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American Musical Artist Jordan Knight's Married Life With Wife Evelyn Melendez; Shares Two Children; Once Rumored To Be Separated From Wife

Updated On 22 Sep, 2019 Published On 06 Jun, 2018
American Musical Artist Jordan Knight's Married Life With Wife Evelyn Melendez; Shares Two Children; Once Rumored To Be Separated From Wife

Living a happy married life and managing to be together until the end is not a cup of tea for everyone. It takes real dedication, support, and understanding to make a relationship go long-lasting.

The Unfinished singer Jordan Knight married his long-time love Evelyn Melendez in 2004. The couple, blessed with two kids are rumored being separated for years when the star posted a disturbing Twitter post back in 2013 about his wife. Well, are the two still together or divorced? Let's get details!

Jordan Knight And Wife Evelyn Melendez: Any Divorce Rumors?

The Unfinished singer, 49, started dating his future wife Evelyn Melendez in the late 90s. The star who is much confident on stage is sometimes shy and reserved when it comes to his personal life.

Hence, it's still a mystery how things were like during their first encounter but we can say it would definitely be a memorable one for the two.


Jordan Knight with wife Evelyn Melendez.
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The pair married in 2004 after dating for several years. In addition to all, they exchanged wedding vows in a private ceremony. Still, he expressed his views about the perfect "fairytale wedding."

During an interview, he said that happiness is in everyday day life that something feels like a grand and fairytale marriage ceremony. He said,

"If you think of a “fairytale wedding” ... it’s really just a moment in time.  There’s so much more than just that one little moment in life. You have to live your LIFE. Once you hit that moment, it’s not going to make you happy for the rest of your life. Happiness is in everyday life. That’s why I titled my album 'Unfinished'."

The couple welcomed their first child Dante Jordan Knight on 25th August 1999 and the second one, Eric Jacob on 21 February 2007.

Jordan Knight with his wife and kids.
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When asked about welcoming the third in future, the star said,

"Our hands are full with two, but we'll see. Fatherhood is the best thing I've ever done."

Though everything went at a perfect pace, his Twitter post changed everything next.

Well, the above post made everyone speculate on their married life. Fans never stopped asking questions whether the two are together or separated earlier.

Despite all the rumors regarding their separation, Knight posted an Instagram image with his wife including their family members in March 2016.


Out with the fam! Wifey, Mom-ey, big bro-ski!

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Their happiness being a couple is clearly visible on their faces. Well, it's pretty clear that they are very serious about their relationship amid some serious dispute in the past.

We wish them all the very best in their future endeavors.

Jordan Knight Talking How A Man Think About Woman

Jonathan Knight's brother Jordan Knight is a mystery to himself. He has many things in him, yet, he barely tries to share most of his personal details.

During an interview, he mentioned himself as an unromantic person but the very next moment he revealed that he fell in love with a girl at age 14.

He wrote all the story in his song, where he explained how he met the girl on the subway but never dared to talk to her at that time.


#selfie ???? ??#NKOTB2015

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Well, he's living quite a romantic life with his wife and now, he is frank about a love-related topic. When asked about a boy's perception 'picking on girls', he said,

"I think there’s truth to that. Sometimes when two people are fighting, it’s kind of like there’s some kind of tension there. Why would somebody really even care to fight with you or pick on you if they didn’t care? I think if they didn’t pick at you, it means they’re not interested in you. Sometimes you try to get a person’s attention by being an irritant."

Explaining further, he said that it's just a waste trying to making someone care about you. If a guy is not giving you attention, just keeping oneself busy in your own things and hanging with friends can be far better than trying to get attention from the same guy time and again.

People often believe in 'hard to get' theory but according to Knight, neither woman nor a man like such attitude.

"It’s a human thing. We all want what we can’t get. Don’t want what you can’t get. Let the other person want what he CAN’T get. Be ungettable and you shall get."

Apart from a male asking for a date to a lady, he prefers a girl ask a guy out. Girls may think that they are going too forward in such things but the fact is, a girl asks a guy first when they are very serious about the person.

As there's no way out of the beautiful thing called 'LOVE' so it's better to express the feeling first no matter you being a girl or a boy.


The father of two sons still maintains a healthy relationship with his lover turned wife, Evelyn Melendez. Jordan and his spouse are united as a life partner for sixteen years now. Yet, they relish one another's a company without any rumor's of extramarital affairs and divorce.

Back in the past few days, people speculated Knight and his partner parted ways due to some personal reason. But the pair did not officially announce their split, while most of the social media was bubbling over with words of their fights. The family of four currently live a blissful life in Boston, United States.

Jordan Knight's Impressive Career

Knight started performing in 1984 when he joined NewKids on the Block. The band members included his brother, Jonathan Knight, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood, and Joey Mclntyre.

He made a comeback in 1999 releasing his single 'Give It To You'. His first solo attempt gained wide recognition as it reached 10th on Billboard Hot 100.



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The song also received the 1999 MTV Video Music Award nomination for Best Dance Video but lost to Ricky Martin'Livin' La Vida Loca.

His self-titled album 'Jordan Knight' was certified gold in 1999. Additionally, the album peaked at 29 on the Billboard 200 and 9th on the Top Internet Albums chart.

His third solo album Unfinished reached at 8 on the US Billboard Independent Albums chart and 48th on the US Billboard 200.

In 2014, he collaborated with Nick Carter releasing Nick & Knight.

Jordan Knight: Quick Facts

  • Born on 17 May 1970 in Worcester, Massachusetts.
  • His birth sign is Taurus.
  • He stands at a height of 5.9 feet (1.8m).
  • He has both Canadian and American citizenship.
  • He was just 14 years of age when he joined New Kids on the Block in 1984.
  • He learned piano, keyboard, and writing songs.
  • He released his first solo single 'Give It To You' in 1999.
  • He was a judge on the American Juniors and American Idol spin-off.
  • He garnered 305k followers on his Instagram as of May 2019.
  • He has an estimated net worth of $18 million.

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