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Janet Jackson

Singer-Songwriter
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Net worth 2018: $150 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Gary, Indiana, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 16 May 1966
Sigh: Gemini
Height: 1.63
Education: Lanai Road Elementary School, Portola Middle School
BIOGRAPHY

Janet Jackson was bornon 16 May 1966 in Gary, Indiana, U.S., American, is Singer-Songwriter. Call her the Princess of Pop or the Queen of R&B, Janet Jackson is an international icon who in her four decades long career has created a stir in the music industry globally with her series of musically innovative, socially conscious, and sexually provocative records. One of the most awarded artists in the world, her career longevity, super duper hit records and overwhelming trail of achievements reflect her influence in shaping and redefining the scope of popular music. Though she started as a pop icon, Jackson soon infused elements of rhythm and blues, funk, disco, rap, and industrial beats, which gave her crossover success in popular music. In her more than four decades of illustrious music career that has spanned over eleven studio albums and seven world tours, Jackson has sold more than 100 million records with four of her albums being included in Rolling Stone's ‘500 Greatest Albums’ and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's ‘Definitive 200’ list. She has almost become a fixture on MTV and a major role model for music aficionados and enthusiasts across the country. Other than music, Jackson has gained limelight for her artistic endeavours in films as well. Her massive success internationally has made her one of the greatest ever musicians and entertainers in the contemporary era. Her impact and influence have inspired millions.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$150 Million

TIMELINE
2017

The couple welcomed their first child, a son, on January 3, 2017

2015

Jackson released her eleventh studio album ‘Unbreakable’ in October 2015

2013

Later, in February 2013, Jackson announced she had married Qatari businessman, Wissam Al Mana, in a private ceremony in 2012

2009

In 2009, she released a second hits compilation ‘Number Ones

2008

In 2008, Jackson signed a record deal with Island Records

2006

Though the album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and was certified platinum by the RIAA, it couldn’t replicate the success of her previous albums despite having the potential to do so, thanks to the Super Bowl fiasco!In 2006, Jackson released her ninth studio album ’20 Y

2004

Following the controversial episode at Super Bowl, Jackson came up with her eighth studio album ‘Damita Jo’ in March 2004

2001

In 2001, Jackson came up with her seventh studio album ‘All For You’

1996

In 1996, Jackson renewed her contract with Virgin Records for a whooping $80 million, making her yet again the highest paid recording artist in history

1995

In 1995, she collaborated with her brother Michael Jackson for the song, ‘Scream’, which was the lead single from his album HIStory

1993

With ‘Poetic Justice’ she made her film debut in July 1993

1990

In 1990, Jackson went on a Rhythm Nation World Tour

1989

Furthermore, she became the only female artist in the history of the Hot 100 to have 18 consecutive top ten hit singles, from ‘Miss You Much’ (1989) to ‘I Get Lonely’ (1998)

1986

She then teamed with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis to come up with her third album ‘Control’ in 1986 which became a major hit

1984

In 1984, Jackson released her second album ‘Dream Street’

1982

Under the label, she released her debut album ‘Janet Jackson’ in 1982

1976

In 1976, Jackson began acting in the variety show ‘The Jacksons’

1966

Janet Jackson was born as Janet Damita Jo Jackson on May 16, 1966, in Gary, Indiana

1921

Jackson’s popularity escalated exponentially in the 21st century, as all of her albums and singles did exceptionally well at the charts

1814

The breakthrough in Janet Jackson’s career came with her second album ‘Control,’ and after that, she never looked back! Belting out blockbuster singles and albums one after the other, including ‘Rhythm Nation 1814’, ‘Janet’, ‘The Velvet Rope’ and so on, Jackson by the end of the 1990s decade, was ranked by Billboard as the second most successful artist of the decade

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