Aaliyah married R Kelly when she was just 15-years-old.
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39 Things You Didn't Know About Aaliyah
1. Aaliyah married R Kelly when she was just 15-years-old.
When she was just 15-years-old rumours spread that Aaliyah had married her mentor R. Kelly, who was 27-years-old at the time. Later on documents confirmed what most already knew. According to The Chicago Sun-Times, the couple met when she was just 12 years-old! Aaliyah was the niece of his manager Barry Hankerson. However the couple got an annulment and parted ways personally and professionally not long after. Picture: PA