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 and one of the greatest entertainers in the history of music. Through stage and video performances, he popularized complicated dance techniques such as the moonwalk, to which he gave the name. His sound and style have influenced artists of various genres. Jackson's contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
|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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