- Birthday16th May, 66
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusSingle
Update: Janet Jackson confirmed that she is officially married to the billionaire businessman Wissam Al Mana.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson also known as Janet Jackson is an American actress and singer, who, thanks to her acting skills and singing career, has become one of the most cherished and looked-up-to personality. Janet was considered as role model to many singers because of her unique style of dancing and choreography. Janet is the youngest member in the Jackson family. Initially she took refuge in her elder brother Michael’s shadows but later moved out of it to make her own mark. She started off her career in the year 1984 where she signed a contract with A&M and it was in her third album that she hit the peak. Janet was so amazing on and off the stage that she had and still has many fans. Janet has been on stage since was 7 years old. She first appeared on stage a ‘Las Vegas Strip’ with her siblings and then starred in quite a few shows, ‘The Jacksons’, ‘Good Times’, ‘New Kind of Family’ and so.
Janet Jackson, in the year 1991, signed two multi-million dollar contracts with Virgin Records and back then she was the only one who was getting highest payment in the music world. She acted in her first starring film, ‘Poetic Justice’ and ever since then she starred in a series of films. Moreover, Janet rose higher after her release of ‘Control’ as it sold 5 million copies in the states of US whilst ‘Rhythm Nation’ sold 9 million copies making her one of the richest personality in the Hollywood world.
Janet among many spectacular mansions and houses owns a 4,636 square foot called ‘Drive Henderson’, Janet is also a proud owner of an almost 3000 square feet apartment in Trump Towers, a world class condominium. Among other posh cars, Janet Jackson has an Aston Martin Vanquish which is one of a kind since it is known for starring in the flick ‘Die Another Day’ and driven by the ever-so-famous, Pierce Brosnan. The price that she paid to buy the car was an astonishing $234,260.
Born in Gary, Indiana, Janet was the youngest sibling and whilst she was a toddler, her brothers formed band, ‘The Jackson 5’. When she was on the prime of career, she married singer James Debarge but the marriage didn’t last long and they divorced soon after. And after some time, Janet fell in love with Rene Elizondo, Jr, a dancer but ended the relationship after the death of her brother, Michael.
Family & relationships
The singer Ms. Jackson owns an extravagant 2,094 square feet apartment in the prestigious glass-walled Trump International Hotel & Tower condominium building, and she is rumored to move in there with her producer/boyfriend Jermaine Dupri. This singing sensation reportedly paid $30 million, one of the highest price paid for a New York apartment after media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s $44 million purchase of a 19-room apartment on Fifth Avenue. The apartment has the northeast corner views, including of Central Park.
Location: This luxurious apartment is located on the 34th floor of the renowned high-rise, rump World Tower, in Manhattan Columbus Circle, New York.
The Neighborhood: Renowned personalities like Bruce Willis and Donald Trump are neighbor to Janet Jackson.
Drive Henderson home
One of world’s greatest entertainers, Janet Jackson, owns a 4,636 square foot Navada house, which she purchased for her family, possibly for Rebbie or her father. According to records, she bought this property for $502K, through her Puffy trust.
Location: The house is located at 2469 ping Drive Henderson, NV, just outside of Las Vegas.
Lamborghini Gallardo Spider
Janet Jackson owns a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, an exotic sports car that requires a separate race track to drive the way it is meant to be driven. The Gallardo Spyder boasts aggressive and high tech looks, and is the best selling Lamborghini, capable to hit 62 mph in a whim of 4 seconds.
Janet Jackson owns a custom white Lamborghini Murcielago, an Italian high-performance exotic two door and two seat coupe. Designed by Luc Donckerwolke, and named for a legendary fighting bull, Murcielago got scissor door that opens upwards in signature Lamborghini style.
Aston Martin Vanquish
Janet Jackson drives a $234,260 priced Aston Martin Vanquish, the car famous for being featured as official James Bond car in the twentieth film, Die Another Day. Designed by Ian Callum, this has also been the ‘special occasion car’ in the popular Twilight series films.
Bentley Continental GTC
Janet Jackson’s who splashed out $275,000 on her custom white Bentley Continental GTC convertible is now reportedly listed for auction on eBay at just over $130,000. This four-seater touring convertible car offers infinite customizable luxury, high-tech modern day technology and engineering excellence and expertise of Bentley. The strip of polished stainless steel encircling the cabin along with the windshield, accentuates the look of the car. The car accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds, and is capable to woo its owners with the kind of performance they expect from Bentley.
Pop icon Janet Jackson finally admitted to all the prevailing rumors mills by admitting that she and her longtime love, billionaire businessman Wissam Al Mana have secretly tied the knot in 2012 in a private ceremony.
