"Janet Damita Jo Jackson" (born May 16 1966) is an American singer-songwriter, producer, dancer and actress. She is the sister of the world's most famous musician pop icon Michael Jackson and the youngest of the Jackson music family. She is known for her dance choreography and music videos.
Jackson stepped into the limelight as a young actress, appearing in television shows. Upon her father's insistance, she released two albums; neither garnered much attention or success. After a brief marriage to James DeBarge, Jackson set out to find her own identity. She collaborated with producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and the trio created Jackson's breakout album, ''Control'' (1986) and the follow-up, ''Rhythm Nation 1814'' (1989). In the early 1990s, Jackson signed a recording deal with Virgin Records for the sexually-charged album ''janet.'' (1993) which proved to be more successful than its two predecessors. Jackson also returned to acting, starring in ''Poetic Justice'' (1993).
In early 2000, Rene Elizondo Jr. and Jackson announced their divorce; though Jackson and Elizondo had kept their marriage a secret for nearly a decade. While filming ''Nutty Professor II: The Klumps'...
|Born||May 16 1966|
|Genre||Rhythm & blues|
|Years active|| 1977–present (actress) |