Alicia Keys is a singer, songwriter and actress. She had exposure to the entertainment industry at an early age of four when she appeared on The Cosby Show. Keys won enrolment in the elite Professional Performance Arts School of Manhattan after she had proved to be prodigious at the piano. At the school, Keys was able to graduate as valedictorian at the age of sixteen.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
- 6 Professional life and career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Alicia Keys Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021
- 9 Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.
She was born as Alicia Augello Cook on January 25, 1981, in New York City. She was the only child of Teresa who was a part-time actress and Craig Cook who was a flight attendant. She is of biracial heritage. She was primarily raised by her mother after her parents divorced when she was still very young.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Alicia Augello Cook|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Date:||January 25, 1981|
|Birth Place:||Hell’s Kitchen, New York, United States|
|Parents:||Father: Craig Cook
Mother: Teresa Joseph
|Spouse:||Swizz Beatz (m. 2010)|
|Children:||Egypt Daoud Dean, Genesis Ali Dean|
|Profession:||singer, songwriter and actress|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$130 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Alicia is 40 years old. She is 1.68 m and 57 kg heavy.
Education, School/College University
At an early age of 7, influenced by her mother, she started learning classical piano and enrolled in the Professional Performing Arts School at the age of 12.
She graduated as valedictorian at the age of 16 after which she became serious about her musical career and signed a recording contract with Columbia records.
She was accepted into Columbia University around the same time. However, a month didn’t even end when she dropped out of college to pursue.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
She was the only child of Teresa who was a part-time actress and Craig Cook who was a flight attendant. She is of biracial heritage. She was primarily raised by her mother after her parents divorced when she was still very young.
Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
In July 2010, Alicia Keys got married to a hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz, and they are blessed with two children; Egypt, who was born in 2010 followed by her brother Genesis in 2014.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||married|
|When did she get married? (married date):||July 2010|
|Does she have any relationship affair?||no|
|Is Alicia Keys Lesbian?||no|
|Husband/Spouse? (name):||Swizz Beatz|
|Kids?||Egypt Daoud Dean, Genesis Ali Dean|
Professional life and career
She released her first studio album, ‘Songs in A Minor’ in 2001. The album was massively received and was sold to over 6.2 million copies in the United States and 12 million copies worldwide. This made her an internationally popular singing star.
In 2003, she released her second album which was greatly waited for, ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’. To her fortune, it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and sold over 618,000 copies in its first week of release.
In 2007, she released her third album ‘As I Am’ and this proved to be a phenomenal success since it debuted at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 chart and became an international commercial success. Some of its singles that became hit include: ‘No One’ and ‘Another Way to Die’.
In 2006, she also ventured into films and had a starring role in the movie, ‘Smoking’ Aces’. The movie starred other individuals such as Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Andy García, and Ray Liotta.
In 2008, Keys played the role of June Boatwright in the drama film, ‘The Secret Life of Bees’. The film was based on the story of a 14-year-old girl who was haunted by the memory of her late mother.
She also appeared in the 2009 film, ‘The Element of Freedom’, whereby she departed from the classicist soul music that dominated her previous albums. The album mostly featured ballads and was a huge commercial success and received positive reviews from critics.
In November 2012, she released the album ‘Girl on Fire’ which was a mixture of conventional genre songs and piano ballads, with occasional references to marriage and motherhood. The album, however, did not perform better than the previous ones commercially.
Awards & Nominations
she won several Grammy Awards for Song of the Year including (‘Fallin’), Best R&B Song (‘Fallin’), Best R&B Album (‘Songs in A Minor’), Best Female R&B Vocal Performance (‘Fallin’), and Best New Artist In 2002,
In 2005 she won four Grammy Awards including the Best R&B Album for ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’, and Best R&B Song for ‘You Don’t Know My Name’.
She won three NAACP Image Awards in 2006, including Outstanding Female Artist and Outstanding Song for ‘Unbreakable’.
She received the Grammy Award In 2014 for Best R&B Album for ‘Girl on Fire’.
Alicia Keys Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021
As of October 2021, Alicia keys’ estimated net worth is $130 million.
Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
There is not much heard about rumours and controversies involving Alicia.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.
Alicia Keys Facebook page has around 33M fan likes, and her Twitter account has around 30.1M followers. On Alicia Keys Instagram account, she has around 16.6m followers while on YouTube, Alicia Keys has around 3.6M subscribers.
There is great potential for Alicia’s net worth seeing that she is young and enthusiastic