Alicia Keys Bio, Husband, music, Net Worth and more

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Alicia Keys is a Popular American Singer, Actress And a Songwriter born on the 25th day of January 1981 in Manhattan, New York of the United States of America to Theresa Augello, a Part Time Actress and Criag Cook.

She is the only child of her mother and one of the three children of her Father who happens to be a flight attendant.

Her Real Name

She might be known popularly as Alicia Keys, But that actually wasn’t the real name given to her at birth. In fact many stars grew up to adopt names that they deem fit for their brands and Professional Career purposes and Keys isn’t an exception.

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Her Real name is Alicia Augello Cook. Yes that was the name given to her by her parents from birth but grew up to maintain the Alicia and added Keys to it as her stage name.

Alicia Keys Early Beginning and Career

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To make it to the very top, one must identify something he or she is very good at and work towards it. Alicia Keys was much aware of this and developed the love for music right at a very tender age.

She began composing songs when she was at little as the age of 12 and that tells you how passionate she has been about her career as a musician.

By 15 years, A young Keys was signed by Columbia Records but it all didn’t go as planned with the then youngster already facing major challenges and had a dispute with her label.

She parted ways with them and was later captured by Arista Records where she released her debut album she titled Songs in a Mirror.

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys

That was when the word began to understand there’s one determined female singer with silky voice coming out in the name of Alicia Keys. The album did all the magic for her and sold over 12 million copies across the entireWorld.

With the Album’s release being in 2001, you know its a sure bet for nominations in 2002. The singer got an impressive 5 nominations at the 2002 Grammy Awards.

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It surely got her the extra motivation to go all out again when she released her second Album, this time, it’s titled “The Diary of Alicia Keys” which she made available on all streaming platforms in 2003.

Alicia Keys Relationship Status

The singer is happily married to A renowned American Producer called Swiss Beatz. They officially tied the know in 2010 after the Producer’s first marriage crashed to a divorce. 

Alicia Keys Net Worth 

Having spent Many relevant years in the music space, it is fair to say Alicia Keys made some huge income throughout her career as a musician, she currently has a Net Worth estimated to be $150 million 

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