Marion Hugh Knight Jr. aka “Suge Knight” (born April 19, 1965) is an American Record producer, Music executive, Former Football Player and Criminal from Compton, California. He is also famous for being the Founder of Death Row Records. Under this label, he has recorded various famous Music Album with multiple rappers and singers.
His recording company rose to fame after producing the debut Music album of Rapper Dr. Dre named “The Chronic”. This album is recorded in June 1991 and released on 15 December 1991. In addition, Dr. Dre’s The Chronic has ranked on the top spot of rap charts at that time.
After this, he has several successful years and also worked with famous Musician like Tupac Shakur, Tha Dogg Pound, Snoop Dogg, and Outlawz.
In September 1996, he was sentenced to imprisonment after multiple violation charges related to the murder case. As a result, Death Row Records has declared bankrupt in 2006.
The 53-year-old Music Producer has also accused of killing one man at the Compton burger stand, Los Angeles County. He ran over two persons with his pick-up truck in January 2015. Therefore, the judges of California court has sentenced him for 28 years in prison.
Suge Knight Biography, Spouse, Age, Net worth, Children, Parents, Height, Weight & Murder Case
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Marion Hugh Knight Jr.|
|Nick name||Suge Knight & Sugar Bear.|
|Working As||1. Record producer, Music executive & Former Football Player.
2. Founder of Death Row Records.
|Age (As of 2018)||Fifty-Three (53) years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||April 19, 1965.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Compton, California, USA.|
|Citizenship||The United States of America.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Aries.|
|Current Residence||California, USA.|
|Criminal Charges||Accused of running over two men with his pick-up truck outside the Compton burger stand, Los Angeles County in January 2015. In this hit-and-run case, he has killed one person.|
|Legal Punishment||The California court has sentenced him for 28 years in prison.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 2".
Centimeters: 188 cm.
Meters: 1.88 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 120 Kg.
Pounds: 265 lbs.
|Biceps Size||14.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||44-39-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||11.|
|Parents||Father: Marion Knight, Sr.
Mother: Maxine Chatman.
|Siblings||Brother: Name not found.
|Suge Knight Wife & Relationship|
|Marital Status||Divorced in 2007 (Once Married in 1999).|
|Dating History?||She has affair with his former girlfriend "Toi-lin Kelly".|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Michel'le Denise Toussant.
|Children||Son: Andrew Knight, Legend Knight & Taj Knight.
Daughter: Posh Knight & Bailei Knight.
|Highest Qualification||Graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
|School||Lynwood High School, California.|
|College/University||The University of Nevada (UNLV), Las Vegas & El Camino College.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Kevin Spacey.
Actress: Charlize Theron.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Fishing.|
|Favorite Dishes||Continental Food.|
|Suge Knight Net worth|
|Net Asset (Approx.)||$210,000 US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Earnings per month||Under review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||NA.|
|Email Address||Will Update.|
Lesser Known Facts about Marion Hugh Knight Jr.
- His professional name “Suge” is taken from his childhood nickname i.e. “Sugar Bear“.
- He is the only son of Marion Knight, Sr. (Dad) and Maxine Chatman (Mom).
- In his college days, he is the star player of American Football. He has also played for Los Angeles Rams Football team for two National Football League (NFL) matches in 1987.
- As of 2018, his estimated Net worth is around $210,000 US dollars.
- Marion Hugh Knight Jr. has started his career as a concert promoter. Due to financial problems, he has also worked as the bodyguard of various Hollywood celebrities. Bobby Brown (American Musician & Singer) is one of those celebs to whom he has served as a bodyguard.
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- As per personal life, he has married an American R&B singer and songwriter in 1999. The name of Suge Knight’s wife is “Michel’le“. This beautiful couple is also blessed with five children i.e. Andrew Knight, Legend Knight, Taj Knight, Posh Knight, and Bailei Knight. In 2007, Knight has divorced from his spouse due to personal differences.
- Currently, he is in a relationship with his girlfriend named “Toi-lin Kelly“. After dating for a few years, they have engaged and decided to marry. Moreover, his fiancee has also thrown in jail for 3 years for selling Suge’s murder video footage to TMZ for $55,000 USD.