Kelly Rowland is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. She rose to fame as one of the Destiny’s Child trio that became one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time, with over 60 million records sold. Rowland went on to stage a successful solo career selling over 40 million copies of her albums. She has been able to bolster her music income with acting gigs, judge duties on X-Factor, as well as branded product lines. It comes as no surprise that she has a $12 million fortune.
This singer’s childhood wasn’t an ideal one as her family was troubled. At a very young age, Kelly found solace in music and sang in the church choir while idolizing Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson. Given her background and the type of family she had, it follows that building a healthy family with her husband would be one of her biggest accomplishments. How has that been going for Kelly?
What We Know About The Family She Hails From
Kelendria Trene Rowland was born on February 11, 1981, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Doris Rowland Garrison and Christopher Lovett. Very little is known about her dad as he never played any major role in her upbringing after her mum left their marriage. When Kelly Rowland was 6 years old, her mom decided she’s had enough of her dad and ran away with her children. The family found a new home in Houston, Texas.
From what is obvious, Kelly got her last name from her mother Doris Rowland Garrison. Her dad has no impact on her life, both in name and in the woman she has become today. Her mum was quick to move away with her children before their father’s vices could rub off on them. Christopher Lovett was an alcoholic who constantly abused his wife in the presence of their kids. Kelly was not brought up as an only child, she has always had the company of her older brother, Orlando.
Because she grew up without her dad, rumors started circulating that she was the biological daughter of Mathew Knowles, Beyonce’s dad. Fans kept wondering if this was true for a long time until it was authenticated that Kelly Rowland is an only daughter and has no sister. All the same, it would not be out of place for one to regard the Knowles girls as her sisters. The trio has been very good buddies for many years.
Kelly lost her mom a week after she gave birth to her son in November 2014. Aged 66, she died in Atlanta after a cardiac arrest.
Meet Kelly Rowland’s Husband Tim Weatherspoon, and Son
Kelly Rowland began dating her manager, Tim Weatherspoon in 2011. Although the couple succeeded in keeping their romantic life away from the eye of the media, the singer announced their engagement on The Queen Latifah Show on December 16, 2013. Though their relationship was well-shielded, it later came to fore that their dalliance lasted for all of three years before they decided to take it to the next level.
The couple got married on May 9, 2014, in Costa Rica. Both Beyonce and Solange Knowles attended the ceremony. Shortly afterward in June, Rowland announced that she was pregnant with her first child with her husband. They welcomed their first baby, a son named Titan Jewell Weatherspoon on November 4, 2014.
The former Destiny Child’s songstress recently talked about the likelihood of expanding their family with another child. “Oh my gosh, my kid keeps asking me for a sibling, but it’s just not (the) ideal timing,” Kelly told PEOPLE. Keeping in mind that Titan is particular about having a little brother to play with, the actress cum singer has her hands full with precocious Titan.
Rumors About The Couple’s Imminent Separation
The couple seems to be enjoying their union as suggested by the hit maker’s valentine’s message to Tim. Kelly Rowland decided to pay a special tribute to the father of her son on the day reserved for lovers. She took to Instagram to appreciate him with a message that read: “You make me smile, with my heart, you’re my favorite work of art”.
Not long after she publicly professed undying love for her husband, rumors broke that the duo was headed for a split. According to the claims, Kelly is likely to become single again as she was recently spotted without her wedding ring. She even attended Tyler Perry’s star-studded gala in Atlanta without Tim who has already moved on with a new girlfriend.
Also, reports that supposedly came from close friends of the couple claim that Kelly Rowland’s husband got tired of her jet setting-lifestyle and that Kelly is not ready to slow down for the sake of their relationship, hence the impending split. While fans and the general public were busy asking whether the black-American musician was really splitting with her husband of many years, Kelly doesn’t appear to be bothered at all. The entertainer seems to be having a swell time; she was spotted with a white man on a lunch date and this has fueled the rumors about the marital crisis.
Truth be told, no one knows the purpose of their lunch but the atmosphere was really cool with the mother of one looking very stylish in a jumpsuit falling past her shoulders. Kelly topped the outfit with a color-coordinating handbag and a pair of black boots. As for her handsome escort, he looked cheerful in black pants, colorful sweatshirt, and white shoes. The man was seen holding a water bottle and his phone while talking to the singer. Though the crooner never confirmed the guy to be a boyfriend, rumor had it that they exchanged a warm hug before going their separate ways.
This wouldn’t be the first time it has been rumored that Kelly and her husband are about to fall apart. As with the previous cases, it has not been authenticated in any way that Kelly is having marital issues. In fact, what she shares on Instagram suggests otherwise.