Michael Jackson net worth is $600 million.
Date of birth: 29 August, 1958
Death date: June 25, 2009,
Religion: Jehovah’s Witness
Michael Jackson king of pop had a complicated fate. He came from a poor family, who lived from hand to mouth. During the years of his incredibly successful career the star managed to earn $600 million net worth. But then the genius Michael Jackson lost his glory and respect of his fans after participating in a loud sex scandal. He died from overdose, which caused heart attack, full of sorrow and anxiety. But even now, six years later, the late Michael Jackson remains one of the highest paid celebrities in the world.
Michael Jackson Biography
Michael Joseph Jackson was born in 1958, on the 29th of August. His motherland is Gary, IN. There the future star spent his childhood. Katherine Jackson was his mother. Joe Jackson was his dad. Michael Jackson family was really big. The singer had 8 siblings.
The boy Michael studied at Montclair Prep, Van Nuys, CA. He got interested in music from the earliest years. In fact most of Michael Jackson siblings got interested in music. Their interest was developed by their father, who used to be a musician in his young years. It was Joe Jackson’s idea to form the band “Jackson 5”, where the future celebrity debuted. Thus Michael Jackson earned his first money at the age of 13.
Michael Jackson liked to perform in Jackson 5 but the great success of the band was gradually decreasing. His father, who was known for his ill temper, became more and more abusive. Thus Michael Jackson decided to start his own career. Soon he shook the world with his album “Thriller”.
Michael Jackson Salary
Per year: $75 million
Per month: $6, 3 million
Per week: $1, 6 million
Per day: $223, 214
Michael Jackson net worth after death increases from year to year. The star is rumored to earn $75 million last year in spite of the fact he was dead. Now the popularity of Michael Jackson is incredible. But during the last years of his life the star felt lonely. He died in poverty. Michael Jackson debt consisted of $400 million.
It is hard to explain, how it happened that the world greatest performer died in poverty. In fact, he was the hit making machine. Michael Jackson sold more than 61 million copies of his albums during the years of his career. He took part in numerous worldwide tours and brought home millions. It was he, who performed at the new MTV channel and the channel became so popular due to Michael’s songs.
His albums like the cult “Thriller”, “Bad”, “Dangerous” and others occupied leading positions in charts all over the world.
Michael Jackson showed his skills of a businessman too. He concluded several really profitable deals like $65 million contract with Sony.
Michael Jackson is a unique star, who sold his albums and singles all over the world and earned about 1 billion from the selling.
Musician Michael Jackson lived a happy and extremely rich life till 1993, when he was accused in molesting of a child. Michael Jackson biography book, written by publicist Michael Levine, describes this sad episode in Michel’s fate. The author of the book thinks, it was the moment, when Michael Jackson led the wrong path.
Sexual scandals were mixed with plastic sugary scandals and thus Michael gradually lost his musical contract and endorsement deals. By the way, Michael Jackson started to cancel his concerts and performances. His income became extremely low and soon he took his first loan. Gradually Michael Jackson got mixed in his debts. Nevertheless Michael Jackson kids can live quite well. Even being late, their father cares about them.
Michael Jackson Personal Life
Michael Jackson was accused in child’s molesting. The boy, whom he adopted in his teens, told to police that several times he had sex with Michael. But his passion to boys in their teens didn’t prevent Michael Jackson from getting married. Michael Jackson marriages were extremely different. If his first wife was a star, his second wife was a nurse.
In 1994 he married Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of legendary Elvis Presley. They seemed to perform in front of press rather than have the real family.
When they got divorced, Michael Jackson got married a nurse Debbie Rowe, who gave a birth to Michael’s kids – a son and a daughter. Now Michael Jackson estate belongs to his children and to several charity organizations.
Michael Jackson Houses
Michael Jackson home is worldwide known rancho Neverland. Michael Jackson Neverland was rumored to cost $14, 6 million. Here’s Michael Jackson property.
1. Neverland – $14, 6 million
The huge luxurious rancho was Michael’s place of residence from 1988 to 2005. In 2006 the rancho was closed by the police.
2. French Chateau home – $18, 6 million
Not long ago French Michael’s home was sold by his relatives.
Michael Jackson Cars
1. Rolls Royce Limo – $150, 000
Michael Jackson kids net worth consists of debts mostly. But Michael Jackson family agreed to pay his debts, trying to save the late celebrity reputation.
Michael Jackson continues to earn money, being the highest paid dead celebrity in the world.