Who is Evelyn Melendez? Is she still married to Jordan Knight? Wiki Bio

• Evelyn Melendez is a model and the wife of pop sensation Jordan Knight
• They married in 2004 and are still together, despite rumors of separation
• Little is known about her childhood and education
• Jordan is a renowned musician, singer and songwriter with a net worth of $18 million
• He was a part of the boy band New Kids on the Block and has released three solo albums

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Fact She volunteers with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, a nonprofit group that advances immigrants’ rights.

Who is Evelyn Melendez?

Evelyn Melendez is a model, but she has achieved stardom through her marriage to pop sensation Jordan Knight; the two have been together since the mid-‘90s. They married in 2004 and are still apparently enjoying their time together, despite rumors of them being separated.

So, do you want to find out more about Evelyn, from her childhood years to most recent events in her life? Well, if yes, then stay with us for the length of the article as we introduce you to the wife of Jordan Knight.

Is Evelyn Melendez Still Married to Jordan Knight?

Well, the short answer to this question would be yes. The beginnings of their relationship trace back to 1996 when they first met, after which the two started a romantic relationship which soon resulted in Evelyn becoming pregnant- she gave birth to their first child, Dante Jordan, born on the 25th August 1999. The couple continued their relationship, and five years later crowned their love with a wedding ceremony, which was rather private, as in attendance there were only family and closest friends. The couple’s second child, Eric Jacob, was born on the 21st February 2007.  In recent years, Jordan’s extramarital affairs began surfacing, such as with actress and model Shanna Moakler, which lasted for around a year, before he ended the romance and rekindled with Evelyn. The two are apparently now happy and have been working out on their differences.

Evelyn Melendez Wiki: Age, Childhood, Education

Unfortunately, Evelyn is a rather secretive person and information about her life is minimal in the media. Therefore, there is no information when and where she was born, who her parents are and whether she has any siblings or not. Her educational background also remains unknown to the media. Hopefully, Evelyn changes her mind and starts sharing details from her life with the public. For now, she has decided to stay away from the public eyes, despite the enormous popularity her husband enjoys. She is rarely seen with him at large events, though they have shared a few pictures on social media platforms, such as this one, among numerous others.

Jordan Knight and Evelyn Melendez

Evelyn Melendez Husband, Jordan Knight

Now that we have shared information about Evelyn, let’s share some information about her husband, Jordan Knight.

Born Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight on the 17th May 1970, in Dorchester, Massachusetts USA, but is of Canadian ancestry; his parents were both born in Canada, his father in Meaford, Ontario, and his mother in Dunnville, Ontario. He has five siblings, Allison, David, Christopher, Sharon, and Jonathan, and he is the youngest.

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Career Beginnings, New Kids on the Block, Rise to Stardom

It was in 1984 that he became a part of the boy band New Kids on the Block, alongside his brother Jonathan, while other members included Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood. In addition to singing, he would also start playing piano and keyboards. In its first installment, the band existed until 1994, during which time they became a global sensation. They released five studio albums, “New Kids on the Block” (1986), which was their debut, and it reached No. 25 on the US Billboard 200 chart and achieved triple platinum status, then “Hangin’ Tough” (1988), which became their first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart and it achieved multiple platinum status in the USA. Before their disbandment, they released three more studio albums “Merry, Merry Christmas” (1989), “Step by Step” (1990), which was their second No. 1 album, and “Face the Music”, which is their lowest charting album as it peaked at only No. 37.

The band reassembled in 2007 and since then have released two studio albums “The Block”, and “10”, in 2008 and 2013 respectively. The success of the band made Jordan a star musician.

Solo Career

Five years after the disbanding of the New Kids on the Block, Jordan launched his solo career; his first single “Give it to You” peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, which was followed by the debut studio album “Jordan Knight” (1999). The album reached No. 29 on the Billboard 200 chart. His next studio album was the 2006’s “Love Songs”, which wasn’t quite successful, but in 2011 he reached stardom again with his third solo album “Unfinished”, which reached No. 48 on the Billboard 200 chart and reached into Top 10 US Independent albums, as it peaked at No. 8.

Jordan Knight Net Worth

Jordan’s career started when he was only 14 years old and since then has become a renowned musician, singer, and songwriter. His success has only increased his wealth, so let’s see how rich Jordan Knight is, as of early 2019. According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Knight’s net worth is as high as $18 million, which is quite impressive, don’t you agree? Undoubtedly, his wealth will increase in the upcoming years, assuming he successfully continues his career.

General Info

Full Name Diane Guerrero
Height 1.57 m
Profession Actor
Education Regis College
Nationality American


Awards Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Movies The Godmother, Peter and John, Love Comes Later, My Man Is a Loser, Emoticon ;), Ashley/Amber

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# Fact
1 Diane is an American citizen, born in New Jersey. Her parents and older brother were born in Columbia and were deported when she was 14. In an Op-Ed in the LA Times, she described this: «I came home from school to an empty house. Lights were on and dinner had been started, but my family wasn’t there. Neighbors broke the news that my parents had been taken away by immigration officers, and just like that, my stable family life was over.».
2 She volunteers with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, a nonprofit group that advances immigrants’ rights.
3 She attended the Boston Arts Academy, a performing arts high school.




Title Year Status Character
Distefano 2017 TV Movie pre-production Izzy
Beyond Control post-production Tasha
The Godmother pre-production Eva
Superior Donuts 2017 TV Series Sofia
Orange Is the New Black 2013-2017 TV Series Maritza Ramos
Jane the Virgin 2014-2017 TV Series Lina
Happy Yummy Chicken 2016 Cheryl Davis
Super Clyde 2015 TV Movie Maddy
Peter and John 2015 Lucia
Love Comes Later 2015 Short
My Man Is a Loser 2014 Malea
Emoticon 😉 2014 Amanda Nevins
Taxi Brooklyn 2014 TV Series Carmen Lopez
Pushing Dreams 2013 TV Series Lynette Melendez
Person of Interest 2013 TV Series Ashley
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game The Local Population (voice)
Blue Bloods 2013 TV Series Carmen
Saved by the Pole 2012 Short Princess
Are We There Yet? 2012 TV Series Stacey
Open Vacancy 2012 Tatiana
Festival 2011/I Ivan Model 2
Body of Proof 2011 TV Series Sara Gonzales
Ashley/Amber 2011 Short Ashley


Title Year Status Character
The Talk 2017 TV Series Herself – Guest Co-Hostess
Ok! TV 2017 TV Series Herself
Face the Nation 2017 TV Series Herself
Overheard 2016 TV Series Herself – interviewee
Chelsea 2016 TV Series Herself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2016 TV Series Herself – Panelist
Beat Bobby Flay 2016 TV Series Herself – Judge / Mentor
Tavis Smiley 2016 TV Series Herself
22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2016 TV Special Herself – Winner: Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show 2015 TV Series Herself
CNN Newsroom 2014 TV Series Herself
Noches con Platanito 2014 TV Series Herself – Guest


Won Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2015 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Orange Is the New Black (2013)
2013 Cast Collaboration Award Gen Art Film Festival Feature Film Emoticon 😉 (2014)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia


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