René Elizondo Jr. Biography
(Dancer, Songwriter, Music Video Director)
Birthday: July 16, 1962 (Cancer)
Born In: Durango, Mexico
René Elizondo Jr. is a Mexican-born dancer, songwriter, and music video director based in Los Angeles, California, America. He is best known for his secret marriage to star singer Janet Jackson, sister of Michael Jackson. In 1990, he made an appearance in the music video for the song “Come Back to Me” from Janet Jackson’s album ‘Rhythm Nation'. They also worked together professionally, as he co-wrote 37 songs with her over the years, even though René started to appear in the album credits much later. He directed the music videos for the songs “That's the Way Love Goes” and “Again” from her 1993 album ‘janet.', and for the song “Together Again” (Deeper Remix) from her 1997 album 'The Velvet Rope'. In 1993, Janet appeared topless on the cover of the September issue of 'Rolling Stone' magazine, with René's hands covering her modesty from the behind. Janet's 2001 song “Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You”' is allegedly about him. Following their separation, he started a family with Britt Coelho and currently works as the creative director of Anvil Case Co., which makes high end industrial type carrier cases.