Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. aka Julez Smith is a famous celebrity kid, widely known for being the only child of R&B singer Solange Knowles with her first husband Daniel Smith.
He was born on October 18, 2004, in Los Angeles, California weighing around 9 lbs. 4 oz. The boy who we remember as a kid is all grown up now, and is in his teen years.
Solange's son's first name 'Daniel' was inherited from his father Daniel Smith. The word in Hebrew means "God is my judge". Similarly, his second name 'Julez' is a modern masculine name resembling 'precious gem or youthful'.
Parents Net Worth
Daniel Julez Smith Jr.'s father, Smith Sr. has an impressive $700,000 net worth from his professional career as a talent manager.
He manages to accomplished such a massive fortune by working as hip-hop enigma Jay Z manager for his record company Roc Nation.
Likewise, Daniel's mother, Solange is a renowned singer and model, who has a whopping $8 million net worth. She is still busy with her musical career and concerts. Further, she is endorsed by various multi-millionaire brands such as Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, and Helmut Lang.
Parents Relationship and Unplanned Child
Julez Smith's parents were a teenage lover, whose matrimony lasted only for about 3 years. The lovebirds tie the knot on February 27, 2004, in The Bahamas, where her older sister Beyonce served as a bridesmaid. While the pair got married, Daniel was only 19 years old and his then wife Solange was 17.
The couple had their only son on October 18, the same year. According to the Knowles statement, her son was an unplanned surprise.
Despite having a young child to look after, they divorced each other on 21st May 2007. Solange in an interview with the Essence magazine outed, that she and her ex-husband decided on co-parent their son, despite their separation.
After divorce, the ex-pair moved on with their lives. Solange started to the dated American music director, Alan Ferguson.
The lover married on 16 November 2014 and got divorced on November 1, 2019. Similarly, Smith Sr. also got engaged with Karla Anisa Karim.
Half Siblings and Coming New Member 2020
Julez Smith has two half-siblings from his father Daniel Smith's sides. Her youngest half sibling Saniya Smith was born on May 22, 2009, in the United States.
Likewise, he also has a little brother Legend Smith born on April 20, 2016, in the USA. As an elder child in the family, Julez is a loving brother, who has been helping his family in parenting younger ones.
Further, Smith's family gonna have a new family member in 2020 as Danial Smith announced the pregnancy news of his sweetheart, Karla Anisa Karim, in social media in November 2019.
Every year, Daniel Smith Jr.'s birthday celebration has been made special by his parents. Going back through his 11th birthday party, he had the biggest surprise with the New Orleans Pelicans theme three-tier cake by his parents. In the same way, his other birthday was full of excitement with his basketball holding photo prints on the cake.
Inspiration to his Mother's Song
Daniel's mother, Solange released her second album "Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams" in 2008. The album feature track "6 O'Clock Blues", which was dedicated to her son.
The R&G singer through her song, shared her feeling and experience as a loving mother.