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Biography

Jackson performing in Vienna, Austria in June 1988

Source: Wikipedia

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music, dance and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.

Fact file

  • Born: Michael Joseph Jackson August 29, 1958 Gary, Indiana, U.S.
  • Died: June 25, 2009 (aged 50) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Cardiac arrest induced by propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication
  • Resting place: Glendale, California, U.S.
  • Residence: Los Olivos, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter dancer actor record producer businessman philanthropist
  • Spouse(s): Lisa Marie Presley (m. 1994–96; divorced) Debbie Rowe (m. 1996–99; divorced)
  • Children: 3
  • Parent(s): Joe Jackson Katherine Jackson
  • Relatives: See Jackson family
  • Website: michaeljackson.com
  • Genres: Pop soul rhythm and blues funk rock disco post-disco dance-pop new jack swing
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Years active: 1964–2009
  • Labels: Steeltown Motown Epic Legacy Sony MJJ Productions
  • Associated acts: The Jackson 5

Read more about Michael Jackson at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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