|Net Worth:||$100 Thousand|
|Date of Bi:||January 8, 1967|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Singer/Rapper|
R Kelly is a songwriter, album producer, and musician from Chicago. He gained his fame when he released his debut record ‘Born Into the 90’s’.
He continued his rapping from there, and now he is known for being one of the best musicians and songwriters of all time with lyrics including likes of “I Believe I Can Fly” and also “Ignition.”
Recent news came to spotlight when R. Kelly released a unique 19-minute song, telling how he was broke. Therefore, his net worth has been adjusted from $150 million to just $1 million in 2020.
R Kelly’s net worth is considered to be approximately $100 thousand as of 2020, and after numerous lawsuits, difficulties, accusations, and even the “Surviving R Kelly” series, his total net worth have almost completely disappeared.
Robert Sylvester Kelly was born on January 8, 1967, in Chicago, USA.
Kelly’s mom, Joanne, was a singer too. Kelly’s father was away throughout his son’s early life, so his mother raised him alone and his three siblings singly. Kelly was frequently sexually abused by a woman, which he addressed his journal about.
Kelly joined Kenwood Academy, where he played a song by Stevie Wonder, and following that, he started to produce on the streets of Chicago.
He created a group with his friends “MGM” (Musically Gifted Men” in mid 1989. MGM recorded and released their première single” Why You Wanna Play With Me.”
Kelly contracted with Jive Records in 1991 and continued his singing career after that.
R Kelly started his music career in 1991, following his years of performance in the streets of Chicago.
He approved a contract with Jive Records, and the next year he released his debut record Born Into The ’90s. His debut collection turned out to be a big smash with the hits “Slow Dance (Hey Mr. Dj)” and also Honey Love.
In 1993 he obtained his first No.1 single on the pop music charts, Bump N’ Grind. Following his mother’s death, he remained to live up to his nickname of “Prince of Pillowtalk.” He praised as the king of R&B, and in 1996 he published a superhit “I Believe I Can Fly” that won him three Grammy awards in 1997.
Kelly has colluded with worldwide atop artists, including the likes of Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, and Gladys Knight.
He continued as the king of R&B in the ’90s. In late 1998 he released his record “R,” where he featured a duet with Celine Dion labeled “I’m Your Angel,” which sold more than 7 million copies.
Kelly and Sean “Puffy” Combs made the graphs with “Satisfy You” (in 1999) and two years succeeding, Kelly joined the rap star Jay-Z to create another prime hit “Fiesta.”
In 2012 he published “Write Me Back,” which followed the tracks of stars like Teddy Pendergrass and Marvin Gaye.
Since that time, Kelly has pursued to make a new song. He was recognized for being the R&B king during the ’90s, and he has sold more millions of copies of his music.
As of 2020, R Kelly’s net worth is $100 thousand.
Highlights and facts
Here are some of the best facts of R Kelly’s career:
- Billboard Awards (for Number One R&B Producer, 1994)
- Grammy Award (for the Best R&B song “I Believe I Can Fly,” 1998)
- BET Awards (for the Best Male R&B Artist, 2003)
- R Kelly (Album, 1995)
- Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me (Autobiography, 2012)
- “Ignition” (Song, 2003)
- “I Believe I Can Fly” (hit Song, 1993)
- “Bump n’ Grind” (Song, 1993)
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