Michael Jackson aka MJ is a name, whose bare mention, rings a bell in millions of hearts across the globe. The “King of Pop” who was a legend in the world of singing and dancing, earned huge popularity in his 50 years of not-so-long existence. He was the one who launched the famous “moonwalk” dancing style that became a rage with youngsters everywhere. His popular songs “Beat It” “Billie Jean” “Thriller” are still listened with interest and there must be many who would get emotional after hearing them as we lost the “King of Pop” three years ago.
Pictures of Michael Jackson (the black African American national) are one of those things that bring alive the style and aura of the enigmatic celebrity. These images capture the different moods of the icon, spanning his pretty long colorful and controversial public and private life. They may not tell us exactly the truth behind the artificial face but they make the admirers happy. His fans love to collect Michael Jackson pictures. So, here we bring a collection of 37 images showing Michael Jackson from different times, ranging from his childhood to rise to stardom. Take a look.
It is difficult to figure out whether Jackson is sad or serious but something grave could be playing on his mind.
An appropriate gesture for Michael, as he was the King of Pop and a winner in every right.
A scarred childhood would never let Michael lead a normal and happy life and his was always a secluded existence.
An elated Jackson gets his hands close to his lips as he prepares to throw a flying kiss to the crazy mass of fans.
Michael Jackson and Oprah Winfrey, both from the African American community, posing together, make for a cute and inspirational portrait./p>
The pop star had a personality that could set the stage on fire and here we get to see a glimpse of that same effect.
Holding a monkey in his hand that is dressed up in a red jacket, just like him, Michael is a picture of innocence and joy.
Michael was a legendary singer and cool performer who put the whole of his heart and soul in the acts, while he was on stage.
This is a picture from the initial days of Michael’s career when he had just started out, making small but strong waves, with his performances.
One hand up in the air and another holding the mike, Michael sings with fabulous control as an angel like calmness sits on his face.
Get a look of the iconic pop star getting interviewed by an equally popular TV show host Oprah Winfrey.
The magnetic Michael wielded a magical charm and entertained the audience like no one else, making them a part of his own performances.
Have a look at the cute child Jackson, wearing an innocent smile and a voluminous mass of curly hair, sitting on his head.
Flawless and charismatic, this image shows a handsome Michael Jackson with bleached skin and glossy, layered dark hair.
The large eyes and the sober smile of Jackson look pleasant but behind that happy exterior there was also a painful, childhood past.
The fair skin tone and the red lips give the King of Pop a look similar to the girls and he seems to carry it off with cool poise.
Michael takes out his favorite color candy from the jar in a bid to indulge his sweet tooth.
This is what Michael seems to be saying as he comes on the stage, wearing a dark jacket and waving his hands.
Fans didn’t love Michael in such a crazy manner without reason; he was an artist with a golden heart who truly deserved wild adulation.
Posing in a shiny yellow shirt against a backdrop showing his multiple images; Michael looks every bit the charismatic artist.
If you are a fan of Jackson; this image would serve as a cool PC backdrop because it depicts a fine image and a nicely written name.
Michael was a trendsetter and always willing to experiment with his looks and dress that influenced many young and adults.
This black and white image shows Michael in a loose open white shirt, baring his chest, flaunting a perfect rock star style.
Portrait of Michael Jackson in his favorite dark jacket with shining embroidery that became his signature look over the years.
A close up picture of Jackson, listening to music, that also gives one a nice look at his various facial features, said to have gone under the knife.
Nervous but determined, Michael Jackson appears in the court that tried him on charges of child sexual abuse.
A cheerful Jackson poses for a photograph and we are sure the smile must have made the photographer ask for more.
Jackson was a singing icon who bagged hundreds of top-notch awards from all corners of the world, making the title “King of Pop” a fitting tribute.
Jackson also had his fair share of public controversies but his personal life was not a happy island either that could provide him succor.
What a gaping difference Michael was in terms of his looks that graced him in his younger days and the one when he matured.
Michael Jackson, first from left on the front row, poses with his brothers and sisters, for a family photo.
Dressed in light pink, from top to bottom, Jackson gets ready to break into his popular dance.
A superb singer and dashing dancer; the combination of the two created the phenomenon called Michael Jackson, also known as the King Of Pop and Moonwalker.
Such rare portraits are a treasure of sorts as they bring gems like Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston to pose together.
An evocative portrait of the star with his sister that can make any person with a sibling sister get emotional.
The doting father poses with his small kid who has simply no idea what a legend his dad is.
Immersed in singing, it looks like Michael has attained that spiritual elevation, which sages are said to achieve after doing long penance.