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La Toya Jackson

La Toya Yvonne Jackson (born May 29, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, television personality, actress, businesswoman, philanthropist, activist and former model. She is the fifth child of the Jackson family. She maintained a career as a singer throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and returned to music in 2004 with her Billboard charting songs "Just Wanna Dance" and "Free the World". An EP called Starting Over was released on June 21, 2011. Born on her sister Rebbie's 6th birthday on May 29, 1956, in Gary, Indiana, La Toya Jackson is the fifth of nine children born to Joseph Jackson and Katherine Jackson and the middle female child between Rebbie and Janet. Growing up, La Toya was a shy homebody. After her mother became a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses in 1965, La Toya, along with the rest of her siblings followed. She would spend some of her time (alongside her mother) preaching door-to-door. "Every morning, Michael and I witnessed, knocking on doors around Los Angeles, spreading the word of Jehovah." By 1972, at sixteen, La Toya joined her brothers in the spotlight with a tap dancing routine when her father arranged for them to perform shows in Las Vegas,

LATEST STORIES
  
La Toya Jackson Calls BS -- I'm NOT Married!

La Toya Jackson
Calls BS I'm NOT Married!

La Toya Jackson could not be clearer -- she's still a single lady, despite reports to the contrary.Stories surfaced earlier this month ... proclaiming she got hitched to longtime BFF/business… READ MORE >

Jermaine Jackson -- The Big Winner in Michael Jackson Trial ... Maybe

Jermaine Jackson
The Big Winner In MJ Trial ... Maybe

If Katherine Jackson wins her lawsuit against AEG ... the BIG winner isn't really Katherine or Michael's 3 kids ... more likely it's Jermaine Jackson, along with Tito, Randy and Marlon.We got… READ MORE >

- 332 days ago
Tito Jackson -- Paris Jackson 'Suicide Attempt' Won't Shake Us

Tito Jackson
Paris 'Suicide Attempt' Won't Shake Us

The Jackson family is standing strong after Paris Jackson's alleged suicide attempt early Wednesday morning ... at least according to Tito, who says the Jacksons are coping well.As we reported,… READ MORE >

- 449 days ago
Debbie Rowe, La Toya Jackson Unite at Hospital to Support Paris Jackson

Debbie Rowe, La Toya
Unity At Hospital For Paris

La Toya Jackson and Debbie Rowe showed up at an L.A. hospital Wednesday night to spend time with Paris Jackson.We're told Debbie was inconsolable after she learned her biological daughter took a… READ MORE >

- 449 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Come To My Jackson Resort!

Jermaine Jackson
Come to My Jackson Resort!

Move over Dollywood ... Jermaine Jackson has his eye on a Jackson-family themed resort -- but it's not so much an homage to Michael as it is to the Jackson with the best name -- Jermaine's… READ MORE >

- 453 days ago
Lil' Kim and La Toya Jackson -- Twinsies!!

Lil' Kim & La Toya Jackson
Twinsies!!

Here's the latest incarnation of Lil' Kim in West Hollywood this weekend (left) -- and La Toya Jackson last year (right).Pop stars are always reinventing their look.We're just sayin'. READ MORE >

- 571 days ago
La Toya Jackson -- My Dogs Only Drink FIJI Water

La Toya Jackson
My Dogs Only Drink Fiji

La Toya Jackson wants nothing but the BEST for her two dogs -- telling TMZ, her little flea bags drink ONLY Fiji-brand water.La Toya was out in Beverly Hills Sunday night when we asked… READ MORE >

- 620 days ago
'Martin' Star -- I Wanna Be La Toya!

'Martin' Star
I Wanna Be La Toya!

Here's "Martin" star Tisha Campbell-Martin at an autism charity event in Beverly Hills this week (left) -- and the exquisite La Toya Jackson at a multiple sclerosis charity event earlier this year… READ MORE >

- 636 days ago
La Toya Jackson -- I Didn't Loot Michael Jackson's House After His Death, Threatens Lawsuit

La Toya Jackson
I Didn't LOOT MJ's House Threatens Lawsuit

La Toya Jackson insists ... she did not raid Michael Jackson's home just hours after his death, pillaging plastic bags filled with cash -- and now, she's threatening to sue a major magazine for… READ MORE >

- 687 days ago
Michael Jackson's Birthday -- La Toya & Paris Jackson ... Party with MJ Impersonator

Michael Jackson's Birthday
La Toya & Paris Party with MJ Impersonator

While celebrating Michael Jackson's birthday on Wednesday, La Toya and Paris Jackson partied it up by hanging out with a look-alike MJ impersonator.La Toya and Paris snapped pics with tribute… READ MORE >

- 728 days ago

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