Name: Randy Jackson
Birth Name: 
Randall Darius Jackson
Birth Date: 
June 23, 1956
Birth Place: 
Baton Rouge, LA
Occupation: 
Music producer, musician, television personality
Relationship Status: 
Married to Erika Riker
Celebrity Ranking # N/A
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Randy Jackson Announces Exit From “American Idol”

Posted Wednesday November 12, 2014 9:00 AM GMT

He’s been helping pop star hopefuls achieve their dreams for over a decade, and now Randy Jackson is ready to give up his seat at “American Idol.”

In a new statement, the music industry mogul told People, "After 13 seasons, I felt now was the perfect time to leave American Idol. I'm proud to have been a part of a series that discovered some incredible artists and will go down in history as one of the most successful television shows ever. A true original, Idol started it all. Onto what's next.”

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Judges Attend "American Idol XIII" Finalists Party

Posted Friday February 21, 2014 1:28 AM GMT

Hitting up one of the biggest events in the music world, "American Idol" judges attended the "American Idol XIII" Finalists Party in West Hollywood, CA today (February 20).

Stunning the crowds around her into a hush, Jennifer Lopez arrived in a gorgeous black dress, along with the smooth Randy Jackson, looking good as he made his way in.

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All Four "American Idol" Judges are Out

Posted Saturday May 11, 2013 1:54 PM GMT

After earning record low ratings this season, the producers of "American Idol" have decided to clean house.

While keeping host Ryan Seacrest, judges Nicki Minaj, Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, and Keith Urban have all been axed.

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Randy Jackson Officially Leaving "American Idol"

Posted Saturday May 11, 2013 8:10 AM GMT

Getting ready for a serious career change, Randy Jackson announced he is officially leaving "American Idol" after the current season.

Taking to Twitter, the last remaining original judge wrote, "Yo! Yo! Yo! To put all of the speculation to rest, after 12 years of judging on American Idol I have decided it is time to leave after this season.”

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“American Idol” Judges: Getting Fired?!

Posted Thursday May 9, 2013 5:38 PM GMT

Usually it’s the contestants who worry for their future, but it seems the judges over at “American Idol” may all be getting the axe once Season 12 is over.

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Mariah Carey Drops Randy Jackson as Manager

Posted Thursday May 9, 2013 3:18 PM GMT

He nabbed her $18 million for her judging gig on “American Idol,” but Randy Jackson has been fired as manager for Mariah Carey.

According to a report, the “Always Be My Baby” songstress has jumped ship from Jackson’s management firm and signed a deal with Red Light Management which also represents Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, and Radiohead.

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“American Idol” Top 10 Finalists Celebrate at The Grove

Posted Friday March 8, 2013 1:55 PM GMT

The competition is getting more and more fierce with each week that passes, and last night (March 7) “American Idol” feted their Season 12 Top 10 contestants at The Grove.

Mariah Carey, Keith Urban, and Randy Jackson all showed up at the West Hollywood shindig and posed for fans and press before heading inside.

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Randy, Mariah, Keith, and Nicki: “American Idol” TCA FOX Fun

Posted Wednesday January 9, 2013 10:30 AM GMT

Fulfilling some promotional duties, the judging panel of “American Idol” showed up at FOX’s 2013 Winter TCA Tour in Pasadena, California last night (January 8).

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