Which Jackson Was Married to Berry Gordy’s Daughter?
The Jackson in question is Jermaine Jackson, the fourth of the nine children born to Joseph and Katherine Jackson. He was married to Hazel Gordy, daughter of Motown founder Berry Gordy, from 1973 to 1988.
Background on Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana in 1954. He began his career as a member of The Jackson 5 alongside his brothers Michael, Tito, Marlon and Jackie. The group achieved success with their first four singles reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Jermaine also had a successful solo career with hits such as “Let’s Get Serious” and “Do What You Do”.
Marriage to Hazel Gordy
In 1973, Jermaine married Hazel Gordy, daughter of Motown founder Berry Gordy. The couple had three children together: Jermaine Jr., Autumn and Jaimy. They divorced in 1988 after fifteen years of marriage.