Name: Randy Jackson
Birth Name: 
Randall Darius Jackson
Birth Date: 
June 23, 1956
Birth Place: 
Baton Rouge, LA
Music producer, musician, television personality
Relationship Status: 
Married to Erika Riker
Celebrity Ranking # 1682

American Idol Kicks Off Season 8

Posted Wednesday January 14, 2009 2:18 PM GMT

It’s one of the world’s most widespread guilty pleasures, and last night “American Idol” returned to the airwaves with its eighth season.


American Idol Producer Backs Paula Abdul

Posted Tuesday December 16, 2008 1:04 AM GMT

Despite recent tensions, "American Idol" producer Ken Warwick says that Paula Abdul's job is safe, adding that she's an integral part of the hit show.

"There's never ever been any discussion that we would want to get rid of Paula, even if there were people in production that didn't like her," Warwick told press during a conference call.


American Idol Officially Introduces Kara DioGuardi

Posted Wednesday August 27, 2008 4:42 PM GMT

It’s been the buzz surrounding American Idol all week, and yesterday (August 26) Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, and Paula Abdul officially welcomed Kara DioGuardi to their judges team.


American Idol Adds Kara DioGuardi as a Judge

Posted Monday August 25, 2008 6:20 PM GMT

It looks like the time-honored trio of Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, and Paula Abdul is about to augmented to include an additional female judge.


American Idol: Back For Seventh Season

Posted Tuesday January 15, 2008 9:40 PM GMT

For all of you American Idol superfans, tonight’s the night for you. Actually tonight AND tomorrow night, as the show’s 7th season kicks off with a two-night premiere.

The Fox juggernaut is at it again, and from now until May, millions of Americans (as well as Internationals) will be glued to their television sets to see the latest winners and losers, in addition to Simon’s outlandish commentary.