As the youngest of the iconic Jackson family, singer and actress Janet Jackson has certainly made a name for herself. She started off in television on shows such as The Jacksons and Good Times throughout the ’70s and early ’80s. In 1982, she signed a recording contract with A&M Records, thus beginning her very impressive music career.
Janet reached pop icon status thanks to her 1986 album Control, and her provocative lyrics made her a sex symbol. She continued to act in films, including Poetic Justice, and went on to simultaneously sign record-breaking contracts with Virgin Records.
As one of the best-selling music artists in history, Janet has redefined what it means to be a successful entertainer. To celebrate the star’s birthday, we reflect on how much her beauty has evolved through the years.
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