Net Worth $18 million dollars
Kelly Rowland is an American singer. Rowland is 5’8″ and weighs 128 pounds. Kelendria Trene Rowland was born February 11, 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia. At the age of seven Kelly moved with her mother to Houston, Texas to get away from her abusive father. Kelly became close friends with Beyonce Knowles and they formed a singing group called “Girl’s Tyme” .Kelly’s group got a chance to perform on the popular show Star Search, but they lost the competition. In 19995, Beyonce’s father quit his job to devout time to managing the singing group. Beyonce’s mother became the group’s stylist. Kelly moved in the Knowles in 1995 and the Knowles became her legal guardian.
The group (Kelly Rowland, LaTavia Roberson, LeToya Luckett, and Beyonce Knowles) trained hard under the management of Matthew Knowles. They performed at local gigs and started earning recognition in Houston. In 1997, the group signed to Columbia Records under the name “Destiny’s Child”. Kelly became a millionaire by the time she was eighteen and by 2001 the group had three successful albums. Destiny’s Child is one of the best-selling girl’s groups of all time-selling over 60 million records worldwide. In 2002 the group disbanded so that the members could focus on their solo careers.
Kelly branched out into acting and landed a recurring role on UPN’s sitcom The Hughleys in 2002. In 2003 Kelly was cast in a supporting role for the thriller movie, Freddy vs. Jason. The film grossed $114.5 million dollars at the box office worldwide. Due to lackluster record sales, Kelly fired Matthew Knowles as her manager in 2009. She also left Columbia Records that year and singed to Universal Motown Records. Her 2010 album Here I Am debuted at the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and earned her a Grammy nomination. In 2012 Kelly joined the cast of Steve Harvey’s film, Think Like A Man. The film grossed $91.5 million in the U.S. box office alone. Rowland was also featured on the film’s soundtrack.