Michael Jackson Biography, Age, Career, Net Worth, Parents, Children, Wife, Net Worth and More

Michael Joseph Jackson is one of the most popular American singers, songwriters, dancers, and philanthropists even after passing away in 2009.

 

He is popularly known as the “King of Pop”, he is regarded as one of the most significant musician figures of the 20th century.

 

Michael Jackson is a talented singer and dancer who has a chart-topping career both as a solo artist and with his brother’s music group The Jackson 5.

 

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Full Name: Michael Joseph Jackson

Or: Michael Joe Jackson

Date of Birth: August 29, 1958, Gary, Indiana, U.S.

Died: June 25, 2009, Los Angeles, California

Age: 50

Awards And Honors: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (2001) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (1997) Grammy Award (1995) Grammy Award (1989) Grammy Award (1985) Grammy Award (1984) Grammy Award (1983) Grammy Award (1979)

Notable Works: “We Are the World”

Spouses: Lisa Marie Presley (1994-1996) and Debbie Rowe (1996-2000)

Children: Michael “Prince,” Paris, and Prince “Blanket”

Biography

 

Michael Joseph Jackson is a popular American musician, dancer, and philanthropist he is popularly known as Michael Jackson he was born on August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana, United States. He passed away on June 25th, 2009 in Los Angeles California.

 

Michael Joseph Jackson is the most famous dancer, musician, and entertainer not just in the United States but in other countries of the world especially from the 1980s to the time he passed away.

 

Michael Jackson started his career in Gary, Indiana, he was born into a musical family of the rock era, Michael is the youngest and most talented of five brothers whom his father, Joseph, created into a dazzling group of child stars named The Jackson 5.

 

Aside from Michael Jackson, the other members of The Jackson 5 were Jackie Jackson, real name Sigmund Jackson; who was born on May 4, 1951, in Gary, Tito Jackson, name Toriano Jackson; who was born on October 15, 1953, in Gary also Jermaine Jackson who was born on December 11, 1954, Gary and lastly Marlon Jackson who was born on March 12, 1957 in Gary Indiana, United States. 

Jackson’s parents had musical aspirations themselves: his mother, Katherine played clarinet and piano and had aspired to be a country singer, also Joseph Jackson his father was a guitarist that usually performed in local R&B bands.

 

They encouraged their children from childhood to pursue a career in the music industry, with their plan and mentorship Michael Jackson was able to start his music career at the age of 5. Likewise, his brothers started at a very young age. 

 

According to the available information, Michael Jackson’s father allowed him and his brothers to rehearse for at least five hours a day after school and was reportedly known to become violent with them. 

 

Joseph Jackson usually beat his sons with a belt buckle, even an electric kettle cord, and ordered them to break a branch off a tree whenever they got a dance step wrong so he could beat them with it.

Age

The popular American singer, songwriter, dancer and entertainer, Michael Jackson died on June 25th to 2009 at 50 years of age. 

Career 

 

Michael Jackson is a popular American singer, songwriter, dancer, and philanthropist he was born on August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana, United States before he passed away on June 25, 2009, in Los Angeles, California United States.

 

At 9 years of age, Michael Jackson became the lead singer of the Jackson 5, his family musical group formed by his father, Joe Jackson.

 

The Jackson music group was a successful career for both Michael Jackson and his brothers; they have several hits including “I Want You Back” and “ABC.” Michael was a member of the group until 1984.

 

He started recording on his own in 1971. His album Off the Wall (1979) sold millions; also his album, Thriller (1982), sold over 40 million copies, which went on to become the best-selling album in history.

 

Michael Jackson is very creative when it comes to his music videos, especially the video of “Beat It” and “Billie Jean” (both 1983) featuring his highly influential dancing style “moonwalk”.

 

Michael Jackson dropped another music album titled Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991), and also HIStory (1995). Michael is known as an activist because he usually speaks on social issues.

 

Michael’s reputation across the globe especially in the United States was seriously damaged in 1993 when he was accused of child molestation by a 13-year-old boy; a civil suit was settled out of court.

 

In 2003, he was arrested on charges of child molestation; he was acquitted in 2005. In 2009 he was preparing for a series of high-profile concerts before he passed away from a lethal combination of sedatives and propofol, an anesthetic.

 

Michael Jackson was honored with numerous awards including Grammy Awards, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Jackson 5 (1997) and a solo performer (2001). 

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Songs

These are some of the notable songs of Machel Jackson before he passed away. 

  • They Don’t Care About Us
  • Don’t Stop ’til You Get Enough
  • Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’

Wife

Michael Jackson got married to his first wife Lisa Marie Presley in 1994 before they divorced in 1996. In the same year, he got married to Debbie Rowe in 1996 and the couple divorced in 2000.

Children

Before Michael Jackson passed away in 2009, he had three children named Paris Jackson, Bigi Jackson, and Prince Jackson.

Parents 

Joe Jackson is the father of Michael Jackson and his mother’s name is Katherine Jackson. 

Net Worth

Even though he is not alive, Michael Jackson’s net worth is estimated to be $2.4 billion. 

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