May. 29th, 1956
Gary, Indiana, USA
5' 4 1/2
La Toya Jackson's Main TV Roles
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- Daughter of 'Joe Jackson (III)' (qv), and 'Katherine Jackson (II)' (qv).
- Suffers from ailurophobia (fear of cats).
- The Jacksons were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1500 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
- She was the first Jackson girl to have a solo career. Her first album was released in 1980. She recorded six albums in the eighties and four more in the nineties. Her biggest hits include Bet'cha Gonna Need My Lovin', Heart Don't Lie and You're Gonna Get Rocked.
- As of October 2004, she has still not released her new album Startin' Over, the release of which has been delayed several times. She is very proud of this album, since most of the songs are very personal, about her abusive marriage and her newly found peace with her family. The first single from the album, Just Wanna Dance, reached No. 13 on the Billboard Dance charts.
- Her song, Free The World, was inspired by the 9/11 attacks. The song is available on her website for download.
- Hit #103 on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1980 with "If You Feel the Funk" (Polydor 2137)
- Sister of 'Rebbie Jackson' (qv), 'Jackie Jackson (II)' (qv), 'Tito Jackson' (qv), 'Jermaine Jackson (I)' (qv), 'Marlon Jackson' (qv), 'Michael Jackson (I)' (qv), 'Randy Jackson (I)' (qv), and 'Janet Jackson (I)' (qv).