Secret engagement for Janet Jackson

Thursday December 27, 2012

Janet Jackson is reportedly secretly engaged to her billionaire boyfriend. The 46-year-old singer has been dating Qatari businessman Wissam Al Mana since 2010, and now Us Weekly claims he has popped the question.

But the 37-year-old is said to have given Janet such a "huge and expensive" ring that she is afraid of losing it and so keeps it locked away.

Wissam - who is the managing director of Al Mana Retail, which represents A/X Armani Exchange, and a shareholder in swanky New York shop Saks Fifth Avenue - is apparently planning a lavish wedding for Janet in Qatar, and plans to fly all her friend and family to the ceremony on private jets.

The couple were last seen together shopping in West Hollywood earlier this month, and in July they were pictured sharing a romantic moment on a yacht in Sardinia.

Janet, who's net worth is estimated at $150 million, has been married twice before.

Her marriage to her childhood friend, singer James DeBarge, was annulled in 1985 just months after they eloped.

In 1991, she secretly married dancer, songwriter, and director Rene Elizondo Jr, but they divorced nine years later.

Janet had an on/off relationship with record producer Jermaine Dupri for seven years until 2009.

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