Born and raised in Gary, Indiana, she is the eldest child of the Jackson family of musicians. She first performed with her family in Las Vegas, Nevada and subsequently appeared in the television series The Jacksons. Jackson announced to her parents, at the age of 18 , that she wanted to marry Nathaniel Brown, her childhood love in May This created a division in the Jackson family. Rebbie expressed her feelings for Brown and wished to move with him to Kentucky. Her mother supported her wishes, believing that mother and wife were important roles for all of her daughters play. Her father Joe disliked her getting married and wanted to see her become a singer like her brothers. He felt the marriage would stop her from doing so. Despite having taken lessons in piano, clarinet and dance, she had no interest in becoming a singer.
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Who Is Rebbie Jackson?
Born and raised in Gary, Indiana , she is the eldest child of the Jackson family of musicians. Her sister La Toya was born on her sixth birthday. At age 34, Jackson released her debut album Centipede The album featured songs written by Smokey Robinson , Prince , and Jackson's younger brother Michael , whose contribution the title track " Centipede " became Rebbie's most successful single release. By the end of the s, the singer had released two more albums in quick succession: Reaction and R U Tuff Enuff Following a year hiatus in her musical career, Jackson returned with the album Yours Faithfully. The production of the album, her last to date, was a collaboration with artists and producers such as Men of Vizion 's Spanky Williams, Keith Thomas , and Eliot Kennedy. It also featured contributions from her children. March 12, , Michael d. June 25, , Randy , and Janet.
Maureen Reilette was born May 29th, as the first child of Joseph and Katherine. Rebbie Jackson, like her siblings Janet, La Toya, and Randy, was out of the public eye when her brothers stormed the music world as the Jackson 5. She and La Toya sang in church with their mother and she even won some dance contests with brother Jackie when they were little. Like most eldest children, she often played a caretaker role, looking after her siblings and helping with cooking and cleaning around the house. Rebbie married her childhood sweetheart, Nathaniel Brown, at the age of After that, Rebbie began a professional singing career, becoming a cabaret singer and background vocalist. Rebbie and her family welcomed the birth of her third child, Austin, during the period between her debut release and her sophomore album Her label debut album Yours Faithfully was released in March