Michael Jackson was a world-renowned singer who died at age 50. He is also well known as the King of Pop and the King of R&B. In 1980, he became one of the most well-known musicians in the world when his album Thriller climbed to the top of charts around the globe. When Jackson was just 9 years old, his father introduced him to Eddie Van Halen.
Born: August 29, 1958
Died: June 25, 2009
Spouse: Debbie Rowe, Lisa Marie Presley
Children: Paris Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson II, Prince Jackson