Biography on “The King of Pop” Michael Jackson was born on 8/29/1958. Michael began his musical career at the age of 5 as the lead singer of the Jackson 5 that formed in 1964. In these early years the Jackson 5, Jackie, Jermaine, Tito, Marlon and lead singer Michael played local clubs and bars in Gary Indiana. Their first 4 singles, "I Want You Back", "ABC", "The Love You Save", and "I'll Be There" all made US Number 1 hits. The Jackson 5 recorded 14 albums and Michael recorded 4 solo albums with Motown. In 1977 Michael made his first film debut when he starred in the musical 'The Wiz' playing Scarecrow with Diana Ross in the lead role of Dorothy. He married to Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis’s Daughter, and had 3 kids named, Michael Joseph Jr known as Prince, Paris- Michael Katherine, and Prince Michael II known as Blanket.
Hit Songs Thriller Beat It Bad Billie Jean We are the world Man In the mirror They don’t care about us Smooth Criminal Earth Song Dirty Diana Black or white Heal The world
Interesting Facts Michael Jackson was very ticklish The singer once owned a boa constrictor called “Muscles” As a youngster he used to put spiders in sister La Toyah’s bed He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for himself and one as part of the Jackson Five He was a big fan of The Three Stooges He had two llamas called Louis and Lola Thriller spent 37 weeks at number one in the US Billboard chart. In 1984 he won eight Grammy’s – the highest amount ever won by one person in a single year He gave his first public performance at the age of 5 singing Climb Every Mountain He had eight brothers and sisters