Joe Jackson Net Worth is $500 Thousand (at death)
It has been estimated that the current amount of Joe Jackson net worth is as much as 500 thousand dollars. Joe Jackson has earned this net worth through his successful career as a music manager. Joe Jackson was born in Fountain Hill, Arkansas in 1928. Joe Jackson is also known for his family life, as he is a father of a music super star Michael Jackson. In addition, he is also a father of his siblings, who are also well known people in the music world, Janet Jackson and La Toya Jackson.
|Net Worth:||$500 Thousand|
|Age:||89 years old|
|Date of birth:||Jul 26, 1928|
|Date of death:||Jun 27, 2018|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Talent manager, Music executive, Musician, Actor, Professional Boxer|
In 1949, Joe Jackson got married to Katherine Scruse. With her, he had 10 kids. It has also been claimed that Joe Jackson when he was growing up had a lonely childhood as he did not have a lot of friends. When he became 18 years old, Joe Jackson moved to live to Indiana, where he settled near his mother. There, he also attempted to make his dream come true – to become a boxer. When he was preparing himself for a successful career in boxing, he made friends with Katherine Scruse, who at that time was 17 years old. What is even more interesting is that at that time Joe Jackson was married, but divorced soon after he met Katherine because he wanted to stay with her.
In 1963, Joe Jackson realized that his kids had talents and he formed a family group known as “Jackson 5”. Managing the band has also added up a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Joe Jackson net worth. However, soon tensions arose between the band members and Joe Jackson and he was eventually fired from his work as a manager of the band. Also, soon after that, one of his sons, Michael, accused Joe Jackson of abuse. Thus fact was denied by some siblings and some others claimed that it was true.
As a band manager, he worked a lot to make his kids famous. Finally, the band was booked to perform at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. The band was signed to Motown Records. This band also made history when its first four singles landed in the first place on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The money he got from his work as a manager of “Jackson 5” Joe Jackson used to buy a new house for his family in Encino, California. Thus, it has been mainly to his career as a manager of “Jackson 5” that he became so well known and rich, as it also added up to the overall size of Joe Jackson net worth.