Tuesday, March 25, 2008
The Rake's Progress
It seems that Michael Jackson is not the only member of the Jackson clan to be stony broke. The media reports the following:
Joseph Jackson, 79
Tries to promote various girl groups in Las Vegas. He has previously filed for bankruptcy.
Katherine Jackson, 77
She has also previously filed for bankruptcy.
La Toya Jackson, 52
She earns extra cash judging beauty and singing contests.
Rebbie Jackson, 57
The oldest, she's married to successful businessman Nathaniel Brown.
Tito Jackson, 55
Formed a blues band several years ago and plays at small venues for $500 to $1,500 a gig.
Randy Jackson, 46
Does odd jobs like changing tires to support himself. He ran into serious problems with friends after he persuaded three people to take out lines of credits against their homes to help Michael pay his attorney fees.
Marlon Jackson, 51
Lives in San Diego, where he works stocking groceries at a Vons supermarket. He fell on hard times three years ago when he was forced to leave his foreclosed home and move into an Extended Stay America hotel with his wife, Carol.
Jackie Jackson, 56
The oldest son started an Internet clothing business and is trying to produce records by his sons.
Jermaine Jackson, 54
Splits time between the parents' Hayvenhurst mansion and his girlfriend's home in the San Fernando Valley. He has over $5M in federal, state and other liens against him and a 1995 bankruptcy filing, he doesn't work or have a regular income.