Michael Jackson's Life

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Michael Jackson's Life

  1. 1. Michael Jackson's life  Michael Jackson (1958- 2009), American popular singer, dancer, and songwriter, born in Gary, Indiana. At the age of five he joined his brothers' singing group, then known as the Jackson Five and later renamed the Jacksons. Michael's dancing ability as well as his singing skills made him the group's leader.  Under Berry Gordy's sponsorship, the group became popular on record (on the Motown label), in personal appearances, and on television. Jackson's first solo album, Got to Be There (1971), established him as a solo performer. Leaving the family group, he played the Scarecrow in the musical film The Wiz (1978) and recorded the album Off the Wall (1979), which included a number of his own songs. His album Thriller (1982) earned a then unprecedented eight Grammy Awards. His dancing style, slight physical appearance, and whimsical mode of dressing, with a trademark of a single rhinestone-covered white glove, became well known.
  2. 2.  His album Thriller (1982) earned a then unprecedented eight Grammy Awards. His dancing style, slight physical appearance, and whimsical mode of dressing, with a trademark of a single rhinestonecovered white glove, became well known. Also in 1996, Jackson divorced Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of the late Elvis Presley, ending a two-year marriage. The later on he married Debbie Rowe who  Later in the year Jackson released Invincible, his first major album release in six years. In 2001 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Continued controversy over Jackson's private life caught the headlines in 2002, and again in 2003 after the airing of a television documentary in which a journalist had been given unprecedented access to the singer, interviewing and filming him over a period of eight
  3. 3.  He has 3 children namely: Michael Jackson Junior {Prince Michael Jackson}; Paris Michael Katherine Jackson; and Prince Michael Jackson 2{Blanket Michael Jackson}.  In November of that year he was arrested, charged with alleged child molestation (among other charges), to which he pleaded not guilty. After a four-month-long trial he was acquitted on all counts in June 2005.  He announced in 2009 in London, that he have a last concert on 3rd July 2009 but it was very sad when he died on 25th June 2009 when he was 8 days away.
  4. 4. MJ’s Parents and Siblings  MJ’s Parents are Joseph Jackson and Katherine Jackson.  Their children are Rebbie Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Latoya Jackson, Marlon Jackson, MJ, Randy Jackson, and Janet Jackson.
  5. 5. MJ’s Wives  Lisa Marie Presley  Debbie Rowe
  6. 6. MJ’s Kids  Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr. ("Prince") (born February 13th 1997)  Paris Michael Katherine Jackson (born April 3rd 1998)  Prince Michael Joseph Jackson II. ("Blanket") (born February 21st 2002)
  7. 7. Achievements of MJ 1) Became 1st black American singer whose 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) song videos were shown on MTV. Learned the title of KING OF POP. Got many awards Was given the Grammy legend award by his own sister, JANET JACKSON. Made many songs Won 197 major awards Had 12 magazine covers.
  8. 8. Different eras in Jackson’s life…. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. The Jackson 5 Era The Jacksons Era Off The Wall Era Thriller Era Bad Era Dangerous Era HIStory & Blood on the Dance Floor Era Invincible Era
  9. 9. Good things about Him • • • • Loved kids Never lied Danced gracefully and beautifully Sang and inspired many hearts in the whole world.

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