Jean Knight

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Birthday
26, 1943
Birthplace
Louisiana
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Louisiana

About

Famous for her 1971 hit "Mr. Big Stuff," this soul, funk, and rhythm & blues singer also scored Billboard Hot 100 listings with "My Toot Toot" and "You Think You're Hot Stuff."

Before Fame

She began her music career as a singer at a Louisiana bar owned by her cousin and soon attracted the attention of music producer Huey Meaux.

Trivia

She released a 1997 compilation album titled The Very Best of Me.

Family Life

Born Jean Caliste, she grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Associated With

She received a 1971 Grammy nomination, but ultimately lost the award to fellow R&B vocalist Aretha Franklin.