The Jacksons: Bellbottoms to Rock Bottom

Janet was spared from the many lawsuits connected to Jackson Communications, started by her brother Jermaine, when it collapsed in 1997. According to the Post, she sends money home to the family and has purchased a Las Vegas home for her parents.

Jermaine Jackson, 54

When Jermaine's Jackson Communications buckled, the family was forced to file for Chapter 11 protection in 1997, listing debts of more than $45 million. Now, with more than $5 million in federal, state and other liens against him, along with a 1995 bankruptcy filing, according to the Post, Jermaine does not work or have a regular income. He shuttles between his parents' mansion and his girlfriend's home in Ventura County, Calif.

Jackie Jackson, 56

The oldest son, and most stylish of the brothers, struggles to manage his son Siggy's aspiring rap career after failing at a startup Internet clothing business and earlier attempts to produce music. According to the Post, he lives at home with his parents.

Randy Jackson, 46

According to the Post, the baby brother performs odd jobs, such as fixing cars in a Los Angeles garage owned by a family friend. During Michael's molestation trial, Randy served as his business manager. He persuaded three people to secure loans against their homes to help Michael pay for his attorney fees and, according to the Post, Michael never paid them back. He too lives at home.

Marlon Jackson, 51

An original member of the Jackson Five, Marlon now stocks shelves at a Vons supermarket in San Diego, the Post reported. When he fell on hard times three years ago, he was forced to leave his foreclosed home and move temporarily into an extended-stay hotel with his wife, Carol.

Tito Jackson, 55

The only one of Michael's brothers still making music, Tito is a guitarist who fronts a blues and jazz band. According to the Post, his band plays at small venues and earns between $500 and $1,500 per gig. That's a far cry from his stadium days, when the Jacksons could draw a crowd of 50,000 at $30 a ticket.

La Toya Jackson, 52

Considered the family traitor for declaring Michael guilty during his 1993 child molestation case, La Toya has little contact with her siblings today. Said to be a millionaire by the New York Post, the former Playboy cover girl earns a living mostly in Europe and the United Arab Emirates, where she judges beauty and singing contests. She lives with a wealthy boyfriend in Beverly Hills.

Rebbie Jackson, 57

The oldest Jackson child, Rebbie scored a moderate hit with "Centipede" in 1984 and followed up her debut gold album with three less successful albums, before quietly retiring from the music business. Seemingly the most stable of the Jackson kids, Rebbie has been married to her childhood sweetheart, Nathaniel Brown, for more than 35 years. They have three children and live in an exclusive enclave of Las Vegas.

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