|Real Name/Full Name||Janet Damita Jo Jackson|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Janet Jackson|
|Birth Place:||Gary, Indiana|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||16 May 1966|
|Age/How Old:||56 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 163 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 128 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Joseph Walter Jackson
Mother – Katherine Esther (née Scruse)
|Siblings:||Michael Jackson, Maureen, Sigmund, Jermaine Jackson, LaToya Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Steven Randall Jackson|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||James DeBarge (m. 1984; ann. 1985)
René Elizondo Jr. (m. 1991; div. 2000)
Wissam Al Mana (m. 2012; sep. 2017)
|Kids/Children Name:||Eissa Al Mana|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and record producer.|
|Net Worth:||$200 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Every time a Jackson name is mention, all that comes to mind is music. This is because Jackson family is one of the most successful families in the world of music. Almost every Jackson family member is a musician and the ones that are not are in the management team. One of those Jackson family members who has been successful in her music career is Janet.
She started her music career professionally in early 1970s and since then she has been one of the most successful female musicians in U.S. When she is not singing, Janet is an actress, a record producer as well as a dancer.
Well, how well do you know about Janet Jackson? If not much, here is what we know about Janet Jackson to date.
Biography and Early Life
Janet Damita Jo Jackson is an American Musician born on 16th May 1966 in Gary, Indiana. Her father Joseph Walter Jackson had dreams of becoming a professional boxer before abandoning his dream and got a job with Inland Steel as a machine operator. Later he became a talents manager and is credit in managing his children’s music careers.
Her mother Katherine Jackson later joined her husband’s management team and has been credited with holding the Jackson family together. Janet is lastborn in the family of ten children with the late Michael Jackson being one of her elder brothers. Though most of her siblings are in music it’s Michael and herself who became most successful in their solo careers.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Janet Jackson in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Janet Jackson’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 20th March 2023 having been born on 16 May 1966. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 128 lbs in Pound and 58kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Black.
Very little is known about Janet’s education background considering she rarely talks about it. After her family moved to Los Angeles, she attended Lanai Road Elementary School and later joined Gaspar De Portola Middle School. After that there is no information whether she furthered her education or not.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Being a celebrities makes one loose many things and one of those is privacy. For Janet, it hasn’t been any different to others celebrities with most of her personal life playing out in public. After gaining popularity when young due to her music career, at the age of 18 she was all over the news for the wrong reasons. This was after she eloped with James DeBarge who just like her also comes from a music family. Their marriage lasted for only one year as they divorced in November 1985
After her first marriage ended she married again on 31st March 1991 this time to Rene Elizondo Jr. Their marriage remains to be one of the world’s longest secret marriage in history. This is because it was kept a secret until the two broke up in late 1990s. They separated in 1999 and their divorced was finalized in 2000.
She later started dating Jermaine Dupri from 2002 until their breakup in 2009. In 2010, she met Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana and after dating for two years, they got engaged and married in 2012. On 3rd January, the couple welcomed their firstborn son Eissa Al Man. Their marriages started having unrepairable cracks and in April 2017, news broke of their separation.
Is Janet Jackson Lesbian?
Jackson is not gay and has never been in a same sex relationship. All her previous relations have been with people of opposite gender which is enough evidence she is straight.
Janet has been one of the most successful musicians in the United States with most current female artists crediting her influence to becoming who they are today. Her first big performance came when she was only seven years old when she performed at MGM Casino. With her father becoming her manager, she released her first album titled Janet Jackson in 1982. In 1984, she released her second album, Dream Street which topped at no.19 on R&B chart.
After her second album, she made a hard decision of going her own way terminating her music affair with her family. In collaboration with Terry Lewis and Jimmy Jam, she released her third album in 1986. The album was a huge success and sold more than ten million copies all over the world. She continued with her music success year after another and today she has eleven studio albums to her name. She has also made nine concert tours since 1990
Listing Jackson’s awards one by one is huge task as she is one of the most awarded female musician in history. She received her first award in the 1980s and since then she has won hundreds of awards. Currently, she has been nominated 764 times where she has won 206 awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Janet Jackson in 2023
Music is everything to Janet and everything she has can be traced to her career in music. Besides singing where she has sold millions of copies worldwide, she is also a record producer where she is also making a living. As of 2023, she is estimated to be worth around $200 million
Though she is best known with her career in music, Janet is also an actress and has made appearances in several television shows. In 1977, she appeared in the television show Good times before appearing in the comedy show Diff’rent Strokes for four years from 1980 to 1984. Other shows she has appeared in includes Fame, Poetic Justice and For Colored Girls among others.