R Kelly-Net Worth, Bio, Age, Family, Facts 2022  

R kelly

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 R Kelly Bio

Robert Sylvester Kelly was born on 8 January 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.  He makes his recognized as R Kelly. He is a famous American Singer, Actor, Songwriter, and Music Producer. He is well known as a hip-hop musician of Rhythms and Blues.

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R Kelly Career 

He is a famous American singer, songwriter, Actor, and Musical Producer who gained fame as a hip-hop musician. 

The early life of R Kelly 

 He Left his schooling as he wanted to pursue a career in Music. He wrote his Single” Why you wanna Play me,” released by MGM on December 9, 1990. He, with his brand MGM appeared on one episode of the Reality Television show “Big Break. “After that, he terminated his MGM group and was signed by the American Record label “Jive records” in 1991. 


In 1992, he released his first album,” Born into the 90s,” with his new group,” Public announcement.”This album gained popularity because of his singles “She’s Got That Vibe” and “Dedicated.” 

His solo album “12 play” was released on November 9, 1993, by Jive Record label, and this album has the superhit single “Bump N Grind” this album was certified Platinum by RIIA.

His third single, “your body’s callin,” was validated Gold by RIIA. 


He was nominated for Grammy awards for his hit single”You Are Not Alone.” And Kelly was the writer and Producer of this single, hired by Michael.

 On November 14, 1995, he released his self-titled album “R Kelly” and his single “I Believe I Can Fly” for the film “Space Jam” .this single named three Grammy awards in 1998.

He, with jimmy Iovine, made his own record label “Interscope records” in the same year. He won people’s hearts and was renowned as the most famous R&B singer. 

His fourth solo album, TP-2, was released on November 7, 2000. He released fourteen studio Albums, “Write Me Back,” on June 25, 2012. His new album Black Panties was released in 2013, and The Buffet was released in 2015. Again, he got caught in terms of being sexually deviant and Bribery. 

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Robert Sylvester Kelly was born on January 8, 1967, and lived in Chicago, Illinois, United States, with his mother, Joanne; R kelly is from a broken family. He was with his three siblings and was raised by a single mother who worked as a school teacher .she was a devout Christian at a baptist church she sang in the choir. He did not know about his father as he left him in childhood. He was blessed with Two brothers, Carey Kelly and Bruce Kelly, and one sister Theresa Kelly.

R Kelly stepfather

When he reached age five, his mother married a man named Lucious, who worked in the airline field. He was fond of Music from a very young age and then started singing in church. He had to face Sexual offense multiple times in his life .his mother suffered from cancer, and in 1993 he lost his mother.


The name of R -Kelly does not need any recognization as he has enormous popularity in the musical world. He completed his early education at Hometown school; in September 1980, he met a mentor Lena McLin at Kenwood Academy, who changed his whole life. R-Kelly participated in the show “Ribbon in the sky, “and this show boosted his confidence. He was also a basketball player in his school but left playing just to make his musical career. Unfortunately, he was diagnosed with Word blind disease. After that, He left Kenwood academy. He made his own identity among famous musicians. 

Height and Weight 

 He is a Charming man with a good height. he is approximately 6 ft 1 inches tall, and his weight is 91 kg which is ideal according to his size. he has a good personality, and his body measurement is 44-35-14 inches. 

Net Worth 2021 & 2022 

Being a famous American Music producer, Actor, and Songwriter . he earned a handsome amount from his Musical career. As of 2021, his net worth reached – $ 2 Million, and this mishap occurred because of his lawsuits and Court cases. His career fell when this court case came to the limelight, and he was disqualified from record labels; suddenly, his Music was banned on Digital Media such as Spotify and Apple. He was arrested on February 2019. In the case of not giving financial support to his son. In April 2020, he confessed that he had to pay a $ 1.9 Million tax to IRS.

Before this incident, he had a net worth of $ 100 Million or maybe a billion.

R Kelly Spouse  

He started dating American Singer” Aaliyah” in 1992. At that time she is just 13 years old and after two years of dating, they married in 1994. He keeps this marriage secret. They separated in 1995.

r kelly with Aaliyah

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He then married American Choreographer, Dancer, “Andrea Lee” in 1996. In this marriage, they with two daughters and a son. They decided to separate when R kelly had many Sexually deviant charges. they announced their divorce in 2009.
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Adorable kids of R kelly and Andrea Lee

The couple is blessed with three kids in which they have two daughters and a son. 

Joann Kelly is his elder daughter and she was born in 1998 after one year they were blessed with another daughter named “Jaah “and was born in 2000. Robert Jr is their cute son and younger son and he was born on 2 December 2000.
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 Social Media

 Being a popular American Singer, Actor, and musical producer his picture and videos are liked on Instagram. He had huge popularity on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook but after being arrested in a case of sexual deviance their social media accounts were officially deleted.

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R kelly Quick Facts

Name Robert Sylvester Kelly
Nickname R Kelly
Age 55 years
Birth date 8 January 1967 
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, United States.  
Profession Songwriter, Actor, Singer, and Music producer
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Zodiac sign Capricon
Religion Christian
Fathers name, Not disclosed
Mothers name Joanne
Step Father Lucious
Siblings Carey Kelly and Bruce Kelly (brothers ) and  Theresa Kelly(sister)
Education High school 
School Kenwood Academy
Current Residence Chicago, Illinois, United States
Gender Male
Sexual Orientation Straight 
Height 6 feet 1 inch
Weight 91kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Net Worth 2020 $ 10-$100  Million
Net Worth 2022 -$ 2Million
Marital status divorced
Ex-Wife Aaliyah  (1994-1995)

Andrea lee (1996-2009)

Ex-Girlfriend N/A
Kids Joann Kelly, Jaah Kelly, and Robert Jr
Instagram Deleted
Twitter Deleted

 FAQ about R Kelly 

Who is R Kelly? 

he is a  famous American Singer, Songwriter, Music producer, and Actor.

Where is R Kelly  from?

he was born on  8 January 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

What is the date of Birth of R Kelly?

He was born on 8 January 1967 

What is the Qualification of R Kelly?

he is a high school graduate of Kenwood Academy

What is the height of R Kelly

he is approximately 6 feet 1 inch tall.

What is the weight of R Kelly

His weight is about 91kg.

Is R Kelly Married?

Yes, he was married to Aaliyah (1994-1995) and Andrea lee(1996-2009).

What is his estimated net worth of R Kelly? 

he had an estimated net worth of $ 10-$ 100 million and as of 2021, his worth was instantly down to -$2 million.

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