Matthew Knowles

About Matthew Knowles

Who is it?: Actor, Producer
Birth Day: January 09, 1952
Education: Fisk University (BA), (BS), (PhD) Cornerstone Christian Bible College (MBA), (PhD)
Occupation: College Professor Author Businessman Record Label Owner Music Manager Record Producer
Spouse(s): Tina Knowles (m. 1980; div. 2011) Gena C. Avery (m. 2013)
Children: Beyoncé Solange Knowles
Origin: Gadsden, Alabama
Years active: 1975–present
Labels: Music World
Associated acts: Destiny's Child Beyoncé Solange Knowles Earth, Wind & Fire The O'Jays Chaka Khan Kool & the Gang

Matthew Knowles

Matthew Knowles was born on January 09, 1952, is Actor, Producer. Matthew Knowles is an actor, model, singer, and host known for his work in a number of Chinese films and TV series such as Love Me If You Dare, Deng Xiao Ping at History's Crossroad, Red Sorghum, Eastern Battlefield and Red Star Over China.Knowles began working as a model during his second year in China. In 2012, he transitioned into acting. His first roles were small parts in the Chinese TV series Big Sister's Store and the short film There Will Be Blood. Knowles signed with Phantom Talent and was shortly thereafter cast in the role of a Viking Warrior in the 2013 film Vikingdom starring Dominic Purcell. He later signed a commercial modeling contract with Reco Talent Agency in Manila, Philippines and secured advertising campaigns with HTC and Pepsi.Following Vikingdom, Knowles began hosting a travel TV show in the Philippines and was cast in a number of different Chinese productions, including the TV series Upright Men and Women, the series Red Sorghum (the largest TV series produced in China), and the TV series Deng Xiaoping at History's Crossroads.In addition to acting, Knowles served as the host of a weekly travel and news show, This is Chengdu, during his time living in the city. While hosting, he also continued to film a number of other television series, commercials, and movies, including a series of advertisements for tourism in China. Knowles also hosted the 2014 "Oscars Live" broadcast for Youku to China. In 2014, Knowles was offered a full government scholarship to study at the Beijing Film Academy. Upon enrollment, he became the first non-Asian / Caucasian at the academy.In 2015 he joined the cast of Love Me If You Dare in the recurring role of Dr. Barnes. That same year, in August of 2016, he played a lead role in the TV series Eastern Battlefield. Knowles portrayed US General Evans Carlson in Red Star Over China. Knowles is currently portraying a lead role as Jet in the upcoming film Bond: Kizuna and also starring as Rawa in the 2018 film Asura.
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Occupation Actor
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Born January 09, 1952 ()
Birthday January 09

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Matthew Knowles was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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Knowles was raised in Gadsden, Alabama, the son of Lue Helen and Matthew Q. Knowles (April 4, 1927 – December 30, 1996). He is a 1974 graduate of Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Additionally Knowles has an MBA from Cornerstone Christian Bible College for Strategic Leadership and Organizational Culture. Knowles is a visiting professor at Texas Southern University, where he teaches courses on the entertainment industry in the School of Communications. Knowles is the recipient of the Century Award of Excellence (1911–2011) from the Omega Psi Phi fraternity. He also received the 2011 Living Legends Foundation Award and was named the "2007 International Executive of the Year" by the Greater Houston Partnership. Knowles is an active and longtime voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) and serves on its GRAMMY Board Committee. In 2011, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Gospel Music Association.


Knowles began his Business career in sales of office and medical equipment. He moved to Houston in 1976 and worked for the Xerox Corporation for 10 years, primarily in the medical-systems sales division. Knowles afterward worked selling a CT/MRI diagnostic imaging equipment to hospitals and health facilities. He also worked in neurosurgical sales. In 1992, Knowles left this career to devote himself to his music company, Music World Entertainment, which he founded that year.


In 2002 Knowles founded Spirit Rising Music, which became Music World Gospel. Its artists include Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Brian Courtney Wilson, Micah Stampley, Juanita Bynum, Le'Andria Johnson, Amber Bullock, Andrea Helms, Trinitee 5:7, and Elder Goldwire. In 2016, through Music World Music, Knowles acquired the country music catalog Compadre, which includes Johnny Cash, Billy Joe Shaver, James McMurty, Trent Willmon, and Kate Campbell. Knowles also launched the family-oriented music imprint, Music World Kids. The label has released youth projects that include Baby Jamz, Krazy Kuzins, Kid's Rap Radio, and the Music World Kids CD 5-pack. The venture also has released music from Nickelodeon's popular cartoon series, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!.


In addition to his work in music, Knowles is also one of the executive producers of the 2009 movie Obsessed, which stars Beyoncé. He is also executive Producer of, and is featured in, two reality series: The UK's Chancers, and MTV International's Breaking From Above.


In 2013, Knowles was accused of not paying taxes for the years 2010 and 2011. The total amount Knowles owed was reported to be $1,213,580.84.


In October 2015, Mathew Knowles released his first book, "The DNA Of Achievers: 10 Traits of Highly Successful Professionals". In an interview with, he spoke about teaching entrepreneurship on the college level, and his entertainment industry seminars.

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