Janet Damita Jo Jackson MP

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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Occupation: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actress, Musician
Managed by: Tina
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

    • Unknown
      ex-partner
    • Erick
      son
    • Christopher
      son
    • Wissam
      husband
    • Renee
      daughter
    • Private User
      ex-husband
    • René
      ex-husband
    • ex-husband
    • Wissam
      fiancé
    • Jermaine
      ex-partner
    • Katherine
      mother

About Janet Damita Jo Jackson

Janet Jackson is the younger sister of the singing Jackson brothers, including the late "King of Pop" Michael Jackson. She released her first album in 1982; her career really took off with the 1986 album Control, which included the hit single "What Have You Done For Me Lately?" She quickly became a regular fixture in pop music and on MTV, known for her smartly sexy songs and high-energy dancing (the choreography in her videos was done by Paula Abdul). In 1999 she was a guest artist with Busta Rhymes on his hit "What's It Gonna Be." She also ventured into the movies, starring with Tupac Shakur and Maya Angelou in the 1993 film Poetic Justice. Her other albums include Damita Jo (2004, with a title taken from Jackson's middle name), 20 Y.O. (2006) and Discipline (2008).

Jackson caused a hubbub while performing in the halftime show of the 2004 Super Bowl, when her co-star Justin Timberlake pulled off a piece of Jackson's costume, exposing her right breast. Timberlake claimed the incident was unplanned and blamed a "wardrobe malfunction," but Jackson later issued a formal apology, admitting that the "costume reveal" was intentional... A month after the Super Bowl incident, singing legend Lena Horne blocked Jackson from playing her in a planned TV movie.

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Janet Damita Jo Jackson's Timeline

1966
May 16, 1966
Gary, Indiana, United States
1968
November 30, 1968
Age 2
Gary, IN, USA
1969
December 25, 1969
Age 3
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
1970
December 25, 1970
Age 4
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
1971
September 7, 1971
- June, 1977
Age 5
Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States
December 25, 1971
Age 5
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
December 25, 1971
Age 5
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
1972
December 25, 1972
Age 6
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
1973
December 25, 1973
Age 7
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
1974
December 25, 1974
Age 8
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States