Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. Over a four-decade career, his contributions to music, dance and fashion, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture. Jackson influenced artists across many music genres; through stage and video performances, he popularized complicated dance moves such as the moonwalk, to which he gave the name, as well as the robot. He is the most awarded music artist in history.
The eighth child of the Jackson family, Jackson made his professional debut in 1964 with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon as a member of the Jackson 5 (later known as the Jacksons). Jackson began his solo career in 1971 w...
|Also performed as||W.A. Mozart|
|Born||29/8/1958, in Gary|
|Died||25/6/2009 (Aged: 50), in Los Angeles|
|Married to||Lisa Marie Presley (1994-1996)|
|Children||Prince Michael Jackson I|
|Role(s)||Producer (executive)Producer (co)ProducerWriterLyricistComposer|
|Label(s)||EpicMotownLegacyMJJ ProductionsSony BMG Music EntertainmentTamla Motown[no label]MJJ MusicSony MusicEpic/Sony|
|Label management||MJJ Productions Inc. (label founder)Mijac Music (personal publisher)|