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Randy Jackson

Biography

Television show web host who became referred to as the supportive judge on American Idol as well as the professional maker of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Team. He was a musician in rings for Santana and Jerry Garcia. He created the enjoyable dance craze display, ABDC, on MTV, and received a Grammy Honor for his are a maker. He divorced Elizabeth Jackson, with whom he previously one daughter called Taylor, in 1990. In 1995, he wedded Erika Riker, with whom he previously a daughter called Zoe and a child called Jordan. He performed bass for Madonna throughout her recording Just like a Prayer.

Quick Facts


Full Name Randy Jackson
Date Of Birth October 29, 1961
Place Of Birth Gary, IN
Height 1.73 m
Weight 100 Pounds
Profession Pop Singer
Education Southern University and A&M College
Nationality American
Spouse Erika Riker, Elizabeth Jackson
Children Stevanna Jackson, Genevieve Katherine Jackson, Steven Randall Jackson, Jr., Blame It on the Boogie, Enjoy Yourself, Shake Your Body
Parents Joe Jackson, Katherine Jackson, Blame It on the Boogie, Enjoy Yourself, Shake Your Body
Siblings Blame It on the Boogie, Enjoy Yourself, Shake Your Body, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, La Toya Jackson, Tito Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Rebbie Jackson, Brandon Jackson, Joh'Vonnie Jackson
Music Groups Journey, Breakfast Club, Methods of Mayhem, The Sign
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
Movies A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!, Change of Plans, The Jensen Project, Soul Men, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration, The National Christmas Tree Lighting, Zebra: The DVD, Ultimate Voice Coach: Learn to Sing Like a Star!
TV Shows American Idol, Dr. Vegas, American Idol Rewind, The Greatest American, Randy Jackson Holiday Concert, American Idol 2008
Star Sign Scorpio

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1Is a huge Audrey Hepburn fan.
2Release of his book, "Body with Soul: Slash Sugar, Cut Cholesterol and Get a Jump on Your Best Health Ever". [November 2008]
3Played bass for singer/songwriter Richard Marx.
4Daughter Taylor Jackson (born 1990) with ex-wife Elizabeth Jackson.
5Daughter Zoe Jackson (born 1996) with wife Erika Jackson.
6Son Jordan Jackson (born 1998) with wife Erika Jackson.
7Diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes in 2003.
8Is a Baptist.
9Was the musical director for Mariah Carey's 2006 "Adventures of Mimi" tour.
10Played bass on the "Journey - Raised on Radio" Tour '86.
11Played bass for Eddie Money on the "Can't Hold Back" album.
12Played bass for the band Journey.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
America's Best Dance Crew2008-2015TV Series executive producer - 16 episodes
R U There?2010TV Movie producer
Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to You2010TV Movie executive producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
America's Best Dance Crew2008TV Series presenter - 12 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Clinton Global Citizens Award2016TV Movie
A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!2011TV MovieBaby Poof (voice)
The Simpsons2010TV SeriesRandy Jackson
Soul Men2008Narrator (voice)
Family Guy2007TV SeriesRandy Jackson
California Entertainment Weekly2005TV SeriesMusic Producer, Singer, Bassist, Television Personality
Kevin Hill2005TV SeriesGrundy
American Dreams2005TV Series
Dr. Vegas2004TV SeriesDesmond
The Bernie Mac Show2004TV SeriesRandy Jackson

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guitar Man2015/IDocumentary performer: "Re-Wired"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Secrets of the Mountain2010TV Movie producer: "Tomorrows a Better Day", "This Time"
Video on Trial2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Truth About Cats & Dogs1996producer: "For Once In My Life"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
R U There?2010TV Movie

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Roger Waters: What God Wants, Part 11992Video short musician

