Toriano Adaryll “Tito” Jackson (October 15, 1953)
Spouse: Delores Vilma Jackson (Martes (m. 1972 – 1988)
Children: Tariano Adaryll (Taj), Taryll Adren (Taryll) Tito Joe Jackson (TJ)
Tito Jackson was caught while playing with his father’s guitar at the age of ten. His father, Joseph (Joe) Jackson recognised his talent. Joe Jackson convinced Tito become a trio together with Jackie and Jermaine Jackson.
In 1963 Katherine Jackson became a Jehova Witness. This is the reason why she never divorced Joe, even though he was abusive and repeatedly cheated her. JosephJackson never adopted the religion.
In 1963 the group the Jackson Brothers was formed featuring Jackie, Tito and Jermaine. Jermaine was the leadsinger of the group in that time
In 1966 the younger brothers Marlon and Michael joined the group and the Jackson Brothers was renamed tot the Jackson 5.
The Jackson 5 won many talent shows. This resulted in them to audition for Motown
July 23, 1968 The Jackson 5 Audition for Motown with Michael Jackson as a leadsinger.
After a succesful performance in the Manhattan’s Apollo Theater Tito Jackson and his brothers made their first studio recording called “Big Boy”. “Big Boy” became a local hit and they where signed by Motown in 1969.
In 1969 executives at Motown decided that Diana Ross should introduce the Jackson 5 to the public. In 1969 the Jackson 5 made their first
Television appearance in the Miss Black America Pageant where they performed a cover of "It's Your Thing"
In 1976 Tito and his brothers signed with Epic Records with a new name “The Jacksons”.
Tito was married to Delores “DeeDee” Vilma Jackson -Martes1972 to 1988. Delores died in 1994. She was found in the swimmingpool of her boyfriend Donald Bohana. In November 1998 Bohana was found guilty in the second degree murder of Dee Dee Jackson’s death and was give 15 years to life.
In 2003 Tito Jackson began a solo career as a blues musician. Tito is performing in various clubs with his band.
On December 21, 2016 Tito Jackson released his first solo album “Tito Time” under Epic Records.
January, 2020 Jackie and Tito jackson visited gary’s West Side Leadership Academy to watch students demonstrate their talents.