Michael Jackson – the name does not need any introduction. He is the ruler of rock & roll, the king of billions hearts and an singer & dancer. Here are some of the interesting and lesser known facts about the God of rock & roll himself.
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- Michael Jackson was a billionaire at age of just 18.
- The favorite cartoon character of Michael Jackson was Pinocchio.
- Elizabeth Taylor nicknamed Michael Jackson ‘The King of the Pop’.
- Jackson patented (& invented) special boots called Anti-gravity boots that he used for popular ‘lean’ in his famous music video ‘Smooth Criminal’.
- Michael Jackson in his life sponsored the education of 10,000 underprivileged kids.
- He suffered a rare genitical disease termed as Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
- The famous song ‘Heal the World’ by Michael Jackson became the ‘World Peace Anthem’ by UN in the year 1992.
- Michael Jackson has not one but two stars on the prestigious Hollywood’s ‘Walk of Fame’. One was for himself while second as a part of band Jackson Five.
- He was very ticklish
- Middle name of Michael Jackson was Joseph.
- Michael Jackson was extremely fond of Mexican Food
- Date of birth of this king of Pop is 29th August, 1958
- Jackson had won 13 Grammy awards
- Michael Jackson once played the role of a Scare-Crow in the Wiz (the movie version of famous the Wizard of Oz).
- Michael Jackson was a pure vegetarian
- Jackson is Godfather to Micheal (son of Barry Gibb’s) and Nicole Richie
- Jackson’s father used to work in a steel mill