Two years later, they married in Qatar in a what they described as a "quiet, private, and beautiful ceremony," in a statement to seems to suggest Al Mana calls Qatar home, other reports have suggested the couple lived in Saudi Arabia for some time.

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Although the world was surprised by the news that Janet Jackson was expecting a baby with her husband Wissam Al Mana, it definitely wasn't the first time that the singer kept big news hush hush: Jackson and Al Mana were actually married for a whole year before anyone found out! Needless to say, the very private couple hasn't shared much about their life together, but according to , Jackson first met the billionaire businessman at a hotel opening in Dubai in 2010.

That summer they were spotted on vacation in Sardinia, where they took trips on yachts and swam in the hotel pool together.

Wissam Al Mana is a wealthy fashion tycoon, who is married to Janet Jackson.

Wissam runs the family business with his two brothers and has built a luxury empire in the Middle East.

Some fans and followers might be wondering who this guy is.

To put it simply: Wissam Al Mana is a Qatari billionaire.

And while the pregnancy has put Jackson's touring plans on hold — she postponed her latestdebuted at number one on the Billboard album chart last year, which not only marked her seventh No.

1 album, but also the achievement of being "the third act to achieve No.

Wissam Al Mana is currently married to Janet Jackson.

He has been in one celebrity relationship averaging approximately 7.2 years.

We have a deep bond, a deep connection."While the baby will be the first child for both Al Mana and Jackson, family is an important priority for both of them. My father [Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana] passed away when I was quite young, and I felt that it was my duty to kind of pick up the flag and to continue the business, and try to continue the legacy and the family name. When I was a child, I looked at my father's passport and his occupation said 'Merchant'.