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Paris Michael Katherine Jackson is the second child and only daughter of pop legend 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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Born on April 3, 1998, in Beverly Hills, California, Paris Michael Katherine Jackson is the second child and only daughter of the late pop legend Michael Jackson. Paris's biological mother is Debbie Rowe, an ex-wife of Michael Jackson, who signed over custody of Paris—as well as her son, Paris's brother Michael Joseph Jackson—to Michael Jackson,
Paris Michael Katherine Jackson was born on April 3, 1998, in Beverly Hills, California. She is the second child and only daughter of the late pop legend Michael Jackson. Paris's biological mother is Debbie Rowe, an ex-wife of Michael Jackson, who signed over custody of Paris—as well as her son, Paris's older brother Michael Joseph "Prince" Jackson Jr.—to Michael Jackson, following their divorce in October 1999.
On June 25, 2009, Paris's father, Michael Jackson, suffered cardiac arrest at his Los Angeles home, and died shortly after being transported to a nearby hospital. At the time of her father's death, Paris was 11 years old. As dictated by her father's will, Paris and her brothers came under the legal care of their grandmother, Katherine Jackson.
Paris, Michael Joseph Jr. and their youngest sibling, Prince Michael "Blanket" Jackson II, have managed to largely stayed out of the limelight, infrequently making public appearances since their father's death. However, Paris and her brothers spoke to their father's fans during his funeral in 2009, and again in January 2010, accepting a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award for Michael Jackson at the 2010 Grammy Awards.
More recently, in June 2012, Paris made a guest appearance on the Oprah Winfrey series Next Chapter, where she discussed her father, her childhood and her experience as a victim of cyberbullying.
In early June 2013, several media outlets reported that emergency responders were called to Paris Jackson's home following a possible suicide attempt. According to a report by People.com, Paris was hospitalized after she "cut her wrists with a kitchen knife and took as many as 20 ibuprofen tablets."
Paris, Michael Joseph Jr. and Prince Michael II 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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