Tito Jackson‘s three sons are the stars of the new reality TV show on Lifetime, The Jacksons: The Next Generation. On the show, the three men – Taj, Taryll, and Tito Joe (TJ), constantly reiterate to their children and cousins the importance of protecting the family name and legacy. It can be a burden at times but everyone agrees carrying the Jackson name is a privilege.
TJ is the youngest son of Tito and his late mother Dee Dee, but he has the most responsibility. TJ is married (to Frances) and is the father of their four children – Royal (2000), Dee (2009), Jojo (2010) and Rio – and stepfather to Frances’ two children from a previous marriage — Sage and Alexcia Mack, both of whom are in their early 20s. TJ, the 37-year-old nephew of the late Michael Jackson, is also the legal co-guardian of his uncle’s three children – Prince (18), Paris (17), and Blanket (13). The other co-guardian is Michael Jackson’s mother Katherine Jackson, who is 85 years old. The Jacksons: The Next Generation airs Fridays at 10pm on Lifetime.