Janet Jackson Net Worth

Raquel Davies | October 31, 2013


$150 Million


    Janet Damita Jo Jackson


    May 16, 1966




    5 foot 4 inches and 137lbs

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    Laurie Pozmantier at William Morris Endeavor (WME) Entertainment

Janet Jackson is an American actress and recording artist with an estimated net worth of $150 million. She is 5’4″ and weighs 137 pounds.Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in lower class community of Gary, Indiana. She is the youngest of ten children born to Katherine and Joe Jackson. While Janet was still young, her brother began performing as The Jackson 5.  Once her brothers signed to Motown and started getting number one hits, the family relocated to Encino, California.

Soon Janet started getting involved with the entertainment industry herself. After appearing on the variety show The Jackson’s in 1976, offers started coming in for Janet. In 1977 Janet landed the role of Penny Gordon Woods on the popular sitcom Good Times. The show gave Janet a chance to show off her acting chops and let the world know she was talented as well. Afterwards Janet landed roles regular roles on A New Kind of Family, Diff’rent Strokes, and the fourth season of Fame.

In 1982 Janet Jackson signed a recording contract with A&M Records. Her first two albums Janet Jackson (1982) and Dream Street (1984) sold poorly. She didn’t gain success until the release of her third album Control (1986). Control contained five top five singles, “What Have You Done for Me Lately”, “Nasty”, “When I Think of You”, “Control”, and “Let’s Wait Awhile”. Control went certified five-times platinum and sold over fourteen million copies worldwide. Most of her forthcoming albums did even better in sales.

The rest of Janet Jackson’s discography includes: Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989) janet. (1993) The Velvet Rope (1997) All for You (2001) Damita Jo (2004) 20 Y.O. Discipline (2008).

Janet Jackson is ranked as one of the best-selling contemporary music artist due to selling over 130 million records. The Recording Industry Association of America lists Janet as the eleventh best-selling female music artist in the United States.

In addition to her successful music career, Janet Jackson still continues to work as an actress. Some of her film credits include Poetic Justice (1993), Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000), Why Did I Get Married? (2007), Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), and For Colored Girls (2010).

Janet Jackson has earned a host of accolades some of which include six Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, the Radio Music Award’s “Legend Award, the Billboard Award’s Artists Achievement Award”, and the Recording Academy’s “Governor’s Award”.

In 2012 Janet Jackson married Arab billionaire Wissam Al Mana in a quiet private ceremony. Their wedding gifts to each other were donations to their favorite children’s charities.

Janet Jackson has an enough net worth to buy:

1.  25,083.6 Chanel Classic Flap HandBags ($5,980.00 each)

2.  6,109.9 Rolex President White Gold Women’s Watches ($24,550.00 each)

3. 167,410.7 Gucci Goldie Black  High Heel Booties ($895.00 each)

Janet Jackson has enough net worth to give everyone in the Russia $1.

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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for PlentyofCheddar.com. She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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