Kelendria Trene Rowland
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Kelly attended Lamar High School in Houston, Texas.
Actress, singer, songwriter, dancer
- Father – Christopher Lovett
- Mother – Doris Rowland Garrison
- Siblings – Orlando Rowland (Older Brother)
Tim Weatherspoon (GlobalGrind)
Earlier, she was managed by Mathew Knowles, father of Beyonce Knowles and others.
R&B, hip hop, pop, dance
Columbia, Republic Records
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
58 kg or 128 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kelly Rowland dated –
- Simone Burke – RUMOR
- Kieran Richardson – RUMOR
- Chris Tucker – RUMOR
- Chris Brown – RUMOR
- Maverick Carter (2001-2002) – Kelly dated Maverick Carter (who now is a marketing executive and also LeBron James‘ manager) from 2001 to 2002.
- Nelly (2002-2011) – Rapper Nelly dated Kelly for a long time from 2002 to 2011.
- Larry Hughes (2002) – She dated briefly the American NBA basketball player, Larry Hughes (who is 6 ft 5 inches tall) in 2002.
- Roy Williams (2004-2005) – American football player, Roy Williams then came into Kelly’s life and they started dating in 2004. Later, they engaged in the same year. Everything started happening rapidly and their wedding was also planned, which was scheduled to happen in March 2005. But, the duo called off their engagement in January 2005 only. Williams later replied that they don’t know each other well enough to be married.
- Dwyane Wade (2007) – Another pro basketball player, Dwayne Wade was RUMORed to be an item with Kelly Rowland. They were seen many times together at many public places in 2007. Also, the NBA player was having issues with her wife and he was heading for a divorce at that time.
- Fawaz Gruosi (May 2007) – Famous jeweler, Fawaz Gruosi was RUMORed to be an item with Rowland in May 2007. They were photographed together at many places and so the rumors starting expanding out.
- Tim Weatherspoon (2011-Present) – Tim Weatherspoon and Kelly are dating since 2011. In November 2013, they engaged with each other.
Kelly describes herself as single. On being asked about her dating relationship by The Mirror, she replied with –
“I’m actually single, but you know you have your little things on the side. There’s nobody I’m dating, but I have a special friend.”
Race / Ethnicity
Dark complexion with dark hair color and eyes.
32-24-34 in or 81-61-87 cm
2 (US) or 34 (EU)
Luxury car company Jaguar (2013)
Best Known For
Being a founding member of the R&B girl group, Destiny’s Child.
Kelly released her debut album Simply Deep under the Columbia Records in on October 28, 2002. The album sold 2.5 million copies in the whole world. It received the status of Platinum by BPI (British Phonographic Industry) and Gold in USA, Australia, and New Zealand.
Jeanette Jenkins works out with Rowland and has also released a fitness DVD with Kelly Rowland.
Kelly Rowland Favorite Things
- Food – She is a foodie
- Flower – White Rose
- Perfume – Acqua Di Gio
- Movie – Soul Food (1997)
- Rapper – Ma$e
- Singer – Whitney Houston
- Book – How Stella Got Her Groove Back (By Terry McMillan)
Source – AngelFire.com
Kelly Rowland Facts
- She has a dog of breed Teacup Terrier named, Mocha.
- When she was seven, Kelly, along with her mother, left her father as he was addicted to alcohol.
- When she was eight (around in 1989), she became a member of the group Girl’s Tyme, along with Beyonce Knowles.
- Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson are her biggest musical influences. Her other influences include Sade Adu.
- She had done a duet with rapper Nelly titled “Dilemma”. It topped the music charts globally.
- In May 2009, she co-hosted the reality TV show The Fashion Show along with Isaac Mizrahi in the first season. But was replaced by Iman (fashion model) in season 2.
- She is obsessed with the voice of Tevin Campbell and had a crush on him.
- She cannot live without LOVE.
- She talks to her mother several times a day.
- She bought a house in Texas with her first major paycheck.