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Frances Gladney Biography
|~$100 million(along with her husband William Robinson Jr.)
|Date of birth
|Unknown(estimated to be around 40)
|African – American
|Married(Spouse – Smokey Robinson)
|None(Stepmom of 4)
Who is Frances Gladney?
Francis Gladney is the wife of the famous American singer, record producer Smokey Robinson and is a fashion designer by profession. I have married the couple for 16 years.
Frances Gladney net worth
Her exact net worth is currently unknown. But along with her husband, estimated to have a net worth of $100 million. Most of their net worth is contributed by Frances’s husband’s record sales.
Early Life and Family
Frances has kept her private life well under the wraps and hence, very little is known about her early life and family. Judging from her appearance, one can deduce her current age to be in the early 40s.
Frances Gladney Marriage
Frances Gladney and Smokey Robinson got married in May of 2002. The couple owns a home in Pittsburg which also serves as a private winery. Frances has not had any children of her own but is a loving stepmother of three – Tamla Claudette Robinson, Berry William Borope Robinson, and Trey Robinson. Tamla and Berry were conceived during Smokey’s first marriage to Claudette Robinson and Trey was conceived during an extra-marital affair that Smokey had.
A magazine outlining Smokey and Frances’s harmonic marriage
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Frances Gladney News
1) According to a report by RadarOnline, Frances’ husband had filed a lawsuit against his ex-wife Claudette for encroaching on his music copyrights.
2) She and her husband recently attended the launch for The Saint for St. Jude Charity Event.
3) There have been conflicting reports about the year of her marriage to Smokey – some reports say it was in 2002 and some say it was in 2004.
Francis Gladney occupation
Francis Gladney is a fashion designer by profession and has been reportedly been doing very well in her domain.
A brief biography of Francis Gladney husband – Smokey Robinson
1)Smokey was born on the 19th of February, 1940(Age 80) to William Robinson Jr, an African-American father, and an African-American-French mother in Detroit, Michigan.
2)Smokey graduated from Northern High School. He was above average in his academics and was a sports enthusiast, despite his proclivity to music.
4) He formed a doo-wop duo named “The Five Chimes”.
5) He and Aretha Franklin lived only a few houses from each other and reportedly knew each other quite well.
Smokey in 1978, promoting his new live album “Smokin”
Smokey has widely been regarded as one of America’s legendary singers and at 80, he’s still going strong.
The first vocal group “Miracles” was one of the powerhouses of the 1960s. Moreover, he has performed with several other widely renowned artists like Aretha Franklin, The Marvelettes, Marvin Gaye, Mary Wells, and Timothy Bloom.
His music interest was piqued through the works of Nolan Powerful and Billy Ward. The members of the “Miracles” were Claudette Rogers, the future first wife of Smokey, Bobby Rogers and Marv Tarplin.
In 1973, after a year of his retirement, Smokey announced his return with a new album. In 1974, his album “Pure Smokey” failed to produce the hits but in 1981 he topped the charts yet again with his ballad “Being with you”.
He split with his wife Claudette Robinson in 1985, which lead to a messy divorce and a massive settlement and in 1987, released another album “One Heartbeat” and singles “Just to see her” and “One heartbeat”.
Smokey released “Time flies when you’re having fun” through his own label – Robson Records, in 2009. Even now, at 80, he’s still touring and has, according to him, having loads of fun!
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