Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16th, 1966. She is a singer, dancer and actress. She is most known for her sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, and elaborate stage shows, she has been a prominent figure in popular culture for over thirty years.
She is the youngest member of the Jackson family, and began her career in television series The Jacksons in 1976, and then went on to appear in other television shows throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, including Good Times and Fame. Janet then signed a record deal with A&M Records in 1982, she became a worldwide pop icon after the release of her third album Control in 1986. Her collaborations with record producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis incorporated elements of rhythm and blues, funk, disco, rap and industrial beats, which led to crossover success in popular music.
Janet Jackson has sold over 100 million records. She is named one of the best-selling artists in the history of contemporary music. A few of her music accomplishments are the singes such as “Nasty”, “Rhythm Nation”, “That’s the Way Love Goes”, “Together Again” and “All for You”; she holds the record for the most consecutive top-ten entries on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart by a female artist with 18.
Janet Jackson as an actress has been in movies such as the “Nutty Professor”, “Why Did I Get Married 1 & 2 ” , and For Colored Girls both directed and writted by Tyler Perry.