10 Facts About Micheal Jackson

By | January 23, 2024

Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and philanthropist.

Dubbed the “King of Pop”, he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century.

Here are some facts about the legendary pop star,

Facts About Micheal Jackson

  • Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana.
  • He was the eighth of ten children in the Jackson family.
  • Jackson began his music career as a child, performing with his brothers in the group the Jackson 5.
  • He released his first solo album, “Off the Wall,” in 1979, and it became a commercial success.
  • Jackson’s album “Thriller” (1982) is the best-selling album of all time, with over 65 million copies sold worldwide.
  • Jackson was known for his dance moves and stage performances, including the moonwalk and his signature red leather jacket and white glove.
  • He was a philanthropist and donated millions of dollars to charity, including to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the United Negro College Fund.
  • Jackson faced controversy and accusations of child sexual abuse, which he denied. He was acquitted of all charges in 2005.
  • He married twice, first to Lisa Marie Presley and then to Debbie Rowe. He had three children: Prince, Paris, and Blanket.
  • Jackson died on June 25, 2009 at the age of 50 from a cardiac arrest. His death was ruled a homicide and his doctor was later convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

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