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Gladys Knight's Husband William McDowell Shares Photo with Her Looking Stunning in a White Dress

Comfort Omovre
Jun 01, 2020
09:30 A.M.

Music icon Gladys Knight looked gorgeous in a recent post as she stood smiling beside her spouse during an outing.


William McDowell and his star wife, Gladys Knight, rocked stunning looks as they stood smiling while in attendance at an event.

Knight and McDowell were the perfect glamorous couple, while a well-wisher joined them in posing for the camera.

Gladys Knight attends the Carousel of Hope Ball on October 6 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

Gladys Knight attends the Carousel of Hope Ball on October 6 2018 | Photo: Getty Images


The "Empress of Soul" sported a shiny sheer dress which hinted at a prim underwear. The socialite's shimmery ensemble contrasted against her radiant skin while her face was done up in perfect makeup. William captioned the post:

"We want it back… 2020."

His narrative might have been hinting at the ongoing 2020 lockdown, but William looked equally dashing in the throwback photo. He rocked an impeccable tuxedo while spicing it up with a pair of dark shades. The third-party was also gorgeous in her red dress.




William is the "All Our Love" crooner's fourth husband. The two tied the knot in 2001, and together, they have a blended family of 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Once speaking about finding love again, Knight made it known that love makes the world go around.

Knight went solo in 1989, while her career continued to peak.

She went on to affirm that there was nothing else like love. According to her, finding love is what "everybody" keeps striving for, whether in relationships, brotherhood, or sisterhood. The Grammy winner lives in North Carolina with her significant other.



The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, who rose to fame as part of the singing group, "Gladys Knight and The Pips," first got married at the age of 16. She married James Newman, with whom she had two kids.

At the time, the "Good Woman" vocalist took a break from her career to raise her children. A year after calling it quits with Newman; Knight got married to Barry Hankerson.

Hankerson, also in the music business, managed stars like Toni Braxton, Aaliyah, and R. Kelly. Together, they had a son, Shanga Hankerson. Her third husband was Les Brown, and they were together for two years.



The Atlanta native whose music career has spanned for over 60 years also shows versatility in acting. Knight has featured in several Hollywood movies like "The Butler" and "Licence to Kill."

The music pioneer debuted her spotlight career in 1952 when she was just 8-years old. Together with some family members, she showcased her melody under the name, "Gladys Knight and the Pips."

Being a part of Motown Records, the singing group soared high, and their success increased with hit tracks like "Friendship Train and "Nitty Gritty," among others. Knight went solo in 1989, while her career continued to peak.

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