Who Is Paris Jackson? Wiki, Actress, Net Worth, ‘Gringo’ & Facts To Know

Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris Jackson has quite an interesting story. Read on further to know everything about the actress, including her net worth.

Get to know Paris Jackson

The daughter of legendary superstar Michael Jackson celebrates her birthday on 3rd of April. Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson was born on April 3rd, 1998. She is an American actress, and model. She is the second child and only daughter of Michael Jackson and Debbie Rowe. Born with a golden spoon, Paris Jackson today has set out to make a life and career of her own. Let’s read everything there is to know about the starry-eyed beauty. Born in Beverly Hills, California, Jackson was named after the French city in which she was conceived. She is the middle child and the only daughter of singer Michael Jackson and younger child of Debbie Rowe. Paris Jackson has two siblings, one older brother, Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr. (“Prince”) and one younger half-brother, Prince Michael Jackson II. Jackson was raised by her father alone after he received the full custody rights following his divorce with Debbie Rowe in 1999. Rowe later revealed in an interview that she fully consented to this and it was her wish that the children be brought up by their father alone. Paris Jackson was raised at a Neverland Ranch along with her siblings. Her father made Elizabeth Taylor and Macaulay Culkin as her godparents. She along with her siblings were invited for an interview at the ‘Oprah Winfrey Show’ to speak about life after their father’s death. She and her brother Prince also accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2010 Grammy Awards on behalf of their deceased father. She and her brother Prince got their education from the Buckley School which was an exclusive private school in Sherman Oaks, California. She used to play flag football and softball and has also done some cheerleading until she left the school in the year 2013. In May 2012, Jackson made to the People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful list’. Jackson got into a mess some time back when she desired to put together a documentary chronicling the life of her father. The mode of funding was planned to be via crowdfunding, which received a lot of backlash from the public and eventually the plan of the online campaign was dropped. Whether a film is being made or not now is still unknown. In a sneak peek of the documentary, Paris revealed that her father had promised to teach her his famous dance move, the Moonwalk, but never had the chance. In January 2017, Jackson featured on the cover of Rolling Stone. In March 2017, Jackson signed a modeling contract with IMG Models.

Paris Jackson’s career before acting

Being born as the daughter of a celebrity is not easy. Paris Jackson always wanted to live the life of a typical American girl. To fulfill her desires, she even took up cheerleading in school. Apart from cheerleading, Jackson used to play softball, volleyball and football while in school. She also played drums and piano. Several times in her interviews, the actress has mentioned that she has the perfect genes to become a musician. She has received a lot of backlash from people and media citing that she only has a famous surname to her and nothing more. She is trying to prove the otherwise by setting up her own career. To prove her point, she learnt how to play drums and guitar. Although its really tough for her to reach her father’s level, she is trying her best.

The actress with a huge net worth is also a singer

Music runs in the genes of Paris Jackson and her father would be really proud to see her already writing songs. She is following the footsteps of her father and aspires to be a musician just like him. Jackson also has a great voice and sings her songs. She is still young and there is ample of time for her to prove herself. She has a very distinctive voice
and she has all that it takes to be a star. We will just have to wait and watch if she can make it big in her life.

Debut as an actress

In 2011, Jackson signed a deal to star in the children’s fantasy film, ‘Lundon’s Bridge and the Three Keys’. It was a story adapted from a book written by Dennis Christen. But after much discussion and delay, the film did not work out and the project got shelved. Paris Jackson made her feature film debut in the month of March this year with the film, ‘Gringo’. ‘Gringo’ is a 2018 American crime comedy film directed by Nash Edgerton and written by Anthony Tambakis and Matthew Stone. ‘Gringo’ features David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron (who also produced), Joel Edgerton (Nash’s brother), Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton, and Sharlto Copley. The plot centers around a mild-mannered businessman who is sent to Mexico to deliver an experimental marijuana pill. When he is kidnapped by the drug cartel he must escape alongside a hired mercenary. The film, ‘Gringo’ was released in the United States on March 9, 2018. ‘Gringo’ grossed $5 million in the United States and Canada, and $3.4 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $8.4 million. The film had average reviews. ‘Gringo’ was highly anticipated being the debut film of Paris Jackson. Her work in the film was highly appreciated. Paris Jackson is an IMG model with already 2.6 million Instagram followers and has been already seen on Fox’s music drama, ‘Star’. ‘Gringo’ marks Jackson’s big-screen breakthrough alongside an impressive cast of Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried and David Oyelowo. But even amidst such huge stars, Paris Jackson has managed to create a niche for herself. Her performance in the film in quite brief but very well done. It’s impossible to take your eyes off her. The director complimented her on her dressing sense and how she managed to get that’80-esque punk-rock look with the costume designer of the film. He also said, “It’s fascinating to watch what Jackson brings to even a small role. Paris is really talented,” says Edgerton. “And the camera loves her.”

