janet jackson By bkk9820 May 16, 1966 Born Janet Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana on May 16, 1966. May 17, 1976 Singing Janet Jackson stated singing when she was only 8 years of age and she has loved singing ever since. Jun 7, 1982 First Job Janet Jackson got her frist job in 1982. She worked at a pizza place called Pizza Time. Dec 3, 1991 Fame On December 3,1991 Janet Jackson became famous with her song Make Me. Feb 1, 2004 Super Bowl xxxvll On Feburary 1, 2004, Janet Jackson sang at the Super Bowl xxxvll. May 2, 2012 Married In 2012, Janet Jackson got married to James Debarge.