What R. Kelly's Earnings Was During The Peak Of His Career

R. Kelly, a singer who has been going by that name for the past 30 years

Kelly made waves early in his career as a singer and music producer, selling millions of CDs and winning Grammys

Years after being charged with sexual assault, Kelly was found guilty in 2021 on nine charges of sex trafficking and racketeering.

One of the most popular R&B male vocalists of the 1990s was R. Kelly.

He was declared the most successful R&B singer in history by Billboard magazine in 2010 with sales of more than 75 million records.

When Kelly divorced his wife Andrea Kelly in 2009, he suffered further financial loss.

She received a $1 million lump sum payment from R. Kelly as well as $20,000 per month in child support.

In 2009, Kelly was sentenced to prison for failing to make more than $161,000 in overdue child support payments.