Solange Knowles Married & Divorced 2 Different Men — Inside Her Failed Marriages
Beyoncé's talented sister, Solange Knowles, might have had a successful career but she hasn't had much luck when it comes to the relationship department.
At 30 years old, Solange Knowles has released 4 studio albums so far, has established herself as a phenomenal singer and a performing artist, and birthed a beautiful son. It seems like Beyoncé's little sister has it all.
However, not every side of the singers' life has been sunshine and rainbows, especially when it comes to love. So far, she has been married to and separated from two different men.
Solange Knowles poses during the 13th Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards on November 7, 2016 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images
MARRIED SO YOUNG
She met her first husband, Daniel Smith, she had just come out a relationship with R&B Heartthrob Omarion who she later revealed that she had been dating secretly. In an interview with Essence, she revealed how she first met Daniel.
"We met at a high school party through mutual friends. He was in high school and I was 13 and in middle school."
Solange Knowles and Daniel Smith pose during their Bahamas wedding on February 27, 2004. | Source: YouTube/RealRealityGossip
After dating for seven years, Smith and Knowles' sweet relationship took a wild turn when the singer discovered that she was pregnant with the Texas Southern University football player's child at 17.
Eventually, the couple decided to tie the knot. On February 27, they had a sunset wedding in the Bahamas. Beyoncé and Jay-Z were among the 25 friends and family members who had been invited to the intimate ceremony.
Getting married at 17 and divorced by 21 gave Knowles a great amount of perspective on life.
GIVING IT ANOTHER TRY
Sadly, their marriage was over just as quickly as it had blossomed into something so special. After 3 years of marriage, the couple ended up getting divorced.
They might have put an end to their union, but that didn't stop them from maintaining a good relationship even after their divorce and they continued co-parenting their son, Daniel Julez Smith, together.
Getting married at 17 and divorced by 21 gave Knowles a great amount of perspective on life. So when she decided to marry her second husband, Alan Ferguson, she thought it would last.
At 28, Knowles walked down the aisle for the second time. Her son, then 10 years old, was also in attendance along with her family.
Solange Knowles and Alan Ferguson attend Rihanna's private Met Gala after party on May 4, 2015 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images
Things were looking great for the duo, but in 2019, their marriage came tumbling down. The couple ended up parting ways. They did not have any kids together.
After their split, fans were left scratching their heads about what might have gone wrong. Some assumed that Knowles' health condition might have played a part in the downfall of their union while others debated that their significant age gap was to blame.