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Jermaine Jackson

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Jermaine LaJuane Jackson (born December 11, 1954) is an American singer, bassist, composer, a member of The Jackson 5 and occasional film director. He also produced and recorded duets with American singer Whitney Houston in her early years as a recording artist and was also a producer for Bobby DeBarge's band Switch.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

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

TEENAGE

1966 11 Years Old Jermaine was 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 with Gordon Keith of Steeltown Records (The Jackson Five) in 1967 and then Berry Gordy of Motown Records (The Jackson 5) in 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, as the reason. … Read More

TWENTIES

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.

THIRTIES

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

FORTIES

2004 49 Years Old …  In March 2004, he proposed to her, and in August 2004 they got married in a mosque in Los Angeles, where they currently live. … Read More

FIFTIES

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
In 2009, following the death of his brother Michael, Jermaine appeared on the A&E television series The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty documenting what was supposed to be a 40th anniversary reunion between Jermaine and his brothers. … Read More
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".
2013 58 Years Old His last name officially became Jacksun on February 22, 2013. … Read More
2014 59 Years Old On the premiere episode of season three of the ABC reality show Celebrity Wife Swap on April 15, 2014, Jermaine Jackson and his wife Halima swapped places with Daniel Baldwin and his on-again off-again girlfriend Isabella Hofmann. … Read More
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