Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, composer, dancer, and philanthropist who lived from August 29, 1958, through June 25, 2009. He is acknowledged as one of the most influential cultural leaders of the 20th century and is known as the “King of Pop.”
His contributions to dance, fashion, music, and his publicized personal life over the course of a four-decade career elevated him to a universally recognized figure in popular culture. Jackson had an impact on musicians in a variety of musical genres.
Through his stage and video performances, he popularized difficult dance moves like the robot and the moonwalk, which he also gave their names to. He holds the record for the most awards ever given to a single musician.
Michael Jackson had a $500 million net worth before dying. However, he went bankrupt after requesting a $380 million loan from Bank of America to finance his lifestyle