Ron Isley’s Wife Not The Only One In Her Fam’ Who Married A Legend, Her Sister Did Too

Posted On : February 26, 2021
Ron Isley and Kandy Isley

Kandy Isley isn’t the only young woman in her family who married a soul music legend, her big sis’, Krystal, managed to do so as well. Both married up, on several levels: financially, age-wise, and more.

A we previously reported, Kandy Isley (44) has been married to music legend, Ron Isley (79), for the past 16 years (since 2005) and counting. Although the Isley Brothers OG is 35 years his wife’s senior, they’ve made it work and clearly love each other very much. They also have a son together.

Unfortunately for Krystal sister, her marriage didn’t last as long…though it still lasted long in comparison to many other celeb marriages these days. So, ILOSM fam,’ who did Kandy’s sister marry and have kids with, you ask? Get your scroll on to check him out below…

FIRST UP, MEET KANDY ISLEY’S SISTER, KRYSTAL

Sisters, Krystal Johnson (L), Kandy Isley (2nd from right), and Kim Johnson (R) with former “Amen” sitcom actress, Roz Ryan

Krystal Johnson is the older sister of Kandy Isley and their sister, Kandy Johnson. Each of these ladies are background singers. Kandy and Krystal are also have their own R&B group together.

SEE THE LEGEND KANDY ISLEY’S SISTER MARRIED

Philip Bailey with his then-wife/mother of 2 of his kids, Krystal Johnson

Kandy Isley’s sis,’ Krystal, was married to the one and only (drumroll please)…Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind & Fire! Krystal’s age isn’t crystal-clear, but it’s been said that she’s in her mid to late 40s. Her ex-hubby Philip is 69.

Krystal was reportedly EW&F’s background singer when the two fist began dating.

The former Mr. and Mrs. jumped the broom in 2002 and divorced 8 years later, in 2010.

MEET PHILLIP’S & KRYSTAL’S TWO SONS

Philip Bailey and Krystal also share two children together – sons, Jaylen and Jaleel – whom they’re successfully co-parenting.

Philip Bailey’s ex-wife, Krystal Johnson, pictured with their 2 sons, Jaylen Bailey (L) and Jaleel Bailey(R); as well as Krystal’s daughter, Jurnee [via Johnson’s Instagram]

BAILEY MARRIED CURRENT WIFE AFTER DIVORCING KRYSTAL

Philip Bailey with his 3rd (and current) wife, Valerie Bailey

Word on the Old School curb is that Philip Bailey quietly married his longtime friend, Valerie Bailey, shortly after his marriage to Krystal Johnson was a done-dada. But, they’ve never publicly confirmed their marriage date, so you can take that info with a grain of salt. However, Philip and Valerie are in fact Mr. and Mrs. now though…that, they have confirmed.

CURRENT WIFE IS ‘KID-APPROVED’

Philip Bailey with wife, Valerie Bailey, and the two sons (Jaylen and Jaleel) he shares with ex-wife Krystal Johnson [via Bailey’s Instagram]
Philip’s and Krystal’s sons seemingly approve of their Pop’s wife, Valerie. Peep the family pic of the four of them having some family chill time in 2018, as pictured above.

IN CASE YOU MISSED WHAT KANDY ISLEY SAID ABOUT HUBBY, RON

In case you missed our prior report on Krystal’s sister, Kandi Isley explaining why she married Ron Isley, many of Ron’s fans weighed in on that one. You can check out what Kandy Isley had to say HERE.