Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

American singer, songwriter and actress
A dynamic performer and one of the biggest recording artists of the 1980s and '90s, plus the only Jackson sibling to escape Michael's shadow.
BornMay 16, 1966
HometownGary, Indiana, United States of America
Height5'3" (1.61m)
SpouseWissam Al Mana , René Elizondo Jr. , James DeBarge
PartnerJermaine Dupri
ChildrenEissa Al Mana
ParentsJoe Jackson , Katherine Jackson


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Happy Birthday, Janet Jackson!

Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966, and turns 54. She was born in Gary, Indiana. The singer began her career on the television shows 'The Jacksons,' 'Good Times' and 'Fame.'. Jackson released her debut album, 'Janet Jackson,' in 1982. The pop icon made her claim to fame with her later albums, 'Control' and 'Rhythm Nation 1814.'. Jackson landed her first lead film role for 'Poetic Justice' in 1993. The singer has her own record label, Rhythm Nation. She was selected as the inaugural MTV icon in 2001,...
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