Santita's Biography/ Bio
Santita Jackson was born in 1963 in Greensboro North Carolina and the oldest daughter of Jesse Jackson Sr and Jacqueline Lavinia Brown Jackson. Santita grew up in Chicago, and she has three siblings: Jonathan, Jesse Jr., and Yusef.
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The family is a line of public servants. Jesse Jackson, her father, is an American civil rights activist, politician and Baptist Minister. Jesse Louis Jackson Jr was an American politician served as a congressman for Illinois's 2nd congressional district. Santita’s other sibling Jonathan Jackson is a social justice advocate serves as a spokesperson for a non-profit organization-- Rainbow/PUSH Coalition.
Santita attended John J. Pershing Elementary School, and she was a National Merit Scholar when she attended Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. Santita also attempted to apply for admission to Harvard University. During the interview, she was criticized because of the political view of her father.
Though she was accepted, she refused to attend because of the incident. Santita didn’t think the school is the proper environment for her and subsequently enrolled on a full merit scholarship in Howard University. During her years in Howard, she became a member of a sorority group, Delta Sigma Theta.
What is Santita’s Age? Is Santita Married?
Santita Jackson is now 55 years old. With her age, she is still giving contributions to music. She has appeared in shows as a commentator.
As for Santita’s married life, there is still no information regarding the said part of her life. The singer has kept that part of her life, a secret. There is also no details of her dating life either. Santita may be active in her social media account, but there aren't any details that would lead to possible information on her dating or marital status.
Santita’s Career and Net Worth
After college, she has decided to pursue a career in music in New York. Santita became a backup singer Roberta Flack, a famous American singer. Later, she joined the Opera Ebony Company. In 1996, the Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown’s family asked her to perform at his funeral with the Howard University Chorale and Wynton Marsalis, an American Trumpeter.
After a year, she sang the National Anthem during the second Presidential Inauguration of Bill Clinton. Santita released her first recording project in 2009.
The talented singer also performed at the wedding of Barack and Michelle Obama. Obama and Jackson family must have a good friendship, as Santita stands as the stepmother of the child of the Obama couple. In 2012, she worked at the Fox News Channel as a political commentator. Santita hosted on The World Network on her television show, and she produced Upfront with Jesse Jackson on the same network. Santita Jackson is the founding contributor in an MSNBC website for African-American news, The Grio.
The net worth of Santita Jackson is not known. The information wasn’t disclosed, but with her performances and contribution to music and news, she must be earning millions of dollars.
23 Nov, 2018