On today in 1967, R. Kelly was born Robert Sylvester Kelly in Chicago, Illinois. R. Kelly is a singer, songwriter, actor, and producer. R. Kelly has sold millions of records; he has written, produced, and worked with some of the biggest artists in the world. Some of the artists that he has worked with are Aaliyah, Ronald Isley, Toni Braxton, Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, Usher, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, and Michael Jackson to name a few. R. Kelly has a totalled of 3 Grammys, and is also considered the “King of R&B”.