Paris Jackson: Life in the Spotlight and Pursuing a Music Career
Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late Michael Jackson, has experienced the glare of the spotlight since her birth. Now, at 22 years old, Paris is following her own path in the music industry and opening up about her life as the child of the “King of Pop.”
Michael Jackson’s Legacy and Family Life
Michael Jackson was immersed in the entertainment world from a young age, performing with his brothers in the Jackson Five and raised by a strict father who disciplined his children harshly.
He passed away in 2009, leaving behind a family that continues to attract media attention, particularly his children, who have faced scrutiny from the paparazzi.
Paris Jackson’s early life was kept private; she and her siblings were homeschooled and protected from public exposure.
A Cultured and Grounded Upbringing
In a conversation with Naomi Campbell, Paris discussed her father’s influence on their upbringing, ensuring they were “cultured” and well-educated by introducing them to various parts of the world. She also emphasized the importance of earning things rather than feeling entitled to them.
“[Michael Jackson] made sure we were cultured and educated, exposing us to different parts of the world.” – Paris Jackson
Michael Jackson’s death occurred when Paris was just 11 years old, resulting in her and her brothers being placed under the legal care of their grandmother, Katherine Jackson, as per Michael’s will.
Public Appearances and Memories of Her Father
Paris spoke at her father’s televised memorial service and, along with her brothers, accepted a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award for Michael at the Grammy Awards in 2010. She has also appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, discussing her father and describing him as a great cook and a normal dad.
Embracing Her Own Music Career
As Paris Jackson steps into the music industry, she carries with her the legacy of her father, the “King of Pop,” and the values he instilled in her.
With a cultured and grounded upbringing, Paris is set to make her own mark in the world of entertainment.