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What is R Kelly Net Worth?

R KELLY is a notorious singer-songwriter who has amassed an enormous fortune over the years.

On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

R Kelly is a notorious R&B artist who got his start in the 90's

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R Kelly is a notorious R&B artist who got his start in the 90’sPhoto credit: Getty Images – Getty

What is R Kelly Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, R Kelly has an estimated net worth of about minus $2 million — in 2020, Kelly was revealed to owe the IRS over $1.9 million.

At the height of his career, Kelly was worth an estimated $100 million.

In 2021, R Kelly was found guilty on nine charges against him, including bribery, forced labour, kidnapping, child exploitation, racketeering – involving six alleged victims – and cross-state sex trafficking.

In June 2022 he was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Who is R Kelly?

Chicago native R. Kelly broke onto the R&B scene in 1993 with his debut solo album, 12 Play.

Kelly is known for his “gospel-like singing and heavily sexualized lyrics,” according to Britannica.

He is a church-trained singer, which is in stark contrast to the messages in his music.

At the age of 16, Kelly and his family left the projects and he was accepted into a prestigious school, Kenwood Academy.

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His teacher signed him up for a local talent show to perform a Stevie Wonder song.

Years later, at the age of 22, his then-group MGM had won a $100,000 cash prize for appearing on the television show Big Break.

They eventually broke up due to a dispute over money.

What are R Kelly’s most popular songs?

The 1990s and early 2000s propelled R Kelly’s music career, earning him more Billboard Top 40 hits than any other male solo artist at the time.

Some of his most popular songs are Ignition (2003) and I Believe I Can Fly (1995), featured in the basketball film Space Jam.

According to Billboard, Step in the Name of Love (2011) is his third most popular song of all time, followed by Bump n’ Grind (1993) and I Wish (2000).

It is reported that R Kelly currently has a negative net worth

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It is reported that R Kelly currently has a negative net worthPhoto credit: Getty Images

What is R Kelly’s sentence?

On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

In the highly publicized trial, Kelly faced nine counts, including one charge of racketeering, with 14 underlying counts, including sexual exploitation of a child, kidnapping, bribery and sex trafficking charges.

He also faced eight other violations of the Mann Act, a sex trafficking law.

Kelly was found guilty of nine counts, one count of racketeering and eight counts of violating the Mann Act.

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Of the 14 counts underlying the racketeering charge, he had to be found guilty of at least two to be convicted on those charges.

The jury found that prosecutors had proven all but two of the 14 underlying racketeering counts.

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