After a career spanning five decades, music legend Janet Jackson is giving fans the chance to own some of her most iconic outfits and belongings.
The powerful artist, known to be a model for today’s stars, has teamed up with Julien’s Auction to sell over 1,000 items.
“Over 1,000 of Janet Jackson’s most spectacular music videos, tours and TV performances wore costumes and sets, red carpet appearance dresses, and personal items and props owned and used by the singer. / five-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter / producer / dancer / actress / songwriter and one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, who has sold over 188 million records worldwide, makes the headlines of this extravaganza three-day auction which takes place on Jackson’s birthday weekend on Friday, May 14, Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16, 2021, ”the website states.
“A portion of the proceeds from the auction will benefit Compassion International, a global children’s advocacy ministry that partners with churches around the world to free children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty.”
Janet Jackson fans have spent the money on some of her most iconic costumes
It seems Janet Jackson fans were very keen on owning a piece of history. His Rhythm Nation jacket worn on his world tour in 1990 and at awards shows cost $ 81,500.
The iconic key earring from the same era managed to sell for $ 43,750.
Jackson has given his fan base the chance to own many sets from his music videos. That being said, one of the outfits in her All For You video certainly didn’t go unnoticed, selling for $ 22,400.
It’s no surprise that her outfit from the Scream video with her brother Michael Jackson has become one of the best-selling items. The famous set consisting of a black long-sleeved sweater and PVC pants of the same color sold for an incredible $ 125,000.
Jackson’s memorable ‘Pervert 2’ cropped platform sneakers worn at the 1995 MTV Video Music Awards were another popular item and cost $ 19,200.
Costumes weren’t the only thing fans were buying
Clothes weren’t the only thing Janet Jackson offered. The superstar who has herself scored seven No.1 albums on the US Billboard 200 and 10 No.1 singles on the Hot 100 has also put her plates up for sale.
A triple platinum plaque to celebrate the success of Jackson’s 1993 album Janet went for $ 19,200 while the Rhythm Nation 1814 multi-platinum plaque from 1989 sold for $ 30,720.
Jackson’s 1956 1/2-ton Chevrolet 3100 Cameo pickup truck received the attention it deserved, selling for $ 122,500. As mentioned by Julien’s Auction, the vehicle is one of only 1452 produced.
Jackson’s dazzling black Sennheiser microphone encrusted with Swarovski crystals, used on stage, also sold for the hefty price of $ 21,875.
The final Grammy Award-winning items will go up for auction on May 16. Instagram page, Jackson explained in her caption that she couldn’t believe this would be the last time she would see some of his “special items.”