Jordan Knight

Jordan Knight, born Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight, is an American actor and singer. He led the New Kids on the Block (NKOTB) boy band, which rose to fame in the 80s and 90s. However, the band split in 1994, after which he started his solo career. He released his first solo album in 1999. To know more about the biography and net worth of Jordan Knight in 2021.

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Biography and Early Life

Jordan Knight was born on 17 May 1970 in Worcester, Massachusetts. He holds both American and Canadian citizenship because both his parents are Canadians. His father comes from Meaford, Ontario, while his mother is from Dunnville, Ontario. His parents work as Episcopal Priests.

Jordan is the last born of six siblings. He has two older sisters, Allison and Sharon, and three older brothers, David, Christopher, and Jonathan. Jonathan was a fellow member of New Kids on the Block.

During his childhood, he played baseball for a league in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He was bullied by his teammates who threw like a girl because he lacked athleticism.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jordan Knight in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jordan Knight’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 17 May 1970. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 181 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


Jordan has not talked much concerning his educational background. He graduated from William Monroe Trotter School, which is in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He has not disclosed if he went further with his education or he decided to concentrate on his education.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jordan has been in an on and off relationship with Evelyn Melendez since 1992. They broke up in 1996 but reconciled in 1998. They even got engaged before parting again in 2001. Again, they got back together and, this time decided to get married. Their wedding was on 12 September 2004. The couple is blessed with two sons, Dante Jordan, born on 25 August 1999, and Eric Jacob, born on 21 February 2007.

In the past, Jordan had been in a relationship with Shanna Moakler from 1967 to 1997. He has also been involved with Jessica Huntington.

Is Jordan Knight Gay?

No. Jordan is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. He has been in a relationship with Evelyn Melendez since 1992 and finally got married in 2004. They live happily together with their two sons.

Professional Career

Jordan started his music career in 1984 when he was 14 years. He joined New Kids on the Block band with Maurice Starr as the producer. The band comprised of Jonathan Knight, Danny Wood, Donnie Wahlberg, and Joey Mclntyre. He taught himself to play the keyboard and piano while also writing songs.

Starr did not take his song into consideration by adding his songs to the band’s performance. Before disbanding in 1994, NKOTB had sold over 80 million records and generated a lot of money from the concerts they held. The money was made for other bands formed like NSYNC and Backstreet Boys. NKOTB reunited in 2008.

Jordan started his solo career in 1999 and released his first single, “Give it to You.” The single received a lot of praises. In 2004, he released a remix album called “Jordan Knight Performs New Kids on the Block: The Remix Album.” He released an EP, “The Fix,” which had a lead single, ‘Where is Your Heart Tonight.”

He released yet another album in 2006, “Love Songs,” under Transcontinental Records. He released his third album, “Unfinished,” on 31 May 2011. He collaborated with Nick Carter in 2014 to release an album, “Nick & Knight.”

Apart from his music career, he is also an actor. He appeared as a judge in the American Juniors film. He appeared in the third season of “The Surreal Life.” He also appeared in “The Surreal Life: Fame Games” in 2007. He appeared on the game show “Identity.” He filmed as a judge in the show “Cover Me Canada” in September 2011.


His first single, “Give It To You,” gave him a lot of awards and recognition. It peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was also certified gold. MTV Video Music Award-nominated this song as the Best Dance Video. In 2000, he received an award from Kid’s Choice Awards. His first album, Jordan Knight, received an award from Aspire Music Award in the category of Best Male Album. The album was also certified gold, selling over 500,000 copies. The album peaked at number 9 on Top Internet Albums and No. 29 on Billboard 200.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jordan Knight in 2021

As of 2021, Jordan is a successful man with an estimated net worth of $20 million. He has acquired his income from the sale of his albums and also from the NKOTB band. He also earned some income from performing live concerts.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • His first job was as a camp counselor.
  • His parents divorced when he was in junior year in high school.
  • He is a co-owner of an Italian restaurant known as Novara, located in Milton, Massachusetts.

Jordan has earned a great name from his music career since his joining NKOTB to the time he started his solo career. He has released several albums and singles, which were recognized as global hits. For this reason, he has earned a huge amount of money.


Facts of Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight
  • birthplaceWorcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of Birth May 17, 1970
  • Age 53 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$20 million
  • professionSinger-songwriter, actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 74 Kg, In Pounds – 163 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 181 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark brown
  • high schoolWilliam Monroe Trotter School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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