La Toya Jackson is known as an American singer, actress, and television personality. She is most famous for being a member of the Jackson Family.
La Toya Yvonne Jackson was born on May 29, 1956 in Gary, IN. She was born to Joseph and Katherine Jackson. She has ten kin and she is the fifth of them. Her most popular siblings are Michael and Janet Jackson. She was known to be modest. In 1965, her mom turned into a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses and this made her, alongside her kin to pursue in the faith. She would go with her mom to church whenever possible. At the point when she was 16, she followed her siblings in the spotlight with a dancing routine. Her father orchestrated them to perform shows in Las Vegas, among different urban communities.
Jackson went to Montclair College Preparatory School and later went to Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy.
Layota appeared on CBS with the TV series, The Jacksons in 1976 and 1977. During the 1980s and 1990s, she released nine studio album collections teaming up with Polydor, Sony Music, and RCA. Her collection, Heart Don't Lie which was released in 1984 was a success in her singing career.
Her other hit melodies include “If You Feel the Funk”, “Bet’cha Gonna Need My Lovin'”, “Hot Potato”, “You’re Gonna Get Rocked!” and “Sexbox”.
Her career started sliding during the 1990s, alongside her own personal life which was taking a terrible turn. Her chances in entertainment started to dry up and she had to deal with a rocky marriage. She took a break for a couple of years. She chose to return into the business in 2004 with her singles, Just Wanna Dance and Free the World.
She partook in the 4th season of The Celebrity Apprentice in 2011. In the same year, she was working on her play, Starting Over.
Jackson was asked to play a character known as Alien on a new show called the Masked Singer in 2019. In October 2019, the devoted fans of the Masked Singer were disappointed when one of the panelists, Jenny McCarthy said on Twitter that the show was going on a break.
In 1989, Jackson was married to Jack Leon Gordon. He was an American businessperson and entertainment director. She expressed that she was pushed into getting married to Jack. They later separated in 1997. She has one child named Oche Jackson. Jackson is currently in a romance with Jeffré Phillips.
Last Modified: Oct 13, 2021