Celebrity: Janet Jackson
Date of Birth
Janet Jackson’s Net Worth: $175 million
Ace American singer, actress, producer and choreographer who was born on the 16th of May 1966 in Gary, Indiana has a net worth of $175 million.
The youngest of the nine Jackson’s who relocated with her family to a mansion in Encino, California when she was four years after her brothers became a famous singing group, performed with the Jackson Five on several occasions.
Janet who later started her solo career at the age of sixteen, with the release of her debut album Janet Jackson, started distancing herself from her family’s music empire in 1991 that she signed a contract valued at between $32 – $50 million with Virgin Records, that turned out to be the largest female music recording contract of all time as at then.
Janet’s first album with Virgin, janet., debuted at number one on the Billboard charts and included five number-one singles, including the Grammy-winning single “That’s the Way Love Goes.” Her follow up two albums, The Velvet Rope and All For You, that also debuted at the top of the charts sold a combined total of sixteen million copies worldwide. And after almost two decades later, Janet who remained a prominent pop artist with an impressive legacy, in 2004, became the most-searched news story in Internet history according to the 2007 Guinness Book of World Records, when amid the Super Bowl halftime show, Justin Timberlake tore her shirt open, exposing one of her bare b00bs.
Janet Jackson who called the moment an accident and refused to apologize to CBS, asides from music, has also featured in many movies including The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps and Why Did I Get Married?.