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Michael Jackson Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Free Michael Jackson trivia quiz with questions about superstar Michael Jackson, his awards, career, family and more!

 

Michael Jackson Trivia Quiz Questions

What was Michael Jackson's birth name?
A: Michael Joseph Jackson.

On what date was Michael born?
A: August 29, 1958.

Where was Michael born?
A: Gary, Indiana, U.S.

On what date did Jackson die?
A: June 25, 2009.

How old was Michael Jackson when he died?
A: 50.

Where is Michael Jackson's final resting place?
A: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, U.S.

 

What was Michael Jackson's net worth estimated to be in 2009?
A: U.S. $1.178 billion.

What religion was Michael?
A: He was a Jehovah's Witness.

Who did Michael marry in 1994?
A: Lisa Marie Presley.

What year did Michael and Lisa Marie divorce?
A: 1996.

Who was Michael's second wife?
A: Deborah Jeanne Rowe.

In what year did Michael and Deborah get married?
A: 1996.

 

In what year did they divorce?
A: 1999.

How many children did Jackson have?
A: Three.

What are their names?
A: Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson II.

Who is Jackson's father?
A: Joseph Walter Jackson.

Who is Jackson's mother?
A: Katherine Esther Scruse

In the Jackson family, Michael was child number what?
A: Eight.

 

Michael debuted on the professional music scene along with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of what?
A:  The Jackson 5 in 1964.

In what year did he begin his solo career?
A:In 1971.

In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in what kind of music?
A:Popular music.

The music videos for his songs, including those of "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and "Thriller", were credited with breaking down what?
A: Racial barriers.

His videos are also credited with turning the medium into a what?
A: Art form and promotional tool.

The popularity of his videos helped to bring what television channel to fame?
A: MTV.

 

With videos such as "Black or White" and "Scream", he continued to innovate the medium throughout what decade?
A: The 1990s.

Jackson created complicated dance techniques, such as the robot and the what?
A: Moonwalk.

Jackson's 1982 album Thriller is the best selling album of what?
A: All time.

His other albums, including Off the Wall (1979), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991), and HIStory (1995), also rank among the world's what?
A: Best selling albums.

Jackson is one of the few artists to have been inducted into what hall of fame twice?
A: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

He was also inducted into what other halls of fame?
A:  Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Dance Hall of Fame.

 

How many Grammy Awards has Michael Jackson received?
A: 13, as well as a Grammy Legend Award and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

How many American Music Awards did he win?
A: 26.

How many number-one singles in the United States did he have in his solo career?
A: 13, more than any other male artist in the Hot 100 era.

Michael Jackson has won hundreds of awards, making him the most awarded recording artist in the what?
A: History of popular music.