acting gig was on The Hughleys in 2002
  • Made her film debut was in the 2003 horror flick Freddy vs
  • Jason
  • Served as co-host and judge for Bravo's 2009 reality series The Fashion Show


  • Orlando -- Brother
  • Christopher Lovett -- Father
  • Tim Witherspoon -- Husband
  • Doris Rowland Garrison -- Mother
  • Titan Jewell Witherspoon -- Son