Katherine Jackson
Katherine Jackson
Real Name/Full Name Katherine Esther Jackson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Katherine Jackson
Birth Place: Clayton, Alabama, US
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 4 May 1930
Age/How Old: 92 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Prince Albert Screws
Mother – Martha Screws
Siblings: Hattie Mae Scruse
School: Washington High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Widowed
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Joe Jackson
Kids/Children Name: Maureen Reillette Jackson, Sigmund Esco Jackson, Toriano Adaryll Jackson, Jermaine La Jaune Jackson, La Toya Yvonne Jackson, Marion David Jackson, Brandon David Jackson (Died at birth), Michael Joseph Jackson, Steven Randall Jackson, Janet Damita Jo Jackson
Profession: Jackson Family Matriarch
Net Worth: $100 million
Last Updated: March 2023

Every time Jackson named is sounded, what comes to one’s mind is definitely music and nothing else. This is because the Jackson family is one of the most respected family when it comes to music. Behind every successful family, there is that one force that binds the family together, In the Jackson family’s case, Katherine is that force that has bound the family together.

When there has been uproar in the media about a member of Jackson family, Katherine has been in the frontline defending them. With most of her children joining their father’s management team, Katherine found herself joining her husband’s management team

Well, how well do you know about Katherine Jackson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Katherine Jackson’s net worth in 2023, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Katherine Jackson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Kattie B. Screws are the names her parents gave her after she was born on 4th May 1930 in Clayton, Alabama. Her parents were Prince Albert Screws and his wife Martha. When Katherine was two years old, she got sick from polio and though she healed, she was left with a permanent limp which can be noticed when she is walking. She was born in a family of two children who were both daughters. That mean her other notable family member is her younger sister Martha Screws.

When she was around four years, her dad changed his name from Screws to Scruse. He also decided to change his daughter’s name to Katherine Esther. Growing up, it was Catherine’s dream to become a country music singer and an actress but was frustrated to learn there was no black country musicians who were doing well at the time. Her parent’s marriage didn’t last long as they divorced when she was a young child and together with her sister, they were left under their mother’s care.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Katherine Jackson in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Katherine Jackson’s age is 92 years old as of today’s date 28th March 2023 having been born on 4 May 1930. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 154lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Black.


There is no information on where Katherine got her early education but she joined Washington High School that’s located in East Chicago, Indiana. It’s believed Katherine never attended any higher education institution as there is no record of her in any one of them.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

After her high school education, she later met Joseph Jackson commonly known Joe and the two started dating. This was after Joe’s first marriage failed and was annulled. In 1949, the two got married and later purchased a house in Gary where they lived. Joe was a musician and could play guitar so well. Joe was a boxer and when he was at home the two used to sing together.

After hanging his boots, he joined Inland Steel Company where he was employed. Katherine and Joe went on to have ten children who include the late Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. Two of their children died few months after being born prematurely. One of them was Marlon Jackson’s twin brother Brandon.

In 1973, Katherine filed for divorce after her husband’s promiscuous behaviors but later rescinded her decision. Joe’s cheating habit was serious that at one time their children had to confront one of their father’s side chick. Her husband’s child out of wedlock was born in 1974 and was named Joh’Vonnie Jackson.

With differences between her and Joe deepening, she again filed for divorce in 1982 but again she decided against it. The two came to an agreement of staying married and live separately. They lived in arrangement until 2018 when Joe passed away.

Is Katherine Jackson Lesbian?

Katherine is not gay and has never been in any gay relationship.

Professional Career

After joining her husband’s management team, she began managing her children who were are in music. At one time, she got into a fight with her daughter La Toya after she decided to be managed by her husband Jackson Gordon. The fight became uglier when La Toya accused her mother of being emotionally abusive.

Katherine on the other hand denied all the allegations and on her side claimed her daughter was being brainwashed by her husband.  After La Toya’s divorce to Jack was finalised, she reconciled with her mother and the two have been in good terms since then.


Katherine has not won any award as her career has involved working behind the scenes in her children’s music career.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Katherine Jackson in 2023

Katherine Jackson Net Worth
Katherine Jackson Net Worth

Much of her earning has come from her time working in her children’s music career. Besides that, when her son died, he left a huge fortune to her mother. As of 2023, she is estimated to be worth $100 million.

With her age currently more advanced, Katherine has given up her co-guardianship to Michael’s children to TJ in 2017. She pointed her old age as the main reason and the fact that both Prince and Paris al now both young adults.


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