Michael Jackson Net Worth


Michael Joseph Jackson known worldwide as “King of Pop, Rock, and Soul” was a great dancer, songwriter and pop singer who currently has a net worth of $ 600 million dollars.
Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana. He belonged to a working-class family between mistreatment and abuse. He showed interest in music from a small-time singing at Christmas festivals in his kindergarten and formed with his brothers the group Jackson Brothers that later would call The Jackson Five, with which it got to have great fame.
His greatest success came after starting his solo career in 1971 with Got To Be There, despite the fact that the single Ben came to the top, only after meeting Quincy Jones, became known as the King of Pop With the 1979 album Off The Wall, which would give the new pop idol the not inconsiderable amount of five consecutive hit singles, with tracks like Rock with you or Don’t Stop (till you get enough).
Three years later in 1982, his biggest success Thriller, consecrated him as the biggest pop star, in addition to having until now the title of the best-selling album in the history of music. In 1987 he launched Bad, another great success. In addition, in 1985 he made the rights to the songs of the Beatles, an investment that is currently valued at $ 1 billion dollars.
For 1988 he published his autobiography, which also includes a film starring the King of Pop. Dangerous is the album premiered by the star in 1991, shortly before the start of child abuse scandals and his first marriage to Lisa Marie Presley, daughter Of Elvis Presley, which lasted 19 months.
In 1995, it publishes its double CD History, a compilation of its great successes and some unpublished songs. For 1996, he married Debbi Rowe, with whom he has two children, Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr. (also known as “Prince”), and Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson.
In 2000, Michael Jackson, enters the list of Records Guinness by his support to 39 works of charity, more than any other star. Invincible is released in 2001, which had a great commercial success, months later was announced the birth of his third child Prince Michael Jackson II, the name of the mother is unknown.
In its last years of life, his expenses did not stop increasing as well as his credits, necessary to pay debts that reached $ 500 million. His precarious financial status pushed him to make a tour in 2009.
The King of Pop announced his last concerts in England. However, he could not perform them because, on June 25, 2009, he suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest at his Holmby Hills mansion. His death was declared at 2:26 pm. At the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Shortly after his death, one of the first initiatives of the company Michael Jackson Estate was to launch This is it, a film that compiled images of the last rehearsals of the tour and that raised about $ 200 million worldwide.
On the other hand, Sony and its lawyers signed a $ 200 million deal, according to The Wall Street Journal, to make seven albums in ten years. Several pacts were also reached with Cirque du Soleil for the Michael Jackson Show The Immortal World Tour and another permanent Michael Jackson One at the Mandalay Bay Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.
For Greenburg, the income earned by the singer from the afterlife is unprecedented. “If you look at the numbers, they have surpassed $ 700 million in five years. At this time, no living artist has been able to approach (this income),” said the writer.
“No matter where the spirit of the King of Pop rests, one thing is clear: (the company) Michael Jackson Inc. is alive and well,” concludes the author of his book.

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