Net worth of actress Paris Jackson

Paris Jackson tends to make headlines everytime she is seen at a public event because of her famous ancestry. She recently attended the Melbourne Cup and the media had a feast! The net worth of Paris Jackson is estimated to be around $100 million dollars. A huge chunk of her net worth can be credited to the 2016 sale of the estate previously owned by Michael Jackson and also his 50% stake in the Sony/ATV music publishing company. Michael Jackson did not only own the 50% stake but also the rights to a last wealth of popular songs. This 50% stake was bought back by Sony last year after paying $750 million. This was done to maximise the value of Michael Jackson’s estate so that his children can benefit. Paris Jackson received some of her inheritance on turning 18 and she will receive the next big chunk when she turns 30. Sespite owning such a huge net worth Paris Jackson lives quite modestly. She moved out of her grandma Katherine’s house to live in the old family estate. She is stated to be living in the private studio where her father demoed the hit, ‘Beat It’. The main Jackson house in Encino, Los Angeles is empty currently. The studio where she currently puts up is decently sized just like an apartment. Paris Jackson made it very cosy and decorated it really well. “There is a picture of Kurt Cobain in the bathroom, a Smashing Pumpkins poster on the wall, a laptop with Against Me! and NeverEnding Story stickers, psychedelic paisley wall hangings, lots of fake candles,” says Rolling Stone on a visit to her studio.

Paris Jackson’s boyfriends

Jackson was dating Chester Castellaw, a professional soccer player. The internet had exploded trying to figure out if they were dating or just friends. They were dating but unfortunately, the relationship between Paris and Chester didn’t last. The couple began dating in 2015 and separated at the end of 2015. Chester Castellaw even deleted all the pics of model and actress Paris Jackson from his social media platforms. That made the former model, Paris, feel even more depressed. But soon she found a partner in Michael Snoddy. Paris Jackson dated drummer Michael Snoddy for a year until February 2017. Michael Snoddy works as a Drummer. Snoddy works as a drummer and dedicated to music. The 26-year-old plays with the percussion band ‘Street Drum Corps’. Street Drum Corps is a world-renowned, high energy, drum and percussion show formed in Los Angeles in 2004. Paris Jackson was in a relationship with Michael Snoddy. While they were together, he used to be present for many of her interviews. The model and only daughter of the late Michael Jackson turned 20 some time back and celebrated her birthday at sbe’s HYDE Sunset in West Hollywood with her elder brother Prince Jackson and many other celebrity friends such as Paris Hilton, Chris Brown and Ashlee Simpson Ross and husband Evan Ross. Chris Brown particularly clicked with Paris, and over the years they’ve got really close. Chris Brown thinks of Paris as being his little sister, and has been there for her during some really tough times. So, when it comes down to it, Chris Brown and Paris are just friends. There’s absolutely nothing romantic going on between Paris and Chris, much to the dismay of fans and the media. The internet was abuzz with the possibility of Jackson dating Chris Brown but later it was revealed that Chris Brown is only a good friend and nothing more. Jackson has posted a lot of pics of her birthday celebration with her siblings and Chris Brown. She looked cute in pink on her birthday and has uploaded several pics of her cutting her birthday cake. There are also some pics of her posing with her brother and Chris Brown during her birthday celebration. Her birthday celebration was very cute and very personal and celebrities like Jackson enjoy their personal moments on their birthdays and other special occasions celebrating with close friends and family.

