Jonathan Knight Biography
Jonathan Knight is an American singer and Real estate developer who currently the host of the HGTV television show Farmhouse Fixer which premiered on March 3, 2021, at 9 p.m. ET. He is famous for being part of the boy band New Kids on the Block. The group also includes Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood, and his younger brother, Jordan. He is the oldest member of the band and the first to exit in 1994 prior to its official split.
Jonathan Knight in New Kids on the Block
From 1986 to 1994, Jonathan was a member of the American boy band New Kids on the Block. Before their split in 1994, the band had sold over 80 million records worldwide where Knight left during the tour of their 1994 album Face the Music. However, they continued the tour claiming that Jonathan had been hurt by a horse but later revealed that they were splitting.
In 2008, Jonathan returned to show business, reuniting with the other four members of the crew. On September 2, 2008, they released their 7th album, The Block, and made a live performance together on May 16 the same year. This was significant in showing their reunion after 14 years of the split.
They further scheduled a world tour for the new release, a tour that began in Toronto on September 18, 2008. Their first single “Summertime”, performed well worldwide peaking as #9 in Canada and breaking the top 30 in the U.S. charts.
Jonathan Knight Age
Knight was born on November 29, 1968, in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States of America. He is 52 years old as of 2020. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on November 29th every year.
Jonathan Knight Wife | Relationship
Knight was in a relationship with Harley Rodriquez as of 2018. The duo featured in the 26th season of the reality competition series The Amazing Race, which aired on CBS News in early 2015. The couple emerged in position nine. On November 15, 2016, the two engaged after Knight proposed while on a vacation in Africa.
Jonathan Knight Family
Knight was born in Boston, Massachusetts to parents originally from the province of Ontario, Canada. His mother is precisely from Dunnville, Ontario. He has five siblings where one of whom is his brother Jordan Knight.
Jonathan Knight Brother
Jordan Knight is a singer-songwriter and actor best known as the lead singer of the boy band New Kids on the Block (NKOTB). He rose to fame in the ’80s and ’90s, using a falsetto style of singing influenced by The Stylistics. He later launched a solo career after the 1994 split.
Jonathan Knight Height
Knight stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m) tall and weighs approximately 79 kg.
Jonathan Knight Farmhouse Fixer
Farmhouse Fixer is a series that airs on HGTV. The series has eight episodes where it will feature Knight, a seasoned designer who has renovated over 200 houses over the past 27 years. Jonathan preserves the original craftsmanship and historic charm of classic homes while modernizing layouts, updating interiors, and giving his clients endless reasons to cheer.
“Restoring the American Farmhouse is not just a hobby for me-Its my passion, my obsession and I’ve been doing it for more than 25 years. It’s so easy to just go knock down an old house. It’s way harder to renovate them so that families can enjoy them for years to come. That’s the reason this work is so worth it” Knight stated.
To kick off the show, Jonathan will renovate a 1700s New Hampshire Farmhouse with the help of his designer and friend, Kristina. To stabilize the property, he must remove a sinking addition on the home, stabilizing on the plus side. He will convert a backyard tool shed into a stunning potting bench and chicken coop.
Jonathan Knight Net Worth
Knight has an estimated net worth of $14 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a singer and songwriter as well as a restorer.