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The-63-year-old Randall Jackson is an American bass player, singer, and music producer. He is best known for his work as a jury member of the American casting show American Idol and as a producer of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew.
How Much Money Does Randy Jackson Make?
In the beginning, he played in bands with Carlos Santana and Jerry García. In the early 1980s, he recorded three albums with Jean-Luc Ponty and the rock band Taxxi. From 1986 to 1987 he was a member of the rock band Journey.
As a bass guitarist, he worked with numerous musicians such as Tracy Chapman, Kenny G, Aldo Nova, Blue Öyster Cult, Jon Bon Jovi, Michael Bolton, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Brent Bourgeois, Billy Cobham, Marcus Deml, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Herbie Hancock, Imogen Heap, Ernie Isley, Billy Joel, Madonna, Richard Marx, George Michael, Stevie Nicks, Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters. He has also worked as a producer for Whitney Houston and *NSYNC, and as music director for Mariah Carey.
On March 11, 2008, Jackson released his first album called “Randy Jackson’s Music Club, Vol. 1”. His first single was Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow. In 2009 he collaborated with former American Idol finalist Kimberley Locke. In February 2010 he recorded the song We Are the World 25 for Haiti.
“Move every day. Like taking a shower and brushing your teeth. Make it a part of your everyday life.”
Jackson has been a jury member of the American casting show American Idol since 2002. He has worked with Paula Abdul (2002-2009), Simon Cowell (2002-2010), Kara DioGuardi (2009-2010), Ellen DeGeneres (2010), Jennifer Lopez (2011-2012) and Steven Tyler (2011-2012). In the twelfth season, the jury included the famous singers Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, and Keith Urban.
“The pop-star thing bores me because it’s somebody programming someone else. Stand over here, sing that, no, sing it like this, talk like that, when they ask you this, don’t say that, say this, hold that, drive this, stay here, live there – you’re not even a human being. You’re a puppet.”
America’s Best Dance Crew
Jackson is a producer of the TV show America’s Best Dance Crew on MTV. The first broadcast on American television was on February 7, 2008. The seventh season ended on June 13, 2012. Each week the different groups present their talents in choreography and dance skills before a group is selected by the jury. The winner will receive prize money of €100,000.
As of 2019, Randy Jackson’s net worth is estimated to be around 65 million dollars.
Jackson was born in 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His first marriage to Elizabeth Jackson, with whom he has a daughter named Taylor, was divorced in 1990. In 1995 he married Erika Riker. They have a daughter named Zoe and a son named Jordan. In 2003 he lost 52 kg after a gastric bypass operation. In February 2008 he announced on television that he had diabetes type 2.
As of 2019, Randy Jackson’s net worth is roughly $65 Million.
Randy Jackson Height, Age, Real Name
|Real Name||Randall Darius Jackson|
|Birthday||June 23, 1956|
|Birthplace||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States|
|Height||5’8″ – 1.73 m|
|Net worth||65 Million
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|Profession||Bassist, singer, record producer, entrepreneur, TV personality|
|Dead or Alive||Alive|