Michael Jackson

  • Singer

    August 29, 1958


    Gary, Indiana, U.S.


    65 Years Old



    Other Information

    Death of Date June 25, 2009 (aged 50)
    Occupation Singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer
    Other Name Michael Joseph Jackson
    Years Active 1964-2009
    Nationality American
    Citizenship United States
    Education Montclair College Prep School
    Height 1.75 m
    Weight 60 kg
    Children 3
    Religion Islam


    American singer Michael Jackson was a famous songwriter and dancer. He is considered one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. Jackson popularized complicated dance moves and made a revolution in music history.

    Before Fame

    He joined a band formed by his father, Jackson Brothers in 1964. Jackson began sharing lead vocals with Jermaine in the band.


    His musical journey started as a solo star with the album Off the Wall in 1979. Later, an American pop singer released the album, Thriller (1982). The album concluded with famous singles, “Beat It”, “Billie Jean” and “Thriller”, etc. His song, Thriller topped on the US Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles. Following his previous album success, Michael Jackson launched the albums Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991) and HIStory: Past, Present, and Future, Book I (1995).

    Family Life

    He was born to a working-class African-American family in Gary, Indiana, near Chicago, on August 29, 1958. His mother Katherine and father Joseph live in a two-bedroom house on Jackson Street with his three sisters & five brothers. Jackson died of Cardiac arrest on June 25, 2009, and Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, U.S.

    Associated with

    He won many awards in several categories, including 15 Grammy Awards.


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