Michael Joseph Jackson was born on 29th August 1958 in Gary, Indiana, USA. He was the 8th child of ten. Michael is just ten years old in this cute photo, but he was already an incredible singer.
He was already a member of the popular band "The Jackson Five" in 1970. The band's members were Michael and four of his older brothers.
The band had a number one hit in the US with their single "I Want You Back" in 1969.
This photo shows Michael Jackson (in the pink shirt) with his brothers Tito, Jermaine, Jackie and Marlon, all of whom were members of "The Jackson Five". The girl in the red jumper is his sister LaToya. Michael was just twenty years old when this photo was taken.
This photo was taken while Jackson was filming the music video to his hit single "Billie Jean".
Michael Jackson always loved animals.
Michael Jackson always gave 100% during his concerts and his fans loved him for it.
The "King of Pop" and Elvis Presley's daughter - what an amazing couple! It was not to last however, they were only married for two years from 1994 to 1996.
Michael Jackson gave his most unforgettable concert ever in Göteborg in Sweden on 16th August 1997. Michael went on three world tours over the course of his career.
This photo shows Michael greeting his fans after having arrived in Santa Maria where he was on trial for child abuse.
This is a photo of Michael Jackson at his last press conference before his death in June 2009. Jackson was planning to go on world tour for a fourth time. The "This Is It" tour was already completely sold out worldwide when news of his death broke.
The "King of Pop" died at just fifty on 25th June 2009. He overdosed on a cocktail of various drugs that he had been prescribed by his cardiologist Conrad Murray for his insomnia. Murray was sentenced to four years in prison. Jackson is sorely missed by fans worldwide.
Prince Michael and Paris Jackson are Michael Jackson's children from his marriage to Debbie Rowe. Prince Michael II (who is also called Blanket) is his third child. However, it is still unknown who his mother is.
Prince Michael Jackson graduated form high school in May 2005. His aunt LaToya posted this cute photo.
The famous Neverland Ranch has been listed for sale since May 2015. Anyone wishing to buy it will have to put down a cool 100 million dollars!