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Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., nicknamed "Prince," is the first child of the late pop star Michael Jackson.
A short biography of Michael Jackson who started out in The Jackson Five and quickly became a pop icon with hits like "Beat It" and "Thriller." However, in his later years, Jackson became tabloid fodder up until his death in 2009.
From the very beginning, no young star was as talented or passionate as Michael Jackson.
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"Although Michael Jackson's death was a terrible tragedy, it was not a tragedy of A.E.G. Live's making," said Marvin S. Putnam, A.E.G.'s lawyer.
In 2013, Michael Jr. made his first foray into being a media personality. He served as a guest correspondent for the entertainment news program Entertainment Tonight. On the show, Michael Jr. interviewed James Franco, Zach Braff and director Sam Raimi about their film Oz the Great and Powerful. He has expressed an interest in getting more involved in show business, telling Entertainment Tonight that "I'm looking to become well-rounded as a producer, director, screenwriter and actor."
Michael Jr. and his siblings attend private school in California.
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The Jackson family is arguably one of the most famous families in entertainment. Originating from Gary, Indiana, this iconic group influenced musical genres from R&B and soul, to pop. The nine Jackson children Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Michael, Randy, and Janet have all made their mark on the music industry. From the early success of "The Jackson 5" to Michael's reign as the "King of Pop," the siblings became important figures in popular culture, however not without controversy. Here we look at the members of this unforgettable family and their rise to fame.
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