R. Kelly — whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly — was born on January 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He is a popular R&B singer and former basketball player for the Atlantic City Seagulls.
In January 2019, Lifetime began airing “Surviving R. Kelly” — a six-part documentary series detailing sexual abuse and misconduct allegations against Kelly.
This docuseries led to renewed law enforcement interest in Mr. Kelly and eventually led to additional criminal charges. On July 11, 2019, Kelly was arrested on federal charges alleging sex crimes, human trafficking, child pornography, racketeering and obstruction of justice.Read more on themighty.com