She's a music superstar in her own right, the little sister of the greatest entertainer of all time and a mentor to younger family members such as Austin Brown.
Janet Jackson is also a fashion icon who made waves earlier this year by cutting her hair almost entirely off. It's grown back a lot since, but is still very short.
Here's a shot of her at Paris Fashion Week, where she hit all the hot spots with her boyfriend, Qatari businessman Wissam Al Mana. Do you like her new look?
What do you think of Janet Jackson's short hair?