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Every Man Aaliyah Dated

Updated September 26, 2019 4.7k views3 items

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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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      • Aaliyah was also romantically entangled with Roc-A-Fella co-founder Damon Dash in the 1990s.

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