Janet Jackson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Marital Life.
Janet Jackson Net Worth 2020 – The Jackson name sure rings a bell in the entertainment industry. Janet Jackson is a sister to the late King of Pop Michael Jackson.
She was born on the 16th of May 1966 and is a singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress who has shown a high level of consistency and has been prominent in pop culture over the best part of three decades.
Janet is the youngest child of the Jackson family.
Janet Damita Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, to her mother Mrs. Katherine Esther, and her father Joseph Walter Jackson the last of ten kids. The Jacksons were well known Jehovah witnesses.
Janet was initially interested in racing jockey or pursuing a career in entertainment as a lawyer; she intended to see herself through by becoming an actress.
She began performing at age 7 at the then Las Vegas Strip at the MGM Casino.
Her career kick-started in the TV series known as the Jackson Family which led her to feature in numerous other TV shows through the ’70s and early ’80s.
Her career did progress steadily throughout the ’80s but it was in the early ’90s that she signed the first of her two multi-million dollar contracts with the renowned Virgin records.
The contract made her one of the highest-paid artists at the time.
When she turned 16, her father and manager arranged a contract for her with record label A&M records and subsequently, her debut album was released in 1982.
This album was produced by a host of producers most notably Angela Winbush, Rene Moore, and Leon F. Sylvers. The entire project was overseen by her father.
The album peaked at number 63 on the billboard 200 and made an appearance on the Billboard top black albums in 1983 and she was also the highest-ranking female vocalist.
Her second album titled Dream Street came out two years later.
Janet, though enjoying a glittering career was never far from controversy, it was on record that she eloped in 1984 with James Debarge, the couple was married but that marriage was annulled a year later.
Her movie career also excelled and by the end of the ’90s, she was named a runner-up to Mariah Carey as the artist of the decade by Billboard magazine.
Janet Jackson has had some high profile marriage failures. From her first marriage to James Debarge in 1984 to her union with music video director Rene Elizondo Jr. (1991-2000) and a well documented 7-year relationship with Dupri (2002-2009).
But it was her third marriage to Qatari businessman Al Mana that actually caught the eye of the media.
She had to make major changes in her life which included a move to London and a change from her flashy lifestyle to a more conservative demeanor in line with her husband’s religion.
Thy couple tied the knot two years after their meeting and Janet announced that she was pregnant and delivered her child named Eissa in January 2017. The marriage also broke down due to allegations of verbal abuse.
The family source said Janet was being made to feel like a prisoner in her home and no pregnant woman needs to go on being called a bitch every day.
Janet holds her own at a respectable $150 million.