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Michael Jackson Net Worth How Rich is Michael Jackson?

Michael Jackson


Net worth

$ 600 Million Dollars


Michael Jackson was a pop star. Michael Jackson Net Worth has been in billions while he was alive. Michael Jackson was 7th child of his parents born on August 29, 1958 in Gary Indiana United States of America.

Michael Jackson Net Worth sources;

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Michael Jackson net worth has been earned from different sources like singing, acting, dancing, endorsements and merchandise. Though most of the Michael Jackson net worth is earned from singing but still proportion earned from other sources can never be set aside.

Those sources are the reason why still after his death in year 2009 his net worth is being added through different resources other than singing.

Michael Jackson net worth and start of his career;

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  • Michael Jackson started his career as a singer in very young age. He was only 10 years old when he gave his first professional performance. He gave this performance in year 1968 with his brothers as a member of band named as Jackson 5.

Michael Jackson net worth from music albums;

  • Michael Jackson though youngest in that band but he started his solo singing in very young age. In year 1971 when he was just 13 years old he started singing solo.
  • He gave his first song album in year 1979 with the title of “off the wall”. It was his first music album which earned so much fame in all over the world. This album contributed in Michael Jackson net worth a large share. The idea of the album’s contribution can be taken from this fact that round about 20 million copies of the album were sold in the year of its release. This album is regarded as the bestselling album of Michael Jackson.
  • Other almost all albums of the said singer got world level popularity and added a large proportion in his wealth and increased Michael Jackson net worth to its peak in that time.
  • Most of those albums are ranked high in bestselling albums in the world. One of those is “Thriller” which is still bestselling album for all the times and added a tremendously large proportion in his net worth.
  • Michael Jackson net worth consists of a large proportion of other albums as well like that earned from Bad, Dangerous and History etc.

Michael Jackson net worth from different endorsements;

Michael Jackson net worth also contains a large proportion from other endorsements.

Other than track recorder the said celebrity was also an actor a dancer and he also had done a number of concert tours.

These number of activities were also paying a lot in the Michael Jackson net worth.

As a big endorsement Michael Jackson also had 50% share in Sony/ATV against 1 billion dollars which is one if the bigger investment of his life paying back him till now, even after his death in year 2009.

Michael Jackson net worth from Merchandise:

 The said personality did not only invested in the profession as he also invested in various manufacturing lines like those of sneakers, clothes and video games.

This is another investment of Michael Jackson which is paying him back till present and Michael Jackson net worth is increasing after his death.

Michael Jackson net worth year vise;

According to Forbes Michael Jackson had monetized his fame at its best. During his adult solo career he had earned 1.1 billion dollars from solely the singing if this amountis adjusted for inflation it could be 2 billion dollars.

If we have a look on Michael Jackson net worth in every year of his career it becomes as follows;

  • In 1979 he earned a net worth of 4 million dollars.
  • It became 9 million dollars in year 1980.
  • In next year,1981 it reached the level of 5 million dollars lower from that of previous year.
  • Michael Jackson net worth was 6 million dollars in 1982.
  • In 1983 it was as rather higher that it rose more than 7 times and reached 43 billion dollars.
  • In 1984 it became comparatively higher as 91 million dollars more than double of that of previous year.
  • In 1985 he earned a lower amount comparatively, which was 37 million dollars.
  • In year 1986 it reached again to 20 million dollars.
  • In 1987 there was slightly increased amount like 67 million dollars.
  • In 1988 Michael Jackson earned 37 million dollars.
  • In 1989 he had 37 million dollars as his net worth. It was again lower one.
  • In 1990 Michael Jackson net worth was 34 million dollars.
  • In 1991 he earned 35 million dollars.
  • In 1992 Michael Jackson net worth was 64 million dollars.
  • In year 1993 was again very low as it was only 19 million dollars.
  • In year 1995 it was almost 118 million dollars which is highest net worth in his whole career.
  • In year 1996 it was 71 million dollars.
  • In year 1997 he had 42 million dollars in his net worth.
  • In next year, 1998 he had earned very low comparatively as it went down to only 18 million dollars.
  • In year 1999 he earned 17 million dollars.
  • He had 18 million dollars in his net worth in year 2000.
  • Michael Jackson had 34 million dollars in 2001 as his net worth.
  • In year 2002 the said singer had approximately 19 million dollars.
  • In year 2003 he had earned 21 million dollars.
  • In year 2004 the pop king earned almost 20 million dollars in his net worth.
  • In year 2005 he had total wealth of 23 million dollars.
  • In next year, 2006 he had net income of 19 million dollars.
  • 2 years before his death he had 19 million dollars as his net worth of year 2007.
  • In year 2008 Michael Jackson net worth was 14 million dollar.
  • Right in the year of his death he had 1.1 billion dollars as his net worth which if we adjust for inflation becomes 2 billion dollars.

Michael Jackson net worth, his debts and spending;

It is said that the singer was fond of spending. According to an estimate he spent 30 million dollars per year. Pop star was fond of antiques, expensive clothing and jewels etc.

Pop king had hundreds of awards and billions in net worth.