Jaafar Jackson is a rising singer and dancer, same his uncle Michael Jackson. The Michael Jackson biopic keeps it in the family, as Jaafar plays his uncle in the upcoming Antoine Fuqua-directed movie. This will be Jaafar’s first significant onscreen role.
Although there isn’t a confirmed release date for Michael as of this writing, CNN Entertainment said that production on the film would start sometime this year. Michael Jackson’s son Prince wrote on his Instagram handle that Jaafar has been working his a– off and that he knew that Jaafar would do an amazing job appearing Michael in the film.
With that announcement, people are eager to know more about the Jackson family. So, here’s everything you need to know about Jaafar’s parents.
Meet Jaafar Jackson’s Parents – Jermaine Jackson and Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza
Jaafar Jackson was born on July 25, 1996, to his parents, Jermaine Jackson (father) and Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza (mother). His father is a member of the famous Jackson family and one of the original members of The Jackson 5. Also, he was the second vocalist behind Michael when the band was in its prime.
Likewise, Jermaine is a successful singer, songwriter, and record producer in his own right and has released numerous albums throughout his career. Jaafar’s parents tied the knot in 1995 and had one other child together besides Jaafar, whose name is Jermajesty Jermaine Jackson. He was born one year after his parents married, on July 25, 1996. However, Alejandra and Jermaine are no longer together, as they divorced in May 2003.
Jaafar is part of the larger Jackson family, widely famous as one of the most successful musical families in history. Other notable family members include Tito Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Jackie Jackson, and Randy Jackson, all of The Jackson 5. Jaafar has a close relationship with his family and often shares pictures and updates about his life on social media. He has said that he is proud to be part of such a musical legacy and that his family’s achievements inspire him in the music industry.
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What Is Jaafar Jackson’s Ethnicity?
Jaafar Jackson was born to his parents, who have African-American descent. From his parents’ side, Jaafar’s ethnicity is also mixed with Afro-American. In the same way, the Jackson family also has a European heritage.
Furthermore, Jaafar holds American nationality, and he stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches. His fans are gradually increasing, and people’s concerns regarding his career and net worth.
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Explore Jaafar Jackson’s Career and Net Worth
Jaafar Jackson is a talented personality, and he can sing and dance just like his late uncle. Jackson released the music video for his song named Got Me Singing in 2019. As per his IMDb profile, Jaafar began his music career at 12 years old and can play the piano.
In his early days, Jackson was interested in sports and wanted to be a professional golfer. Later, he followed in his family’s footsteps and became an entertainer. Now, he is on the way to making his acting debut by playing his uncle in the biopic will be his first onscreen role.
In the same way, he has also appeared in several family-oriented projects. As of 2023, Jaafar has an estimated net worth of $5 Million. After making his onscreen debut, his income will rise in the coming years.