Yeah, her big brother was the King of Pop, but Janet Jackson lives in no one's shadow. She began as an actress on 'Good Times,' and showed she'd inherited the family gift for singing and dancing as a cast member on 'Fame.'

In the years to come, she'd have a chart-busting career with dozens of hits like 'Control,' 'Rhythm Nation' and 'All for You,' proving that not all relatives of the famous have to rely on nepotism for success.






Watch Janet Jackson on 'Good Times'