However, the exact date on which the wedding took place is still not known. The pair reportedly kept their relationship low key and ignored the media reports where apparently it was claimed that her businessman fiancé was planning to splash a huge amount of money on their special occasion.
The couple in a joint statement confirmed the wedding but no details were provided to the global media. The pair also dismissed the gossips of an extravagant wedding ceremony. The newly wedded couple were recently photographed during the Milan fashion week at the Giorgio Armani show where the two of them even color coordinated their outfits for the prestigious event. However this is the third marriage for the pop diva since she has been involved in two failed marriages. Previously Janet was married to singer James DeBarge and director Rene Elinzonda Jr. The singer also reportedly dated musician Jermaine Dupri for seven long years. It is also not clear if the newlyweds embarked on a honeymoon trip after their wedding.
Janet Jackson was spotted in Porto Cervo in July 2012 with her boyfriend Wissam Al Mana providing company. The couple spent about three to four days vacationing in the seaside resort and had a great time sunbathing, splashing and rafting in the water.
Location: Porto Cervo is located in the Mediterranean island of Sardinia in Italy.
Accommodation: The place offers a great mix of luxury and budget accommodations that fit almost each and every type of budget. 5 star resorts like Colonna Resort and Golf Hotel Is Arenas charge in the range of $400 to $600 per night of stay. Hotels Green Village Resort and La Terrazza are kinder to the pocket and caters to backpackers at competitive rates of €65 per night.
Attractions: The island offers plenty of tourist hot spots. The golden beaches bathed in abundant sunshine are the biggest draw offering superb seafood, drinks and recreational activities like yachting and snorkeling. The local cuisine along with the salubrious climate makes for a great stay. The place has plenty of historical places of interest. The island capital Cagliari traces its lineage to the Holy Roman Empire. The ancient church and the old Bastione San Remy fort are not be missed.
The local towns of Nuuro and Olbia are great for shopping. The port town of Porto Cervo has great beaches, islets and harbors. Museums like the Pinacoteca Nazionale di Cagliari and Museo Archeologico Nazionale possess an awesome collection of artifacts highlighting the unique history of the region. Their inventory boasts of many priceless paintings and ancient exhibits dating back to the Nuragic civilization.
Enjoying on a yacht
With her boyfriend Wissam Al Mana
Janet Jackson Vacations With Wissam
Aid Still Required
A non-profit organization, Aid Still Required was founded to advocate forgotten issues that left the media headlines, but haven’t left the planet. It works to provide self sufficiency to people left behind after crisis and natural disasters, and after every help turns its consideration to other matters. The projects initiated by this agency transforms the lives of disaster affected people by providing medical care, schooling for kids, business opportunities and warning system to alert people for coming tsunami.
Janet Jackson is one of the 109 celebrity supporters who donate to Feeding America, formerly known as Second Harvest, an organization that works to distribute grocery products and food through a certified member network spread throughout the nation. Its mission is to increase public awareness of domestic hunger, and to advocate for public policies that benefit the hungry Americans.
Lisa Lopes Foundation
Lisa Lopes Foundation works to provide necessary resources to abandoned and neglected youth with a hope to increase their quality of life. With support and monetary donation from the star celebrities like Janet Jackson, organization initiates motivational programs and create resources for these youth from low income communities.
Supported by 184 celebrities including Janet Jackson, Red Cross, works to provide relief to disaster victims and helping people to prepare for emergencies. Further, this charity organization also works to protect the lives and dignity of war victims, and provide them assistance by strengthening and promoting humanitarian law and principles.
Christian Louboutin Balota Platform Sandals
Janet is the proud owner of these designer pumps and has worn them in high profile events. The $1,200 shoes are of Italian origin with a classic red lacquer trademark sole , leather lining, 5 9/10" covered heels ensuring ultra-flattering lift and a back zip ensuring ease of wear.
Ralph Lauren the Crocodile Ricky Bag
The singer has been snapped flaunting this brown colored designer hand bag. This accessory has been made from exquisite handpicked African Nile Crocodile hide and customized Italian hardware has provided finishing touches.
Tom Ford Whitney Sunglasses
Jackson loves wearing Tom Ford sunglasses. They are of Italian origin and possess a very wide frame with cut away lenses. The frame is made of Rose Gold metal along with smoke gradient lenses.
Versace Metal-heeled Leather Ankle Boots
She has been photographed wearing these jet-black ankle length boots. They come with a metal cone heel measured at 6.5 inches and a 2.5 inch sculpted double platform. Other features include a buckle fastener, maroon suede leather inserts , a diagonally embossed zip with maroon leather trimming and a stitched rubber grip at platform base along with a designer-stamped metal sole.