- Name: La Toya Jackson
- Born: 05/29/1956 (64 years old)
- Occupation: Singer–songwriter, actress, activist, philanthropist, model, author, businesswoman, reserve police officer, television personality
La Toya Yvonne Jackson (born May 29, 1956) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman and television personality. The fifth and middle child of the Jackson family, Jackson first gained recognition on the family’s variety television series, The Jacksons, on CBS between 1976 and 1977. Thereafter, she saw success as a solo recording artist under multiple record labels in the 1980s and 1990s, including Polydor, Sony Music and RCA, where she released nine studio albums over the course of fifteen years. Her most successful releases in the United States were her self-titled debut album (1980) and the 1984 single “Heart Don’t Lie”. Jackson’s other songs include “If You Feel the Funk”, “Bet’cha Gonna Need My Lovin'”, “Hot Potato”, “You’re Gonna Get Rocked!” and “Sexbox”. Another one of Jackson’s songs, “Just Say No” from her fifth album was composed for US first lady Nancy Reagan and Reagan administration’s anti-drug campaign.
Birth Name: La Toya Yvonne Jackson
Alias: La Toya Yvonne Jackson
Genre: R&B, pop, dance
Birth Place: Gary, Indiana, U.S.
La Toya Jackson quotes :
I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.La Toya Jackson
I love my family and I miss them very much but I'm a new person now. I know a lot of people will not agree with what I've done, but it was right for me.LaToya Jackson
People had this image of the Jacksons as the perfect American family and I destroyed that image. But what people have to understand is writing that book was very healing for me.LaToya Jackson
I married him because he told me it was the only way he could protect me. If we were just manager and client, my family could do whatever they wanted to get me back, but if I was his wife, they couldn't.LaToya Jackson
I can't say it's not painful being estranged from most of my family. I wish it could be otherwise.LaToya Jackson
The end of the trial and the 'not guilty' verdicts on all counts, clearing Michael of all charges, mean that he can now concentrate on the future and his art.LaToya Jackson