Mathew Knowles

  • Music Producer

    January 9, 1952


    Gadsden, Alabama, U.S.


    72 Years Old



    Other Information

    Occupation College professor, author, businessman, record executive, music manager, record producer
    Years Active 1975–present
    Nationality American
    Known For Beyoncé's father
    Education Fisk University
    Height 1.94 m
    Weight 93 kg
    Children 4
    Religion Christianity


    Beyoncé‘s father Mathew Knowles is an American record executive, businessman, and university lecturer. He is also popular as the manager of Destiny’s Child.

    Before Fame

    Knowles began his career as a sales officer in 1976. Then he left this career to pursue a music company.


    Knowles started as a manager of the vocal girl group Destiny’s Child. Where he worked as a producer or an executive producer. Under his Management, Destiny’s Child became a top-selling group and won several awards including the Grammy Awards, the American Music Award, BET Awards, etc. Knowles also managed the solo careers of Destiny’s Child members Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland.

    Family Life

    Mathew Knowles married Tina in 1980. The American couple has two children Beyoncé and Solange. They divorced in November 2009.


    His graduation was completed from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. Where he earned both a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration.


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