Who is Janet Jackson?
Janet Jackson is a celebrated American Actress, Singer, and Dancer who was born and brought up in Gary, Indiana. She has widely known for her socially conscious, sonically provocative, sexually provocative records and above all her elaborate stage shows.
She is also recognized as one of the best-selling artists in contemporary history. As a singer, she is known for her best album such as ‘The Velvet Rope’, ‘Control,’ ‘Unbreakable’ and ‘Rhythm Nation 1814.’ Due to her physical fitness, she has appeared on the covers of several magazines including Rolling Stones, Bazaar, Ebony among others.
Janet Jackson Age
Jackson is 55 years old as of 2021, she was born on 16 May 1966 in Gary, Indiana, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on 16th May every year and her birth sign is Taurus.
Janet Jackson Height and Weight
Janet stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters) and Weighs 128 lbs (58 kg). She also appears to be quite tall in stature in her photos. Her body measurements are 35-24-36 inches and she has dark brown eyes and black.
Janet Jackson Parents
Jackson was born to Katherine Esther (née Scruse) and Joseph Walter Jackson a musical family. She is the youngest child in a family of ten children.
Her family lived a lower-middle-class and followed the Jehovah’s Witnesses church. Later, she moved out of the organized religion. When she was very young, her brothers began performing as the ‘Jackson 5’ in the Chicago-Gary area.
Janet Jackson Siblings
She is from an American family of musicians and entertainers. Her siblings are;
- La Toya Jackson (29 May 1956)
- Rebbie Jackson (29 May 1950)
- Michael Jackson (1958 – 2009)
- Jackie Jackson (4 May 1951)
- Tito Jackson (15 October 1953)
- Jermaine Jackson (11 December 1954)
- Brandon Jackson (1957-1957) died shortly after birth (twin brother of Marlon Jackson)
- Marlon Jackson (12 March 1957)
- Randy Jackson (29 October 1961 )
Janet Jackson Michael Jackson’s Death
In June 2009, Janet’s brother Michael died at age fifty. She spoke publicly concerning his death at the 2009 BET Awards, stating “I’d just like to say, to you, Michael is an icon, to us, Michael is family. And he will forever live in all of our hearts.
Janet Jackson Husband
The American musician has been married thrice in her life. She was initially married to American R$B Singer James DeBarge in a union that lasted only a year from 1984 to 1985. She then met the American Dancer Songwriter and Director René Elizondo Jr and got married on 31 March 1991.
Their marriage was kept private and had stayed longer. They eventually divorced in 2000 after they had called it a quit in January 1999. Recently, she was married to Qatari business magnate Al Mana Group’s executive director Wissam Al Mana. They tied the knot in 2012.
Janet Jackson Baby/ Son
Jackson made it public that she and her former husband Wissam Al Mana were expecting their first fruit of her womb in 2016. They welcomed their first baby, a son named Eissa Al Mana on 3 January 2017. Later, it was announced that they separated and eventually filed for divorce in April 2017.
Janet Jackson Net Worth
Janet has an estimated net worth of $190 million from her career as an Actress, Singer, and Dancer.
Janet Jackson Movies
1975 – Cher as Herself
1976–77 – The Jacksons as Herself
1977–78 – Good Times as Penny Woods
1979 – A New Kind of Family as Jojo Ashton
1980–84 – Diff’rent Strokes as Charlene Duprey
1984–85 – Fame as Cleo Hewitt
1985 – The Love Boa as Delia Parks
1989 – Rhythm Nation 1814 Film nas Herself
1993 – Poetic Justice as Justice
2000 – Nutty Professor II: The Klumps as Professor Denise Gaines
2004 – Saturday Night Live as Herself
2004 – Will & Grace as Herself
2007 – Why Did I Get Married? as Dr. Patricia Agnew
2010 – Why Did I Get Married Too? as Dr. Patricia Agnew
2010 – For Colored Girls as Joanna / Red
Janet Jackson Albums
1982 – Janet Jackson
1984 – Dream Street
1986 – Control
1989 – Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814
1993 – Janet
1997 – The Velvet Rope
2001 – All for You
2004 – Damita Jo
2006 – 20 Y.O.
2008 – Discipline