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    Michael Jackson They called him the King of Pop* for a reason. 
  2. Janet Jackson With 160 million albums sold, ten No. 1 singles, and a new world tour in support of her album Unbreakable, she’d be the biggest pop star in pretty much any other family. Now if only she could find a malfunction-free wardrobe…
  3. Katherine Jackson The family matriarch survived polio, birthing ten kids, and Joe Jackson. Anything less than No. 3 would be insulting.
  4. Jermaine Jackson His successful solo career seems surprising in retrospect because he was so overshadowed by his siblings. He had a charting single with Devo (“Let Me Tickle Your Fancy”). Devo!
  5. Prince Michael Jackson II (aka Blanket) The second most famous person to be dangled off a balcony, behind only Vanilla Ice.
  6. Tito Jackson Be honest: You mainly remember him because Tito is a cool name.
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    Tarvaris Jackson The Seahawks’ backup quarterback isn’t actually related to these Jacksons. Also, he’s not very good at playing quarterback.
  8. La Toya Jackson After a modest pop career and noted Playboy appearance, the wild card of the Jacksons mostly shows up on reality TV these days.
  9. Austin Brown Janet’s 30-year-old nephew is actually a moderately successful R&B singer-songwriter. Hooray comparative normalcy!
  10. Randy Jackson He’s not the American Idol judge, you guys! He was in the Jacksons!
  11. Randy Jackson This one’s the American Idol judge, you guys! But he’s not related, dawg!
  12. Marlon Jackson The self-proclaimed “dancing-est Jackson” during the Jackson 5’s peak. That distinction did not last.


3,786.  Joe Jackson Bad dad.


*Up until 1990.

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