Jordan Knight ~ Play Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight May 17, 1970 (age 45) in Worcester, Massachusetts, US. American singer-songwriter best known as the lead singer in the boy band New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), and as an actor, who rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s. Best known for his distinctive falsetto style of singing, influenced by The Stylistics. After New Kids on the Block disbanded, Jordan launched a solo career. Jordan had sold over 1.5 million records worldwide as a solo artist.