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05/24/2013

Janet Jackson made a rare public appearance at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS gala at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, which she attended wearing a cleavage-baring white Armani Prive pant suit.

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05/23/2013
Janet Jackson tells OnTheRedCarpet.com what she hopes readers will gain from reading her new book, True You: A Journey to Finding and Loving Yourself at the signing in West Hollywood on Friday, April 15, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OnTheRedCarpet.com

Janet Jackson is now a billionaire.

The 47-year-old entertainer's net worth has now reached $1 billion, according to Variety. She joins an elite group of moguls that have reached this financial highwater mark, among them retail executive Wissam Al Mana, whom she married in a private ceremony in 2012.

02/25/2013
Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana appear in an undated photo for their wedding announcement on February 25, 2013, on Jacksons official website. - Provided courtesy of JanetJackson.com/Marco Glaviano

Janet Jackson confirmed on Monday, February 25, that she married fiance Wissam Al Mana in a ceremony "last year."

The 46-year-old singer also shot down rumors of an "extravagant wedding" on her website.

12/26/2012
Janet Jackson tells OnTheRedCarpet.com what she hopes readers will gain from reading her new book, True You: A Journey to Finding and Loving Yourself at the signing in West Hollywood on Friday, April 15, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OnTheRedCarpet.com

Janet Jackson is reportedly engaged to her boyfriend Wissam Al Mana, a billionaire from Qatar, although the singer has not confirmed the news.

According to Us Weekly magazine, which carried the report, Mana, 37, gave the 46-year-old "huge, expensive ring" earlier this year and that the two plan to wed in the spring in a multi-million dollar ceremony in his native country. A spokesperson for Jackson had no immediate comment.

08/04/2012
Janet Jackson at the auction for the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit during the 65th Cannes film festival, in Cap dAntibes, southern France, Thursday, May 24, 2012. - Provided courtesy of PRNewsFoto/Nutrisystem, Inc.

Janet Jackson released an official statement, claiming that her siblings' interest in Michael Jackson's will is not for financial gain.

"It is important to stress that Janet, Randy and Rebbie have questioned the validity of the will with no financial motive whatsoever - they stand to gain nothing financially by a finding that the will is invalid," read the statement, which was obtained by OnTheRedCarpet.com on August 3. "That point is worth repeating - they stand to gain nothing financially by a finding that the will is invalid."

06/04/2012
Janet Jackson at the auction for the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit during the 65th Cannes film festival, in Cap dAntibes, southern France, Thursday, May 24, 2012. - Provided courtesy of PRNewsFoto/Nutrisystem, Inc.

Janet Jackson is moving her career behind the lens and recently signed on as an executive producer of a documentary.

The documentary, titled "Truth," will focus on the lives of transgender people living around the world, according to The Associated Press.

05/16/2012
Janet Jackson tells OnTheRedCarpet.com what she hopes readers will gain from reading her new book, True You: A Journey to Finding and Loving Yourself at the signing in West Hollywood on Friday, April 15, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OnTheRedCarpet.com

Janet Jackson, who is a spokesmodel for the diet plan company NutriSystem, says she doesn't weigh herself.

The singer and actress, who celebrated her 46th birthday on Wednesday, May 16, has for years made headlines for her fluctuating weight. The iconic performer began working with NutriSystem in late 2011.

11/02/2011
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On Wednesday, November 2, a federal appeals court ruled that CBS should not be fined $550,000 for Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" that occurred during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.

During the show, Janet Jackson performed with Justin Timberlake to his hit song "Rock Your Body." The song ended with the line " "Bet I'll have you naked by the end of this song," and Timberlake proceeded to pull off a piece of Jackson's costume, which then revealed her breast for nine-sixteenths of a second.

05/06/2011
William Shatner, Sheryl Crow gallop for a good cause at the 21st Annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show to benefit childrens charities. - Provided courtesy of KABC William Shatner, Sheryl Crow gallop for a good cause at the 21st Annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show to benefit children's charities.
04/22/2011
Fitness trainer Tony Martinez and Chef Andre Carthen talk about their work with Janet Jackson, seen in her new book True You. - Provided courtesy of KABC Fitness trainer Tony Martinez and Chef Andre Carthen talk about their work with Janet Jackson, seen in her new book 'True You.'
01/10/2010
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Tyler Perrys For Colored Girls eligible for 2011 Oscar consideration, but Janet Jackson avoids thinking about it. - Provided courtesy of KABC

Janet Jackson has announced the North American stops as part of her largest world tour, which will begin on Feb. 7, 2011 in Singapore and include 35 cities worldwide.

The 44-year-old singer will perform songs from her "Number Ones" CD at the concerts. Fans were able to vote on the cities on the Jackson's website. Tickets for her world tour went on sale on Jan. 7, 2011.

12/29/2010
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Tyler Perrys For Colored Girls eligible for 2011 Oscar consideration, but Janet Jackson avoids thinking about it. - Provided courtesy of KABC

Janet Jackson plans to perform in 35 cities as part of her largest world tour, which will begin on Feb. 7, 2011 in Singapore.

The 44-year-old singer will perform songs from her "Number Ones" CD at the concerts. Fans were able to vote on the cities on the Jackson's website. Tickets for her world tour are set to go on sale on Jan. 7, 2011.

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