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

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

Posted Wednesday January 9, 2013 11:30 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).


"American Idol" Judges Cover Latest Issue of The Hollywood Reporter

Posted Thursday January 3, 2013 6:07 PM GMT

Gearing up for "American Idol's" 12th season premiere on January 16, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, and Ryan Seacrest gra


Stars React to “End of the World” Farce

Posted Friday December 21, 2012 4:15 PM GMT

The Mayans really miscalculated their calendar, as the predicted apocalypse slated for today never came to pass.

And some of our favorite celebrities have weighed in on the whole ordeal, making light of the fact that life will go on.


Celebrities Tweet About Connecticut School Massacre

Posted Friday December 14, 2012 3:00 PM GMT

News broke this afternoon (December 14) about a terribly tragic school shooting in Newton, Connecticut where more than 20 people, including 18 children, were killed.

As the news continues to broadcast through the headlines, the public is learning more details about the horrific incident, which went down at Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary School.


"American Idol" Cast is All-Smiles in New Promo

Posted Thursday October 25, 2012 5:15 PM GMT

Feud, what feud? A brand new promo was recently released for Fox’s hit singing competition “American Idol” and everyone appears to be getting along great.


Randy Jackson: Staying at “American Idol”

Posted Tuesday September 11, 2012 11:57 AM GMT

The judges’ table at “American Idol” has been the source of much speculation as of late, and it seems there’s good news for fans of Randy Jackson.

The “Idol” veteran, who has been with the show since the first round in 2002, will be staying on for the upcoming season.


Report: Keith Urban Set to Fill Randy Jackson's Role on 'America Idol'

Posted Friday August 31, 2012 2:35 PM GMT

After 11 years as a judge on "American Idol", Randy Jackson has officially left the show.

Jackson was the last remaining originally judge on the hit singing competition, as Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell previously departed; the 56-year-old judge is expected to have a mentoring role with the show, however.


Randy Jackson Praises Former 'Idol' Judges Steven Tyler & Jennifer Lopez

Posted Monday July 16, 2012 8:29 AM GMT

After two more judges have left the "American Idol" team, the only remaining original judge Randy Jackson recently spoke about his feelings towards his former co-stars.