Michael Jackson Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Michael Jackson

Biography / Wiki

The sudden and tragic death of Michael Jackson was a sudden outburst of sorrow for a million of people worldwide. He was a legend in the music industry as he changed the way people looked at music.

His contribution to music, dance, and fashion is still counted, remembered, and adored by the audience and other artists. He died on June 25th, 2009 in Los Angeles from a cardiac arrest. His sound and style still influence many hip-hop, contemporary, R&B, pop, and rock artists.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth August 29, 1958
Age 50 years (at the time of death)
Height In Centimeters – 175 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’9”

Weight In Kilograms – 60 kg

In Pounds – 132 lbs

Body Measurements 38-28-13
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Shoe Size 9.5 (US)

Net Worth

At the time of his death, Michael Jackson’s net worth was $236 million.

Education / Family

MJ was born into an African-American family. His father Joe Jackson worked in a steel mill worker whereas his mother Katherine Esther Jackson worked at Sears. His father was also a former boxer and played guitar with a local rhythm and blues band.

MJ was the eighth of ten children; he grew up with three sisters and six brothers. At a very young age, MJ developed his interest in music. He became the lead singer in the family band and started performing in public.


Michael Joseph Jackson

Nickname MJ, King of Pop
Birth Place Gary, Indiana, US
Profession Singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, record producer, businessman, philanthropist
Zodiac sign Virgo
School Home-schooled
College N/A
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Gary, Indiana, USA
Fathers Name Joe Jackson (Ex-boxer, worked in US Steel)
Mothers Name Katherine Jackson (Worked at Sears)

Michael Jackson with his Parents
Michael Jackson with his Parents
Brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Randy
Sisters Rebbie, La Toya, and Janet


Jackson Family
Jackson Family
Debut Film – The Wiz (1978)

Career / Fashion And Style

MJ along with his band started touring Midwest and performed at black clubs. With Steeltown record label they released their first single “Bad boy” in 1967. They moved to Los Angeles and signed a contract with Motown Records in 1968.

They released their first album “Diana Ross Presents Jackson 5” which became a chartbuster and a bestseller. With the song “Got to be there”, he started his solo career as well. The band toured internationally and released almost 6 albums from 1976 to 1984. The band gave numerous hits one after the other.

After releasing numerous hits, MJ achieved iconic status worldwide. From his music albums to his autobiography and surgeries, everything started becoming a headline. He was honored by 31 Guinness World Records, 13 Grammy Awards, 26 American Music Awards, and 18 World Music Awards.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

In 1994, he first married Lisa Marie Presley but got divorced in 1996. Then in 1997, he married Deborah Rowe but separated in 1999. The couple was blessed with a son and a daughter and he had a third child from a surrogate mother through artificial insemination.

Girlfriends Whitney Houston


Michael Jackson with Whitney Houston
Michael Jackson with Whitney Houston


Michael Jackson with Madonna
Michael Jackson with Madonna

Broke Shields

Michael Jackson with Broke Shields
Michael Jackson with Broke Shields

Lisa Marie Presley

Debbie Row

Marital Status Divorced (13 years before death)
Wife Lisa Marie Presley (1994-1996)


Michael Jackson with Lisa Marie Presley
Michael Jackson with Lisa Marie Presley

Debbie Rowe (1996-1999)

Michael Jackson with Debbie Row
Michael Jackson with Debbie Row
Children Son – Michael Joseph Jackson Jr.

Daughter – Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson II

Michael Jackson Kids
Michael Jackson Kids

 Favourite Things

Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.

Favourite Actors Morgan Freeman, Marlon Brando
Favourite Actress Shirley Temple, Elizabeth Taylor, Katherine Hepburn
Favourite Artists Michaelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci
Favourite Singers Jackie Wilson, James Brown, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, The Temptations
Favourite Food Taco, Burrito, Sushi, Pizza, Chicken, Fish, Popcorn, Glazed Doughnuts, Fresh Fruits
Favourite Movies Peter Pan, E.T., Star Wars
Favourite TV show The Three Stooges, Flip Wilson Show, Brady Bunch, The Simpsons
Favourite Colours Red, Black, White, Golden
Favourite Drink Almond Milk, Fruit Smoothie, Orange and Carrot Juice
Favourite Songs Tobacco Road, You Are my sunshine, Cloud nine by The Temptation

Michael Jackson

Some Interesting Facts About Michael Jackson

  • In 1984, he won 8 Oscars.
  • The cause of his death was Cardiac arrest due to intoxication with propofol and benzodiazepine.
  • His ethnicity was African-American.
  • His hobbies were reading and playing basketball.
  • 5 billion people watched the funeral of Michael Jackson.
  • Even after his death, he was the first artist to sell one million downloads.
  • He was crowned as the ‘most successful entertainer of all time’ by Guinness World Records.
  • The afternoon MJ died, Wikipedia, Twitter, and AOL’s Instant Messenger crashed.
  • He owned a python, two llamas, and a chimpanzee.
  • He died on June 25, 2009, in Los Angeles.
  • On 20 January 1993, he performed at the ball for President Bill Clinton’s first inauguration.
  • In the remembrance of MJ, memorials and statues were constructed.
  • His father abused MJ physically and emotionally.
  • He has had two plastic surgeries for nose and chin.
  • He had a debt of $500 million.
  • His car collection included Rolls Royce Limousine, Ferrari, Mercedes Benz, GMC V Jimmy, Ford Explorer, Chevys and many more.
  • In 1992, he founded the “Heal the World” foundation. Here is the official video of Michael Jackson’s 14-minute short film “Thriller”.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @michaeljackson
  2. Twitter@michaeljackson
  3. Facebook @MichaelJackson
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