Singer Janet Jackson, 46 is officially engaged to Wissam Al Mana, a 37 year old Qatari billionaire after two years of dating. The $20 million worth grand wedding is going to be held in the oil rich country of Qatar on spring 2013. All the guests will be flying on a private jet.
Wissam is one of the richest investors in the Middle East. His family is a well known family in Qatar who has over 50 companies in the Gulf region from media, automotive distribution, real estate, food services, retail, engineering and construction. He runs Al Mana Luxury Company, where he acts as director of fashion portfolios, along with his two brothers. He is also one of the a shareholder in the Saks Fifth Avenue stores in Dubai, Doha, Bahrain and Kuwait.
Janet Jackson already converted to Islam in preparation for her wedding. Wissam gave her a huge and expensive ring that Janet locked up because she's to afraid it will get lost.
Janet has been married twice before, to dancer/songwriter Rene Elizondo (1991-2000) and James DeBarge (1984-85). Wissam plans to have kids but “If she can’t have them, she will adopt.”
Hoping for their marriage to last.