Michael Jackson29 August 1958, Gary, Indiana, USA
King Of Pop, MJ, The Gloved One, Wacko Jacko, Jacko
Lisa Marie Presley, Brooke Shields, Deborah "Debbie" Rowe
Michael Jackson, died 25 June 2009 in Los Angeles, was a legendary singer, performance artist and songwriter. He started his career as a child in The Jackson Five together with his brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon. Michael Jackson 9 brothers and sisters in total. Two of his sisters Janet Jackson and La Toya Jackson are both famous artists in their own right.
Michael Jackson's album Thriller (1982) has sold more than 100 million copies and is the world's best-selling record of all time. The King of Pop has also had 13 number one singles in his solo career. The cost for producing his video "Scream" was over 7 million dollars, a world record so far and the music video "Ghosts" is 35 minutes long, also a record. Jackson was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame twice, once as a solo artist and once with The Jackson Five.
Jackson was married to Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie Presley (1994-1996) and to Deborah "Debbie" Rowe (1996-1999) with whom he has children Prince Michael and
Paris Katherine. Michael Jackson also has a second son, Prince Michael II, who is called
Blanket. It's not known who the mother is, but MJ claimed that he was the biological father of all his children. Actor Macaulay Culkin is the godfather to the two eldest children.
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Friday 9:36 PM, 26/06/2009
We spotted Lindsay Lohana and Samantha Ronson on their way out to dinner at Jones Bar in Hollywood last night. For a change, we are not going to say anything about these two and their on and off relationship and how they really need to decide what is what! We are just going to say we love Lindsay's Michael Jackson-inspired coat and think its great that she is honouring him in her own special way. You have to love Lindsay's love of fashion!
Friday 4:06 PM, 26/06/2009
Michael Jackson had one smash hit after another, but these 10 songs stood out for us as his most iconic. We have put together a video gallery to honour his amazing talent. let us know which of these is your favourite!
What is your favourite song?
Friday 3:51 PM, 26/06/2009
From his very first red leather bomber jacket back in the 1980's Michael Jackson inspired a whole generation of fashion trends. Michael developed a unique and individual and sometimes quirky and over the top personal style throughout the course of his life. Here are some of his most memorable looks and fashion pieces.
Which look will you remember most?
Friday 12:40 PM, 26/06/2009
Michael Jackson's sudden death yesterday has upset millions of friends, fans and loved ones. Many of Michael's celebrity friends have already come out with public statements about their feelings and memories about Michael. From huge life-long fans Madonna, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake to old friends like Jane Fonda, Brooke Shields and even Michael's ex-wife Lisa Marie Presley have all expressed their sadness at the loss of Michael's talent and Cher called into Larry King's talk show last night to share some of her best memories. Take a look at what they said:
Friday 11:37 AM, 26/06/2009
News spread through Los Angeles yesterday that pop legend Michael Jackson has suffered an apparent cardiac arrest in his home and pronounced dead at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center not far from his rental mansion in the Holmby Hills. By yesterday evening, Michael's family left the hospital in a five-vehicle caravan, led by his sisters Janet Jackson and La Toya Jackson. Friends and fans wanting to pay tribute to their idol arrived in large groups at both his house, the hospital and at his star on the Hollywood boulevard.
Friday 10:30 AM, 26/06/2009
We are all still in shock from the tragic news of Michael Jackson's death yesterday at his LA home. The singing legend was only 50 years old, but the influence and mark that he has left on pop music has been so huge it will probably last forever. We have put together a look back at Michael's amazing career and life. His great talent will be sorely missed, but never lost.
Michael's Grammy Legend Award in 1993:
Michael's Grammy Legend Award in 1993: