() February 17, (age 72) Miami, Florida, United States. Political party, Democratic. Spouse(s), Gladys Knight (m. ; div. ). Website, spielenbookofra.win Leslie Calvin " Les " Brown (born February 17, ) is an American motivational speaker, Biography · Early life · References · External links. Les Brown is committed to motivating and training today's generation to be Legions of followers flock to stadiums and arenas to hear a man who never stops. Les Brown facts: Motivational speaker Les Brown (born ) made his name At six weeks of age, both boys were adopted by Mamie Brown, a year- old. Brown was born with his twin brother, Wesley, in an abandoned building in Liberty City, a low-income section of MiamiFlorida. LeRoy Washington, a speech and drama instructor at Booker T. Introspection Late Night Partying. Hence he turned towards radio broadcasting. He moves easily between the ordinary and the extraordinary to emphasize his point.