Randy Jackson salary
What is Randy Jackson's salary for one season of American Idol? $10 million
Randy Jackson has an estimated net worth of $40 million. Randall Darius "Randy" Jackson was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on June 23, 1956. Jackson is best known for being a singer, guitar player, producer, composer, and media personality of TV's "American Idol". He began playing bass guitar in the early 80's, playing with names such as Carlos Santana and Jerry Garcia. For a short time around this same time period he was in the band "Taxxi". He even did well enough to play backup bass guitar for Journey during 1986-1987 on their album "Raised on Radio". He went on to play bass guitar in collaboration with several bands including Bruce Springsteen, The Divinyls on their hit single "I Touch Myself", and Tracy Chapman. He started to get into producing and songwriting, and found a following when he started to work in San Francisco Bay Productions with Narad Michael Walden and Walter Afanasieuff. Since 2002 Jackson has been one of the judges on the panel for "American Idol", and he is expected to stay with the show at least until the conclusion of the 9th season. Jackson also hosts a top 40 radio countdown known as "Randy Jackson's Hit List", syndicated by Westwood One. In February he participated in "We Are The World Haiti 25". He is married to wife Erika Riker, and they have two children together. He has one son from a previous marriage.