What is Katherine Jackson's net worth? Katherine Jackson's net worth is $50 million dollars. Born in Barbour County, Alabama, Katherine Jackson, also known as Kattie B. Katherine Jackson, originally wanted to pursue a career in country music, but was unable to convince anyone to have interest in a black country singer. She married Joe Jackson in 1949, and gave birth to ten children. Her children began to show musical talent while in elementary school, and her husband formed, The Jackson Brothers, with his three eldest sons during the early 60s. Brothers Michael and Marlon were added in the mid-60s, and the group was renamed, The Jackson Five. Katherine Jackson made all of their costumes until the group turned professional and label stylists began working with them. At one time or another her children have dedicated albums to her, and the majority of them wrote the forward for her autobiography. She recently made headlines after it appeared that she had been kidnapped.