She rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny's Child, one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time.
During the group's three-year hiatus, Rowland released her debut solo studio album, Simply Deep (2002), which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and sold over 3 million copies worldwide.
It included the Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "Dilemma" (with Nelly), as well as the UK top-five hits "Stole" and "Can't Nobody".
Rowland also ventured into acting with starring roles in the successful films Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and The Seat Filler (2005).
Kelendria Trené Rowland was born on February 11, 1981, in Atlanta, Georgia.