Janet Jackson Net Worth: Career & Lifestyle

Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson (Source: Wallpaper Abyss – Alpha Coders)

Grammy award-winning American singer, songwriter, actress, and prominent figure in the music industry Janet Jackson’s net worth is $190 million.

Janet is known for her Groundbreaking, socially aware, sexually stimulating records and intricate stage shows.

Having sold over 100 million records, Janet is one of the best-selling music artists globally.

Janet also holds the record for the most consecutive top-ten entries on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with 18 entries.

Similarly, she is the only artist in the history of the chart to have seven commercial singles from one album peak within the top five positions.

Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson (Source: People)

Billboard ranked her number seven on the list of the Hot 100 all-time top artists in 2008 and also ranked her fifth among the top 50 R&B artists in the past 25 years in 2010.

Janet is also one of the most awarded artists with five Grammy Awards, eleven billboard awards, eleven AMAs, eight Guinness World Records, and a star in Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Likewise, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019.

Janet has been mentioned as inspiration by many celebrities and credited with enriching the standard of sound, sex appeal expected from a pop star.

However, she started her career with television shows and, throughout the 1970s, appeared in numerous shows, including Good Times, Different Strokes, and Fame.

After signing a record deal with A&M Records in 1982, there was no stopping her, and she soon released her third and fourth studio albums Control and Rhythm Nation in 1914.

Her voice and sequence of steps became a catalyst in the growth of MTV, allowing her to rise to fame while breaking racial and gender fences in the process.

Early Life

Janet Jackson, originally Janet Damita Jo Jackson, was born on May the 16th, 1966, in Gary, Indiana.

She was the tenth and youngest in the Jackson family. Her father was Joseph Walter Jackson, and her mother was Katherine Esther.

Her brothers, including Michael Jackson, began performing as The Jackson 5 in the Chicago-Gary area.

Jane Jackson in Her Early Days
Jane Jackson in Her Early Days

The group signed a deal with Motown in March 1969 and soon had their first number-one hit.

Janet wanted to become a Jockey or entertainment lawyer, with plans to support herself through acting.

But after she recorded herself, she also considered the idea of an entertainment career.

She first performed at the MGM Casio on the Las Vegas Strip at the age of seven.

Quick Facts

Full name Janet Damita Jo Jackson
Date of birth 16th May of 1966
Age 56  years old
Birthplace Gary, Indiana, Chicago, United States
Religion Not Available
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Education Gaspar De Portola Middle School, Lania Road Elementary School
Father’s name Joe Jackson
Mother’s name Katherine Jackson
Zodiac sign Taurus
Height 5 feet and 4 inches
Weight 58 kg
Spouse Wissam Al Mana (Divorced)
Children Eissa Al Mana
Body Measurement 35-24-36
Hair color Black
Eye color Green
Stage Name Janet Jackson
Siblings 10 siblings
Sexual Orientation Straight
Profession Singer, Actress, Songwriter
Current Status Active
Marital Status Divorced
Net Worth $190 million
Salary Not Available
Social Media InstagramFacebook, Twitter, Spotify
Debut year 1982
Last Update May, 2022

Janet Jackson Net Worth and Income

Singer, Choreographer, actress, producer Janet Jackson has a net worth of astonishing $190 million.

She gained recognition alongside her family members on the show “The Jacksons” in the later 1970s and has enjoyed a successful solo career.

Some speculations have been made that she is worth way more than $190 million as she was once married to a billionaire businessman Wissam Al Mana and had a child from him, Eissa Al Mana.

Also, it’s been said that she fought for alimony with her divorced husband, worth more than $250 million.

There is no detailed information regarding this matter. She is doing excellent on her own.

She is the eleventh best-selling female artist of all time. Jackson has sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide.

Janet Jackson on a Tour
Janet Jackson on a Tour

Even though some websites claim that Janet Jackson is a billionaire, but that is completely untrue. Though the singer has numerous sources of income, it is hard for even her to cross the billion-dollar mark.

Major sources of income for Janet Jackson are record sales, concert tours, brand endorsements, real estate leasing, digital streaming, and acting in movies.

