Mother of Beyonce and Solange Knowles who became known as the head designer of the House of Dereon brand.
When Destiny's Child was still undiscovered, she worked to design affordable and stylish costumes for the girls.
In 2012, she helped take the House of Dereon into the international market.
She divorced Mathew Knowles in 2011. She married actor Richard Lawson in 2015.
She managed the careers of both her daughters, Beyonce and Solange Knowles.