Happy Birthday, Janet Jackson!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966, and turns 53. She was born in Gary, Indiana. The singer began her career on the television showsThe Jacksons, Good Times and Fame. Jackson released her debut album, Janet Jackson, in 1982. The pop icon made her claim to fame with her later albums, 'Control' and 'Rhythm Nation 1814.' Jackson landed her first lead film role for Poetic Justice in 1993. The singer has her own record label, Rhythm Nation. She was selected as the inaugural MTV icon in 2001, received the Billboard Icon Award in 2018 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year. Jackson is currently performing in Las Vegas for her residency, 'Metamorphosis.' Happy Birthday, Janet Jackson!