Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

What is Alicia Keys?

Alicia Keys, is an American musician, singer, actor, humanitarian and composer. A classically-trained pianist. She is the first singer to receive five Grammy Awards at once after releasing her debut album, Songs in A Minor. Keys has received numerous accolades in her career, including 15 competitive Grammy Awards, 17 NAACP Image Awards, 12 ASCAP Awards, and an award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and National Music Publishers Association. She has sold over 65 million records worldwide. Considered a musical icon, Keys was named by Billboard the top R&B artist of the 2000s decade and placed number 10 on their list of Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years. Keys is also acclaimed for her humanitarian work, philanthropy, and activism. She co-founded and is the Global Ambassador of the nonprofit HIV/AIDS-fighting organization Keep a Child Alive.

 What is Alicia Keys famous for?

Alicia Keys is an American singer, songwriter and television actress best famous for her critically and commercially successful albums: Songs in A Minor (2001), As I As (2007), and Girl on Fire (2012) with her hit singles, No One, Fallin', Empire State Of Mind, My Boo and Gangsta Lovin'.

What is Alicia Keys's career?

She began her music career from 1996. She professionally began her career after she released her debut album, Songs in A Minor, with J Records in 2001. The album became instant hit producing her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "Fallin'" and selling over 16 million copies worldwide. The album earned Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002. She then went on to release her second album, The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003), spawning successful singles "You Don't Know My Name", "If I Ain't Got You", and "Diary", which garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards. Her duet "My Boo" with Usher became her second number-one single in 2004. Keys released her first live album, Unplugged (2005), and became the first woman to have an MTV Unplugged album debut at number one. Her third album, As I Am (2007), again gave her three Grammy Awards. In 2007, Keys made her film debut in the action-thriller film Smokin' Aces.  Her fourth album, The Element of Freedom (2009). In 2009, Keys's song "Empire State of Mind", in collaboration with Jay Z became her fourth number-one single which won the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

Her fifth album was Girl on Fire (2012) which won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. Her sixth studio album, Here (2016), became her seventh US R&B/Hip-Hop chart-topping album. Keys has received numerous accolades in her career, including 15 competitive Grammy Awards, 17 NAACP Image Awards, 12 ASCAP Awards, and an award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and National Music Publishers Association. She has sold over 65 million records worldwide. She is now considered one of the few musical icons/Keys is also acclaimed for her humanitarian work, philanthropy, and activism. She co-founded and is the Global Ambassador of the nonprofit HIV/AIDS-fighting organization Keep a Child Alive.

Is Alicia Keys real last name keys?

Alicia Keys was born Alicia Augello-Cook in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is the only child of Teresa Augello, a paralegal and part-time actress, and Craig Cook, a flight attendant. she belongs to mixed ethnicity of African-American, Italian-Sicilian, English, Irish, and Scottish. Her nationality is American and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac is Aquarius. Her parents got separated when she was two. she was then raised by her mother during her childhood days in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. She has two younger half-brothers named Clay Cook and Cole Cook. Keys loved music and singing from early childhood. She learned the piano when she was six. Keys' mother encouraged her to participate in different extracurricular activities, including music, dance, theater, and gymnastics. Keys was composing songs by age 12 and was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records. Talking about her education, she enrolled at the Professional Performing Arts School at the age of 12. Later, she graduated from there as valedictorian at the age of 16. 

What is Alicia Keys net worth?

Alicia Keys has an estimated net worth of $130 million as of 2020. But her salary is not revealed yet. She earns huge money as a singer and television actress. She was the best-selling R&B artist as well as the best-selling new artist during the 2000s. She has sold over 65 million records worldwide to date. Keys is the recipient of 15 competitive Grammy Awards and several other highly prestigious awards which has overwhelmingly aided her to garner her this huge sum of money. Additionally, she has earned from acting, commercials, musical tours, and various clothing, cosmetics endorsements.

She drives a Mustang and a Corvette and 7,800-square foot Phoenix home bought in 2008 which he put for sale in 2017 for $3 million. Alicia Keys and her music producer husband Kasseem Dean, a.k.a. Swizz Beatz, currently shares $20.8 million worth spectacular Southern California architectural masterpiece called the Razor House.

Who is Alicia Keys' Husband?

Alicia Keys is a married woman. She has been married to the famous American hip hop recording artist, Swizz Beatz since 31 July 2010. She first met him in 2009. They have two children named Egypt Daoud Dean and Genesis Ali Dean. Alicia Keys and her music producer husband currently share and living happily in $20.8 million worth spectacular Southern California architectural masterpiece called the Razor House. The couple has been married for over 10 years now. Before her marriage, she dated producer Kerry Brothers Jr. in 2006 and singer Justin Timberlake in 2002.

What age is Alicia Keys?

Alicia is 34 years old age of 2020. Taking about her physics, Alicia has a tall height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 57 kg. She has a black hair color and her eye color is dark brown. Similarly, Her body measurement is 34-26-38 inches and she wears a bra size of 32B, a shoe size of 6.5 US and a dress size of 6 (US). She has a straight sexual orientation.

Facts About Alicia Keys

  • #1Alicia Keys, is an American musician, singer, actor, humanitarian and composer.
  • #2She began her music career from 1996. She professionally began her career after she released her debut album, Songs in A Minor, with J Records in 2001.
  • #3Alicia Keys was born Alicia Augello-Cook in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
  • #4Alicia Keys has an estimated net worth of $ 130 million as of 2020.
  • #5 She has been married to the famous American hip hop recording artist, Swizz Beatz since 31 July 2010.
Alicia Keys
Quick Facts of Alicia Cook
Celebrated Name Alicia Keys
Age 39 years old
Nick Name Alicia Keys
Birth Name Alicia Augello Cook
Birth Date 1981 -01-25
Gender Female
Profession American musician
Nationality American
Place of Birth Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States
Father Craig Cook
Mother Terria Joseph
Brother Cole Cook
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aquarius
Ethnicity African-American, Italian-Sicilian, English, Irish, and Scottish
Net Worth $130 million
Marital Status married
Husband Swizz Beatz
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 57 kg
Hair Color black
Eye Color dark brown
Body Measurement 34-26-38 inches
Shoe Size 6.5 US
Dress Size 6 (US)
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