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Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse) and Joe Jackson, a musician. She is the youngest of ten children. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. She lived at home with her sisters, while her brothers and father lived an extravagant life ... See full bio »

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 2019 Jack Boyz
 2018 BlameItOnKway: Dancing for the Queen (Music Video)
Queen
 2018 Janet Jackson & Daddy Yankee: Made for Now (Music Video)
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 2016 Janet Jackson: Dammn Baby (Music Video)
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 2015 Janet Jackson feat. J. Cole: No Sleep (Music Video)
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 2010 For Colored Girls
Jo / Red
 2010 Janet Jackson: Nothing (Music Video)
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 2010 Why Did I Get Married Too?
Patricia
 2010 Artists for Haiti: We Are the World 25 for Haiti (Music Video short)
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 2009 Janet Jackson: Make Me (Music Video)
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 2008 Janet Jackson: Rock with U (Music Video)
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 2008 Janet Jackson: Feedback (Music Video)
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 2006 Janet Jackson Feat. Khia: So Excited (Music Video)
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 2006 Janet Jackson Feat. Nelly: Call on Me (Music Video)
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 2004 Will & Grace (TV Series)
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- Back Up, Dancer (2004) ... Janet Jackson
 2004 Janet Jackson: All Nite - Don't Stop (Music Video)
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 2004 Janet Jackson: Just a Little While (Music Video)
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 2004 Janet Jackson: I Want You (Music Video)
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 2002 Janet Jackson Feat. Beenie Man: Feel It Boy (Music Video)
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 2001 Michael Jackson: You Rock My World (Music Video short)
Dancer (uncredited)
 2001 Janet Jackson: Someone to Call My Lover (Music Video)
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 2001 Janet Jackson: All for You (Music Video)
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 2000 Janet Jackson: Doesn't Really Matter (Music Video)
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 1999 Busta Rhymes Feat. Janet Jackson: What's It Gonna Be?! (Music Video)
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 1998 Janet Jackson: Every Time (Music Video)
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 1998 Janet Jackson: You (Music Video)
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 1998 Janet Jackson: Go Deep (Music Video)
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 1998 Janet Jackson: I Get Lonely (Music Video)
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 1998 Janet Jackson Feat Blackstreet: I Get Lonely - Remix (Music Video)
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 1997 Janet Jackson: Together Again, Deeper Remix (Music Video)
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 1997 Janet Jackson: Together Again (Music Video)
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 1996 Janet Jackson: Twenty Foreplay (Music Video)
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 1995 Janet Jackson: What'll I Do (Music Video)
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 1995 Janet Jackson: Runaway (Music Video)
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 1995 Michael Jackson Feat. Janet Jackson: Scream (Music Video)
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 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video)
Zombie (segment "Thriller")
 1995 Janet Jackson: Whoops Now (Music Video)
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 1994 Janet Jackson Feat. MC Lyte: You Want This (Music Video)
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 1994 Janet Jackson: Any Time, Any Place (Music Video)
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 1994 Janet Jackson: Because of Love (Music Video)
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 1993 Janet Jackson: That's the Way Love Goes (Music Video)
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 1993 Janet Jackson: Again (Music Video)
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 1993 Poetic Justice
Justice
 1993 Janet Jackson: If (Music Video)
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 1992 Luther Vandross & Janet Jackson - The Best Things in Life are Free (Music Video)
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 1990 Janet Jackson: Love Will Never Do (Without You) (Music Video)
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 1990 Janet Jackson: Black Cat (Music Video)
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 1990 Janet Jackson: Alright (Music Video)
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 1990 Janet Jackson: Escapade (Music Video)
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 1990 Janet Jackson: Come Back to Me (Music Video)
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 1989 The Jacksons: 2300 Jackson Street (Music Video)
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 1989 Janet Jackson: Rhythm Nation (Music Video)
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 1989 Janet Jackson: Miss You Much (Music Video)
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 1987 Janet Jackson: The Pleasure Principle (Music Video)
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 1987 Janet Jackson: Let's Wait Awhile (Music Video)
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 1986 Janet Jackson: Nasty (Music Video)
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 1986 Janet Jackson: Control (Music Video)
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 1986 Janet Jackson: When I Think of You (Music Video)
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 1986 Janet Jackson: What Have You Done for Me Lately (Music Video)
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 1984-1985 Fame (TV Series)
Cleo Hewitt
- School Is Out (1985) ... Cleo Hewitt
- The Ol' Ball Game (1985) ... Cleo Hewitt
- Who Am I, Really? (1985) ... Cleo Hewitt
- Reflections (1985) ... Cleo Hewitt
- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? (1985) ... Cleo Hewitt (credit only)
 1984 Janet Jackson: Dream Street (Music Video)
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 1980-1984 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Charlene DuPrey
- The Houseguest (1984) ... Charlene DuPrey
- The Wedding (1984) ... Charlene DuPrey
- The Older Woman (1982) ... Charlene DuPrey
- In the Swim (1982) ... Charlene DuPrey
- Short But Sweet (1982) ... Charlene DuPrey
 1983 Michael Jackson: Thriller (Music Video)
Zombie (uncredited)
 1977-1979 Good Times (TV Series)
Millicent 'Penny' Woods / Millicent 'Penny' Gordon
- The Evans' Dilemma (1979) ... Millicent 'Penny' Woods (credit only)
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... Millicent 'Penny' Woods (credit only)
- The End of the Rainbow (1979) ... Millicent 'Penny' Woods
- A Matter of Mothers (1979) ... Millicent 'Penny' Woods
- The Physical (1979) ... Millicent 'Penny' Woods
 1979 A New Kind of Family (TV Series)
Jojo Ashton
- Fair Weather Friend (1979) ... Jojo Ashton
- Is There a Gun in the House? (1979) ... Jojo Ashton
- Thank You for a Lovely Evening (1979) ... Jojo Ashton
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Other Works:

Song: "Ask For More" for Pepsi commercial See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 41 Articles | 24 Pictorials | 107 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

@janetjackson | Luther and Janet | Janet

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Wissam Al Mana  (filed for divorce)  (1 child) | See more »

Relatives:

Michael Jackson (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Competition is great. And as long as it's friendly and not a malicious thing, then I think it's cool. See more »

Trivia:

Cited Lena Horne and Dorothy Dandridge as her main inspirations. See more »

Trademark:

Her smile See more »

Nickname:

Queen of R&B See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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