The King of Pop, Michael Jackson's body will return to his Neverland Ranch on late Thursday morning. And a public viewing has been set on Friday, the CNN confirmed on Tuesday.
A 30 car motorcade including Jackson's body will be travelling from Los Angeles to Neverland at 10 AM on Thursday, the TMZ.com announced.
Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana on August 29, 1958, the seventh of nine children. He died on June 18 in UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles. The cause of his death remains unclear.
Michael Jackson is survived by siblings Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Randy and Janet – along with his parents Joseph Walter “Joe” and Katherine Esther.
He also has three children — Prince Michael Jackson, 12; Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, 11; and Prince Michael Jackson II, 7.
He made his first solo album in 1972, and released “Thriller” in 1982, which became a smash hit that yielded seven top-10 singles. The album sold 21 million copies in the United States and at least 27 million worldwide.
His lifetime record sales tally is believed to be around 750 million along with the 13 Grammy Awards he received, makes him one of the most successful entertainers of all time.