Janet was also married to James De Barge from 1984 to 1985 and Rene Elizondo from 1991 to 2000.
(Dupri produced several tracks on her last two CDs.) "Janet felt their lives were too crossed and they should have kept things separate." See who else is single this summer.
Plus, the polar opposites were never too compatible. Janet's the family's backbone." See photos of Jackson and his kids through the years.
Jermaine Dupri, who got his start as a teenage backup dancer, has been a mainstay in the world of show business for many years, helping launch the careers of De Brat, Xscape and the teen duo Kriss Kross whose 1992 record Totally Krossed went multi-platinum.
Between the late 90s and mid-2000s, he collaborated with Destiny's Child, Lil Wayne and Mariah Carey, including on her chart-topping single We Belong Together from the 2005 album The Emancipation of Mimi, which won him a Grammy.
Janet split from alleged husband Jermaine Dupri in 2009.
The two never confirmed their marriage, but it has been widely reported. She also referred to domineering father Joseph Jackson as "old school" in response to a question about allegations by some of her brothers that he abused them, saying his overbearing manner "may extrapolate into being a little abusive." Janet, 43, said she didn't celebrate a birthday until she was 23 because of her family's Jehovah's Witness beliefs. She gave Michael credit for helping her to hone a signature sassy performance style as a young girl when she debuted on their variety show at age 7.How wonderful that she chose a low-key and private wedding over a star studded affair, and that they gave donations to charity as their wedding gifts.Janet and Wissam, a billionaire retail manager, have been dating since 2010, and this is her alleged fourth marriage.So what drove Jackson, 43, and Dupri, 36, apart after nearly seven years?