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Joe Jackson

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Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
Fountain Hill, AR
Death Date
Jun 27, 2018 (89)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
Fountain Hill, AR
Death Date
Jun 27, 2018 (89)

About

The father of pop singers Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson and their other famous siblings, this talent manager formed a company called Joe Jackson Productions and guided his children's music careers.

Before Fame

After growing up in Arkansas and Indiana, he began his adult life as a crane operator at the Inland Steel Company.

Trivia

His youngest child, Joh'Vonnie Jackson, was the result of a nearly three-decade-long extramarital affair with Cheryl Terrell.

Family Life

He married Katherine Scruse in 1949. The union resulted in nine surviving children (one son, Brandon, was stillborn): Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Michael, Randy, and Janet.

Associated With

He was portrayed by actor Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs in the 1992 ABC miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream.