- Marlon Jackson, one of the former members of the Jackson 5 has accomplished something in his family that not many others have.
- The singer has been married only once and has been with his beautiful wife for over 40 years; yes, you read that right.
AmoMama learned from I love Old School Music that the sixth child of the acclaimed Jackson family, known for being the prankster and for his incredible dance moves on stage, is not only a father but also a grandfather.
Marlon met his wife, Carol Ann Parker, during one of the Jacksons' tours stops in New Orleans, and since the magic sparked between them almost instantaneously, they got married when the singer was just 18-years-old.
And while for some people marrying so young doesn’t work at all, and they later blame hormones for taking such quick decisions, for Marlon and Carol the resolution has been just amazing, as they’ve been together since then.
The couple shares three kids, that are all now grown-ups and that prefer to be out of the spotlight for the most part.
Their daughters, Valencia and Brittany, now have their own respective families, and they have made Marlon and Carol become grandparents to five beautiful kids, two from Valencia and three from Brittany.
Unlike his sisters, the couple’s youngest son, Marlon Jackson Jr., has been a bit more out in the spotlight, first for producing some dope music and then for being arrested and put behind bars at least in six different occasions.
The young man made some records back in 2009, as he expressed since he was little that he wanted to follow his dad’s steps into the music industry; but his career was cut short because of his constant troubles with the law.
Despite his mistakes, we hope that Marlon Jr. can be able to move on and keep on dreaming with making music, and meanwhile, he enjoys in the overwhelming company of his nieces and nephews whenever he has some free time.
Marlon and his wife love to spend time with their grandchildren, and his Instagram account is basically photo after photo of the couple and the five beautiful kids.
Did you know this about Marlon’s long-lasting marriage?
Source: I Love Old School Music