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again2014TV Movie documentary special thanks
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 22008special thanks
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore2008Video Game extra special thanks
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol2007Video Game extra special thanks
Something New2006/Ispecial thanks
Beautiful Girls1996special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Louisiana Rising2016TV MovieHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2016TV SeriesHimself
American Idol2002-2016TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Himself / Himself -sJudge
All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration2015TV MovieHimself
Celebrity Name Game2015TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
Ok! TV2015TV SeriesHimself
Today2002-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Repeat After Me2015TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mariah Carey: Live from Central Park2014Himself
Fox's Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular2014TV MovieHimself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Film Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2005-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Co-Host
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2006-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Vevo Idol Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
Good Day L.A.2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
McKenna2014TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host / Himself - Host / Himself
The Doctors2013TV SeriesHimself
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2003-2013TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2012TV SeriesHimself
The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards2012TV Special documentaryHimself
Chelsea Lately2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
FOX 25th Anniversary Special2012TV MovieHimself
Rachael Ray2007-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Rock & Roll Roast of Zakk Wylde2012TV MovieHimself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon2011TV SeriesHimself
Lopez Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 2011 Billboard Music Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Conan2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Take Two with Phineas and Ferb2011TV SeriesHimself
Mic Check Live: Gladys Knight Rockumentary2011TV MovieHimself - Guest
42nd NAACP Image Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2003-2011TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Change of Plans2011TV MovieHimself
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The 2010 VH1 Do Something Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
ABC News Nightline2010TV SeriesHimself
Food Revolution2010TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2004-2010TV SeriesHimself
Extra2010TV SeriesHimself
The Jace Hall Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2005-2010TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Superbowl XXXIX Visitor
The National Christmas Tree Lighting2009TV SpecialHimself - Host
The 3rd Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute2009TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
2009 CMT Music Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
2009 CMT Music Awards Live Red Carpet Special2009TV SpecialHimself
The 40th NAACP Image Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Infanity2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Biography2009TV Series documentaryHimself
The Jeffrey Henderson Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Stax Records 50th Anniversary Concert2008TV MovieHimself
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 22008Video GameHimself (voice)
The Teen Choice Awards 20082008TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2004-2008TV SeriesHimself
Close-Up2008TV SeriesHimself
American Idol Rewind2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Himself
Access Hollywood2008TV SeriesHimself
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore2008Video GameHimself - Judge (voice)
Press Pass2008TV SeriesHimself
The Tyra Banks Show2007TV SeriesHimself
Live Earth2007TV Special documentaryHimself
Concert for Diana2007TV Special documentaryHimself - Presenter
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Judge, American Idol (segment "Simon Cowell")
38th NAACP Image Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards2007TV Special documentaryHimself
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol2007Video GameHimself - Judge (voice)
In the Cutz2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
American Idol Extra2006TV SeriesHimself
The JammX Kids All Star Dance Special2006TV MovieHimself
The 20th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
37th NAACP Image Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Tony Danza Show2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show2003-2006TV SeriesHimself
The 32nd Annual People's Choice Awards2006TV Special documentaryHimself
Randy Jackson2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2003-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
American Idol: The Best of Seasons 1-42005VideoHimself - Judge
What Did ITV Do for Me?2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
React Now: Music & Relief2005TV MovieHimself
Open Access2005TV SeriesHimself
Punk'd2005TV SeriesHimself
Rockin' the Corps: An American Thank You2005DocumentaryHimself
Greatest American2005TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Judge
36th NAACP Image Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
Good Day Live2003-2005TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Host
Poorman's Bikini Beach2005TV SeriesHimself
The 2004 Billboard Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself
Howard Stern2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
General Hospital2004TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2004TV SeriesHimself
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Call-In Guest
Tavis Smiley2004TV SeriesHimself
35th NAACP Image Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself
Vibe Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
Being Simon Cowell2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2003TV SeriesHimself
Bubblegum Babylon2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
MADtv2002TV SeriesHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2002TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Teen Choice Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Total Request Live2002TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1997TV SeriesHimself - Guitarist
We Are the World: A 10th Anniversary Tribute1995TV Special

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHimself
American Idol2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesHimself - American Idol Judge
2009 Game Show Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself - American Idol Judge / Himself
60 Minutes2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Judge, American Idol (segment "Simon Cowell")
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2007TV SeriesHimself
Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story2006TV MovieHimself
Aunque usted no lo viera2005TV SeriesHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Simon Fuller (executive producer)
· Richard Curtis (executive producer)
· Charles Boyd (supervising producer)
· James Breen (supervising producer)
· Patrick Lynn (senior producer)
· Megan Michaels (producer)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)
2006Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Simon Fuller (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Charles Boyd (supervising producer)
· James Breen (senior producer)
· Simon Lythgoe (producer)
· Megan Michaels (producer)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)
2005Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Simon Fuller (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· Charles Boyd (supervising producer)
· James Breen (senior producer)
· Simon Lythgoe (producer)
· Megan Michaels (producer)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)
2004Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Simon Fuller (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· David Goffin (supervising producer)
· Charles Boyd (senior producer)
· Beth McNamara (producer)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
2003Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality/Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Simon Fuller (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Simon Jones (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (co-executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (co-executive producer)
· David Goffin (supervising producer)
· Charles Boyd (senior producer)
· John Entz (producer)
· Beth McNamara (producer)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)


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#Quote
1I don't talk to Ryan. We love Paula. I talk to her.
2It's no different than it ever was, it's what we do.
3If you asked Simon now, I don't think he could call who's going to win this season. It's a dead heat. Besides, Simon just got lucky!
4Man, every time Kelly opened her mouth she gave me chills!
5You could sing the phone book!

#Trademark
1Frequently says "dawg," "pitchy" and "dude"

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