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R. Kelly was born on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, and attended Kenwood Academy High School, where his music teacher-mentor Lena McLin inspired him to become a singer. He used to sing on street corners. He started off his career with a group by the name of Public Announcement. R. Kelly a master producer, composer, and performer and is often ... See full bio »
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 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jerry Seinfeld/Kristen Wiig/Lady Gaga (2014) ... (writer: "Ignition (Remix)" - uncredited)
  Chelsea Lately (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2013) (writer - 2 episodes, 2013)
- Episode #7.180 (2013) ... (performer: "Sex Dolphin" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sex Dolphin" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.178 (2013) ... (performer: "Do What U Want" - uncredited) / (writer: "Do What U Want" - uncredited)
 2013 American Music Awards 2013 (TV Movie) (performer: "Do What U Want") / (writer: "Do What U Want")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Lady Gaga (2013) ... (performer: "Do What U Want" - uncredited) / (writer: "Do What U Want" - uncredited)
 2013 The Best Man Holiday (performer: "Christmas, I'll Be Steppin") / (writer: "Christmas, I'll Be Steppin" - as Robert S. Kelly)
 2013 Rising Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.24 (2013) ... (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2013 The Hangover Part III (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2012-2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #7.2 (2013) ... (performer: "I Believe I Can Fly" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.1 (2012) ... (performer: "I Believe I Can Fly" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #21.110 (2013) ... (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.116 (2011) ... (writer: "Where You At")
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation (writer: "Don't Let Me Die")
  The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2012)
- Live Show 9 (2012) ... (writer: "I Look to You" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.1 (2010) ... (writer: "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.7 (2008) ... (performer: "The World's Greatest" - uncredited)
- Bootcamp 2 (2007) ... (performer: "The World's Greatest" - uncredited)
- Auditions 4 (2007) ... (performer: "The World's Greatest" - uncredited)
 2012/I Sparkle (producer: "Something He Can Feel", "One Wing", "Love Will", "Celebrate") / (writer: "One Wing", "Love Will", "Celebrate")
 2012 American Reunion (performer: "Bump N' Grind") / (writer: "Bump N' Grind")
 2010-2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- On My Way (2012) ... (writer: "Fly / I Believe I Can Fly" - uncredited)
- Grilled Cheesus (2010) ... (writer: "I Look to You" - uncredited)
 2011 30 Minutes or Less (performer: "Ignition (Remix)") / (writer: "Ignition (Remix)" - as Robert S. Kelly)
 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Bump N' Grind", "Medley: Your Body's Callin', When a Woman's Fed Up, Happy People, When a Woman Loves, When a Woman Loves (Remix)", "Contagious") / (writer: "Bump N' Grind", "Medley: Your Body's Callin', When a Woman's Fed Up, Happy People, When a Woman Loves, When a Woman Loves (Remix)", "Contagious")
 2010 Nothing to Declare (producer: "I Believe I Can Fly") / (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Episode #2.184 (2010) ... (performer: "Number One Hit") / (writer: "Number One Hit")
- Episode #2.183 (2010) ... (performer: "When a Woman Loves") / (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly", "When a Woman Loves")
 2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Game Night 5 (2010) ... (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly" - uncredited)
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (writer: "I Look to You")
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.203 (2009) ... (writer: "You Are Not Alone")
  America's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Audition Show #1 (2009) ... (performer: "I Believe I Can Fly" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly" - uncredited)
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest (writer: "Lovin' You Tonight" (1997) - as Robert Kelly)
 2009 Notorious (performer: "Unbelievable") / (writer: "Unbelievable")
 2008 MusicalMENT (TV Movie) (writer: "No estás sol")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (performer: "Bump n' Grind") / (writer: "Bump n' Grind")
 2008 Gavin & Stacey (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2008) ... ("Bump 'n Grind")
  The Choir: Boys Don't Sing (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (lyrics: "You Are Not Alone" - uncredited) / (music: "You Are Not Alone" - uncredited)
 2008 The Wackness (performer: "Bump N' Grind") / (writer: "Bump N' Grind" - as Robert Kelly)
 2007 This Christmas (performer: "Go Getta") / (writer: "Go Getta" - as Robert Kelly)
