|Jackie Jackson Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||May 4, 1951|
Jackie Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and producer who is best known for being the founding member of the popular pop band named The Jackson 5 alongside brothers Tito Jackson and Jermaine Jackson. The group also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1980 while being inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999.
Sigmund Esco Jackson
Gary, Lake County, Indiana, United States
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Producer
- Father – Joe Jackson (Talent Manager, Patriarch of the Jackson family of Entertainers)
- Mother – Katherine Jackson (Matriarch of the Jackson family of Entertainers)
- Siblings – Maureen Reillette “Rebbie” Jackson (Older Sister) (Singer), Toriano Adaryll “Tito” Jackson (Younger Brother) (Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist), Jermaine La Jaune Jackson (Younger Brother) (Singer, Songwriter, Bass Guitarist), La Toya Yvonne Jackson (Younger Sister) (Singer, Songwriter, Actress, TV Personality, Businesswoman), Marlon David Jackson (Younger Brother) (Entertainer, Singer, Dancer), Brandon Jackson (Younger Brother) (Stillborn), Michael Joseph Jackson (Younger Brother) (Singer, Songwriter, Dancer), Steven Randall “Randy” Jackson (Younger Brother) (Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Musician), Janet Damita Jo Jackson (Younger Sister) (Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Actress)
- Others – Jermaine Jackson II (Nephew), Valencia Jackson (Niece), Brittany Jackson (Niece), Marlon Jackson Jr. (Nephew), Prince Michael Jackson (Nephew), Bigi Jackson (Nephew), Paris Jackson (Niece) (Actress), Stevanna Jackson (Niece), Yashi Brown (Niece), Austin Brown (Nephew), Jermajesty Jackson (Nephew), Jaafar Jackson (Nephew) (Musician), Donte Jackson (Nephew), Genevieve Jackson (Niece), Taryll Jackson (Nephew), Taj Jackson (Nephew) (Musician), TJ Jackson (Nephew) (Musician)
Pop, R&B, Soul
Steeltown, Motown, Epic
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jackie Jackson has dated –
- Beverly Johnson (1973-1974)
- Enid Adren (1974-1987) – The duo has 2 children – a son named Sigmund Esco “Siggy” Jackson Jr. (b. June 29, 1977) and an adopted daughter Brandi Jackson (b. February 6, 1982).
- Paula Abdul (1984, 1987-1989)
- Lela Rochon (1989-1991)
- Victoria Triggs (2001-2007)
- Emily Besselink (2012-Present) – His wife Emily Besselink gave birth to twin boys Jaylen Jackson and River Jackson on December 31, 2013.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
Jackie was part of a TV commercial for Pepsi in 1984.
Jackie Jackson Facts
- He was raised alongside his siblings in a 2-room house in Gary, Indiana.
- Coincidentally, Jackie Jackson was born on his mother’s 21st birthday.
- Before pursuing a musical career, he wanted to become a professional baseball player.
- In The Jacksons: An American Dream, his character was played by Bumper Robinson and Terrence Howard.
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