Solange Knowles (or more known as Solange) is a popular modern singer whose style can be described as a mix of R’n’B, soul, and funk. Being a former member of Destiny’s Child, she is also a famous songwriter (the author of numerous Beyoncé songs and her younger sister), model, and dancer. Moreover, she has an actress experience (small roles in movies, for instance, in Bring It On: All or Nothing).
Date of Birth: June 24, 1986
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Of course, the personal life of such a recognizable person can’t be left without a public attention. Stay tuned to get to know more about people who definitely make a dent in the universe of Solange.
Daniel Smith (ex-husband)
Duration of Marriage: 2004 – 2007 (3 years)
Date of Birth: August 17, 1982
Zodiac sign: Leo
The first husband of Solange, Daniel Smith, is an English football player. During his active career, he presented interests of several soccer clubs, including Eastleigh and Bashley. Besides, he acted pretty well in the Football League for Bournemouth. In 2017, this defender played for Winchester City.
Even though their marriage did not last long, Solange and Daniel have a son — Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr.
Daniel and Solange were both teens, when they started their serious relationships. However, this short-term marriage helped partners to mature earlier and get a clearer understanding of their wishes for the future.
Some sources state that Daniel also tried his skills as a DJ performer. Known as Yung Sosa, he even releases an album called Trillmatic in 2008.
Alan Ferguson (ex-husband)
Duration of Marriage: 2014 – 2019 (5 years)
Date of Birth: August 5, 1963
Zodiac sign: Leo
In March 2014, Solange gave an interview for Harper’s Bazaar magazine. There she stated that everything was excellent in her personal life. Alan Ferguson and Solange were dating for some time before marriage.
The couple married on November 16, 2014. This gorgeous event took place in New Orleans. To note, people started talking about the wedding ceremony long before it happened in reality. Everyone was wondering which style the couple would choose for this important day.
Only close friends and relatives were invited — in total, not more than fifty people, including Beyoncé and Jay Z.
On her Instagram page, Solange also posted a bright and colorful photo of their honeymoon with Alan in Trancoso, Brazil. Unlike Solange, Alan prefers complete privacy. You won’t find a single account on social media that truly belongs to the producer.
At first sight, relations of Alan and Solange were under wraps from curious audience. However, recently the couple surprised their fans: on November 1, 2019, Knowles informed her Instagram followers that they had broken up with Alan. She wrote that the last two years of marriage were not the easiest period of life. Overall, the relationships of the couple lasted around 11 years, 5 of which they were married.
What is Alan Ferguson famous for? This person is a famous producer who worked a lot with Beyoncé. Besides, he held his hands to the creation of music videos by Chris Cornell, Fall Out Boy, Jay Z, and other popular artists.
Of course, Alan Ferguson cooperated with his ex-wife and promoted “Don’t Touch My Hair” and “Cranes in the Sky”, for instance. The producer’s works are highly evaluated by numerous critics. For example, the direction of “Dance For You” and “Party” for Beyoncé helped him win in the Best Video Directors in 2012 Bet Awards.
Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. (son with Daniel Smith)
Date of Birth: October 18, 2004
Zodiac sign: Libra
There is not a lot of information about Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. However, he became popular when Solange wrote a song about her mothership “6 O’clock Blues”. In spite of the fact an American singer gave birth to him just at the age of 16, she considers her child to be the best unplanned blessing of her life.