Name: Michael Joseph Jackson
Date of birth: August 29, 1958
Star sign: Virgo
Place of birth: Gary, Indiana, USA
Parents: Joseph and Katherine Jackson
Brothers Sigmund, Toriano, Jermaine, Marlon, Steven
Sisters Rebbie, Janet, and La-Toya
Favourite colours: Red and black
Shoe size: 42
Michael Jackson is one of the biggest pop stars ever.
He's sold millions of records, set trends in music, dance and fashion. He's been famous for 30 years.
In 1982 he released the album Thriller. It sold 47 million copies, it's the most successful album of all time.