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Frances Glandney

Frances Glandney

Frances Glandney is an American fashion designer famous as the wife of popular American record producer, singer, and songwriter Smokey Robinson.

Frances Glandney was born in the United States of America to American parents. Glandney holds American nationality while she belongs to a white ethnic background.

What is the Net Worth of Frances Glandney’s Husband?

Her husband Smokey Robinson has an estimated net worth of around $100 million as of 2019 dollars which he has amassed over the course of the 50 plus years he has spent in the music business. All his income stems from the earnings of these records within the decades.

When Did Frances Glandney get Married to Singer Husband?

Frances Glandney is a married woman, she married Smokey Robinson. Her husband, Smokey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. However, the couple married in the year 2004. Since their wedding day, the couple is maintaining a happy and peaceful life free of any kind of rumors or controversies.

Frances Gladney
Caption: Frances Gladney with her husband

Previously, Smokey was already married to Claudette Rogers who is an American singer-songwriter. His ex-wife, Claudette was a member of The Miracles from 1957 to 1972. They shared a son Berry Robinson born in 1968 and a daughter Tamla Robinson born in 1969.

After that, he had a son, named Trey from an extramarital affair that led to the collapse of his marriage with Rogers in 1984. Frances and Smokey lived in their Pittsburgh home, which they now use as a winery.

What Does Frances Glandney do for Living?

Glandney is a fashion designer regarding her profession.

Her Husband’s Career

Her husband, Smokey Robinson is a mythical American singer who is busy in the audio industry for at least six decades. He is the inventor of the most popular vocal group, called The Miracles that tasted tremendous victory from the 1960s & 1970s.

Smokey is a record executive order and just a recording producer previously. Moreover, he has functioned with Loads of artists that include Aretha Franklin, The Marvelettes, Marvin Gaye, Mary Wells, along with Timothy Bloom.

Frances Gladney
Caption: Frances Gladney’s husband

Smokey was created in an African American family. After he starts hearing Nolan Powerful and Billy Ward at radio stations his interest from the music generated. Then he producing livelihood in the audio 21, which gave attention to the Barrett Strong.

Subsequently, the Five Chimes group was formed by Smokey Together with Ronald White and youth buddies Pete Moore in the year 1955. They found in the areas near the Detroit and included members such as Claudette Rogers, Bobby Rogers, and Marv Tarplin. They embraced the name Miracles.

Solo Career

After a year of retirement, he announced his comeback with the release of the eponymous Smokey album, in the year 1973. Next year, his second album, Pure Smokey, was released but failed to produce hits. In the year 1981, he topped the charts again with another sensual ballad, Being with You, which was another number one hit in Cash Box and peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100.

In the year  1987, following a period of personal and professional issues, he made a comeback with the album, One Heartbeat, and the singles, Just to See Her and One Heartbeat.

Smokey issued the album, Time Flies When You’re Having Fun on his own label, Robson Records in the year 2009. In the year 2018, he appeared on an episode of CMT Crossroads alongside country singer Cam. The Geffen Management Group currently manages him. On 31st July 2018, he appeared as a special guest on the Fox network’s show Beat Shazam.

Awards

He received an award of an individual star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 1987. In 1993, he received an award of a medal at the National Medal of Arts. Two years before, Smokey won the Heritage Award at the Soul Train Music Awards.

Frances Glandney's ex-husband, Smokey Robinson posing with his award
Caption: Frances Glandney’s ex-husband, Smokey Robinson posing with his award (Photo: AceShowbiz)

He received an honorary doctorate degree along with Linda Ronstadt in the year 2009. In the year 2016, he received the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

Facts of Frances Glandney

Full NameFrances Glandney
Place Of BirthUnited States of America
ProfessionFashion Designer
NationalityAmerican

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