Jonathan Rashleigh Knight (born November 29, 1968) is an American singer. He is part of the boy band New Kids on the Block. It also includes Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood and his younger brother, Jordan. He is the oldest member of the band and the first to leave it in 1994 prior to their official split.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Jonathan was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to parents Marlene Putnam and Allan Knight. He is the fifth of six children: Allison, Sharon, David, Christopher, and Jordan. His parents are both Episcopal priests.

With Harley Rodriguez[edit | edit source]

Jonathan is gay because he has been in a relationship with Harley Rodriguez as of 2008. The two participated in the 26th season of the reality competition series The Amazing Race, which aired on CBS in early 2015 where they placed 9th. There are rumors that they married after Jonathan took Harley's last name on twitter and instagram but neither Jonathan nor his reps have confirmed that they are even married.

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