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Janet Damita Jo Jackson
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Singer; songwriter; music producer; actor
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Janet Jackson Fast Facts:
As a child, she aspired to be a jockey.
Began performing in her family's Las Vegas revue at age 7, doing celebrity impressions such as Mae West and Cher.
In 1979, she starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom
New Kind of Family
opposite Rob Lowe.
Only member of the Jackson family to be nominated for an Academy Award.
Mattel auctioned off a special Barbie made in her likeness in December 2010, and the proceeds were donated to the Los Angeles charity Project Angel Food.
Coauthored the self-help book
True You: A Journey to Finding and Loving Yourself
, which was released in February 2011.
Janet Jackson Relationships:
Katherine Jackson - Mother
La Toya Jackson - Sister
Michael Jackson - Brother
Jackie Johnson - Brother
Jermaine Dupri - Ex-significant Other
Jermaine Jackson - Brother
Tito Jackson - Brother
Joe Jackson - Father
Marlon Jackson - Brother
Rebbie Jackson - Sister
James DeBarge - Ex-husband
Randy Jackson - Brother
Rene Elizondo - Ex-husband
Wissam Al Mana - Husband
Janet Jackson Awards:
1994 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee
1989 Grammy: Best Long Form Music Video - Winner
1993 Grammy: Best R&B Song - Winner
1995 Grammy: Best Short Form Music Video - Winner
1997 Grammy: Best Short Form Music Video - Winner
1993 Oscar: Best Achievement in Music (Original Song) - Nominee
2001 Grammy: Best Dance Recording - Winner
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