Rumors regarding the actress’s biological father

Growing up, Jackson came across a lot of rumors regarding her unusual upbringing and also about the proof of Michael Jackson being her biological father. Paris Jackson was very perturbed by these rumors and during an interview with The Rolling Stones, she cleared all of them, “He is my father. He will always be my father. He never wasn’t, and he will never not be. People that knew him very well say that they see him in me, that is the most scary,” she said. “I consider myself black. [Michael] would look me in the eyes and he’d point his finger at me and he’d be like, ‘You’re black. Be proud of your roots.’” Paris Jackson was raised by her grandma Katherine Jackson after her mother Debbie Rowe divorced Michael Jackson after three years of marriage and gave up the custody rights to him. After her father’s death in 2009, Paris and her mum have grown closer in recent years, with Paris supporting Debbie after her breast cancer diagnosis last year. Paris believes that her father’s death was a carefully planned murder and that during his time, her father has told her many times about the bad people wanting to kill him. Till this day, many people disagree to what the cause of Michael Jackson’s death was. Officially, his personal physician Conrad Murray was charged with involuntary manslaughter for subscribing Michael Jackson too much propofol, lorazepam, and midazolam.

Interesting facts about actress Paris Jackson

Here are some interesting facts about Paris Jackson: * During her childhood, Jackson along with her siblings often used to wear masks during public outings with their father to hide their faces from the public. * In an interview, her mother Debbie Rowe said that it was her idea that children should hide their faces. Rowe also said that this precaution was taken because she used to receive kidnap threats when Prince and Paris were babies. * After her father’s death in 2009, her grandmother Katherine was declared the permanent guardian of her and her brothers, while her mother Rowe obtained visitation rights only. * Jackson made her first television appearance in the documentary, ‘Living with Michael Jackson’ alongside her father and her brothers, although the faces of the children were not shown. * Jackson was portrayed by Brooklynn Proulx in the 2004 television biopic ‘Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story’. * On June 25, 2009 after her father’s death at the mansion, Jackson spoke through tears for the very first time about her father with her family onstage, saying, “I just want to say…Ever since I was born, Daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine. And I just want to say I love him… so much.” * In June 2012, Paris had made a guest appearance on the Oprah Winfrey series, ‘Next Chapter’, where she spoke about her childhood and her experience as a victim of cyberbullying. * She loves tattoos and on the subject of her tattoos, Paris has said, “The craftsmanship of tattoos will always be a controversy. some people like them, some people absolutely hate them. I appreciate art, I always have. especially when that art means something to me.”

Paris Jackson had some issues growing up

Being the daughter of the King of Pop, Paris Jackson faced a lot of media attention. Like any other normal kid, Paris Jackson has her ups and downs, but in general, her life appears to be an inspiration. Growing up, she faced a lot of problems. Jackson was a victim of cyberbullying. She had a massive breakdown late in 2016, which she shared later with her Instagram followers. Paris said, “I don’t get why I am such an easy target. I try to be nice to everybody that I meet. I give everyone a chance.” She got so scared and depressed by the cyberbullying that she tried to commit suicide. She had a lot of insecurities, mixed with harsh haters’ words and loneliness which led to a suicide attempt in 2013. Paris Jackson cut her wrists and swallowed about 20 Motrin PM pills. Her family came to her survival and she has risen up stronger ever since. One of the most depressing things about Paris’ life is the fact that her beloved father is dead. Michael Jackson never wanted his kids to be the victim of the dirty media. So, he made his children wear a mask whenever they were in public places. Although it was very uncomfortable, it was the best way to keep the paparazzi away. Paris Jackson along with her brothers had a comfortable and normal upbringing in the family ranch. The Neverland Ranch had huge grounds of an amusement park, zoo, and a huge movie theater located a few steps away from her massive house. But in spite of all this, Jackson felt that she was not as lucky as other children growing up because she missed on freedom. One of the biggest tragedies that Paris Jackson faced was sexual violence and that too when she was just 14 years old. She revealed that it was one of the reasons why she tried to commit suicide. However, Paris Jackson did not want to talk about this experience. “I don’t wanna give too many details. But it was not a good experience at all, and it was really hard for me, and, at the time, I didn’t tell anybody.”

