Frances Glandney (Smokey Robinson’s wife) Age/ Parents/ Daughter/ Career/ Net worth and Facts

Frances Glandney with her husband Smokey Robinson
Frances Glandney with her husband Smokey Robinson (source – Getty Images)

Frances Glandney is famous as the wife of Smokey Robinson who is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. She is a fashion designer by profession.

Frances Glandney Wiki/ Bio

Frances Glandney is a fashion designer who rose to fame after marrying the singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson. She is Smokey’s second wife and is spotted at various events along with him.

Details regarding her academic qualification are not revealed. But from her profession as a fashion designer, we can estimate that she might have taken a degree in fashion designing.

Frances Glandney
Frances Glandney (source – Getty Images)

Frances Glandney Height/ Weight/ Age

Her height is approximately 5 feet 5 inches and her weight measures are not known. She was born in California, USA. Her exact date of birth is not known. Frances Glandney’s age cannot be estimated but it is assumed that she is in her 60s.

Frances Glandney Net worth

She is a fashion designer by profession and earns for her living. She runs her own designing business. Through this, she has earned a fortune for herself. Her estimated net worth is around $500,000.

On the other hand, her husband Smokey Robinson’s net worth is around $150 million. He has gathered this massive amount as an icon from the music industry.

Frances Glandney Boyfriend/ Husband/ Family

Her father and mother’s name is not known. Also there is no information available about her siblings.

She was born and brought up in the United States of America. But her family background is not disclosed.

Talking about her personal life she is a married woman. Smokey Robinson married Frances Glandney in May 2002.

The couple dated each other for some time before tying the knot. Since then they are living a happy family life without any rumors of separation.

Frances Glandney with her husband Smokey Robinson
Frances Glandney with her husband Smokey Robinson

The duo does not have any children together. Frances Glandney daughter and sons include Tamla Claudette Robinson, Berry William Borope Robinson, and Trey Robinson. These children are her stepchildren.

Tamla and Berry were born to Smokey from his first marriage and Trey was born from his extramarital relationship.

Frances Glandney's step-children Tamla Robinson and Berry Robinson
Frances Glandney’s step-children Tamla Robinson and Berry Robinson

Frances lived with her husband in their Pittsburgh home previously which is now a winery. They are married for about two decades and are living a blissful married life without any controversies.

Frances Glandney’s husband Smokey Robinson

William Smokey Robinson jr. is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. He was born on 19 February 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, USA, and is aged 81 years (as of 2021).

He made his debut in the music industry in the year 1958 with single Got A Job as a part of The Miracles.

He led the group The Five Chimes from its 1955 origins until 1972 when he announced his retirement to focus on his role as Motown’s vice president.

Further, he came up with numerous albums and gave many successful songs. Apart from this, he is also a record producer and executive who has worked with several artists like Aretha Franklin, Mary Wells, Timothy Bloom, Marvin Gaye, etc.

He was the founder and frontman of the Motown vocal group The Miracles. His solo career was also very successful. In the year 1987, he became a part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

With his popular music, he received many awards namely the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for lifetime contribution, Hollywood Walk of Fame, National medal of Arts awards, etc. He has spent over six decades in the industry.

Lastly, he released the album Time Flies When You’re Having Fun in 2009 and since then has only made guest appearances in shows like CMT Crosswords and Beat Shazam.

Talking about his personal life Smokey Robinson’s first wife was Claudette Rogers who is a singer and songwriter as well. She was a fellow member of his group named The Miracles. They began dating each other since the formation of group.

The couple got married on 7 November 1959 and they share two children a son named Berry Robinson born in 1968 and a daughter named Tamla Robinson born in 1969.

Smokey had an extramarital affair while he was in a relationship with his wife. In the year 1984, his girlfriend gave birth to their son Trey Robinson. This created differences in their married life.

Due to this controversy, Smokey and Claudette separated and their divorce was finalized in 1986. The identity of Trey’s mother is not revealed.

Much later in 2002 he married his second wife Frances Glandney and are still together.

NameFrances Glandney
Date of BirthNot Known
AgeNot Known
BirthplaceCalifornia, USA
Zodiac SignNot Known
HometownNot Known
Net worth$500,000 US Dollars
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Heightfeet and inches- 5’5”
centimeters- 168 cm
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsNot Known
Eye ColorBrown
Hair colorBlack
Shoe sizeNot Known
Father nameNot Known
Mother nameNot Known
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
BoyfriendNot Known
Marital statusMarried
HusbandSmokey Robinson
ChildrenTamla Robinson (stepdaughter)
Berry and Trey Robinson (stepsons)


There is no much information available about her professional career. She was a fashion designer and might have worked for many brands during that time.

Additionally, she ran her own designing business as well. At this point in time, she is retired and is no longer involved in all this.

Currently she is enjoying her retired life with her celebrity husband.

Facts/ Trivia

  • Frances Glandney is famous as the wife of Smokey Robinson.
  • She is a fashion designer.
  • Her husband is a famous singer and songwriter.
  • On social media, she is not active with any of her accounts whereas her husband is active on his Instagram account.
  • She is the stepmother of three kids from her husband’s previous relationships.
  • She does not have any child of her own.
  • The couple is living a happy married life free from rumors.
  • She loves making public appearances with her husband.