In the beginning, he shared a single bedroom with his five brothers.
Michael Jackson is one of the world's most successful dead celebrities.
His song "Billie Jean" was the first by a black artist to be played on MTV.
Michael Jackson's renowned dance style, the moonwalk, is supposed to have been inspired by the routine of mime artist Marcel Marceau.
Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson appeared in the most expensive video for "Scream," which cost $7,000,000.
Michael Jackson holds the record for being the most-awarded artist of all time. He has 23 World Records, 13 Grammy Awards, 26 American Music Awards, 40 Billboard Awards to his name.
At Neverland Ranch, police found some images of nude youngsters and tortured animals.
According to one report, he earned $2.1 billion in his lifetime and blew it all.