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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
Height5'4" (1.63m)
SpouseWissam Al Mana, René Elizondo Jr., James DeBarge
PartnerJermaine Dupri
ChildrenEissa Al Mana
ParentsJoe Jackson, Katherine Jackson
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Photos

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Videos

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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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

For Colored Girls
For Colored Girls
R
2h 14min
2010
Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?
Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?
PG-13
2h 1min
2010
Why Did I Get Married?
Why Did I Get Married?
PG-13
1h 58min
2007
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
PG-13
1h 46min
2000
Poetic Justice
Poetic Justice
R
1h 50min
1993

Albums

Control: The Remixes [2019]
Control: The Remixes [2019]
2019
Just a Little While
Just a Little While
2004
Ask for More
Ask for More
1999
Janet Remixed
Janet Remixed
1995
That's the Way Love Goes
That's the Way Love Goes
1994
Dream Street
Dream Street
1984
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson
1982
Best Things in Life Are Free
Best Things in Life Are Free
2023
Made for Now
Made for Now
2018
Nasty
Nasty
2016
Unbreakable
Unbreakable
2015
Unbreakable
Unbreakable
2015
Burnitup!
Burnitup!
2015
No Sleeep
No Sleeep
2015
Icon: Number Ones
Icon: Number Ones
2010
Best of Number Ones
Best of Number Ones
2010
Best
Best
2009
Number Ones
Number Ones
2009
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