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).
- Aunt of 'Jermaine Jackson II' (qv), 'Valencia Jackson' (qv), 'Brittany Jackson (II)' (qv), 'Marlon Jackson Jr.' (qv), 'Prince Michael Jackson I' (qv), 'Prince Michael Jackson II' (qv), and 'Paris Jackson (I)' (qv).
- She is exactly six years younger than her older sister, 'Rebbie Jackson' (qv). They share the same birthday: May 29
- Suffers from ailurophobia (fear of cats).
- 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.
- The Jacksons were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1500 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
- Her song, Free The World, was inspired by the 9/11 attacks. The song is available on her website for download.
- 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.