Probably the most famous family in the world of entertainment the Jackson family have been entertaining the world in some form or another over the past 5 decades. From there first hits as The Jackson 5, then solo careers most notably from Janet Jackson and worldwide superstar Michael Jackson.
All Michael's brothers and sisters have released music. Other members of his extended family have also had hits, the biggest being 3T (featuring 3 of Tito's sons), whom Michael performed with on the track "Why".
We have set out the below a basic Jackson family tree of the primary and most well known members of the family as well as providing further information on there careers.
Michael Jacksons Parents
Katherine Jackson - (born 4th May 1930) Michael Jackson's mother.
Joe Jackson - (born July 26th 1929) Michael Jackson's father. Also managed the Jackson 5 and the Jacksons and for some time Michael Jackson solo.
Rebbie Jackson (born May 29, 1950) Michael's eldest sister. In general she did not perfom with the family although she did release some solo albums.
Jackie Jackson (born May 4, 1951) Michael's oldest brother. He performed as part of both the Jackson 5 and the Jacksons.
Tito Jackson (born October 15, 1953) Guitar player for the Jackson 5 and the Jacksons. Although his guitar playing was not actually used on the Motwon hits.
Jermaine Jackson (born December 11, 1954) Bass guitar player and singer for the Jackson 5 (even though not on the recordings. Stayed with Motown instead of leaving with his brothers as part of the Jacksons.
La Toya Jackson (born May 29, 1956) Released some solo albums.
Marlon Jackson (born March 12, 1957)
Brandon Jackson (born March 12, 1957 - died at birth) Marlons twin brother.
Michael Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) Worldwide superstar!
Randy Jackson (born October 29, 1961) Michael's youngest brother, joined The Jacksons.
Janet Jackson (born May 16, 1966) Became huge selling solo artit, one of the most successful and influential female artists of her time.
Michael Jackson's Children
Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr. ("Prince") (born February 13th 1997)
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