KJ real name Kattie B. Screws is the Matriarch of the Jackson family. She is famous for being the mother of Michael Jackson. Katherine Esther Jackson was born with health issues as when she was at the age of 2 years, she suffered from polio that left her with a lifelong limp. On this page we will provide you all details about Katherine like her height, age, weight, date of birth, boyfriend/husband name, father name, mother name, net worth, education, likes, dislikes, Favorite things, Body Measurement, dramas name, movies name, affairs, scandal, awards, hometown, star sign, body facts, Religion and much more.
Katherine Jackson Height, Weight, Age, Body Measurement, Education, Husband, Family, Biography
Katherine Esther Jackson or Kattie B. Screws
Nick Name (if available)
Matriarch of the Jackson family
May 4, 1930
Clayton, Alabama, USA
East Chicago, Indiana, USA
Washington High School, East Chicago, Indiana
College/ University Name
High School Graduate
Jehovah’s Witnesses (converted from Baptist)
Family Member Details Father, Mother & Boyfriend
Prince Albert Screws
Martha Screws, Name Not Known (Step-mother)
Joe Jackson (m. 1949-till his death in 2018)
Sons – Michael Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Randy Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Brandon Jackson
Daughters – Janet Jackson, La Toya Jackson, Rebbie Jackson, Joh’Vonnie Jackson
Body Statistics Height, Age, Weight, Body Measurements
88 years old as in 2018
5 feet 1 inches in meter 1.55 m
80 kg in pounds 176 lbs
Money Factor, Salary & Net Worth
Facts About Katherine Jackson
Katherine Jackson does not smoke or drink alcohol.
KJ was born with health issues as when she was at the age of 2 years, she suffered polio that left her with a lifelong limp.
Her father changed her name from “Kattie” to “Katherine,” when she reached at the age of 4 years and moved to Indiana with his family where she spent the majority of her childhood.
She was always attracted by the glamour world and wanted to become a country singer or an actress.
When she was at the age of teen her parents divorced.
When she was studying at the Washington High School, she met an already married person named Joe Jackson at the age of 17. After two years when Jackson divorced his first wife, they tied their knot. They moved to Gary, Indiana, after getting married and lived there for around 16 years with their 9 children.
Katherine had an emergency Caesarian operation to give birth to her twins named Brandon and Marlon Jackson who were premature several weeks, but unfortunately, after one day of birth Brandon died (on March 13, 1957).
When they were at Gary, Joe at U.S. Steelwork as a crane operator, while she was a homemaker.
Her husband worked as a group manager with their sons in a musical group named “The Jackson 5” in the 1960s, where she was group’s designer.
The Jackson 5 achieved quick success and became the first American group to be on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.
In the early 1970s When she came to know that Joe had committed adultery multiple times her marriage to Joe was on the rocks. She filed for divorce on March 9, 1973, in Los Angeles, but because of her children, she later changed her decision. The next year, on August 30, 1974, she came to know about the birth of Joe’s daughter named Joh’Vonnie Jackson, from her Ex-girlfriend Cheryl Terrell. She was fed up with Joe’s impossible behavior and affair with Cheryl while raising Joh’Vonnie. So, in 1982 she again tried to divorce Joe but again leave the idea because of her family.
In 1990, she released the autobiography titled named ‘My Family, The Jacksons’.
She is very well-known as the father of the International Pop Star, Michael Jackson, The King of Pop.
After her husband good earnings as a group manager her family then moved from Indiana to California and shifted to a mansion in Encino.
Under mysterious circumstances, her son Michael Jackson, the international pop star was found dead on June 25, 2009.
After Michael’s death, in 2010, she released the book titled, ‘Never Can Say Goodbye: The Katherine Jackson Story, to share the truth about Michael Jackson, her misunderstood son.
She received about 40% of her son Michael Jackson’s mammoth estate/net worth.
The estate of Michael Jackson bought the Calabasas, California’s home in 2011, where she lives with Michael’s children named Paris Jackson, Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Prince Michael Jackson II.
Katherine Jackson Biography:
Katherine Jackson was born on May 4, 1930, in Clayton, Alabama, USA. Her age is 88 years old as in 2018 and her star sign is Taurus. Her father name is Prince Albert Screws and mother name is not known Martha Screws (Step-mother). She has one younger sister. She completed her education at Washington High School, East Chicago, Indiana. She is a Non-Vegetarian. Her exact address is A mansion in Calabasas, California. Singing and cooking includes in her hobbies. Her favorite songs are “Man of War” by Jackson 5 and “Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson. Her car collection is Mercedes-Benz. Her husband name is Joe Jackson (m. 1949-till his death in 2018) and they got married on November 5, 1949. She has seven sons named Michael Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Randy Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Brandon Jackson and Janet Jackson, La Toya Jackson, Rebbie Jackson, Joh’Vonnie Jackson. Katherine Jackson height is 5 feet 1 inches in meter 1.55 m and her weight is 80 kg in pounds 176 lbs.