Joe Jackson Age, Death Cause, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Joe Jackson

Real NameJoseph Walter Jackson
NicknamePapa Joe
ProfessionTalent Manager
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 175 cm
in meters - 1.75 m
in feet inches - 5’ 9”
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthJuly 26, 1928
Age (at the time of death)89 Years
Birth PlaceFountain Hill, Arkansas, USA
Date of Death June 27, 2018
Place of Death Nathan Adelson Hospice, Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
Death CausePancreatic Cancer
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
SignatureJoe Jackson Signature
HometownEast Chicago, Indiana, United States
SchoolWashington High School
College/UniversityLondon's Royal Academy of Music, (1972-75)
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Samuel Jackson
Joe Jackson's Father Samuel Jackson
Mother- Crystal Lee
Joe Jackson's Mother Crystal Lee
Brothers- Lawrence Jackson,
Luther Jackson
Joe Jackson With His Brother Lawrence Jackson
Sisters- Verna Mae Jackson
Joe Jackson's Sister Verna Mae Jackson
Lula Mae Jackson
Joe Jackson's Sister Lula Mae Jackson
Controversies• Jackson attracted controversy for concealing his daughter- Joh'Vonnie Jackson's identity in media. Joh Vonnie was from his 25-year long extramarital affair with Cheryl Terell.
Joe Jackson With His Daughter Joh Vonnie Jackson
• His several extramarital affairs often prompted Katherine to file for divorce.
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Girlfriends/AffairsKatherine Jackson
Cheryl Terrell
Joe Jackson WIth His Ex-Girlfriend Cheryl Terrell
Wife/SpouseKatherine Jackson (m. 1949-till his death in 2018)
Joe Jackson With His Wife Katherine Jackson
Marriage DateNovember 5, 1949
ChildrenSons- Michael Jackson
Joe Jackson With His Son Michael Jackson
Jermaine Jackson,
Joe Jackson With His Son Jermaine Jackson
Randy Jackson,
Joe Jackson With His Son Randy Jackson
Tito Jackson,
Joe Jackson's Son Tito Jackson
Jackie Jackson,
Joe Jackson's Son Jackie Jackson
Marlon Jackson,
Brandon Jackson
Daughters- Janet Jackson
Joe Jackson With His Daughter Janet Jackson
La Toya Jackson,
Joe Jackson With His Daughter La Toya Jackson
Rebbie Jackson,
Joe Jackson With His Daughter Rebbie Jackson
Joh'Vonnie Jackson,
Joe Jackson With His Daughter JohVonnie Jackson
Style Quotient
Car CollectionJeep
Joe Jackson Jeep
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$500,000

Joe Jackson

Some Lesser Known Facts About Joe Jackson

  • Does Joe Jackson smoke?: No
  • Does Joe Jackson drink alcohol?: No
  • At the age of 12, when his parents got divorced, he shifted with his father to Oakland, California, while his mother moved to East Chicago, Indiana.
  • After few years, he relocated to Indiana to live near his mother.
  • Having only a few friends in his teens led Joe being an introvert.
  • He discovered his dream of becoming a boxer when he embraced success in Golden Gloves. Joe Jackson Dreamed Of Becoming A Boxer
  • In the midst of his journey of becoming a professional boxer, he met Katherine Scruse.
  • The couple tied their knot on November 5, 1949, and moved to Gary Indiana. Joe Jackson With His Wife Katherine Jackson
  • Joe decided to leave boxing as a career and started working as a full-time crane operator for the United States Steel.
  • Her wife had an emergency Caesarian operation to give birth to their twins- Brandon and Marlon Jackson who were several weeks premature, but unfortunately, Brandon died just after he was born.
  • He is best known as the father of the International Pop Star, The King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson
  • He started a band named “The Falcons” with his brother, Luther Jackson in the mid of 1950s.
  • In the early 1960s, he worked as a group manager with his sons in a musical group named “The Jackson 5.” The Jackson Five
  • The Jackson family was honored with “BMI Urban Icon Award.”

  •  The Jackson 5 achieved immediate success and became the first American group to be on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.
  • He then got shifted to a mansion in Encino, California with his family out of Indiana after good earnings as a group manager. Joe Jackson Mansion
  • He was awarded “The Best Entertainment Manager of All Time” by Jane L. Campbell, mayor of Cleveland, Ohio in October 2002.
  • On June 25, 2009, his son, the international pop star, Michael Jackson was found dead in mysterious circumstances. Granite Headstone At The Burial Site Of Michael Jackson
  • He received not even a single penny out of Michael Jackson’s mammoth estate/networth.
  • Joe spoke about his son’s death to Alicia Quarles on the red carpet at the 2009 BET Awards.

  • He received “Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album,” and at the event, he talked about his new cologne and perfume line honoring Michael Jackson.

  • He suffered a stroke and heart arrhythmia in July 2015.
  • The patriarch of Jackson family fell ill while celebrating his 87th birthday and was seen in a wheelchair at LAX airport after flying home from Sao Paulo. Joe Jackson On Wheelchair
  • One year later, he was admitted to Los Angeles, but later he posted a message through his publicist that all is fine.
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