Reportedly, Janet earned over $5 million for her role in the movie Nutty Professor II: The Klumps.

In 2018 Janet made over $10.9 million from touring alone, one of the highest-earning acts.

In average she earns about $20,588,235 each year and about $4,575,163 comes from Sponsorship Endorsement.

Net Worth of Janet Jackson in Different Currencies

Let’s have a look into Janet Jackson’s net worth in different currencies 2022.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 160,008,500
Pound Sterling £ 136,692,650
Australian Dollar A$ 254,049,000
Canadian Dollar C$ 236,818,850
Indian Rupee ₹ 14,155,570,000
BitCoin ฿ 5,551.91

Janet Jackson Houses and Cars

Houses

Malibu Beach Property, Pacific Coast highway

This was the first-ever house she purchased by herself. The house spanned over 5,658 square feet of living space. She bought this house in 1991 for $4.1 million.

After living in the house for about 7-8 odd years, she sold the property for $8.5 million.

Manhattan Apartment, New York, United States

The apartment is settled on the 34th floor of the Trump Tower condominium in Manhattan Columbus Circle, New York.

Janet purchased the luxurious 2,094 square feet apartment back in 1998 for $2.8 million.

The penthouse apartment offers three bedrooms and three bathrooms with floor-to-ceiling glass windows for a stunning view.

Condo
Janet Jackson NYC Condo

The apartment oversees the gorgeous view of Central Park. Her neighbor includes personalities such as Bruce Willis and Donald Trump.

Even though she purchased the condo decades back, she still owns it by all records. Back in 2014, Janet decided to lease the condo for $35,000 per month.

Drive Henderson home Nevada, United States

Janet Jackson purchased this property in 2002 for $502k. Reportedly she purchased this house for her family. The house features 4,636 square feet of living space.

Cars

It seems like Janet is quite a car fanatic. She has a large collection of luxury cars which mostly includes supercars.

 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder

Janet has got his hands on some of the super exotic supercars. One of them is Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder. The price for the car starts from $209,500.

The Gallardo Spyder comes equipped with a 5.2-liter V10 engine gas that generates 542 horsepower and can go from 0-62 miles an hour in 4 seconds.

The car has a top speed of 201 miles an hour. This is one of the bestselling models offered by Lamborghini.

Lamborghini Murcielago

Janet also owns a custom white Murcielago, which is an Italian super-fast two-door two-seat coupe.

The car has scissor doors that open upwards in signature Lambo style.

The car comes equipped with a 6.5 liters V12 engine, which can go up to the top speed of 342 km per hour.

670 horses under the hood can take the car from 0-60 within 3.2 seconds.

The car comes with a price of $354,000.

Bentley Continental GTC

The price of the car is $275,000. The car has a top speed of 333 km per hour and can go from 0-60 in 4.8 seconds.

The car comes decked with a 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 engine that pumps 567 brake horsepower and 700 pound-feet of torque.

Janet listed this car for an auction on eBay for just $130,000.

Aston Martin Vanquish

Janet Jackson has driven another crown jewel, if you will, $234,260 Aston Martin Vanquish. The specially modified V12 Vanquish was driven by James Bond in the 2002 movie “Die Another Day.”

The car is equipped with a 6.0-liter V12 engine which generates 595 Brake Horsepower.

Janet Jackson Aston Martin
Janet Jackson Getting out of Her Aston Martin Vanquish

It has a top speed of 201 miles an hour and can go from 0-60 miles an hour in just 3.5 seconds.

These are but just a glimpse of her garage.

She owns numerous other luxurious cars, including Mercedes G Wagon, Porsche, Cadillac, Jaguar X-Type, 1996 Ford Thunderbird, Range Rover, and Rolls Royce, etc.

Janet Jackson Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

Actor, singer, and mom Janet Jackson follow a strict diet plan to maintain her body. She exercises six days a week and for approximately 90 minutes. For cardio, she does heavy running and also plays sport.

For breakfast, she does protein-rich foods to work on her metabolism and muscle building. He also drinks Green tea, which is really good to eliminate toxins.

