Mathew Knowles
Mathew Knowles
Celebrated Name: Mathew Knowles
Real Name/Full Name: Mathew Knowles
Gender: Male
Age: 72 years old
Birth Date: 9 January 1952
Birth Place: Gadsden, Alabama, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.94m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Gena Charmaine Avery (m. 2013), Tina Knowles (m. 1980–2011)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Koi Knowles, Nixon Knowles, Beyoncé, Solange)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mathew Knowles  Gay?: No
Profession: Record Executive, Talent Manager, and Businessman
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $1 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Mathew Knowles is a famous American record executive, talent manager, and business who is known for being the manager of the American girl group called Destiny’s Child. Previously, he has also managers several celebrities such as Beyonce and Solange Knowles.

Maybe you know about Mathew Knowles very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mathew Knowles’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Mathew Knowles was born In Gadsden, Alabama, on 9 January 1952. He is the son of Lou, Helen Knowles, and Matthew Q Knowles. He completed his graduation from Fisk University, which is located in Nashville, Tennessee. He majored in economics, earning a degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science.

Personal Life

Knowles and Tina Knowles tied knots in 1980. But the couple couldn’t hold on to their marriage. After a few years, Tina filed for a divorce in the year 2008; she withdrew the case in the year 2010. But due to some reasons, she recorded the lawsuit again in 2011, stating the case statement as “discord or conflict of the personalities,” which prevented the couple from “reasonable expectation of reconciliation” as the main reason for divorce. The court annulled their marriage in November 2011. Later in the year June 2013, he married to Gena Avery. Sadly in the year 2019, Knowles was diagnosed with male breast cancer.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 9 January 1952, Mathew Knowles is 72years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.94m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


Knowles started his professional career after he landed with an opportunity to work in a medical equipment office in the sales division.  He worked for the Xerox Corporation for ten years in the medical system sale division in 1976, Knowles started selling a CT/MRI diagnostic imaging equipment to the hospitals and health facilities. He also looked after the neurological department of the same. To pursue his passion and pay focus to his music company, The Music World Entertainment, which he founded and started in the year 1952, he left the job at the Corporation.

In 2002, Knowles founded the new music world gospel, the Spirit Rising Music. Vanessa belle Armstrong, Brian Courtney Wilson, Micah Stampley Amber Bullock Andrea Helms, and elder Goldwire were some of the famous artists of the famous Music Gospel. Knowles became the manager of the vocal group Destiny’s Child, working as the executive producer on many of the groups project under the banner of Music World Artist Management Destiny’s Child won several awards including the Grammy Awards, the American Music Awards, and many others which made the group a top-selling one. Soon, he began working for the solo careers of artists such as Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland.

Awards & Achievements

Mathew Knowles has achieved respect and awards for his contributions to the music industry. He is the awardee for the century Award for Excellence, which he received from the Omega Psi Phi. He had also received the Living Legends award in 2011. He was named the 2007 International Executive of the year by the Greater Houston Partnership. He has been appointed as the board of directors of the Gospel Music Association in the year 2011. He is also a proud member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, also known as NARAS.

Net Worth & Salary of Mathew Knowles in 2024

Mathew Knowles Net Worth
Mathew Knowles Net Worth

As of July 2024, Mathew Knowles, a well-known figure, has an estimated net worth value of $1 million. The music record executive has released many works, some of them being ‘The DNA of Achievers: 10 Traits of Highly Successful Professionals,” a book written by him.

Mathew being just a recorder, also joined many companies and tied up with Sony and many firms. He also joined the advisory board of Tunedly, which is an online recording studio platform for songwriters. Later he even joined the real estate and cannabis firm Bangi as the chief marketing officer for the company.


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