|Born Name||Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr.|
|Birth Date||October 18, 2004|
|Age||15 years old|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Parents||Daniel Smith & Solange Knowles|
|Siblings||3 – Saniya Smith (born in 2009), Legend Smith (born in 2016), Five Smith (born in 2020)|
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Some people knew Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. as the first child of Roc Nation talent manager, Daniel Smith and others knew him as the son of Solange Knowles, a successful singer-songwriter. But, only a few find him as an aspiring basketball player who currently plays for his high school basketball team.
There is a vast differentiation between a basketball player among other sportspeople, which is an unquenchable inner drive to become successful. When Daniel was a kid, he decided to become a professional basketball player. So, he is now on his way to complete his dream. Let’s see more about Smith’s Jr.’s personal life.
Smith Jr.’s Parents, Daniel & Solange’s Unsuccessful Marriage
Smith Jr.’s parents, Daniel Smith and Solange first met a high school in 1999. The couple then started dating and stayed in the relationship for the overall four years until they got engaged in December 2003.
The childhood sweethearts walked down the aisle on 27th February 2004 at the Old Bahamas Bay Resort in The Bahamas, where they invited their close and blood relatives, including Solange’s sister, Beyonce and her husband, Jay Z. At that time, Solange wore in a white off-the-shoulder satin Christian wedding gown while Daniel was in a formal slim-fit black suit.
The newly-wedded pair settled down a new home in Los Angles, California, from their former residence in Houston, Texas. Unfortunately, they ended their marriage after four years together and divorced on 21st May 2019. During an interview with Essence, Solange said, “she still maintains a good relationship with Daniel after their amicable separation while co-parenting their child.”
Daniel Julez’s Mom, Solange’s Dating History
Smith Jr.’s beloved mother, Solange first dated an American rapper, Lil’ Wayne in 2006. The duo then split up in 2008 after Wayne found out Knowles had an affair with an American basketball player, J. R. Smith in 2007.
Other than that, Solo Star singer Solange was in a romantic relationship with former American football defensive end, Julius Peppers in 2008. The couple, however, split up due to some misunderstandings on the same year.
Upon their breakup, Homecoming star, Knowles met an American music video director, Alan Ferguson, whom she tied the knot on 16th November 2014 at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nevertheless, they announced their separation on 1st November 2019, because of their personal differences.
Blessed to Have Three Step Siblings
Beyonce and Jay-Z’s nephew, Smith Jr. has three adorable children, including one step-sister, Saniya Smith (born on 22nd May 2009), and two younger step-brothers, Legend Smith (born on 20th April 2016) and Five J. Smith (born on 23rd April 2020). Three of his half-siblings were born to his dad, Daniel, and step-mom, Karla Anisa Karim.
On a similar way, Daniel Julez shared a picture of his step-siblings on the national sibling’s day on 10th April 2020 via Instagram. He also mentioned that “he loves them so much. God couldn’t have blessed him with three better siblings. Thank you, Lord.”
Total Net Worth of Daniel’s Family
Smith Jr.’s mom, Solange maintains a hefty net worth of $10 Million as of 2020. She earns a lucrative earning from her record sales and live performances. Back in 2002, she garnered $125,000 from her debut album, Solo Star and $167,000 through another record sale of her album, Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams in 2008.
On the other hand, Smith Jr.’s dad, Daniel’s net worth is $500 Thousand. He reportedly collects a decent remuneration as a talent manager at Roc Nation. So, he might get an average annual salary of Roc Nation manager, which is $52,861. Other than that, Daniel Julez’s parents’ net value accumulates a total fortune of $1.5 Million.
Some Diversifying Facts about Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr.
- Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. is fluent in a French language, Louisiana Creole, which is widely spoken in the state of Louisiana.
- Smith Jr. is a multi-racial because he is half-American and half-African by his ethnic background.
- His dad, Daniel played for NFL’s Carolina Panthers wide receiver in 2006. Currently, he is managing various musical artist and athletes’s contracts as a talent manager through Roc Nation entertainment company.
- He spent his childhood memories in Moscow, Idaho and New Orleans, Louisiana.
- He is currently playing as a power forward and shooting guard for high school basketball’s team.