Janet Jackson Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Children, Songs, Net Worth

Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson during a past performance

Why is Janet Jackson famous?

Janet Jackson is an American actress, dancer and a songwriter and the owner of the Rhythm Nations Records. Among her famous albums are Rhythm Nation and Control which gave her fame. As an actress she appeared in shows like Fame and Different Strokes.

Janet Jackson age

Janet was born on May 16th 1966 in Indiana, she is 57 years. She was born Janet Damita Jo Jackson

Janet Jackson Family

Her parents are Joe Jackson her father and Katherine Jackson her mother. She also had nine other siblings.

Janet Jackson husband

Jackson got married to Qatari billionaire named Wissam Al Mana in 2012. They had a son named Eissa Al Mana in January 2017 who is now 6 years.

Janet Jackson songs and movies

Janet began singing after her father convinced her to give it a try and she started her singing career at the Grand Casino of Las Vegas M. G. M where she ventured into acting too where she appeared in shows like Good Times, Fame, Different Strokes between 1970s and 1980s as well as The Jacksons.

Janet Jackson Songs and albums

She recorded and signed her first song when she was just sixteen in 1982 with the A&M. That same year he debut album named Janet Jackson was out and the sing managed to appear at position six on the chart of R&B albums and also position 63 of the Billboard 200.

In 1984 Janet released her second album which managed to reach positions 19 on the chart of the R&B albums and 147 of the Billboard 200. Her fame came after the release of her third and fourth album with her son Control waving at the top of the Billboard 2000 at position one with a total worldwide sale of 10 million copies. The song also earned her a total of six Billboard music awards among them being three grammy awards, four American Music Awards and the Top Pop Single Artist.

The fourth album was named Rhythm Nation 1814 which was also a success appearing as position on the Billboard 200 with a total worldwide sales of over 12 million copies and was also named as her career exclamation point. The song emerged the first album to have seven top five singles on the Hot 100.

In 1991 Janet signed her third contract with the Virginia Records and two years later she released her third album named Janet which was followed by her fourth album named The Velvet Rope in 1997. These two earned her the title of the strong female sex symbol which was made stronger and convincing by the albums music videos and their live performance.

What happened to Janet Jackson?

Her fall came in 2004 during a Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show. She was performing alongside Justin Timberlake and Janet had a malfunction of wardrobe where Timberlake ripped off a part of her shirt which made her breast to be exposed. This less to Janet getting blacklisted and her songs played by radios reduced.

Janet rose again 2008 with her seventh album named Discipline with the Island Records. Seven years later she decided to launch her own record album named Rhythm Nation Records and released her album named Unbreakable in 2015. Four years later in 2019 she made her major achievement when she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She is still climbing stairs to take her musical career to greater heights.

Janet Jackson Net worth

Janet’s net worth is estimated to be at around $190 million.