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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 23 June 1956Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Birth NameRandall Darius Jackson
Nicknames The Dawg
The Emperor
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Randy Jackson was born on June 23, 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA as Randall Darius Jackson. He is known for his work on American Idol (2002), The National Christmas Tree Lighting (2009) and Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (2007). He has been married to Erika Jackson since December 29, 1995. They have two children. He was previously married to Elizabeth.

Spouse (2)

Erika Jackson (29 December 1995 - present) (filed for divorce) (2 children)
Elizabeth (? - 1990) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Frequently says "dawg" and "pitchy"

Trivia (11)

Played bass for the band Journey.
Played bass for Eddie Money on the "Can't Hold Back" album.
Played bass on the "Journey - Raised on Radio" Tour '86.
Was the musical director for Mariah Carey's 2006 "Adventures of Mimi" tour.
Is a Baptist.
Diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes in 2003.
Son Jordan Jackson (born 1998) with wife Erika Jackson.
Daughter Zoe Jackson (born 1996) with wife Erika Jackson.
Daughter Taylor Jackson (born 1990) with ex-wife Elizabeth Jackson.
Played bass for singer/songwriter Richard Marx.
Release of his book, "Body with Soul: Slash Sugar, Cut Cholesterol and Get a Jump on Your Best Health Ever". [November 2008]

Personal Quotes (5)

You could sing the phone book!
Man, every time Kelly opened her mouth she gave me chills!
If you asked Simon now, I don't think he could call who's going to win this season. It's a dead heat. Besides, Simon just got lucky!
It's no different than it ever was, it's what we do.
I don't talk to Ryan. We love Paula. I talk to her.

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