Official: Janet Jackson & Billionaire Boyfriend Married
Well, for the third time, it looks like the youngest of the Jackson Family siblings has fooled us yet again.
The “Control” singer has confirmed in a statement to “Entertainment Tonight” that she and Al Mana secretly wed last year.
After rumors surfaced claiming the couple was planning a big, extravagant wedding soon, the decided to release a joint statement to address it.
“The rumours regarding an extravagant wedding are simply not true. Last year we were married in a quiet, private, and beautiful ceremony.”
The wealthy pair is asking friends not to send them wedding gifts, but request a charitable donation to non-profit organizations they support.
“Our wedding gifts to one another were contributions to our respective favourite children’s charities. We would appreciate that our privacy is respected and that we are allowed this time for celebration and joy. With love, Wissam and Janet”
The 46-year-old entertainer last dated hip-hop executive/music producer Jermaine Dupri. They split in 2009 after dating seven years.
She has been married twice before—to James DeBarge (1984 to 1985) and Rene Elizondo, Jr. (1986 to 1999).
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