Janet Jackson, originally Janet Damita Jo Jackson, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana. The youngest among ten children of Esther and Joseph Walter Jackson, she basically grew up in a family that is inclined in music. She started her career in singing when she was 16 years old, particularly signing with A&M Records. All throughout her career, she was able to bring herself in the music industry’s limelight. She became known for her numerous songs such as “I Want You”, “So Excited”, “Go Deep”, “All For You”, “Black Cat”, and a lot more.
Janet was first linked to R&B soul singer James DeBarge. They were together for about a year but eventually separated. Rumor said that they have a daughter named Lauren DeBarge. In 1985, she dated dancer and songwriter Rene Elizondo and eventually got married to him. Their relationship lasted for 18 long years but they soon got divorced.
She was also linked to actor Matthew McConaughey but things didn’t get that serious. Meanwhile, she also fell in love with Jermaine Dupri, a record producer and songwriter, from 2002 to 2009. Presently, she is happily married to a wealthy fashion tycoon named Wissam Al Mana.
Relationship History (2014 – aged 48)
Janet Jackson is currently married to Wissam Al Mana.
James DeBarge – (1984 – 1985)
Rene Elizondo – (1985 – 2003)
Matthew McConaughey – (2002)
Wanya Morris – (2002)
Jermaine Dupri – (2002 – 2009)
Wissam Al Mana – (2010 – current)