Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. Through stage and video performances, he popularized complicated dance techniques such as the moonwalk, to which he gave the name, and the robot. His sound and style have influenced artists of various genres, and his contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. Jackson is the most awarded artist in the history of popular music.
|Full name at birth||
Michael Joseph Jackson
|Claim to fame||
Jackson 5/Solo Career
|Date of birth||
29 August 1958
|Place of birth||
Gary, Indiana, USA
|Date of death||
25 June 2009
|Place of death||
Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
|Cause of death||
Acute Propofol And Benzodiazepine Intoxication After Suffering Cardiac Arrest
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, USA
Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor, Dancer, Choreographer, Businessman, Philanthropist
5' 9" (175 cm)
Montclair College Preparatory School, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States
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