Carol Ann Parker was born on March 21,1957. She met Marlon Jackson during the one of the Jackson Five's tours to New Orleans. She and Marlon got married in August 1975 at age eighteen. They have three children together: Valencia Jackson, December 18,1976/ Brittany Shuantee Jackson, April 15,1979 and Marlon David Jackson Jr., September 23,1981. Marlon and Carol have five grandchildren. The two from Valencia are Noah Laniak, who was born August 18,2006 and Sophia Laniak, who was born November 11,2007. The three from Brittany are Savanna, who was born September 2,2011/ Phoenix, who was born on July 27,2010, and Summer , who was born in 2014.