Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson

  1. Singer

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October 29, 1961
United States
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In The Beginning

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana on June 23, 1956, Randall Matthew Jackson was born. He is the son of Julia Jackson, a stay-at-home mom and Herman Jackson, a foreman at a plant. He began playing bass guitar when he was only thirteen. Since he was the youngest of three children, Randy would have to find his fun elsewhere. He would even sneak out of his parent's house so he could go and play the bass guitar at the music clubs in town. Once he was done with high school, he went to Southern University to get a degree in music. He graduated in 1979 where he hit the road running to become a professional musician. He was in Journey for three years and then went on to record with Mariah Carey, Jerry Garcia, Bruce Springsteen and even Madonna. After many years of working, he turned to production. He became an executive with Columbia Records and then MCA Records.

Career Accomplishments

While he was still working as a musician Randy was asked by Keith Richards to play bass guitar for Whoopi Goldberg’s comedy “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” There he worked with Aretha Franklin and was even in the music video. Afterward, he mostly worked as a sessions artist where he worked for Steve Lukather, Maze and Kenny G. After having recorded for many years, Randy began to expand his reach as a producer and tour manager. He was seen on tour with Mariah Carey where he also played bass. He Produced for Whitney Houston and Dionne Farris.  After American Idol, Randy released “Randy Jackson’s Music Club, Volume One.” On the album, he created two top singles. One was with Paula Abdul titles Dance “Like There’s No Tomorrow” and the other was with Katherine McPhee and Elliot Yamin titled “Real Love.” He also

Most Known For

Randy, of course, was one of the first three judges to appear on American Idol back in 2002. While Paula Abdul left the show in 2009 and Simon Cowell left in 2010, Randy hung on to judge with Kara DioGuardi, Jennifer Lopez, Ellen DeGeneres, Nicki Minaj, Steven Tyler, Keith Urban and his old friend Mariah Carey. As the seasons went on, Randy was only ever used as a mentor to the contestants to make way for new judges on the panel.

Where Is He Now?

In 2013 Randy decided to leave American Idol so he could explore other opportunities including his radio program, Randy Jackson’s Hit List. There he gives listeners the behind the scenes look at Urban AC and Mainstream AC top 40 hits. He also lets American Idol lovers backstage on Artist Underground.

Randy Jackson Net Worth

Net Worth
Net Worth in 2021 $50 Million
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Randy Jackson Profile

Basic Info
Full Real Name Randy Jackson
Date of Birth
October 29, 1961
Age 59
Birthday 29-Oct
Yers of Birth 1961
Nick Name N/A
Family Name N/A
Birth Place Gary, IN
Residence N/A
Gender Male
Profession Singer
Country United States
Nationality American
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Religion N/A

Randy was married to Elizabeth Jackson until 1990. Together they had one daughter whom they named Taylor. Five years later he met and married his current wife, Erika Riker. Together they brought into the world their daughter Zoe and later their son Jordan. Recently Randy received gastric bypass surgery where a band was fitted around his organ. He ended up losing a hundred fifteen pounds which otherwise would have been very difficult for him as he suffers from type 2 diabetes.

Personal Life
Marital Status N/A
Partner N/A
Spouse Elizabeth Jackson, Erika Riker
No Of Children 3
Son(s) Steven Randall Jackson, Jr.
Daughter(s) Stevanna Jackson, Genevieve Katherine Jackson
Physical Stats
Height (in feets) 5 Feet 8 Inches
Height (in meters) 1.73 m
Weight (in kgs) 70 KG
Weight (in lbs) 154 lbs
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Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
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Father Herman Jackson
Mother Katherine Jackson
Brother(s) 6
Sister(s) 4
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Grandmother N/A
Sun Sign Scorpio
Star Sign Scorpio
Birth Sign Duality Passive
Birth Sign Modality Fixed Water
Highest Qulification N/A
University Southern University and A&M College
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High School N/A
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