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R. Kelly

Singer-songwriter
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Net worth 2018: $150 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Chicago
Country: United States
BirthDay: 8 January 1967
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.85 m
Education: Kenwood Academy
BIOGRAPHY

R. Kelly was bornon 8 January 1967 in Chicago, American, is Singer-songwriter. Robert Sylvester Kelly, better known as R. Kelly to his fans, is an American singer recognized as one of the best-selling music artists in the United States with 40 million albums sold till date. A multi-faceted personality, he is a singer-songwriter, rapper and is also into record production. He has written, produced and remixed many songs, several of which became chartbusters, earning him the title of the King of R&B. Blessed with a distinctive voice, he has his own innovative style of singing and rapping which easily distinguishes him from the other contemporary musicians. He is one of the best selling musical artists of all time and has been credited with redefining the musical genres of R&B and hip hop. He was inclined towards music from a young age and was encouraged by his high school music teacher to pursue his musical talents. He started performing in the streets as a teenager and formed his own musical group with some friends. He got a breakthrough when his group won a television talent show and won enough money to launch a musical career. He soon broke off from the group and embarked on a highly successful solo career. In spite of all his successes he remains a controversial figure because of his alleged involvement in sex crimes

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$150 Million

TIMELINE
2013

He returned to sexually charged themes with his 2013 album, ‘Black Panties’

2009

They divorced in 2009 after almost 13 years of marriage

2007

His 2007 album ‘Double Up’ featured the single ‘I’m a Flirt Remix’ which peaked at No

2003

His album, ‘Chocolate Factory’ (2003) debuted at No

2002

Videos of Kelly engaging in sexual acts with a minor girl surfaced in 2002 and he was indicted in Chicago on 21 counts of child pornography

1998

In 1998 he released ‘R’, the album that would become the most commercially successful one of his career so far

1996

He married Andrea, his former backup dancer, in 1996

1992

In 1992, Kelly released his debut album ‘Born into the 90’s’, with the group Public Announcement as his back-up

1990

In 1990, MGM recorded and released their first single, ‘Why You Wanna Play Me’ and disbanded shortly after

1967

Kelly was born on January 8, 1967 Chicago, Illinois, U

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