La Toya Jackson is a singer-songwriter, actress, TV personality and businesswoman from the United States of America. She is one of the talented Jackson family, who have been worldwide popular for decades. Below, you can explore La Toya Jackson’s net worth in 2018, career and life.
La Toya Yvonne Jackson was born on May 29, 1956, in Gary city in Indiana, United States. Her father Joseph Walter Jackson is a talent manager, and he is considered to be the family’s patriarch, and her mother Katherine Jackson is known as Jackson’s matriarch.
La Toya Jackson’s brothers and sisters are all talented personalities. Her brothers are Michael Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Randy Jackson, Tito Jackson, Marlon Jackson and Jackie Jackson. La Toya Jackson’s sisters are Janet Jackson, Rebbie Jackson and Joh’Vonnie Jackson. La Toya Jackson studied at a California Preparatory School, and then she briefly attended a college before her father advised her to do what other family members are doing.
For her personal life, La Toya Jackson was married to the entertainment manager and businessman Jack Gordon, who died because of cancer in 2005. La Toya and Jack got married in 1989, and they divorced in 1997. Information says that Jack Gordon was putting plans to get La Toya Jackson appearing in adult films. After that, La Toya Jackson had some time with Jeffre Phillips, who works with her in the business. Fake news and rumours said that La Toya and Jeffre got married in December 2013, but they denied it later.
La Toya Jackson first work was appearing in all the episodes of her family’s series “The Jacksons”. Following a few projects with the family, she began working on her debut self-titled album “La Toya Jackson” which was released in 1980. She wanted her debut to be named by her own name without the family’s name, but her father said that she should use the family’s name too. Well, the album did well as it ranked on top charts and gave her a great kick off.
For her breakthrough career success, La Toya Jackson gained a lot of international recognition with her 3rd album “Heart Don’t Lie” as it’s considered as her most successful album ever. Later, she posed for the Playboy magazine and did a video for them. After the problems with her ex-husband and with the family, La Toya Jackson stopped working for some time before releasing her latest EP “Starting Over”.
Awards & Achievements
Just like all the Jackson’s, La Toya Jackson is considered as an icon in the world of TV, music and entertainment. She received more than 5 awards and honours for her song “Baby Sister” from her 4th album “Imagination”. La Toya Jackson’s debut album ranked on the Billboard 200 chart, Billboard R&B chart, and even in the United Kingdom. Her most worldwide recognised album is titled “Heart Don’t Lie”, which ranked on top charts as it’s also known as her most successful album.
Net Worth of La Toya Jackson
The estimated net worth of the singer-songwriter, actress, TV personality and businesswoman La Toya Jackson is $4 million. She made her millions from the work she does including the albums she released, sold and performed. La Toya Jackson is considered as one of the highest paid performers as she signed a contract for $5 million in the 90s.
La Toya Jackson is one of the talented Jackson family members, who are all considered as icons in the world. She first worked with the family and appeared in their series “The Jacksons”, and later she released her debut self-titled album “La Toya Jackson” which ranked on top charts giving her a great music career start.