Mathew Knowles Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Mathew Knowles Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 93 kg
Date of Birth January 9, 1952
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Gena Charmaine Avery

Mathew Knowles is an American record executive, talent manager, and businessman who is best known for managing the highly successful American all-girl music group Destiny’s Child. He had also managed the solo music careers of both his older daughters Beyoncé Knowles and Solange Knowles.

Born Name

Mathew Knowles

Nick Name

Big Mac

Mathew Knowles as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020
Mathew Knowles as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020 (Mathew Knowles / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, United States

Residence

Houston, Texas, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Mathew, after his high school graduation, had joined the Fisk University, a private historically black university in Nashville, Tennessee. He had graduated from there in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

Occupation

Record Executive, Talent Manager, Businessman

Mathew Knowles as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018
Mathew Knowles as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018 (Mathew Knowles / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Matthew Q. Knowles (d. December 1996)
  • Mother – Lou Helen Knowles (née Hogue)
  • Others Jay Z (Son-in-Law) (Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer, Businessman), Lumis Albert Beyincé (Ex-Father-in-Law) (d. August 1982), Agnéz Deréon (Ex-Mother-in-Law) (d. 1984), Lumis Joseph Beyoncé (Ex-Brother-in-Law) (d. March 2016), Melvin Marsh Jr. (Ex-Brother-in-Law), Daniel Smith (Ex-Son-in-Law) (American Football Player), Alan Ferguson (Son-in-Law) (Music Video Director)

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 4 in or 193 cm

Weight

93 kg or 205 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mathew has dated –

  1. Tina Knowles (1979-2011) – Mathew began dating businesswoman and fashion designer Celestine Ann Knowles aka Tina Knowles in January 1979 and they got married on January 5, 1980. They have 2 daughters together named Beyoncé Knowles (b. September 4, 1981) (Singer, Actress) and Solange Knowles (b. June 24, 1986) (Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actress). Through Beyoncé, he has 3 grandchildren – 2 granddaughters named Blue Ivy Carter (b. January 7, 2012) (Singer) and Rumi Carter (b. June 13, 2017), and a grandson named Sir Carter (b. June 13, 2017). Through Solange, he has a grandson named Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. (b. October 18, 2004). Tina had filed for divorce in 2009, backed out in 2010, and then filed for divorce again in August 2011. The divorce was finalized in November 2011.
  2. Alexsandra Wright (2009-2011) – He had started dating Canadian actress Alexsandra Wright in 2009 and the couple had broken up in 2011. They have a son together named Nixon Alexander Knowles (b. February 4, 2010).
  3. TaQoya Branscomb – He had a brief and secret relationship with the real estate agent and former lingerie model TaQoya Branscomb after he had hooked up with Alexsandra. They have a daughter together named Koi Mychael Knowles (b. July 3, 2010).
  4. Gena Charmaine Avery (2011-Present) – Mathew began dating model Gena Charmaine Avery in 2011 and they got married on June 30, 2013.
Mathew Knowles and Gena Charmaine Avery, as seen in November 2019
Mathew Knowles and Gena Charmaine Avery, as seen in November 2019 (Mathew Knowles / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Towering, bulky frame
  • Close-cropped hair
  • Sports a thick mustache
  • Affable smile
Mathew Knowles as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Mathew Knowles as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Mathew Knowles / Instagram)-

Mathew Knowles Facts

  1. Mathew, after graduating from university, had worked in the sales departments of companies dealing in office and medical equipment, for a couple of years.
  2. In 1976, he had moved to Houston and worked for the Xerox Corporation for almost a decade in their medical-systems sales division. He had then worked as a salesman for CT/MRI diagnostic imaging equipment and in neurosurgical sales.
  3. In 1992, he had quit his sales career to start a music company of his own. Later that year, he had founded Music World Entertainment.
  4. He has served as a visiting professor at Texas Southern University.
  5. He was diagnosed with male breast cancer in October 2019.

Featured Image by Mathew Knowles / Instagram

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