Santita Jackson

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Santita Jackson is an American singer who performed the National Anthem at President Bill Clinton's second inauguration. She did that alongside the famous singer Roberta Flack.

Besides her singing career, she is also well known among the public as the daughter of the American politician Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline Jackson. She was born on July 17, 1963, in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. 

A matter of fact is that she was the first child of her family. Because of that, she was raised in love and care alongside her four minor siblings, a brother, and a sister.

Relationship Status: Is She Single? 

Santita Jackson is currently single at the moment. She is not seen with anyone whom we can assume to be her boyfriend. She has been busy with her work and career, so she might not have time for love.

Photo of Santita Jackson taken during an interview.
Santita Jackson during an interview. Image Source: Youtube

Additionally, Put Your Arms Around the World singer Santita has also not revealed much information regarding her private life on her social media handle. So tracking her love life is relatively harder compared to other celebrities.

Net Worth & Earnings of Santita

Santita Jackson has a net worth of $1.5 million, like Clara Lukasia. She has earned this vast sum of money through her professional career as a singer.

Moreover, The Word Network TV show host, Santita has also earned a decent sum of money by working as a TV and radio show host for many years.

Parents Details

As mentioned earlier, Santita Jackson was born as the eldest child of her father, Jesse Jackson, and mother, Jacqueline Jackson. Both her father and mother are renowned personalities.

Santita Jackson's parents Jesse Jackson & Jacqueline Jackson, in an event.
Santita Jackson's parents Jesse Jackson & Jacqueline Jackson, in an event. Image Source: CNN

Her father, Jesse, is a well-known American politician and civil rights leader, whereas her mother is an author of a book called Loving You, Thinking of You, Don't Forget to Pray

However, she didn't write the book; she only wrote letters to her son, Jesse Jr, when he was sentenced to bars for 30 months. Later, Jesse piled up all the letters and published them as a book.

Has Four Siblings

Santita Jackson has been blessed with a young sister, Jacqueline Lavinia Jackson, & three brothers, Jesse Jackson Jr., Jonathan Jackson, and Yusef DuBois Jackson. Her brother, Jesse Jackson Jr., was born on March 11, 1965, and is involved in politics just like his father. 

Similarly, Jonathan is also involved in politics and was born on January 7, 1966. However, Yusef DuBois Jackson is not involved in politics as he serves his country as a lawyer and businessman.

Santita Jackson small brother, Jesse Jackson Jr.
Santita Jackson's younger brother, Jesse Jackson Jr. Image Source: Salon

Last but not least, her sister, Jacqueline Lavinia Jackson, was born in 1975. However, not much is known about her personal and professional life as she is not much famous as her other siblings.

Has A Step Sister

Santita has a step-sister from her father's side. Her half-sister's name is Ashley Jackson. She was born on May 18, 1999, from to her father, Jesse, and a professor, Karin Stanford. By profession, she is an actress. 

Ashley is an American actress who is well known among the public for her role in the 2019 drama movie Beats, where she portrayed the role of Niyah. She started her acting journey by portraying the role of Background (uncredited) in the 2004 released movie, The Woodsman

Ashley Jackson during a promotion event.
Ashley Jackson during a promotion event. Image Source: IMDb

However, Ashley took an unexpected break from her acting career due to some personal reasons. She rejoined the film industry in 2009 and portrayed her first role as Chloe in the TV series MacKenzie Falls

Physical Appearance

Santita Jackson has attractive brown eyes and black hair. However, she recently shaved her hair & colored it golden. 

Santita Jackson in her new looks.
Santita Jackson in her new looks. Image Source: Youtube

Talking about Fox News Channel's former host, Santita's physical stats, she has a decent height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) like Natalie Herbick. She has an average weight of 60 kg. 

Education Qualification

Santita is a well-educated person who has completed her early education at John J. Pershing Elementary School in Dallas, Texas. Similarly, she completed her high school education at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois. 

Interestingly, she was among the few people who could get Letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Because of that, she could attend one of the top universities, Haward, on a full scholarship. She joined the Delta Sigma Theta sorority at Haward University.

Social Media Presence

Santita Jackson is on various social media sites, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, with a decent fan following. She has a page on Facebook which runs under the @santitajacksonandfriends username. More than 16.5k people have followed her page.

Similarly, she can be found on Instagram under the @santitajacksonig profile name, where she has achieved more than 1.8k followers. Her Instagram bio states,

EP/Co-host KEEP HOPE ALIVE w/REV. JESSE JACKSON Radio Show: Sun, 8-10aE/Fox News Pol. Analyst/Contributor

Her Twitter Id can be found under the @SantitaJShow username. She has recently joined the site and is not quite active on Twitter like her other social media sites.

Career As A Commentator 

Santita Jackson began her career as a political commentator in April 2012. In the beginning, she worked only for the Fox News Channel. However, she started working for various news channels soon after learning the work.

Some years later, she started producing her father's show "Upfront with Jesse Jackson" on The Word Network. Moreover, she is also the writer, co-host, and executive producer of the nationally syndicated radio show "Keep Hope Alive with Rev."

Youtube Channel

Santita also has a channel on Youtube named The Santita Jackson Show. She joined youtube in 2020 and started doing live streams on January 13, 2020.

Her first live stream title was "Santita Jackson Live Stream." Since then, she has been regularly doing live streams on her youtube channel.

Career As a Singer

Santita Jackson started her career as a singer just after getting her college degree. She moved to New York to chase her dream of becoming a singer.

In the initial stage, she worked as a backup singer for more than five years for the American singer Roberta Flack. Following it, she started singing for the Opera Ebony company.

In 1996, she performed a song at a funeral alongside Wynton Marsalis in the Howard University Chorale at the request of the family of Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown. Next year, she executed the national anthem at Bill Clinton's second presidential inauguration.


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