Michael Jackson died 8 Years Ago!! Check Out Some Random Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!!

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Michael Jackson died 8 Years Ago !! Check Out Some Random Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!!

It’s almost hard to believe it has been 8 years already since the King of Pop passed away. Michael Jackson definitely left his mark on the whole world. He was and still remains one of the talented, most  influential, and amazing entertainers to EVER step foot on a stage…..EVER!!!

So, in honor of his legacy, I’ve decide to share a few random facts about the artist we all love and miss.

Check Out Some Random Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!!

Seventh of nine children

“Thriller” is the worldwide best selling album of all time.

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Billie Jean was the first video by a black artist to air on MTV

The largest television audience in US history watched him perform at half time during the 1993 Super Bowl

Began performing at age 5

He is godfather to Nicole Richie

He married Elvis Presley’s daughter, Lisa-Marie Presley

He has 23 Guinness World Records, 40 Billboard Awards, 13 Grammys, and 26 American Music Awards

Created the most expensive video ever for “Scream” with a price tag of $7,000,000.

Paid$47 million for the publishing rights to the Beatles back catalogue in 1985 and sold a share of to Sony in 1995 for $95 million

Big fan of The Three Stooges

He was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness

His Neverland Ranch was valued at $100 million

Macauley Culkin is godfather of his two children

He plays the Scarecrow in “The Wiz.”

He recorded a voice-over on The Simpsons


 

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