Jonathan Knight Net Worth (Updated 2024)

What is Jonathan Knight’s Net Worth?

Jonathan Knight, a singer from the group New Kids on the Block, has a net worth of $14 million. He’s most famous for being in the band with his younger brother Jordan and other members Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, and Danny Wood. Jonathan is the oldest in the group and left in 1994 before they officially broke up.

New Kids on the Block did really well, selling over 70 million albums worldwide. Their first album even went triple platinum in the US. Sadly, they split up in 1994 when Knight left during their “Face the Music” tour. They got nominated for a Grammy and won two American Music Awards during their career.

After he left the entertainment industry, Knight focused on real estate development in his home state. But in 2021, he returned to TV as the host of the HGTV show “Farmhouse Fixer.”

Here’s the breakdown of his net worth:

Name:

Jonathan Knight

Net Worth:

$14 Million

Date of Birth:

Nov 29, 1968

Salary:

$1 Million Per Year

Source of Wealth:

Singer, Real estate development, Real Estate Broker

Early Life

Jonathan Knight is from Boston, Massachusetts, and has Canadian family background. His dad, an Episcopal priest, comes from Meaford, Ontario in Canada, and his mom is from Dunnville, Ontario. Jonathan has a big family with six brothers and sisters: Allison, Sharon, David, Christopher, and his younger brother Jordan.

Jonathan Knight Net Worth

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New Kids on the Block

Jonathan Knight was a key part of the American boy band New Kids on the Block (NKOTB) from 1986 to 1994. During their peak, the band sold a whopping 80 million records worldwide. Their split happened in 1994, the same year Jonathan left during their “Face the Music” tour. At first, they said Jonathan was injured in a horse accident, but later they admitted the band was breaking up.

In a surprising comeback, Jonathan rejoined New Kids on the Block in the spring of 2008. They released their seventh album, “The Block,” on September 2, 2008. They announced their return and new album by performing together for the first time in fifteen years on the Today show on May 16, 2008.

After releasing the album, they started a world tour beginning in Toronto on September 18, 2008. Their first single, “Summertime,” was a hit, reaching #9 in Canada and #24 in the U.S. as a digital download. In August 2008, they released their second single from “The Block,” called “Single.”

Personal Life

Jonathan Knight is really close to his younger brother and bandmate, Jordan Knight.

After New Kids on the Block first broke up, Jonathan turned to real estate investment, living a quieter life in Essex, Massachusetts. He stayed out of the public eye, rarely appearing in public or doing interviews. In 2000, he openly talked about his struggle with generalized anxiety disorder, which started during his early days with the band. He got medical help and got better. Showing his caring side, in 2011, he appeared on MTV’s “True Life” to help a fan dealing with panic disorder.

In 2009, the National Enquirer published that Jonathan was gay, which was revealed without his permission by his ex-boyfriend Kyle Wilker. Jonathan handled it gracefully, saying he’s always been open about being gay. He also talked about it on the New Kids on the Block blog, joking about not making a magazine cover announcement.

Jonathan has been with Harley Rodriguez, an actor from “Sweet Valley High,” since 2008. They were on “The Amazing Race” together in 2015 and finished 9th. They got engaged in Africa on November 15, 2016.

In 2021, Jonathan became the host of “Farmhouse Fixer” on HGTV, where he renovates old New England farmhouses.

Jonathan and Harley got married on August 25, 2022, celebrating a big moment in their relationship.

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