Jermaine Jackson Career and Net Worth
Jermaine Jackson Career and Net Worth, Who inherited Joe Jackson’s money? These and a lot more probing issues into the life of Jermaine and The Jacksons are succinctly articulated in this article.
Jermaine Jackson is an American musician, singer/songwriter, producer and occasional director. Jermaine has approximately $1.5 million in net worth as of this writing. He is probably mostly known as a member of former Jackson 5. Jermaine is the older brother of Michael and Janet Jackson.
Jermaine Jackson Early Life
Jermaine Jackson was born on December 11, 1954 in Gary, Indiana. Jermaine was born to Joseph (father) and Katherine Jackson (mother). Jermaine is the fourth child of his siblings. Jermaine and his brothers, Tito and Jackie were usually seen playing their own songs on their father’s guitar whenever he was at work. Jermaine was the lead singer of his family’s band- The Jackson Brothers; an earlier version of the Jackson 5. Jermaine went to Birmingham High School in Los Angeles and graduated in 1973.
The Jackson 5
His family relocated to Los Angeles in 1970. This was after the Jackson 5 had taken off and began to find success and fame in 1970. This was after the hits “I Want You Back”, “ABC”, “The Love You Save” and “I’ll Be There”. Jermaine performed with the Jackson 5 for six years. he made the decision to stay solo with Motown Records when the band decided to move to Epic Records. His place in the band was taken by his brother, Randy.
Jermaine Jackson Solo Career
On his own, Jermaine has released a number of solo studio albums. Jermaine is talented with both the bass and electric guitars. He and his brother, Michael had several hits throughout the 1970s. Jermaine first single was in 1972, “Daddy’s Home”. The single sold in excess of 1 million copies and went gold as a result. Jermaine’s first self-titled debut album was released in 1972 which made it to number 1 on the US R&B charts. The period between 1972 and 2012 saw Jermaine release 14 solo albums- most certified gold. Jermaine was nominated for a Grammy for Best male R&B Vocal Performance for the album “Let’s Get Serious”. Jermaine produced several albums as well as several duets with Whitney Houston. Jermaine has witness success with singles “Let’s Get Serious” which reached number 1 on the US R&B chart, “Do What You Do”, “When the Rain Begins to Fall” which went #1 in five countries, “Don’t Take It Personal” also reached number 1 on the US R&B chart in 1989.
After good seven years pursuing a solo career, Jermaine rejoined the family band which at this time had been renamed “The Jacksons”. The band recorded the album “Victory” with all six brothers. Jermaine remained with the group until their final album “2300 Jackson Street” in 1989. He took part in all of the group’s reunion and special events. He joined the siblings to perform in the CBC-televised “Michael Jackson 30th Anniversary Special” in 2001 in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Jermaine Jackson Personal Life
He joined the fold of Islam in 1989 after he visited Bahrain. Jermaine throughout his life has been married a number of times. He is the father of seven children. He first married Berry Gordy’s daughter, Hazel in 1973. The marriage lasted until 1988. The couple had three children together- Jermaine La Juane Jay Jackson Sr., Autumn Joi Jackson and Jaimy Jermaine Jackson. He has two sons from an affair with Margaret Maldonado between 1986 and 1993. Jermiane got married to Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza. They remained married until 2003, they had two sons- Jafaar Jeremiah Jackson and Jermajesty Jermaine Jackson. Who inherited Joe Jackson’s money? His wealth was shared between his mother and his three children.