Five years after the group split up in 1999, Knight flourished as a solo artist.
Today, the now-married singer enjoys his own projects, NKOTB reunion endeavors and doting on his two sons.
The New Kids On The Block member will compete with his boyfriend Harley Rodriguez in the CBS reality hit's couples edition, which pits six established couples against five pairings meeting for the first time in the most extreme blind date ever. It was definitely something outside of the box for me," Knight continues.
So how did the rest of the band react when they learned Knight, 46, and Rodriguez, 41, would be competing in the primetime race around the world? "I'm the one who sometimes doesn't like being on stage and being the center of attention.
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It's weird for me, but even at 46, it felt to me like a growing experience."A longtime fan of the show, Knight reveals he'd actually been trying to get on the show for "four seasons," but his touring schedule always conflicted with filming.
"This year I got a phone call and they said they were doing a couples edition and that they would love to have us on the show."But Knight thought Rodriguez, a personal trainer, might not want to join the show.
But then the whole couple thing came up and I was like, ‘OK, here's my chance to do it," Knight explains.