Alfred Jackson Biography – Alfred Jackson Wiki
Alfred Jackson Prince is the older half-brother to late music legend Prince and an heir to the musician’s estate.
Jackson was a US Air Force veteran who served in Vietnam. He was one of six heirs to Prince’s estate. The estate, believed to be worth upwards of $200 million, has been tied up in legal proceedings since Prince’s death in 2016.
Prince was found unresponsive at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on April 21, 2016 after he suffered an accidental opioid overdose. He was 57. Since his passing, a compilation of demo recordings from the singer’s vaults titled ‘Originals’ as well as rare albums like ‘The Versace Experience (Prelude 2 Gold)’ have been made available.
Jackson was one of the first of Prince’s family members to speak about his death despite having not spoken to the singer for years prior. He told ET: “I miss my brother because my brother was everything in the world to me. He’s a legend, he really is.”
“He was so busy on the road because he had so many engagements with his music,’ he said. ‘So, he had to travel, all around the world. I always saw him on television, read the magazines, and said, “There’s my brother, Prince.” I was so happy he was making it for himself, I really was.”
Alfred Jackson Age
He was 66.
Alfred Jackson Parents – Alfred Jackson Family
Jackson was the son of Mattie Baker, Prince’s mother, prior to her marriage to Prince’s father, John L. Nelson. Since Prince had no known children and no will was found after his death, his estate affairs have been split between Tyka Nelson and his half-siblings Jackson, Sharon Nelson, Norrine Nelson, John Nelson and Omar Baker.
Alfred Jackson Death
Jackson was found unresponsive by his half-brother Bruce Jackson (not related to Prince) on Thursday morning August 29, 2019 at his Kansas City, Missouri home, according to TMZ.
Jackson’s death was confirmed in a Facebook post by Prince’s sister Tyka Nelson. She wrote, “This morning my older beloved brother Alfred passed on… Thank u for respecting our privacy at this time & 4 being so nice 2 him…Luv ~Tyka.”
Alfred Jackson Cause of Death – How Did Alfred Jackson Die
Alfred Jackson Prince’s cause of death is currently unknown. However, police believe that he died of natural causes and that no foul play was involved.
Alfred Jackson Net Worth
Alfred Jackson was one of six heirs to Prince’s estate which is believed to be worth upwards of $200 million.