Jermaine Jackson

Musician and Composer

Jermaine LaJuane Jackson is an American singer, bassist, composer, a member of The Jackson 5, older brother of American pop stars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson and occasional film director. He also produced and recorded duets with American singer Whitney Houston in her early years as a recording artist.… Read More

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1954 Birth Jackson was born December 11, 1954 in Gary, Indiana, after his brother Tito Jackson. … Read More


1966 11 Years Old Jermaine became the original lead singer of the Jackson Brothers—an earlier incarnation of The Jackson Five—until 1966, when younger brother Michael began singing lead. … Read More
1967 12 Years Old Jermaine and his brothers first signed as The Jackson Five with Gordon Keith of Steeltown Records in November 1967, and their first single Big Boy, was released on January 31, 1968. … Read More
1972 17 Years Old Like Michael, Jermaine began a solo career while still a member of The Jackson 5, and had a hit with the 1972 Shep and the Limelites cover "Daddy's Home". … Read More
1973 18 Years Old Others argue that Jermaine's marriage to Motown founder Berry Gordy's daughter Hazel, whom he married in 1973, was the reason. … Read More


1980 25 Years Old Jermaine was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for his 1980 album Let's Get Serious. … Read More
1984 29 Years Old 1 More Event
A duet with his brother Michael, "Tell Me I'm Not Dreamin' (Too Good to Be True)", hit No. 1 on the dance chart in 1984.


1985 30 Years Old In 1985, his duet with Pia Zadora, "When the Rain Begins to Fall", topped several singles charts in Europe.
1989 34 Years Old His final chart success, 1989's "Don't Take It Personal", hit (#1) on the R&B singles chart. … Read More


2004 49 Years Old …  In March 2004, he proposed to her and five months later they got married in a mosque in Los Angeles Rashid was arrested on November 28, 2015 in Los Angeles for alleged domestic violence. She was booked for felony corporal injury on a spouse by the Los Angeles Police Department. The charges were later dropped when prosecutors could not determine who the aggressor was. Rashid filed a petition for divorce on June 21, 2016 citing irreconcilable differences.


Jackson was the first housemate to enter the Celebrity Big Brother UK house in 2007. … Read More
2008 53 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, Jackson flew to Australia to be a guest judge and mentor for the top 5 Michael Jackson night on Australian Idol.
2009 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Jackson attended the memorial service for his brother Michael on July 7, 2009 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. … Read More
2010 55 Years Old In October 2010, Jermaine played a concert at the Planet Hollywood hotel and casino in Las Vegas, naming it "40 Years of Jackson Music" and dedicating the concert to Michael. … Read More
2012 57 Years Old 1 More Event
In a 2012 interview with Luka Neskovic, for The Huffington Post, Jackson said that his brother planned a reunion with him: "... the plan was to do some shows with the brothers as well, after he finished his commitment with the "This Is It", and we probably gonna do some songs with him on the "This Is It" tour".


2016 61 Years Old In January 7, 2016, Jermaine along with his brothers performed at the Planet Hollywood hotel and casino in Las Vegas once again, at a concert event naming it "Heal the World: A Tribute to Michael Jackson".
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