Joann Kelly

by doveclove Tue Sep 21 2021 Updated On Wed Sep 22 2021
Joann Kelly

Joann Kelly is the eldest daughter of American singer, songwriter, and record producer R. Kelly

Her mother's name is Andrea Lee, a dancer and actress. Joann is also a singer and actress by her profession. 

She is popularly known by her stage name Buku Abi. She was born on 19 March 1998. She is American by her nationality.

Parents Relationship

R. Kelly was married to Aaliyah previously. They both met through Aaliyah's uncle, who used to work as Kelly's manager at that time. At age 15, Aaliyah married Kelly.

They got married secretly. Aaliyah Kelly had a huge age difference. They were married for a year and later got separated.

After that, he got married to Andrea Kelly. She used to be Kelly's backup dancer.  

They got married in 1996. Andrea is also the mother of three children with R. Kelly. 

They stayed as a married couple for few years, and after that, his wife charged him for a physical altercation. 

After that, she divorced Kelly, which got legally accepted in 2009. As of 2021, he is single.

Joann Kelly with her mother
Joann Kelly with her mother    Source: Instagram

About Father R. Kelly 

R. Kelly is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer born on 8 January 1967. His full name is Robert  Sylvester Kelly.

He was born to Joanne Kelly, and she raised him with her sister and brothers. Kelly doesn't know about his father. 

He is well known as "The King of R and B." I believe I can fly some of his popular songs, Gotham City and Your Body Calling.  

He has also composed his songs. His singing made him nominated for Grammy Awards too. He had been married two times and had three children.

Joann Kelly father, R. Kelly
Joann Kelly father, R. Kelly   Source: Instagram

Joann Stays Away From Her Father

Joann is well known as the daughter of famous singer R. Kelly. Joann and her father, Kelly, don't have a good father and daughter relationship. 

Joann opened up that she had a hard time because of her father. Her father, Kelly, had been charged much time for sexual assault and sex trafficking. 

Her mom charged her father for a physical altercation. When she was in school, she heard many embarrassing things about her father that she was unaware of. 

Because of her father's deeds, she felt humiliated in school. She struggled whole her school life and even tried to take her own life as it went beyond her control. 

Because of all these reasons, she tries to maintain distance from her father, Kelly. She is no longer in touch with her father.

Joann's Father was Charged with Child Pornography

Back in 2002, Joann's father Kelly was taken into custody for child abuse. He was charged for making a children porn video, forcing little girls for oral sex, and other misbehavior with children. 

The Chicago police arrested him as he recorded those sexual acts. He was blamed for involving in those cruel acts. 

But Kelly completely denied the accusations saying that it was all fake and he hadn't done anything. 

He was thrown into jail, but he came out on $750,000 bail. His case was run for six years

Nobody had any proof against him. He was released from the case, saying that he was not guilty. 

Age, Height, and Weight

Her current age is 23 years old. She is five feet, and her weight is 55 kilograms.

Net Worth 

The net worth of R. Kelly is $2 Million. His source of income is singing, songwriting, and being a record producer. 

R. Kelly Got Assaulted

The famous singer Kelly had spent his childhood in a home that was packed with women. He was just a teen when he got assaulted by women.

At the age of 14, when his mother was not at home, he behaved differently by the women living there. 

He opened that a woman living in that house tried to abuse him sexually.  When Kelly was ten years old, a senior male also assaulted him. 

That man was his family friend. He opened up about those incidents in his autobiography book. 

Before, he kept silent and didn't speak about all those things because he was embarrassed and didn't know whom to talk to. That incident that happened to him was shameful. 

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