In 2011 Jermaine held a tribute concert to Michael and released a solo album on Itunes for the time in 21 years.
Janet was the only Jackson to continue a successful music career into the 2000’s, until retiring from the entertainment industry after marrying her current husband.
During her years as a child actress, she was mostly cast in made-for-tv movies and as an extra on shows like The Facts of Life. Before she became an Oscar-Awarded actress, she had a successful on one of the most beloved television sitcoms of all time – Mad About You – and won 4 Emmy’s for her role in the show.
She gained valuable experience working with big name stars such as Patrick Swayze, Anthony Hopkins, and Matthew Broderick. She’s also starred in Castaway with Tom Hanks, What Women Want with Mel Gibson, Pay It Forward with Kevin Spacey, and in Bobby alongside Demi Moore and Sharon Stone.
After Michael’s departure from the group in 1983, the remaining 5 members performed poorly in album sales and were dropped from the Motown label.
When shows like The Jeffersons, M*A*S*H, Happy Days, and so many others were influencing American styles and social norms.
We wanted to catch up to these stars and see what they had gotten up to.
Michael, Tito, Marlon, Jermaine, and Jackie were the five siblings that made up The Jackson Five.
Under the guidance of their father and band manager Joe Jackson, the boys were signed underneath Motown after a short contract with Steeltown Records.