- Full Name: Janet Damita Jo Jackson
- Born: 05/16/66
- Place Of Birth: Gary, Indiana
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, dancer, music producer, actress, author, film producer, spokesperson
Janet Jackson Net Worth
Janet Jackson obtained part of her net worth through her successful music career. She has had numerous hit cds as well as singles that contributed to her success. In 1991, she signed a contract for Virgin Records for almost $50 million. It was one of the largest contracts for a female artist at the time. Jackson also obtained her net worth from her successful worldwide tours.
In addition to her music career, she earned her money through her movie career. She starred in many films that grossed a lot of money. She appeared in Poetic Justice, The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, and the Why Did I Get Married series.
About Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson is the youngest member of the famous Jackson family. When she was younger, she performed with her famous brothers. After she performed with her family, she decided to try her hand at acting. She appeared on the TV shows Good Times, Diff’rent Strokes, and Fame. Jackson decided to follow in her brothers’ footsteps and decided to release a CD.
Her first two cds didn’t do well commercially, but she refused to give up on her music career. She decided to make changes including firing her father as her manager. Jackson took more control over her music and worked with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. When she released Control, the world took notice. She had several number one hits off of this cd. Her hits include Control, Nasty, When I Think Of You, Pleasure Principle, What Have You Done For Me Lately, etc.
After Control, Jackson released Rhythm Nation: 1814 which was another big hit for the star. She had several hits off of this cd. Her hits include Rhythm Nation, Miss You Much, Black Cat, Love Will Never Do Without You, Alright, etc. After the star released this cd, she starred in her first big screen movie Poetic Justice.
After the release of Poetic Justice, Jackson released her biggest selling cd Janet. This cd showed a more adult Janet with the inclusion of more sultry songs. The hits include That’s The Way Love goes which is one of the singer’s biggest hit songs. The cd also includes her Oscar nominated song Again as well as other hit singles.
Jackson worked with her famous brother Michael on the hit song Scream. Janet took time off from her career because she was battling depression. She expressed her depression with the release of the cd The Velvet Rope which features the hits Got Til It’s Gone, I Get Lonely, and Together Again.
Jackson released several more cds such as All For You, Damita Jo, 20 Y.O., and Discipline. With the exception of the All For You cd, the other cds didn’t generate as much success as her previous ones. She made a comeback with the single No Sleep which is doing well on the charts. She also plans on releasing a new cd as well as a world tour.
Jackson’s personal life has always made headlines because of her famous family, but she has made the headlines as well. She was married at a young age to DeBarge member James DeBarge. The marriage was annulled within a year. She was secretly married to her second husband Rene Elizondo for nine years before they got divorced. She dated producer Jermaine Dupree for several years before they broke up. She had the most headlines when she was involved in the Super bowl controversy in 2004 known as Nipplegate. Singer Justin Timberlake ripped her shirt open and exposed one of her breasts on live TV. She made headlines again when she secretly married her third husband billionaire Wissam Al Mana.