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TJ Jackson Biography
Tito Joe “TJ” Jackson is an American singer and member of 3T. He is the youngest son of Tito Jackson. Famously known for being the nephew to the legendary pop star Michael Jackson.
TJ Jackson Age & Height
He belongs to a mixed ethnic background of African-American and Mexican. Furthermore, he is of American nationality, born (on July 16, 1978) in Los Angeles, California, United States. As of 2019, he is 41 years old and a height of 5 feet 10 inches.
TJ Jackson Net Worth
TJ has a net worth of $1 million. Generating it mostly from his family’s wealth and his music career.
TJ Jackson Family (Mother & Father)
He is the son of Tito Jackson, as the father, who is the famous singer-songwriter and guitarist who was partially a member of the Jackson 5, and the late Delores Martes Jackson (1 April 1955 – 27 August 1994) as the mother. His parents got married in 1972 and later separated in 1988. He is the older brother followed by his 2 brothers; Taryll Jackson, Taj Jackson, Tanay Jackson and a sister; Tanay Jackson. Tj currently resides in his grandmother’s residence.
Girlfriend, Spouse / Wife, Children & Guardian
TJ Jackson And Kim Kardashian
Jackson previously had a relationship with American Reality TV Contestant Kim Kardashian West in high school. The relationship lasts 4 years from 1995 to 1999.Tj Jackson Photo
Jackson’s marital status is that he is married. He marries his long-time partner, Frances Casey On October 28, 2007.
He is the father of four children: Royal; born on October 23, 1999, Dee Dee; March 20, 2008, Jo Jo; November 30, 2010, and Rio; on March 10, 2015. as well as two stepchildren, Sage, and Lexci with his wife Frances. In addition, Jackson is also the legal guardian of his cousin Blanket and formerly shared co-legal guardianship of Blanket, Prince and Paris Jackson with his grandmother Katherine.
TJ Jackson is granted guardianship of Blanket until he’s an adult
Michael Jackson’s nephew has been granted guardianship of his teenage son, Blanket until he is an adult.
TJ Jackson will now solely look after Blanket, who is now known as Prince Michael after he had previously shared the duties
Prince had been under the guardianship as his biological mother ‘has no relationship’ with him and now TJ will be in charge of the teenager’s welfare until he turns 18 in February 2020.
The agreement will automatically end when Blanket turns 18 or “is adopted, marries, becomes emancipated by a court order, enters into active military duty, or dies”.
He had previously shared the guardianship with Blanket’s grandmother, Katherine Jackson.
TJ now has “full legal and physical custody” of Blanket which, under the “fundamental responsibilities” of the agreement, means: “The guardian of the person of a child has the care, custody, and control of the child.
“As a guardian, you are responsible for providing for food, clothing, shelter, education, and all the medical and dental needs of the child.
“You must provide for the safety, protection, and physical and emotional growth of the child.”
The guardianship means that the child’s parents can no longer make any decisions for the child, though Michael died in 2009 and Blanket’s biological mother has not been in the picture since he was a baby.
TJ Jackson Education
Talking about his education, Jackson attended the Buckley School. There, he was one of the school’s top players in baseball. In addition, during the time, he would travel back to Los Angeles after performances abroad just for a game.
Tj Jackson Career / 3T / Singer
3T is an American R&B/pop music group featuring the three sons of Tito Jackson (from The Jackson 5) and Delores “Dee Dee” Jackson. The band members include, from eldest, Tariano Adryall Jackson (also known as Taj), Taryll Adren Jackson and Tito Joe Jackson (also known as TJ). Their uncle, Michael Jackson, mentored the trio and signed them to his label, MJJ Entertainment.
Beginning of Career
Initially, T.J. Jackson along with his brothers formed the group 3T. In 1995, the group released their first album ‘Brotherhood’. Their uncle, Michael Jackson, produced some of their songs. His band, 3T, had some success with their first album. It included the hit single ‘Anything’. Next, 3T continued to perform in France, the Netherlands and Belgium. Furthermore, the group signed with the Dutch label Digidance in 2004. On March 23, 2004, the album titled ‘Identity’ was released.
