Any music fan knows the King of Pop Michael Jackson. Being known as a talented artist, dancer, singer-songwriter and musician, Jackson was named as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records.
Jackson’s contribution to music, dance, and fashion made him become a global figure for more than four decades. During his lifetime, Jackson won hundreds of awards and was recognized as the most-awarded recording artist in music history.
However, his changing appearance, personal relationships, and behavior have created many controversies. Here are some of Michael Jackson's most impressive images taken during his lifetime:
In 1984, while Michael Jackson was filming in a Pepsi commercial, his hair accidentally caught on fire. The singer is believed to start dabbling in plastic surgery at this time
The 28-year-old Jackson made a series of pictures inside a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. It was said that the star slept in the chamber in order to live until at least 150 years
Michael Jackson with Macaulay Culkin and Mickey Mouse at Disneyland in Anaheim, California in 1991
Jackson rescued this pet chimp from a cancer research clinic in Texas in 1985. However, in 2003, this animal was sent to an animal sanctuary in order to keep his newborn son safe
During his performance at a concert in New York City in 1990, Jackson occasionally grabbed or touched his chest, torso and crotch
The King of Pop stole a kiss from his first wife, Lisa Marie Presley on the stage of the 1994 MTV Music Awards in New York City. The couple married in 1994
Michael Jackson married his second wife Debbie Rowe in 1996 and divorced in 1999. The couple has two children together.
Jackson dangled his newborn baby over a hotel balcony in Berlin while he was greeting fans in November 2002
In the photo taken in Las Vegas in 2011, Michael Jackson, Siegfried and Roy fed a white tigers
The appearance of the King of Pop changed drastically over the years. The singer said that the change in his skin color was the result of vitiligo