Randy Jackson

Singer + Musician + Songwriter
Born Oct 29, 1961

Steven Randall "Randy" Jackson is an American singer and musician, a member of The Jacksons. Nicknamed "Little Randy", he is the youngest of the Jackson brothers, and the second youngest of the nine Jackson whole siblings, before sister Janet. Randy was only three when the Jackson 5 was formed and therefore was not an original member. While his brothers toured, he honed his skills as a musician, mastering piano.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on October 29, 1961.
1971 9 Years Old Randy first officially appeared live with his brothers at the end of 1971. … Read More
1972 10 Years Old Although he was on every Jackson 5 tour from 1972 forward mainly playing the congas among other instruments, Randy didn't officially join the family band until 1975 when they left Motown Records for Epic Records and older brother Jermaine chose to stay with Motown, prompting Randy to replace him. … Read More


1980 18 Years Old In June 1980, he appeared on the cover of the weekly African-American newsmagazine Jet. … Read More
1981 19 Years Old Jackson was able to fully participate in the Jacksons' 1981 Triumph Tour and in the band's later projects. … Read More


1990 28 Years Old After recording the 2300 Jackson Street album, the group disbanded and focused on separate projects in 1990. … Read More


1998 36 Years Old On June 28, 1998, Jackson opened up his own record label Modern Records.


2009 47 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 25, 2009, his older brother Michael Jackson died after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home.
2010 48 Years Old Randy gave his first interview since the death of his brother on CNN during a live segment on June 10, 2010.
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