Janet Jackson is an American singer, actress and songwriter with a net worth of $150 million. She is the sister of late Michael Jackson and the youngest child of the Jackson family. Janet has sold more than 100 million album copies worldwide making her one of the best-selling artists in history of music.
Janet was born in Gary, Indiana to Joe Jackson and Katharine Jackson. She is the youngest of all her siblings. Her brothers are Jackie, Tito, Marlon, Randy, Jermaine, Brandon (deceased) and Michael Jackson (deceased) and her sisters are Latoya and Rebbie Jackson.
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She released her debut album Janet Jackson in 1982 at age 16. Her second album Dream Street was released two years later. She eloped with singer James DeBarge in 1984 marrying him and divorcing him shortly after. In 1986, Janet released her third album Control which sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
He fourth album Rhythm Nation 1814 was released in 1989. It was a massive success and the album sold over 20 million copies worldwide. Janet released her 5th album Janet in 1993. It reached number on the Billboard 200 and sold over 14 million copies worldwide. She released her first compilation albu Design of a Decade: 1986–1996 in 1995 which sold over 10 million copies. Janet renewed her contact with Virgin for $80 million in 1996. She became the highest paid recording-artist in the history at the time.
In 1997, Janet began experiencing depression and anxiety which led her to chronicle it in her sixth album The Velvet Rope. It was certified triple platinum and sold over ten million copies worldwide. She became a gay icon and won many awards for her album. Her 7th album All for You was released in 2001. It sold over nine million copies.
In 2004, Janet was chosen to perform at Super Bowl XXXVIII. As she was performing with Justin Timberlake, Janet suffered a wardrobe malfunction. Justin removed her top which exposed her right breast to 140 million viewers. He apologized later about the incident stating that it was an accident. It became a controversial moment in TV history. After the incident, Guinness World Records listed Janet Jackson as ”Most Searched in Internet History” and ”Most Searched for News Item”.
Her eighth album Damita Jo was released in May 2004. It sold over three million copies. The album’s performance was affected by the Superbowl incident. Janet released her 9th album 20 Y.O. in 2005. It sold over 1.2 million copies worldwide.
After her contract expired with Virgin, she signed with Island Records. Janet released her 10th album Discipline was released in 2008. She releases another hits compilation album Number Ones in 2009. In 2015, she released her 11th album Unbreakable which debuted #1 on the Billboard 200.
Janet Jackson has also appeared in several movies. Her filmography includes Good Times, Fame, Different Strokes, Why Did I Get Married?, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, Poetic Justice, For Colored Girls and Why Did I Get Married Too?.
Janet has married three times. She married Qatari businessman Wissam Al Mana in 2012 and converted to his husband’s religion Islam. She gave birth to a boy in January 20017.
Janet Jackson Net Worth
Janet Jackson has a net worth of $150 million.
Janet Jackson Earnings
|Book and Publishing Earnings as of 2013||$81 million|
|Album Sale Earnings as of 2013||$260 million|
|Earnings from concert tours||$458 million|
|Sponsorship 2013||$81 million|
|2000 Salary from Nutty Professor II: The Klumps||$5 million|
|2000 Extra payment for the song Doesn't Really Matter||$1 million|
|1996 New recording contract with Virgin Records||$80 million|
|1993 Earnings from sales of her albums Control (1986), Janet (1993) and Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989)||$260,000|
Janet Jackson Stats
Full Name: Janet Damita Jo Jackson
Birth Date: May 16, 1966
Birth Place: Gary, Indiana
Profession: Singer, actress, songwriter, businesswoman, author, record producer
Height: 5 ft 4 in
Weight: 58 kg
Body Measurements: 35-24-36
Bra Size: 32C
Dress Size: 6 (US)
Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Marital Status: Married (thrice)
Partner: Wissam Al Mana
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