Mathew Knowles Has Houston Wedding

Mathew Knowles

Mathew Knowles Has Houston Wedding

Beyoncé and Solange unable to attend ceremony, he said.

Published July 8, 2013

Mathew Knowles remarried last Sunday (Jun. 30). According to the Associated Press, Knowles, 61, wed former model/realtor Gena Charmaine Avery, 48, during a ceremony held in Houston. The couple had been engaged for a year and a half.

Houston is where Knowles raised his superstar daughters, Beyoncé and Solange, with their mother, Tina. The two parents are most popularly known for guiding the careers of Bey and Destiny's Child; Knowles served as Bey's manager until 2011, the same year he and Tina divorced after 31 years of marriage. He continues to serve as a manager for such artists as the Grammy-winning gospel singer Le'Andria Johnson via his Music World Entertainment.

Knowles told TMZ that neither of his daughters made it to the wedding. "Unfortunately, Beyoncé and Solange had previous engagements, which made it impossible for them to attend," he said. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by BET-Staff


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