The famous singer and songwriter from Chicago, R Kelly, has a total net worth of $1 million. He made his major entry in the pop world with his debut album “Born Into The 90’s”. He started his career with the first hit and turned out to be one of the best singers and songwriters. His best of all-time work includes “Ignition” and “I Believe I Can Fly.” But the glory and worth drastically dropped due to a series of allegations and complications he had to face through.
Things got complicated, and R.Kelly released a 19-minute long song at the latest. He explained his situation and how broke he is in the song. After all the lawsuits, complaints, and cases, Kelly had a rough time in his life. It seems that his $150 million has shattered dropped down to just $1 million as a result of the entire trauma he has been going through.
Kelly’s Life Story
Robert Sylvester Kelly is Kelly’s full name. He was born on 8th January 1967. Kelly and his three siblings were raised by their mother, who was named Joanne. She was a talented woman and was an amazing singer. Kelly has a rough childhood growing up. He was raised in the absence of his father. He also explained in his autobiography how he faced sexual abuse from a woman. Kelly joined Kenwood Academy, after which, in 1989, he and his friends formed a group called ‘Musically Gifted Men.’ They released their debut song, “Why you wanna play with me.”
Kelly started his singing career after signing with Jive Records in the year 1991. After years of struggling and performing in the streets, he followed his passion for singing. After one year, he released the first album “Born into the 90’s”. The songs “Honey Love” and “Slow Dance” became a massive hit and increased the wide popularity of the album.
His famous song, Bump N’ Grind, was listed number one on the pop chart in the year 1993. His masterpiece “I Believe I Can Fly” was a super hit and earned him 3 Grammy awards. Inspired by famous stars Marvin Gaye and Teddy Pendegrass, Kelly released “Write Me Back.” Ever since then, Kelly started creating new music. The ’90s recognized him as R&B king.