Michael Jackson : The King Of Pop Essays

1081 Words Dec 3rd, 2014 5 Pages
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson also known as the King of Pop has inspired lots of pop singers, from his crazy dance moves to his vocal songs. His talents of singing and dancing began to get noticed from his family as early as age three. His dad, Joe Jackson, saw potential in Michael Jackson and his 4 other brothers. Immediately, Joe Jackson formed the Jackson Five. The Jackson Five consisted of Jackie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Randy Jackson, Marlon Jackson, and of course Michael Jackson. The group lead great performances and songs until Michael Jackson left the group for a while, a few months later their label dropped them in 1989. Michael Jackson though was on his way to becoming the King of Pop. He got his big break when let the album “Off the Wall” out. Then, with his release of “Thriller” he got recognized all over the U.S. with 40 million copies sold. From there it was just success. Michael Jackson then, bought 2,700 acres for his carnival/home called Neverland. Michael Jackson had a great run until his death on June 25, 2009. Still there is a lot you can learn from Michael Jackson by reading below. Michael was born in Gary, India on August 29, 1958. His birth name was Michael Joseph Jackson and his parents were Joe Jackson and Katherine Scruse. Joe Jackson used to be a guitarist, but stopped to provide for his family. He started working as a crane operator to get food on the table for the family. Michael Jackson started to get interested in music as…

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