- Birthday11th Feb, 81
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusSingle
Kelly Rowland is an American singer and songwriter who rose to prominence in the late 1990s by being one of the founding members of the R&B girls' group, Destiny’s Child. Her popularity and prominence were further enhanced when, during the hiatus of the same group, Kelly came up with her single, Dillemma which became a worldwide hit. Though Destiny's Child was formally disbanded in 2005, Kelly had already become a class of her own with several hit singles to her name.
Today, most of Kelly Rowland's wealth comes from her career in movies and television. This is not to say that her music did her any less good. With a gold certification, she has sold millions of copies of her albums worldwide. Her latest venture was Here I am made in 2011 after her 2007 hit, Ms.Kelly. She also undertakes tours commercially as well as for charity. She also won a huge endorsement deal to be present as a judge in X-Factor. Fashoion brand Next, reportedly has offered her a seven figure deal for her endorsement.
When it comes to spending, there may not be many who do it more philanthropically than Ms Rowland. Along with the Knowles family, she founded the Survivor Foundation which was established to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. She is also deeply involved in the battle against AIDS for which she has traveled extensively for projects in Kenya and Tanzania. She augmented that by becoming MTV's ambassador for the Staying Alive Foundation. Her latest charity, I Heart My Girlfriends, helps teens and young women in self-esteem, abstinence, date-violence prevention and education. She owns a lovely beachside house in Miami and drives a breathtaking red Benteley. In accordance to the 'demands' of her field, she uses top brands. She has been seen with a Nardis Beach swimsuit, TW Steel watch and Stefanel cardigans to name a few brands.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, as the daughter of Christopher Lovett and Doris Rowland, Kelly drew her inspiration from the vocal magnificence of pop singer Whitney Houston. She started singing at the young age of four. She was then practically raised by the Knowles family when she joined a rapping and dancing group. She truly became 'destiny's child' with the runaway success of the eponymous R&B girls' group. Dilemma and Simply Deep established her as an awesome soloist. in 2009 she ended her professional relationship with Columbia Records to look out for other avenues. Soon she got into film and television with roles in about six movies and dozens of television shows. She has four Grammys to her name along with a couple of Billboard Music Awards. Overall, she has 19 awards and more than 50 nominations so far.
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Bentley Continental GT
Accompanied by Tennis super celebrity Serena Williams, the Destiny's Singer Kelly Rowland drove the red Bentley continental GT to attend a private dinner party. At present, the Bentley Continental GT is considered to be the fastest car with acceleration from 0 to 60 mph peak at just under 4 seconds. With a top speed around 208 mph, the car generates a brutal power force output of 616 bhp along with torque output around 590 lb-ft. The car is fitted with a twin turbo 12 Cylinder engine with a finely furnished interior cabin. Miss. Rowland bought the car for an astonishing $350,658.
Kelly Rowland arrived at the Lotus "Project Eagle" Pic session while driving her orange colored Lotus Elise. Priced around £40,450, the Elise is fitted with a 1.8 SC convertible 2d engine having total displacement capability of 1796 cc. It's a good car that offers great speed at 220 mph. The car can generate a total torque and power output of 133 pound feet and 190 hp respectively. This speedster can reach acceleration from o to 60 mph mark in just 4.3 seconds. Modern internal feature makes driving a sheer pleasant experience.
During a relaxing vacation in Miami, one of the world’s famous holiday destination blessed with year-round mild climates and unrivaled ocean access, the noted American recording artist, songwriter, dancer, actress and television personality Kelly Rowland was spotted showing off her purple-licious bikini beach style. The former Destiny’s Child member was relaxing on a sun lounger, and reading the book named “The Power of a Praying Women” written by Stormie Omartian.
Location: Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. It’s one of the most preferred holiday destinations of A-list vacationers.
Main Attractions: Surrounded with water, Miami is also the home to many celebrities, as it’s also the nation’s one of the top Healthiest Cities, and boasts top class golf courses, tennis and sporting facilities.
Sparkling water and miles of white sand beaches at the Miami Beach truly acts like a magnate to attract all kinds of vacationers, be it boating enthusiasts, divers and water sports fans.
Some of the notable attractions in Miami include the Tropical Park, public tennis courts for traditionally athletic minded people, Art Deco buildings of South Beach, incredible shopping locations and numerous sporting events for entertainment, and the Biscayne Bay off the Rickenbacker Causeway.
Further, the Crandon Park, a two-mile long public beach has its own full service marina and restaurants. Visitors can also explore its diverse marine life that populates the dense sea grass beds; even the Bottle-nosed Dolphins, damsel, soft corals and enormous Pufferfish can be spotted, along with exploring the zoo featuring endangered, exceptional and threatened animals, or can enjoy the soothing effect of rejuvenating spas for absolute relaxation.
Taking Sun Bath
Enjoying vacations with partner
On the beach
One of the founding members of the musical group Destiny’s Child, the noted American recording artist, songwriter, dancer, actress and television personality Kelly Rowland who with Beyonce Knowles co-founded the Survivor Foundation is the supporter of Caudwell Children, which is a British non-profit that focuses on donations to special children for medical treatment, therapy, specialized equipment, and dying wish holidays. Supported by 31 celebrity supporters, the charity has been working towards its goals since 1999 and has made over 2,000 donations to families with disabled children.
Staying Alive Foundation
Back in March 2008, Kelly Rowland became a Staying Alive Foundation ambassador and impressively campaigns heavily to raise awareness about AIDS in African communities. Launched back in 2004, Staying Alive Foundation is a worldwide HIV and AIDS prevention resource which includes programming, resources, user blogs and real life stories aimed at expanding the work of the Staying Alive campaign.
Elton John AIDS Foundation
Kelly Rowland along with 191 celebrities actively supports the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which wasestablished back in 1992 in the U.S and in the UK in 1993 by Sir Elton John. Together, both entities have raised more than $225 million for worthy programs in 55 countries around the globe since inception.
One of the founding members of the musical group Destiny’s Child, Kelly Rowland along with iconic singer Beyonce Knowles co-founded the Survivor Foundation, which works with a mission to help transform the lives of survivors of social, economic and catastrophic hardships by providing assistance, education and support.
Valentino Ruffle Biker Boots
Kelly Rowland is one fashionable chick; it's proved once again last Sunday when she walked down the streets of Las Vegas wearing Valentino Ruffle Biker Boots. These laced leather silhouettes feature ruffled edges that stands on a 20 mm stacked platform. The side gold toned zipper is well exposed. Other features include padded insole, leather lining, back-pull tab, and 50 mm heel. The shoe is priced $1,576 approximately.
Emilio Pucci Long Sleeve Sheer Slit Dress
Kelly Rowland attended the Grammy Award 2013 ceremony wearing the long Sleeve Sheer Slit Dress. It's in pure black shades, made from a fine blend of wool and silk, and features round neckline as well long sheer sleeves. The dress is available at a price of £2,106.
Gucci Crystal Platform Sandals
Kelly Rowland was spotted wearing crystal platform sandals from Gucci at the Saturn Award 2012 ceremony. Priced around $650, the black suede sandal feature jet crystal detailing. The footwear item feature back zipper closure, braided crystal straps, and 4.9" stiletto heel.
Roberto Cavalli Digital Print Stretch Dress
It was the 9th Anniversary party for Vegas Magazine where Kelly Rowland wore the digital print stretch dress designed by Roberto Cavalli. The unique color combination, with pleated bust and partial lining is a sure shot event-catcher. The dress is priced around $1,350.