Kelendria Trene Rowland was born on March 17, 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia. Rowland is an American singer, actress, and television personality who rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time. After leaving the group in 2002, she released her solo debut album Simply Deep which sold over 6 million copies worldwide and earned her several accolades including three Grammy nominations….
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Kelendria Trene Rowland was born on February 11, 1981, in Atlanta, Georgia. Her mother, Doris Rowland Garrison, was a registered nurse, while her father, Christopher Lovett Rowland, served as a military police officer in the U.S. Army. Kelendria has an older sister named Katrina and a younger brother named Kurtis. The family relocated often due to her father’s job, living in various places such as Germany, Utah, and California. As a child, Kelendria was passionate about singing and performed in several local talent shows.
Kelendria Trene Rowland rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time. The group has sold over 60 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling groups of all time. After the group disbanded in 2006, Rowland released her debut solo album, Ms. Kelly, in 2007. The album peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 and produced the hit single Like This. Rowland has since released two more studio albums, Here I Am (2011) and Talk a Good Game (2013), both of which peaked at number four on the US Billboard 200.
Sojourner Truth Charter School.
Sojourner Truth Charter School is a tuition-free, public charter school located in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York City. Founded in 1999, the school serves students in grades 6 through 12. The school’s curriculum focuses on college preparation and career readiness. Sojourner Truth has been recognized for its high academic standards and strong college placement rates. In 2010, 100% of graduating seniors were accepted to four-year colleges or universities with 81% enrolling at colleges outside of New York State. In 2013, 100% of graduating seniors were accepted to four-year colleges or universities with 79% enrolling at colleges outside of New York State.
After the group’s disbandment in 2005, Rowland released her debut solo album, Simply Deep (2002), which sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide and produced the number-one single Dilemma with Nelly, as well as the international top-ten hit Stole. Rowland has since released two more albums, Ms. Kelly (2007) and Talk a Good Game (2013), both of which have sold over one million copies worldwide. In addition to her music career, Rowland hosts the television show Chasing Destiny, aimed at finding new singing talent. She is also an executive producer of Confessions of a Matchmaker, a reality television series that premiered on January 19, 2016 on We TV.
After Destiny’s Child disbanded in 2006, Rowland pursued a solo career. She released her debut album, Ms. Kelly, in 2007. The album was a commercial success, debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart and producing the hit single Like This. Rowland continued her acting career by appearing in supporting roles in the films Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Boat Trip (2002), Waist Deep (2006) and Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail (2009). In 2011, she joined the cast of BET’s Being Mary Jane. In 2013, she starred as Beyoncé Knowles in the Lifetime television film Life with My Sister Madonna.
Since leaving Destiny’s Child in 2006, Kelendria Trene Rowland has pursued a solo career in music and acting. In 2010, she released her debut solo album, Here I Am, which peaked at number three on the US Billboard 200 and produced the hit single Motivation. She followed this up with her second album, Talk a Good Game, in 2013. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, becoming Rowland’s first chart-topper. The lead single from the album called Dirty Laundry was nominated for Best R&B Performance in 2014.
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Q. Kelendria Trene Rowland is an American singer, actress, and television personality. Can you tell us a little bit about her?
A. Kelendria Trene Rowland rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time. Since then, she has gone on to have a successful solo career, acting roles, and has even hosted her own TV show. She is also active in philanthropy through organizations like The Red Cross. She married Royce Reed in December 2017 and they now live with their two children in Atlanta, Georgia.