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Every Man Aaliyah Dated  

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She was a beloved R&B star, but there were not many Aaliyah exes, due to her life being tragically cut short in 2001. But if you’re curious to learn of the few men Aaliyah dated, this list is for you. 

R. Kelly was one of the most controversial of the Aaliyah boyfriends. It was rumored that Aaliyah married the rapper when she was just 15 years old, and he was 27. Jay-Z was another famous Aaliyah boyfriend. This was another of the controversial Aaliyah relationships, as Jay-Z was reportedly interested in the star at the same time as Roc-A-Fella co-founder Damon Dash. 

If you’ve ever wondered, “Who has Aaliyah dated?” then you've found the perfect list. Read below for the complete Aaliyah dating history. 

R. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Man Aaliyah Dated
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Aaliyah was in a relationship with producer R. Kelly for some time before her death, and they even allegedly got married in secret. The late star was only 15 years old when rumors began swirling that she had married the (then) 27-year-old rapper.

But recent revelations and lawsuits have resulted in the documents in question being sealed, so it's a mystery. 

Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former semi-professional basketball player. He is credited for helping redefine R&B and hip hop, earning the nicknames "King of R&B" and "King of Pop-Soul". A native of Chicago, Kelly began street performing during the late 1980s and debuted in 1992 with the group Public Announcement. In 1993, Kelly went solo with the album 12 Play. Kelly is known for various songs including "I Believe I Can Fly", "Bump N' Grind", "Your Body's Callin'", "Gotham City", "Ignition (Remix)", "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time", "The World's Greatest", "I'm a Flirt (Remix)", and the hip-hopera "Trapped in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Man Aaliyah Dated
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Aaliyah was romantically involved with rap mogul Jay-Z early in his career, while she was also being pursued by Damon Dash. 

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, and record executive. Considered among the best rappers of all time, he is regarded as one of the world's most significant cultural icons and has been a global figure in popular culture for over two decades.Born and raised in New York City, Jay-Z first began his musical career after founding the record label Roc-A-Fella Records in 1995, and subsequently released his debut studio album Reasonable Doubt in 1996. The album was released to widespread critical success, and solidified his standing in the music industry. He has gone onto release ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Damon Dash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Man Aaliyah Dated
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Aaliyah was also romantically entangled with Roc-A-Fella co-founder Damon Dash in the 1990s.

Damon "Dame" Anthony Dash (born May 3, 1971), is an American entrepreneur, record executive, film producer, director and actor. Dash is best known as co-founder of Roc-A-Fella along with Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter and Kareem "Biggs" Burke. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem

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