Brian Kelly McKnight is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, radio host, and player of many instruments. He was born on June 5, 1969. His strong head voice, high belting range, and melisma are what people know him for.
McKnight’s songs from albums like Brian McKnight (platinum debut), Anytime, and Back at One are well-known. He has been nominated for 16 Grammy Awards for his work, which puts him in third place behind Zubin Mehta and Snoop Dogg for most Grammy nominations without a win.
McKnight is currently married to Dr. Leilani Malia Mendoza. The couple is expecting their fourth child. McKnight shared a post announcing the same, with the caption, “We are ECSTATIC to finally announce BABY MCKNIGHT is coming soon!!!!!!! 🤍🤍🤍 To my beautiful wife you are my everything my hero my reason for living I’m so in love with you baby ♥️♥️♥️.”
To learn more about McKnight’s personal life, read the article.
Who Is Brian McKnight’s Wife?
Brian McKnight is now married to Leilani Malia Mendoza. The couple got married on December 29, 2017. They share three kids: Julia, Jack, and Kekoa Matteo. Kekoa Matteo died as a child.
The R&B singer posted several sweet videos and photos from the wedding on Instagram on Sunday, December 31. “Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce Mr. and Mrs. Brian McKnight,” he wrote as a caption for a picture of the couple about to kiss.
The couple, who have been together since 2014, got married at Oheka Castle Hotel & Estate in Huntington, New York. The bride wore a one-of-a-kind Sabrina and Mannings dress with 50,000 Swarovski crystals and hand-cut fabric folded to make a vanishing effect.
After he and his wife said their vows, McKnight shared a video with the caption, “Happiest day of our lives.”
In a March 2016 interview, he said that his friendship with Mendoza had given him ideas. “I thought that true love was just a fairy tale, but I have it, and it’s pretty cool,” he told Soul and Jazz and Funk.
The 16-time Grammy nominee was previously married to his college sweetheart Julie McKnight, with whom he has two children, Brian Jr. and Niko. In 2003, after 13 years of marriage, they split up.
Know About Brian McKnight’s Net Worth
The American singer, songwriter, and record producer Brian McKnight has a net worth of $10 million, as per The Celebrity Net Worth. Most people know Brian McKnight for his falsetto voice and wide range.
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Throughout his career, he has been nominated for many Grammy Awards. McKnight has also been in episodes of the TV show “Sister, Sister” and the comedy movie “Black Dynamite,” which came out in 2009.
His self-titled debut album came out in 1992 and went on to sell more than 1 million copies. McKnight released 12 more studio albums between 1995 and 2017. “Back at One,” which came out in 1999, was his most successful album to date. It sold more than 3 million copies all over the world. Brian has sold more than 25 million albums all around the world.
In February 2014, it was reported that Brian McKnight’s former accountant was accused of committing a large-scale fraud. McKnight sued his former partner because he hadn’t paid his taxes for more than ten years in a row, causing him to owe $1.5 million in taxes and penalties.