Jordan Knight Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
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Childhood And Early Life
Musician, songwriter, and actor Jordan Knight was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in the United States on the 17 May 1970 to Canadian parents. Both parents were priests and he was one of six children.
Rise To Fame
Jordan Knight's musical talent was noticeable from a young age. When Knight was 14, he became a member of the boy band New Kids on the Block. His brother Jonathan Knight also joined the band at the same time. The band was produced and managed by Maurice Starr and is seen as the forerunner of bands such as Backstreet Boy. Between 1984 and 1994, New Kids on the Block generated millions in both album sales and concert tours. At the same time, he was a member of New Kids on the Block, Jordan Knight began developing his keyboard skills as well as writing songs. Tommy Page had a number 1 hit with Jordan Knight’s composition; I’ll Be Your Everything.
Jordan Knight had his first hit as an individual artist with the single Give It To You (1999) which went gold. His single Where is Your Heart Tonight (2005) was a hit, and he went on tour to promote his EP. Albums include Jordan Knight (1999), Love Songs (2006) and Unfinished (2011). The New Kids on the Blocked successfully reunited in 2008. Then in 2010, the band merged with the Backstreet Boys to become NKOTBSB. Knight and Nick Carter recorded Nick & Knight in 2014.
Television And Acting
Appearances on television include The Surreal Life (2004), Hit Me Baby One More Time (2005), Trust Me - I’m a Holiday Rep (2005).
In 2004, Jordan Knight married Evelyn Melendez, and the couple has two sons.