Jermaine Jackson is a well-known American singer who is also a bass guitarist and songwriter. He is a member of the Jackson family and was the member of the singing group ‘Jackson 5’. Jackson has provided the lead vocals in many of their popular songs like “I Want You Back” and “I’ll Be There”. He has also released many albums as a solo artist. Here is a quick summary of Jermaine Jackson’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Jermaine Jackson Early Life
Jermaine La Jaune Jackson was born on December 11, 1954, in Gary, Indiana, to his parents Katherine Jackson and Joseph Jackson. His siblings include Janet, Randy, Michael, Marlon, La Toya, Tito, Jackie, and Rebbie.
In 1973, he completed his graduation from Birmingham High School located in Van Nuys, Los Angeles. He used to practice his father’s guitar with his siblings from an early age.
In 1973, Jermaine Jackson got married to Hazel Gordy. They have three children named Jermaine La Jaune “Jay” Jackson Jr., Autumn Joy Jackson, and Jaimy Jackson. The couple divorced in 1988. He was in a live-in-relationship with Margaret Maldonado from 1986 to 1993. They were the parents of sons Jeremy Maldonado and Jourdynn Michael.
In 1995, he got married to Alejandra Oaziaza. With her, he has got two children named Jermajesty and Jaafar. They divorced in 2003. He got married to Halima Rashid in 2004.
Jermaine Jackson Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1967, Jermaine Jackson, as a part of ‘The Jackson Five’ released the single “Big Boy”. Between 1968 and 1969, the group was signed to Motown Records and released many singles. He was the co-lead singer of the band. They released many albums together and their last album was released in 1989.
His first solo album called ‘Jermaine’ was released in 1972. It became No. 1 album in the US R&B charts. A year later, he released the album ‘Come into My Life’. This was followed by ‘My Name Is Jermaine’ in 1976.
He released the album ‘Feel the Fire’ in 1977. Jackson’s other albums include ‘Frontiers’, ‘Let’s Get Serious’, ‘Jermaine’, ‘I Like Your Style’, ‘Let Me Tickle Your Fancy’, ‘Jermaine Jackson’, ‘Precious Moments’, ‘Don’t Take It Personal’, ‘You Said’, and ‘I Wish You L.O.V.E’.
Additionally, he has also released seven compilation albums like ‘Heritage Collection’ and ‘Ultimate Collection’. His popular singles include “Daddy’s Home”, “Let’s Get Serious”, “Let Me Tickle Your Fancy”, “Do What You Do”, “When the Rain Begins to Fall”, and “Don’t Take It Personal”.
Awards & Achievements
In 1993, Jermaine Jackson was nominated in the Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Miniseries for ‘The Jacksons: An American Dream’. He has been nominated five times in the Grammy Awards in different categories. Along with the Jackson 5, he was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999. In 1997, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Net Worth of Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson has an estimated net worth of more than $1 million. This fortune comes by releasing a number of albums both as a solo artist and also with The Jackson 5. Part of his wealth also comes from producing music. He has written or produced singles for many other artists like Mandy Lee, Adnan Sami, and Al Walser. He has also appeared in various film and television shows like ‘Celebrity Big Brother’, ‘Gone Country’, and ‘Voyage of the Rock Aliens’.
Jermaine Jackson is considered one of the most popular singers in the world. With his siblings, he successfully formed The Jackson 5 and became its second lead singer. His popularity also made him a character in many TV shows. He was also the producer of the band called Switch.