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Janet Jackson Engaged

Singer will marry Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana

December 26, 2012 5:00 PM ET
Wissam Al Mana, Janet Jackson
Wissam Al Mana and Janet Jackson attend a fashion show in Moscow, Russia.
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Janet Jackson is engaged to boyfriend Wissam Al Mana, reports Us Weekly. The 46-year-old singer and her 37-year-old Qatari billionaire fiancé will reportedly marry this spring in Qatar. This will be Jackson's third marriage after splitting with James DeBarge and René Elizondo. Jackson also parted ways with Jermaine Dupri in 2009 after a high-profile relationship.

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The wedding will reportedly "cost millions," with Al Mana planning on flying Jackson's entire family and friends in on private jets.

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