She used to be overweight but following the diet plans and working out, she’s been in the best shape of her life, even in her 50s.

Now let’s jump into her closet. Just like every other celebrity in showbiz, her closet is filled with designer clothes for every occasion. But let’s check the brands she frequently uses.

She is fond of handbags and always has been. So for handbags, she does Ralph Lauren.

Similarly, for sunglasses, she does Tom Ford Whitney Sunglasses. She has also been spotted in Versace Metal-heeled Leather boots.

But she is not limited to these brands; she also has been spotted in brands such as Giuseppe Zanotti sneakers, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and many more.

Vacations

Janet Jackson has been spotted in numerous places enjoying her vacations with her friends and family.

Back in 2012, she was spotted in Porto Ceryo with her ex-husband Wissam Al Mana. The couple spent 3-4 days in the exotic beachside resort.

Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson on Her Vacation

The couple really hit it off and had a great time rafting in the water and sunbathing.

Similarly, in 2017, she was spotted at the Miami Beach resort with her baby son Eissa Al Mana.

Janet Jackson Charity

Janet Jackson has been known for her charity works apart from her acting and singing career.

She has been actively involved in about 10 charitable foundations and supports 10 causes.

Janet donated $10,000 when she appeared as a guest in Ellen Degenere’s show in 2008.

Apart from that, she has been a supporter of Aid Still Required for a long time which is a nonprofit organization that works to provide self-sufficiency to people left behind after crises and natural disasters.

Similarly, she also supports Feeding America, which works to eliminate hunger; Red Cross, which provides relief to disaster victims; and Lisa Lopes Foundation that provides necessary resources to abandoned and neglected youths.

Likewise, in 2021 February, Janet decided to cathartic clear out her belongings, including her jewelry, wedding dress, and tour outfits.

Janet Jackson Movies, Endorsements, Investments and Book Publications

Movies

Janet Jackson has had successful music as well as acting career and has landed in some memorable roles throughout her career.

Janet has appeared in big as well as small screens during the course of her career.

She has made an appearance on at least 10 big screens, and she is best known for her roles in Poetic Justice, Nutty Professor: II: The Klumps, Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? and Why Did I Get Married Too?

Besides movies, Janet has appeared in television series including Fame, The Love Boat, Diff’rent Strokes, Good Times, and A New Kind Of Family.

Similarly, she also produced a documentary named Janet: The Velvet Rope in 1998.

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Endorsements

Janet Jackson was the face of the Blackglama 2010 campaign. Apart from this, no information is available about her endorsements.

Book Publications

Janet has authored several books in her career, such as

True You

The book was published on February 15, 2011, and authored by Janet and biographer David Ritz. The self-help book includes Janet’s struggles and also opens up about body images and relationships.

Her other books include Analysis of Taste & Aroma: Modern Methods of Plant Analysis, released in 2009.

Janet Jackson Career

After her family moved to Encino, she began performing on a variety of shows.

She was later signed to A&M Records, and under the management of her father, she released two albums, Janet Jackson and  Dream Street.

After that, she released another album, 1986 Control.

Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson 2021

The album was a massive success receiving six Billboard Awards, three Grammy nominations, and winning four American Music Awards from twelve nominations.

By the release of her fourth album, “Rhythm Nation 1814,” in 1989, Jackson hardened her status as a star in her own right, away under the shadow of her famous family.

As for acting, she first appeared on the big screen with 1993 Poetic Justice.

Facts about Janet Jackson

  • She has a soprano (Highest Vocal Ranges) vocal range.
  • She is registered in Guinness World Records for Most successful and Prosperous Siblings in History (with her brother Michael Jackson) in 1999.
  • Her nickname “Dunk” was given to her by her brother Michael Jackson. The nickname was inspired by her sturdy body, which her brother Michael claimed resembled a donkey.
  • Janet Jackson had her first child when she was 50 years of age.

FAQs

Yes, Janet Jackson is the younger sister of pop star Michael Jackson.

Does Janet Jackson have kids?

Yes, Janet Jackson has a son named Eissa Al Mana.

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