Randy Jackson Facts:
Randy Jackson height: 5 feet & 8.5 inches
Weight: Not disclosed
Age: 58 years (June 23, 1956)
Mostly noted as a judge of many talent- search television shows, Randy Jackson was commonly distinguished for his bulky out frame. But since few years, the versatile personality has emerged in his average build, chopping more than 100 pounds of his body weight & restraining his diabetes within a very short duration. The secret behind was his gastric bypass surgery, followed by regular balance diets & daily workouts. As of his professional detail, 58 years old Randy is a US bassist, singer, TV music competition judge, entrepreneur, record producer & television personality. Talking about his height, he stands accurate 5 feet & 8.5 inches.
23rd June, 1956 born Randy Jackson’s full birth name is Randall Darius Jackson. His father Herman Jackson was a plant foreman while his mother, Julia Jackson was simply a home maker. He was brought up by his parents in the gorgeous city of Baton Rouge, situated in Louisiana, United States. Randy’s first wedding to Elizabeth, was carried out in the year 1990. They share a daughter together, named Taylor Jackson. At age 39, he exchanged the vow with Erikar Rikar, his 2nd wife with whom the talent persona has 2 lovely kids, a son & a daughter named Jordan & Zoe, respectively.
Around the early of 80s, Randy Jackson played on 3 different albums for Jean- Luc Ponty & together with “Taxxi”, the rock group. From 1986 until the next year, he worked as a session musician of “Journey”, the rock band. During the late of 80s, he was continuing doing sessions & was firstly noted on the initial solo collection by Steve Lukather, a celebrated session guitarist. He then was featured as a bass guitarist on 5 different songs on “Silky Soul”, the 1989 released album by ‘Maze’. He as well performed on many of the Kenny G’s collections. Randy has produced, recorded & toured with several prominent artists & groups, ranging from the well known Mariah Carey, to Whitney Houston, ‘N Sync, Fergie, Dionne Farris’, Madonna, Celine Dion & Stryper. Continuing his musical journey, the proficient musician launched “Randy Jackson’s Music club, Vol.1”, an album which he entirely produced by himself, on 11th March, 2008. The collection was spawned by “Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow”, the single sung by singer Paul Abdul. Early of that year, he produced “America’s Best Dance Crew”, a group dance contest & reality TV program, which premiered on MTV on 7th February, 2008 & was subsequently cancelled because of declining ratings in 2010. Opening back in the year 2002, Randy is one among the panel judges on “American Idol”, the reality TV series on Fox Network. Being an original judge, he made an announcement about his departure from the show after 12 long seasons reasoning his wants to concentrate on multiple business ventures. On 2013, September, 3, it was confirmed that Randy would substitute Jimmy Iovine as American Idol’s in- house mentor. He left the program for good in 2-14 November.
In addition to his TV show & music ventures, Randy Jackson has also appeared as a host on few of the popular radio programs, including “Randy Jackson’s Hit List”. He as well provides behind-the-scene instructions on the American Idol show on “Artist Underground”, the internet radio-station.