R Kelly Net Worth 2022 : -$2 Million Is It Correct ?

Robert Sylvester Kelly is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and convicted sex offender. As a recording artist, Kelly was credited with helping to redefine R&B and hip hop, earning nicknames such as “the King of R&B”, “the King of Pop-Soul”, and the “Pied Piper of R&B”.


Name: Robert Sylvester Kelly
DOB: 08 January 1967
Profession:  Singer, songwriter, record producer,
Nationality: American

R. Kelly Net Worth

R. Kelly is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. R Kelly’s net worth is negative $2 million. At his peak Kelly’s net worth was easily in the tens of millions, perhaps as high as $100 million. In April 2020, Kelly revealed to a judge  – in making a case for being released from prison – that he owes nearly $1.9 million to the IRS alone.

R. Kelly Height & Weight

Height: 6′ 1″
Weight: 200 lbs

Early Life

Robert Sylvester Kelly was born at Chicago Lying-in Hospital in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, on January 8, 1967. He has three half-siblings,an older sister and brother, along with a younger brother. His mother, Joanne Kelly, was a schoolteacher and devout Baptist. She was born in Arkansas. The identity of his father, who was absent from Kelly’s life, is not known. His family lived in the Ida B. Wells Homes public housing project in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. Around the time he was five years old, Kelly’s mother married his stepfather, Lucious, who reportedly worked for an airline.[45] Kelly began singing in the church choir at age eight.

Kelly described having a girlfriend, Lulu, at age eight, in his autobiography. He stated that their last play date turned tragic when, after fighting with older children over a play area by a creek, she was pushed into the water, swept downstream by a fast-moving current, and drowned. Kelly called Lulu his first musical inspiration.

Personal life

Kelly’s mother, Joanne, died from cancer in 1993. He has given conflicting accounts of where he was during his mother’s passing. In 1996, Kelly married Andrea Kelly, his former backup dancer and mother of his three children. Andrea filed a restraining order against Kelly in September 2005 after a physical altercation, ultimately filing for divorce in 2006. In January 2009, after separating in the fall of 2005, Kelly and his wife Andrea Kelly finalized their divorce after 11 years of marriage.


R. Kelly has started his career in 1989 when he joined a group of gifted musicians. He released his first work named Why You Wanna Play Me. His group MGM later went to a television show named Big Break. They won the talent show and became quite famous. His debut album was released in 1992 and named Born in the 90s. The very same year he was signed by Jive Records.

In November 1993, R. Kelly released his solo debut “12 Play.” Thanks to largely to the single “Bump n’ Grind,” the album was eventually certified six times platinum. At the same time, Kelly began a career producing records for other artists. He produced and wrote the entire debut album of the teenage pop singer Aaliyah.

In 1995, his album “R. Kelly” sold four million copies. Soon after, his single “I Believe I Can Fly” topped the charts and won three Grammy Awards. Kelly released a series of multi-platinum albums in the 2000s, as well as the multi-part hip-hop opera Trapped in the Closet, which he released to radio stations in short portions. The final portion of was officially released to the public in the spring of 2010.

R Kelly has released 14 studio albums, five compilation albums and three collaboration albums. In addition to his three Grammys, Kelly has won dozens of awards including several AMAs, a BET award and a many Billboard awards. His most recent albums “Black Panties” and “The Buffet” were released in 2013 and 2015, respectively. He has also participated in 12 official tours around the world spanning from 1994 to 2013.


What is R. Kelly full name?

R. Kelly full name is Robert Sylvester Kelly

How much money does R. Kelly still have?

As of June 2022, R Kelly’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $-2 million, and after numerous lawsuits, complications, allegations, and even the “Surviving R Kelly” series; his net worth has entirely disappeared.

R. Kelly Quotes

R. Kelly Quotes

I know my past is not what my future holds. R. Kelly

You are the world’s greatest, when you say you are. R. Kelly

“I belive I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky.” — R. Kelly

The depth of your struggle determines the height of your success. R. Kelly

“Just listen to all this sweet, sweet music. I’m working the music.” — R. Kelly

“Take away the In God We Trust, tell me what the hell is wrong with us.” — R. Kelly


As of 2022, R Kelly net worth 2022 is estimated as $2 Million. R. Kelly is a God gifted singer and musician, whose success tells quite a lot about his merit. He was the most successful singer of this generation and till the day he worked, there was no one in his competition. Although, despite all the success, there were also many bad things in his. R. Kelly has a long history of being a sexual offender.

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