Michael Jackson, an American singer-songwriter and dancer, is regarded as one of the most influential artists in pop culture.
As of 2023, Michael Jackson's net worth is estimated to be $500 million.
|Net Worth||$500 million|
|Given Name||Michael Joseph Jackson|
|Famous Name||Michael Jackson|
|Source(s) of Fame||Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Record Producer|
|Date of Birth||August 29, 1958|
|Place of Birth||Gary, Indiana, USA|
|Age At Death||50|
|Date of Death||June 25, 2009|
|Relationships||Divorced, Lisa Marie Presley, Married 1994, Divorced 1996Divorced, Debbie Rowe, Married 1996, Divorced 1999|
Michael Jackson was born on the 29th of August, 1958 in Indiana to Katherine Jackson and Joseph Jackson. Michael grew up with eight siblings, five brothers, and three sisters. In his childhood, he served as a part of the band, Jackson Brothers, formed by his father, Joseph Jackson. While being in the band, he experienced physical and emotional abuse by him. Michael’s youth was documented to be lonely and isolated.
Michael started off as a member of the band the Jackson 5, later renamed the Jacksons.
Michael started his solo career in 1971. He particularly rose to fame in 1979 with his album, Of the Wall. In 1982, he released his record-breaking, best-selling album, Thriller. Thriller is credited with breaking several racial barriers with music videos for songs like “Thriller” and “Billie Jean”. He further fueled his success with his albums Bad, Dangerous and HIStory: Past, Present, and Future, Book |, released in 1987, 1991, and 1995 respectively. Bad became the first album to have five number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
Michael Jackson is one of the most successful musicians of all time. He has sold an estimated 400 million records worldwide. He accumulated a total of fifteen Grammy awards and is one of the most awarded artists ever. He also has 39 Guinness World Records and thirteen number-one Billboard Hot 100 singles to his name.
Michael Jackson popularized the dance moves, Moonwalk, and robot. He is also regarded as the “King of Pop” and the “Most Successful Entertainers of all Time”.
Michael married Lisa Presley in 1994. The couple got divorced later. He married Deborah Rowe in 1996. The couple had two children together, Paris and Prince. They divorced in 1999. In the late 1980s, he sparked several controversies due to his changing appearance, lifestyle, and behavior. He was diagnosed with lupus in 1983 and vitiligo a few years later. Michael used fair-colored make-up to hide its damaging effects on the skin and also received two plastic surgeries. He also suffered from anorexia.
In 1993 and 2005, he was accused of child sexual abuse but was acquitted due to lack of evidence of criminal misconduct in his name.
In 2009, while he was in the process of rehearsing for his completely sold-out concerts, he died of an accidental propofol overdose, administered by Conrad Murray, his personal doctor. Conrad Murray was then charged with involuntary manslaughter.
There is an official website in Michael Jackson’s name that features MJ The Musical, a compilation of his artistry. He had a Twitter account with 2.3 million followers and a Facebook account with 69 million followers
Michael Jackson is the rarest pop phenomenon. Over the years, his contributions to music, dance, and fashion have been echoed and repurposed in all corners of the world. His record-breaking pop music has made him one of the most awarded and successful artists in history. He has influenced several artists across the globe and his legacy continues to live on. His net worth is estimated to be $500 million.
Michael Jackson has sometimes been associated with other Singers such as Frankie Sandford, Jenny Frost, Kelly Rowland, Jessica Simpson, Alexandra Burke, Seal, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, and Cher Lloyd.