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Know Evelyn Melendez - Jordan Knight's Former Wife Who is a Model

Published Sun May 30 2021 By Aashika
Know Evelyn Melendez -  Jordan Knight's Former Wife Who is a Model

Evelyn Melendez came into the limelight for being the ex-wife of famous pop star Jordan Knight. Besides it, she is also a professional American model. 

Melendez was born on 17 May 1970 in the United States and holds American citizenship. Before having a relationship with Knight, she was quite far from the media and public eye. 

Here are some facts about her:

What's Her Net Worth?

Evelyn Melendez has an estimated net worth of $500,000 which she earned as a professional model. According to payscale, the model usually earns between $32,000 to $48,000 annually. She has worked with some modeling agencies and magazines. 

Her ex-husband, Jordan Knight holds an impressive net worth of $18 million. He has into the music industry for over three decades. He joined "New Kids on the Block" in 1984 which includes his own old brother Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Dommie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood. 

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"The Block " in September 2008 was in the 16th number on the Top 25 Teen Idol Breakout Moments list. He served as a judge of "American Juniors", on A spin-off of American Idol, likewise appeared in "The Surreal Life: Fame Games", "Hit Me Baby One More Time", and so on.  


 Evelyn Melendez and Jordan Knight were in married life for 12 years. The couple met for the first time in the late 90s and secretly started dating. After dating for a few years, they welcomed their first child before they got married. 

They exchanged the wedding vows on 12 September 2004 in a private ceremony. Unfortunately, their married life didn't work for a lifetime, which ended after 16 years of relationship. 

Evelyn Melendez with her former husband Jordan Knight at the award event.
Image Source: Pinterest

Reason for Their Divorce 

Maybe every marriage is not made in heaven. They got separated in 2016 and the reason was the extramarital affairs of Jordan with his fan called Jackie, who hailed from Germany. He was also an alcohol addict which makes her separate from her husband.

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Although, the ex-couple disclosed the alimony amount. After their separation, Knight chooses to stay single whereas, Jordan is in a relationship with fan Jackie. 

Two Children 

Melendez is a mother of two beautiful children. She welcomes her first child Dante Jordan Knight, born on 25 August 1999. He is now a young boy 23 years old. In February 2007, they welcomed their second child Eric Jacob Knight. A former model is enjoying a low-key life and raising her children as a single mother. 

A family picture of Evelyn Melendez with her ex-husband and two children. 
Image Source: Pinterest

Lavish House 

Model Melendez is living in a luxurious house located in Milton, Massachusetts along with her children. The mansion has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms which is worth around $575,000. It expands to 2,252 square feet. 

Social Media 

Melendez likes to stay away from the limelight whereas she is not active on social media as she does not use Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. She likes to make her personal life private. 

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