Jonathan Knight is an American singer, best known as a member of the pioneering boy band, New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), who rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s, using a falsetto style of singing influenced by The Stylistics. NKOTB also includes Danny Wood, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and his younger brother, Jordan. Their debut single “Be My Girl” in 1986, peaked at #90 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and their second and most successful album to date, Hangin’ Tough (1988), peaked number one at the Billboard 200, and sold more than eight million copies in United States only. Knight is the host of the HGTV television show Farmhouse Fixer, in which he restores centuries-old New England farmhouses.
Jonathan Knight Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: November 29, 1968
Birth Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Residence: Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Birth Name: Jonathan Rashleigh Knight
Nicknames: Jizz, GQ, Jon
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Singer, Dancer, Real estate developer, Television host
Nationality: American, Canadian
Race/Ethnicity: White (Scottish, English, and German)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Jonathan Knight Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 174 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 79 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Jonathan Knight Family Details:
Father: Allan Knight (carpenter turned Episcopal priest)
Mother: Marlene Putnam (social worker)
Spouse/Wife: Harley Rodriguez (engaged)
Siblings: Jordan Knight (Younger Brother) (Singer), Allison Knight (Older Sister), Sharon Knight (Older Sister), David Knight (Older Brother), Christopher Knight (Older Brother) (Adopted)
Others: Floyd Archibald Putman (Maternal Grandfather), Pearl May Johnston (Maternal Grandmother), Evelyn Melendez (Sister-in-law) (Wife of Jordan), Jane Van Zandt (Stepmother) (Episcopal Priest), Dante Knight (Nephew) (Son of Jordan), Eric Knight (Nephew) (Son of Jordan), Matthew (Nephew)
Jonathan Knight Education:
William Monroe Trotter School, Roxbury, Massachusetts
Jonathan Knight Facts:
*He was born as Jonathan Rashleigh Knight on November 29, 1968 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
*His parents are Canadian, his father from Meaford, Ontario and his mother from Dunnville, Ontario.
*He is the older brother of singer Jordan Knight.
*He worked at Burger King and a pizza shop prior to joining New Kids on the Block.
*He became engaged to longtime partner Harley Rodriguez in November 2016.
*Visit his band’s official website: www.www.nkotb.com
*Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.