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Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson is a member of one of the most famous families in entertainment history. She’s the daughter of Katherine and Joe Jackson and sister to Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Randy, and the late Michael and Brandon. She was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana. Jackson stepped into the spotlight as a very young girl and released her self-titled album in 1982. She went on to release the popular albums “Control,” “Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814,” “The Velvet Rope,” and more, including two greatest-hits albums, “Design of a Decade” and “Number Ones.” Her hit songs include “Nasty,” “That’s the Way Love Goes,” “What Have You Done for Me Lately,” and many more. She has toured the world, performing her music and high-intensity dance moves for fans spanning the globe. When Jackson headlined the 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Show with Justin Timberlake, she experienced an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction that is still spoken about over a decade later. The entertainer can do it all – sing, write, act, dance, and produce. She appeared on TV in “Good Times,” “Diff’rent Stokes,” and “Fame” and in the films “Poetic Justice,” “Why Did I Get Married Too?,” and “Nutty Professor II: The Klumps.” She’s won GRAMMYs, MTV VMAs, American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, Soul Train Awards, and numerous lifetime achievement honors, including the MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, named after her late brother. Jackson gave birth to her first child, son Eissa Al Mana, on January 3, 2017 at age 50. She and the baby’s father, Qatari businessman Wissam Al Mana, wed in 2012 and announced their split in April 2017. She reportedly converted to Muslim for Al Mana, although she was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness. The third time was not the charm for Jackson. She was previously a Mrs. to James DeBarge (1984) and René Elizonda, Jr. (1991- 2000). She was also in a seven year relationship with producer Jermaine Dupri.

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Janet Jackson Spotlights Racism and Terrorism at Panorama Music Festival

Janet Jackson
Spotlights Racism and Terrorism ... At Panorama Music Festival

Janet Jackson changed up her act Saturday night at the Panorama Music Festival in Randall's Island, New York, by starting her set with a song that not many people know but has a deep message.… READ MORE >

Janet Jackson Shoots New Music Video, But Keeps the Music Under Wraps

Janet Jackson
Shoots New Music Video in Silence

Janet Jackson sure knows how to build hype over her forthcoming studio album -- her first in 3 years -- and did just that by assembling a stealth rhythm nation in New York. The "Unbreakable"… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Janet Jackson Not Canceling Essence Fest Gig In Wake Of Father's Death

Janet Jackson
Headed to Essence Festival ... In Wake Of Father's Death

Janet Jackson will make her headlining gig at Essence Festival despite the recent death of her father, Joe Jackson ... TMZ has learned. There was fan concern that Janet would cancel her… READ MORE >

- 42 days ago
Jackson Family Attends Private Luncheon Following Joe Jackson's Funeral

Joe Jackson
Family Luncheon After Private Funeral

The Jackson family was reunited again following the funeral for their late patriarch, Joe Jackson, which included his kids, grandchildren ... and his wife, Katherine. A ton of the immediate and… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
Joe Jackson's Funeral Brings Out Janet Jackson and Extended Family

Joe Jackson
Janet Jackson, Extended Family Attend Funeral

Janet Jackson was front and center at her father Joe Jackson's funeral Monday, along with various other family members. The service was held at Forest Lawn in Glendale, CA, where Michael Jackson… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
Joe Jackson Dead at 89 After Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

Joe Jackson
Dead at 89

10:30 AM PT -- Family sources tell TMZ, Joe died at a hospice in Las Vegas. The hospice is connected to a hospital where Joe was admitted. We're told he was moved to the hospice a day and a half… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Janet Jackson Pays Homage to Dying Father Joe Jackson

Janet Jackson
Pays Homage to Dying Father

Janet Jackson gave an emotional speech thanking her dad, who we're told is in the end stages of terminal cancer. Janet appeared Friday night at the 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards and received the… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Randy Jackson Stirring the Pot in Janet Jackson's Custody Fight

Janet Jackson
Brother Randy Stirring the Pot In Janet's Custody Fight

Janet Jackson's call to police over the weekend and the stories that followed are connected to her custody trial with Wissam Al Mana, but she's not the one stirring the pot ... according to our… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
Janet Jackson Calls Police to Do Welfare Check on 1-Year-Old Son Eissa

Janet Jackson
Calls Cops to do Welfare Check ... On 1-Year-Old Son

6:24 AM PT 6/4 -- Law enforcement sources tell us Janet expressed she was worried Wissam was using drugs around her child. Janet Jackson called police to do a welfare check on her 1-year-old,… READ MORE >

- 73 days ago
Celebrate Janet Jackson's Birthday with Her Showbiz Debut

Janet Jackson
Happy 52nd Bday!!! 'Memba Your Debut?

Janet Jackson's celebrated her 52nd birthday Wednesday, and she's getting a huge honor this weekend ... so, it's the perfect time to remember where it all started. Janet was just 8 years old when… READ MORE >

- 90 days ago
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