Paris Jackson in Glamour: Not Your Typical Teenager

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Paris Jackson, 14, is in many ways just a typical teenager.

In other ways, Michael Jackson's little girl is anything but.

The daughter of the biggest entertainer in world history spends most of her time as her peers do, navigating high school cliques, listening to music, tweeting at 3:00 a.m., etc.

But the famous offspring is ready to step into the spotlight.

Paris Jackson Glamour

Her desire to become an actress - one of the decisions that may have led to the public Jackson squabbling in July - has been met with mixed reviews in her family.

"A lot of people don't want me to do [Janet Jackson in particular does not, openly discouraging the idea, but Aunt La Toya believes in me," Paris told Glamour.

"She heard me play a little guitar and sing, and she started clapping, 'Oh my God, oh my God.' She really does encourage me; it's just awesome of her."

As for Paris Jackson defining herself while living in Michael's shadow?

"I love my dad, and I'm proud to be his daughter. I just don't think the title 'M.J.'s daughter' fits me. A lot of people think he's the only reason I'm making it ... but I want to show I do have talent and that I can make it if I try."

"I want to be my own person. The clique in my class, they don't like me or my friend because we're outside of the box. Because we're not copycats."

"Prince calls me goth, but I'm more rock 'n' roll. I listen to older music like AC/DC; Phil Collins is the ish. A ton of kids at school have made fun of me."

"If I had to give advice to other girls, I would say, 'Hang loose and ignore them. They shouldn't faze you no matter how popular they think they are.'"


Paris Jackson is not Michael Jackson's biological daughter and she knows it. She does not even know who her father is, so it is comical for her to not want to be known as, "MJ's daughter." She does not have to be known as Michael's daughter, she can be known as Arnold Klein's daughter, maybe that would suit her better.


MJ's kids' trust is funded so far in the piddly sum of $30M with lots more to come their way unless the Jackson siblings get their hands on it. Don't cry for Paris, please.


kat jackson,joe jackson & thier children should feel shame on themselves for exploiting little and poor kids of mj .


paris & her brothers are being exploited by greedy parents and siblings of mj so shame on them they are money grabbers


mj kids are very poor because their father gave all his money to those young boys who shared beds with him.


is this true? they are paupers and have 0 money and their trust fund is empty. so sad little poor kids.


paris wants to be actress because she & her brothers need money to servive, they are very poor they have nothing so sad


mj kids are paupers. their trust fund is empty . paris & her brothers want to join showbiz because they have 0 money.


What is wrong with you people!? Paris Jackson is Michael Jackson's daughter, she was not adopted! He's on her birth certificate listed as FATHER! Also Michael Jackson was the biggest entertainer in the world! For every moron like you people he had 1000 fans, so I think his fans (all around the world) out number you idiots by far. Why don't you bullies worry about your own lives! I'm sorry that you all feel so inferior to Paris that you've taken to bullying a teenage girl! I'm sorry you're so talent less that you begrudge others. Paris is a smart, talented, beautiful girl and I'm sure she doesn't give a rats ass what any of you think, she was raised better than that! Obviously you weren't! Have a nice day losers!


I didnt know that Michael Jackson had daughter butheadopted kids& my mom say that he tried2looklike diana ross dat y hes pale


Paris Jackson Biography

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Paris Jackson is the daughter of Michael Jackson. She has an older brother, Prince, and a younger brother, Blanket (also Prince,... More »
Los Angeles, California
Full Name
Paris Michael Katherine Jackson