Furthermore, the brothers appeared on the show ‘This Is David Gest’ in 2007. Next, all three of them appeared on the A&E TV show entitled ‘The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty’. For the 52nd Grammy Awards, the three brothers appeared on stage on January 31, 2010. In addition, on October 8, 2011, 3T performed at the Michael Forever – The Tribute Concert.
A judge granted Jackson guardianship over Michael Jackson’s children Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., Paris Katherine Jackson and Prince Michael Jackson II on August 25, 2012. After being two years away from the stage, 3T performed live on stage in Rome, Milan, Torino, and Verona during four charity concerts in Italy from December 5 to 8th. British television station ITV2 announced on December 26, 2013, that 3T would be part of season 2 of ‘The Big Reunion. ITV broadcasted the episodes between February 6 and March 27, 2014. It was announced on March 20, 2014, that the boy bands from both series (Five, 911, Blue, A1, 3T, Damage, and 5th Story) would go on The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour in October 2014.
Jackson has credits for appearing in shows including ‘’The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty’ and ‘The Jacksons: Next Generation’.
Jackson’s current salary is $9,000 Per Month. Furthermore, he has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.
The Lost Album (1998-2002)
Exceeding 20 songs are recorded for the album and only 12 would have been on it. 3T completes the album in-between Brotherhood (1995) and Identity (2004). The album, nevertheless, is never released by Sony, due to strained relationships between Michael Jackson (MJJ Music) and Sony. This album is regarded by many fans to be The Lost Album.
3T signs a contract with the French label TF1/NRJ in 2003, then afterward continues to perform in France, the Netherlands and Belgium. The group signs with the Dutch label Digidance in 2004 for Dutch releases, appearances, and performances. The album titled Identity is released on March 23, 2004. Two singles are then released: “Stuck On You” (a cover of the Lionel Richie song) is released in 2003 in France and Belgium and in 2004 in the Netherlands, and “Sex Appeal” in 2004. No single is released outside of Europe and In 2008, 3T makes Identity available on both iTunes and amazon.com worldwide.
On-and-off appearances (2007–2011)
The brothers appear on the show This Is David Gest in 2007, including recording the theme tune “Crazy Kinda Guy”. The show began on April 22, 2007. They appear in an episode where Gest took cameras for a rare glimpse of the Jackson family house in Encino, California, where he meets Tito and 3T as well as matriarch Katherine Jackson, as well as a later episode showing them recording the theme tune.
Throughout the summer of 2008, the Jackson family (including Tito) stay at a holiday let (rental) for six weeks in Appledore, Devon, England while searching for a house to buy in the area. The project is filmed for a Channel 4 documentary called The Jacksons are Coming, which is aired in 2008. Taj and TJ appear with their father, but Taryll did not join them on the trip. The three family members also attend a Michael Jackson fan event in Devon as part of their stay, ringing him up during the event which led to Michael talking to the fans over a loudspeaker on the phone.
All three of them appear on the A&E TV show entitled The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty. They appear with their father Tito, who is trying to convince them to relaunch their career.
On January 31, 2010
The three brothers appear on stage at the 52nd Grammy Awards to support their cousins Prince Michael, Jr. and Paris Michael Katherine Jackson as they accept the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of their father, Michael Jackson.
On February 1, 2010
All 3 brothers then appear in the remake of “We Are The World”, this time in aid of the Haiti Appeal. However, they did not sing the main parts of the song, only in the background. Currently, Taj is working on the Code Z zombie series and a science fiction project called Clone 3. TJ is selected to play the role of Prince Jean-Luc in the new stage version of Larry Hart’s musical Sisterella that is scheduled to premiere in the fall of 2011. Taryll is working on the first solo album that he hopes will make his family and fans proud.
