|Born||August 29, 1958|
|Died||June 25, 2009|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Songwriter, Dancer|
Michael Jackson was an American entertainer known worldwide for his singing and dancing skills. Often called the "King of Pop," he was was one of the most successful and popular musicians of all time.
With a music career spanning over several decades, Jackson was widely considered one of the best musicians of all time. Some of his career highlights include two inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, several Guinness World Records, and the sale of over 750 million albums.
Unfortunately, Michael Jackson suffered a cardiac arrest on June 25, 2009. Paramedics were unable to treat him and he was pronounced dead two hours later.