Alicia Keys’s profile picture

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $130 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Hell's Kitchen
Country: United States
BirthDay: 25 January 1981
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.68 m
Education: Columbia University, Professional Performing Arts School

Alicia Keys was bornon 25 January 1981 in Hell's Kitchen, American, is Singer-songwriter. Alicia Keys is a Grammy Award winning American singer who rose to fame with her debut album, ‘Songs in A Minor’, which sold over 12 million copies and established her as an overnight sensation. Not only was her debut album a huge commercial success, it also received much critical acclaim and won her several prestigious awards. Her success continued with the release of her subsequent albums and soon she became one of contemporary America’s most favorite singers. Born as the daughter of a part-time actress, she was exposed to the show business from a young age and was encouraged by her mother to take music and dance lessons. She was just 12 when she enrolled in the Professional Performing Arts School, and by the time she graduated, she had developed strong songwriting skills in addition to her singing talent. At the age of 20 she released her debut album which became an immediate hit which sold millions of copies and earned her positive reviews from the critics. Her subsequent albums too performed well and she proved to the audiences and critics that she was not one-time wonder. Eventually she forayed into television and films as well and has appeared in movies such as ‘Smokin' Aces’ and ‘Dove: Fresh Takes’


$130 Million


Her album ‘Girl on Fire’ was out in November 2012


Alicia Keys married hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz in July 2010


In 2009, she released the album, ‘The Element of Freedom’, in which she departed from the classicist soul music that dominated her previous albums


Alicia Keys played the role of June Boatwright in the 2008 drama film, ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ which is based on the story of a 14-year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother


Her next album ‘As I Am’ came out in 2007 and once again proved to be a phenomenal success


She also ventured into films and had a starring role in the 2006 movie, ‘Smokin’ Aces’ which also starred Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Andy García, and Ray Liotta


Her much anticipated second album, ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’ was out in 2003


In 2001, she released her first studio album, ‘Songs in A Minor’


She was born as Alicia Augello Cook on January 25, 1981, in New York City as the only child of Teresa and Craig Cook

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