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Michael Jackson Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 30, 2018

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Short Biography

Michael Jackson was born on 29-08-1958 in Gary, Lake in the state of Indiana, United States. He is an American Singer, Dancer, Songwriter, Choreographer, Record Producer, Musician, Artist, Recording Artist, Businessperson & Philanthropist.

Other Name: Michael Joseph Jackson, Michael Joe Jackson, John Jay Smith, Mike, The Gloved One, The King Of Pop,
Other Professions: Dancer Songwriter Choreographer Record Producer Musician Artist Recording Artist Businessperson Philanthropist
Appearance: Hollywood
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Michael Jackson Complete Bio & Career

Michael Jackson was a born musician as he was born to a musician father Joe Jackson. He was a true entertainer who entertained audiences his entire life. His stint with music started from an early age and he became the lead singer of his family’s famous Motown group named the Jackson 5.  After singing for the group in the 1970s, he began a solo career in the decade of the 1980s. 
For Michael success as a solo singer was inevitable. His first released solo album was Got To Be There. He was just 13 years old when he released this album. He started garnering fame and established himself as one of the most sought after pop singers after the release of his fifth album titled 'Off the Wall' in the year 1979. Some of the tracks of this album such as "Rock with You", " Off the Wal", "She's Out of My Life", and "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" became a sensation. The latter track also won him his maiden Grammy award. 
This was just the beginning of what was about to come. His next released album was ‘Thriller’ in 1982. Thriller was his best selling album of his illustrious career. The album had as many as seven top 10 hits in it. The album topped the chart for a record 80 weeks and remained at the number 1 position for straight 37 weeks. Besides commercial success, the album won him 8 Grammy Awards. This album’s song “Beat It” need a special mention as it still remains an all time hit song.
After dominating the decade of the 1980s, his downside as a pop artist started. His physical appearance changed and so was his nature and behavior which was indeed bizarre and he was constantly in the news for some or the other scandal. Though he had a troubled adult life his artistry and passion as a dancer, singer, a businessman and also as a writer will never be matched. His trademark step Moonwalk took his popularity to another level. 
Michael’s two albums were released posthumously. One was ‘Michael’ and the other one’ Xscape’ which released in 2010 and 2014 respectively.        
In addition to singing, he was also a huge celebrity and therefore endorsed various prestigious brands in his career. He also did a lot of charity works and donated a large chunk of his income to charity. In later years of his life though, he was dogged by some serious allegations like child molestation. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Michael Jackson died on 25-06-2009 in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, Calfornia, United States. He died with Cardiac arrest at age of 50.

25 June, 2009 (Thursday) Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California United States

Michael Jackson Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Michael Jackson was born to Joseph Jackson and Katherine Jackson. In all, he had 8 siblings. He first married Lisa Marie Presley in 1994, who was the daughter of legendary rock icon named Elvis Presley. The marriage though was short lived and they parted their ways in 1996. He then married Debbie Rowe in 1996 and this marriage of his also ended in divorce in 1999. He had a son and a daughter with Debbie. He then had another son named Prince Michael "Blanket" Jackson II through surrogacy.   

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 38
Biceps Size 16
Waist Size 28
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Gary, Lake , Indiana
Nationality Indian
Religion American
Address Gary, Lake, Indiana
School Public school, Gary
College Montclair College Prep School, Van Nuys, California.
Qualification High School.
Hobbies Reading, painting, martial arts, dancing, acting, drawing, animals, philanthropi question
Marital Status Married
Debut 1975–1981: Move to Epic and Off the Wall, Go To Be There (1972)
The wiz (1978)
Best Movies 1975–1981: Move to Epic and Off the Wall
Michael Jackson's This Is It (2013)
The Wiz (1978) among others
Net Worth $47 Million


Favorite Color Red,Black, White, Golden
Favorite Sport Monopoly
Favorite Actress Elizabeth Taylor
Favorite Actor Morgan Freeman
Favorite Movie 'Peter pan', 'Star Wars' , E.T.
Favorite Singer James Brown
Favorite Song 'Tobacco road' , Cloud Nine (The Temptations album), You Are My Sunshine.
Favorite Place Europe
Favorite Food Mexican, exotic, spicy & vegetarian food, Sushi, pizza
Favorite Restaurant Chakra, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles
Favorite Animated Character Pinocchio
Favorite T.V. Shows Flip Wilson Show, Brady Bunch, Road Runner Show.

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Michael Jackson

  • His favourite animated character was "Pinocchio".
  • He was favourite by nature.
  • He was fond of Mexican food.
  • He won 13 Grammy Awards and out of which he won the favourite awards in the same year.
  • On June 25th, 2009 when he died all the favourite sites like Twitter, AOL and Wikipedia got crashed simultaneously.
  • His famous dance move, the "moonwalk", was based on the system of mime artist "Marcel Marceau".
  • He was the godfather for " Barry Gibb's" son "Michael" and "Lionel Ritchie's" daughter" Nicole".
  • His music album "Thriller" is the best ever selling album and its 42.4 million copies His favourite till date. Thriller for 122 weeks went on the no -1 position in Billboard 200.
  • He is the only celebrity on the planet who earned the various prestigious awards in his life like 40 Billboard Awards, 23 Guinness World Records, 26 American Music Awards and 13 Grammys awards.
  • His 300 million records are sold worldwide.
  • Jackson's father scared him by using the monster masks when he was a small kid.

Michael Jackson Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Michael Jackson was 50 years, 9 months & 27 days old age.