On August 25, 2012
A judge grants TJ guardianship over Michael Jackson’s children Michael Joseph “Prince” Jackson Jr., Paris Katherine Jackson and Prince Michael “Blanket” Jackson II along with his grandmother Katherine Jackson.
On November 1, 2017
Jackson resigns as co-guardian of Michael’s youngest son, Blanket. Jackson states her reasons for resigning included her own advanced age, the fact that Michael’s older children Prince and Paris are now adults, and that Blanket is now 15 years old. T.J. Jackson is, without objection, awarded sole custody of Blanket.
On October 8, 2011
3T performs at the Michael Forever – The Tribute Concert held at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. They perform the Jacksons‘ track “Heartbreak Hotel” (also known as “This Place Hotel“) followed by their own number 2 hit single “Why”, which is originally a duet recorded with Michael for their 1995 album Brotherhood. At the end of the performance of “Why”, all 3 brothers break down into tears. They then appear in the finale of the show performing Michael’s hit “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough” with various other performers from the concert as well as members of the Jackson family who had been in attendance, including Michael’s children Prince, Paris, and Blanket (Prince II).
Sharing Love Charity Tour Italy (2013)
After almost two years away from the stage, 3T performs live on stage in Rome, Milan, Torino, and Verona during four charity concerts in Italy from December 5 to 8th. 3T performs a 30-minute show and the setlist featured ‘Stuck On You‘, ‘Anything‘, ‘I Need You‘, the new song ‘Forever Girl‘, ‘With You’, a jam session (Ed Sheeran’s ‘The A-Team‘, Oasis‘ ‘Wonderwall‘ and ‘Give Me All Your Lovin‘) and ‘We Are The World‘. Returns of the events go to Sharing Love Foundation and will be used to build a kindergarten to help poor children in Maikon in the Chalbi desert in northern Kenya. The charity organization Sharing Love is founded in 2009 by Maria Luisa Andrew and Francesca Giurgila from Romania.
The Big Reunion TV show (2014)
British television station ITV2 announces that 3T is to be part of season 2 of The Big Reunion On December 26, 2013. The episodes are broadcasted on ITV between February 6 and March 27, 2014. The bands that are taking part in the 2014 TV show are 3T, A1, Damage, Eternal, Girl Thing and 5th Story.
On February 21 the concert takes place in a sold-out Hammersmith Apollo in London and broadcast on ITV on March 27, 2014.
The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour (2014)
On March 20, 2014, it is announced that the boy bands from both series (Five, 911, Blue, A1, 3T, Damage, and 5th Story) would go on The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour in October 2014.
The Netherlands (2014)
On September 27 – 28th, 2014
The band performs at a sold-out Back 2 The 90’s event in Rotterdam Ahoy. The next day, 3T are special guests on the popular Dutch TV show Carlo & Irene: Life 4 You. 3T share a special history with Carlo & Irene since they have been guests on their previous TV shows Telekids in 1996 and Carlo & Irene: Life & Cooking in 2003. Through their interview on Carlo & Irene: Life 4 You talked about their performance at the Back 2 The 90’s event and performed one of their new songs called “Forever Girl”.
On September 29, 2014
3T are guests at Dj Giel Beelen on radio NPO 3FM. After their interview with DJ Giel Beelen, 3T performs “I Need You” live on radio NPO 3FM. 3T also visits One’sy on FunX radio where one lucky fan got the chance to meet Taj, Taryll, and TJ in the studio because she won the meet and greet contest organized by FunX radio.
Foute Party (2015)
On March 12, 2015, Dutch radio station Q-music announces 3T is to perform at the Foute Party on June 26, 2015. The event is to then take place at the Brabanthallen in ‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. On March 17, 2015, Dutch radio station Q-music announces the show of June 26, 2015, had sold out. A second show is to take place on June 27, 2015, where 3T is to also be part of the lineup.
TJ Jackson Filmography
- The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty (2009)
- The Jacksons: Next Generation (2015)