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2007) ... (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2007 Daddy's Little Girls (performer: "Don't Let Go") / (writer: "Don't Let Go")
 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly" - as Robert Kelly)
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2005 Guess Who (writer: "Bump, Bump, Bump" (2002))
 2005 I Love the '90s: Part Deux (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1996 (2005) ... (performer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2004 Without a Paddle (performer: "Bump N' Grind") / (writer: "Bump N' Grind")
 2004 Soul Plane (writer: "Ignition")
 2004 Rock Me, Baby (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Singing for Your Supper (2004) ... (writer: "Questions")
 2004 Britney Spears Live from Miami (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Outrageous" - uncredited)
 2004 50 First Dates (writer: "From tha Chuuuch to da Palace")
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (performer: "Ignition (Remix)") / (writer: "Ignition (Remix)")
 2003 Good Boy! (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious (performer: "Pick Up the Phone") / (producer: "Pick Up the Phone") / (writer: "Pick Up the Phone")
 2003 Malibu's Most Wanted (writer: "From Tha Chuuuch To Da Palace" - as Robert Kelly)
 2003 Old School (performer: "Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)") / (writer: "Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)" - as Robert Kelly)
  Operación triunfo (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Episode #2.1 (2002) ... (producer: "I Believe I Can Fly") / (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 2002 8 Mile (performer: "Unbelievable") / (writer: "Unbelievable" - as Robert Kelly)
 2002 Drumline (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly" - as Robert Kelly)
 2001 Ali (performer: "Hold On") / (producer: "Hold On") / (writer: "Hold On")
 2001 Osmosis Jones (performer: "I Believe") / (producer: "I Believe") / (writer: "I Believe")
 2001 Zwei Männer am Herd (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Versöhnung auf bayrisch (2001) ... (performer: "I Believe I Can Fly" - uncredited)
 2001 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Gefährliche Schwestern (2001) ... (performer: "I'm Your Angel")
 1996-2000 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 August 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 2 May 1996 (1996) ... (performer: "Your Body's Callin'" - uncredited)
 2000 Soul Food (TV Series) (performer: "When a Woman's Fed Up") / (writer: "When a Woman's Fed Up")
 2000 Shaft (performer: "Up and Outta Here", "Bad Man") / (writer: "Up and Outta Here", "Bad Man")
 1999 In Too Deep (performer: "Used to Me Spending") / (writer: "Used to Me Spending")
 1999/I Life (producer: "Stimulate Me", "Life", "Fortunate") / (writer: "Stimulate Me", "Life", "Fortunate")
 1998 Belly (writer: "What About", "No Way In, No Way Out")
 1998 The Players Club (performer: "It Seems Like You're Ready") / (writer: "It Seems Like You're Ready")
 1997 Batman & Robin (performer: "Gotham City") / (producer: "Gotham City") / (writer: "Gotham City")
 1997 Booty Call (performer: "Baby, Baby, Baby, Baby, Baby...") / (producer: "Baby, Baby, Baby, Baby, Baby...") / (writer: "Baby, Baby, Baby, Baby, Baby...")
 1996 Space Jam (performer: "I Believe I Can Fly") / (producer: "I Believe I Can Fly") / (writer: "I Believe I Can Fly")
 1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (performer: "Freak Tonight") / (producer: "Freak Tonight") / (writer: "Freak Tonight")
 1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (performer: "Tempo Slow") / (producer: "Tempo Slow", "Let's Lay Together") / (writer: "Tempo Slow", "Let's Lay Together")
 1994 A Low Down Dirty Shame (performer: "HOMIE LOVER FRIEND") / (writer: "STROKE YOU UP", "THE THING I LIKE", "HOMIE LOVER FRIEND")
 1993 Menace II Society (performer: "SLOW DANCE (HEY MR. DJ) INSTRUMENTAL", "HONEY LOVE", "DEDICATED") / (writer: "SLOW DANCE (HEY MR. DJ) INSTRUMENTAL", "HONEY LOVE", "DEDICATED")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album (with Jay-Z: "The Best of Both Worlds" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 40 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

R. Kelly and Public Announcement

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

People can say whatever they want about you without knowing the facts. They can criticize you without even knowing you, and hate you when they don't even know you. All of a sudden, you're, like, the bin Laden of America. Osama bin Laden is the only one who knows exactly what I'm going through. Interview with Blender Magazine, September 2003.

Trivia:

Albums: Born into the 90s; 12 Play; R. Kelly; R; TP-2.com, Best of Both Worlds. See more »

Trademark:

French braids See more »

Nickname:

The Pied Piper See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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