The actress with a huge net worth has Godparents

Elizabeth Taylor and Macaulay Culkin are probably the best godparents’ duo in the world. Both of them were good friends of Michael Jackson, so he chose them to be the godparents of Paris Jackson, his only daughter. There were some rumors about Michael Jackson spending too much time with Culkin at the ranch when he was a kid and that Jackson abused him when he was a kid but there is no evidence to that.

Net worth of her father before he died

Michael Jackson was crowned king again by becoming the highest-earning deceased celebrity last year. The late King of Pop earned $75 million between October 2016 and October 2017 which was calculated by Forbes’. He appeared on the Top Earning Dead Celebrities of 2017 list. It is Jackson’s fifth consecutive time to top the list. Last year, he garnered a reported $825 million, according to Forbes, “the highest annual total for any entertainer dead or alive,” which was because of the sale of his half of the Sony/ATV catalogue. When Jackson died in 2009, he had a net worth of an estimated $500 million.

Net worth of her sibling Blanket Jackson

Prince Michael “Blanket” Jackson II is the third child of pop legend Michael Jackson. Prince Michael “Blanket” Jackson was born on February 21st, 2002. He is the third child of the late Michael Jackson. In 2015, he changed his name from Blanket to Bigi Jackson. The real identity of Prince’s biological mother who was a surrogate is unknown. Blanket was just seven years old when his father, Michael Jackson, died on June 25, 2009. His grandmother, Katherine Jackson, became his legal guardian after that, along with the guardian of his siblings, Michael Joseph and Paris Jackson. Blanket attends a private school in California. He is allegedly the only biological child of the pop star because of the marked similarity but no confirmation has ever been made on this. Blanket Jackson has a net worth of $100 million dollars. He will inherit his trust fund when he turns 30 years of age. His trust fund will turn $300 million by that time.

Net worth of Prince Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., nicknamed “Prince,” is the first child of the late pop star Michael Jackson. He was born on February 13, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., popularly known as “Prince,” is the first child of pop star Michael Jackson. His biological mother is Debbie Rowe, the ex wife of Michael Jackson. Michael Jr. completed his graduation from the Buckley School in 2015. Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., nicknamed “Prince,” was born in Los Angeles, California. Michael’s father, Michael Jackson the legendary King of Pop, suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Los Angeles on June 25, 2009. He died shortly after that, at the age of 50. After his father’s death, Michael Jr., who was 12 years old at the time, was legally under the guardianship of his grandmother, Katherine Jackson. Katherine Jackson became the legal guardian of Michael Jackson’s other siblings, Paris Michael Katherine and Prince Michael “Blanket” Jackson, also. Michael Jr. and his siblings managed to stay out of the public spotlight, and have appeared publicly very few times since Michael Jackson’s death. However, Michael Jr., Paris and Blanket spoke for the first time to their father’s fans in 2009, during his funeral service. They spoke again at the Grammy Awards in January 2010, accepting a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of their father. Prince said in an interview after his father’s death, “As we were growing up my dad always said, ‘I really don’t care what you do in life, as long as you’re happy doing it and you’re the best at what you do. If you want to be a janitor at a high school, you should be the best janitor that you can be,” Jackson revealed. “So, I think that he would always be the supporting figure to me and my siblings and support us in all the endeavors that we try.” The net worth of Prince Jackson is estimated to be around $100 million.

Paris Jackson has her official page on Instagram wherein she uploads her recent randomly taken pics, pics from her modeling shoots as well as pics from her movies and events. Her fans have also uploaded a lot of her pics on Instagram and the Instagram is full of the beauty queens pics. There are a lot of pics of her siblings on Instagram too. There is an official page of Michael Jackson too on Instagram wherein one can find a lot of pics of the legendary superstar. One can follow Paris Jackson on Instagram @parisjackson and to see Michael Jackson’s pics on Instagram visit @michaeljackson.