Alicia Keys

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Full Name Alicia Keys
Age 39 Years Old
Nick Name Lellow
Gender Female
Famous As Singer
Birth Date January 25th, 1981
Birth Place Manhattan, New York, USA

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Alicia Augello Cook famed as Alicia Keys is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, as well as an actress. She is the first singer to receive five Grammy Awards at once after releasing her debut album, Songs in A Minor. She began composing songs by age 12 and was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records. Her hit album Girl on Fire earned her a 15th career Grammy Award in 2014 when it was named Best R&B Album. She has also won 17 NAACP Image Awards and has sold over 35 million albums and 30 million singles worldwide. Her duet "My Boo" with Usher became her second number-one single in 2004. She co-founded and is the Global Ambassador of the nonprofit HIV/AIDS-fighting organization Keep a Child Alive. She is a very talented singer. 

People Are Amazed At Alicia Keys Playing 2 Pianos At Once

There was a ton of talent on display at this year’s Grammy Awards, but the most impressive feat may have been Alicia Keys playing two pianos at once. In addition to hosting the awards show, Keys also dazzled with a surprise performance in which she sat between two pianos and played one with each hand simultaneously. 

Alicia Keys Attends the 4th Annual Fashion Cares Gala

Emerging fashion was not the only highlight of the evening with Alicia Keys, who served as the honorary chair, taking to the stage in the impressive Ziegfield Ballroom to sing the praises of all those young talents in the room. Keys, outfitted in a sharp black blazer and a power pony, appeared a chic patron of the arts. 

Alicia Keys Releases First New Music Since 2016

Hot on the heels of hosting the 61st annual Grammy Awards, Alicia Keys surprised her fans by releasing a new track, “Raise a Man,” her first new music since the 2016 album, Here. On Sunday, Keys became the first woman in 14 years to host the Grammys. After that, the singer-songwriter and philanthropist wrote on Instagram, “Tonight was such a musical night. I decided to drop a new vibe & have some fun with Y'all!!!”

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Alicia Keys

On 25th January 1981, Alicia Keys was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is the only child of Teresa Augello, a paralegal and part-time actress, her mother and Craig Cook, a flight attendant, her father. Her nationality is American. She was born with the birth name is Alicia Augello-Cook. Her father is African-American and her mother is of Italian, Scottish and Irish descent. Her parents separated when she was two and she was subsequently raised by her mother during her childhood days in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. Talking about her siblings, she has two younger half-brothers named Clay Cook and Cole Cook. Her ethnicity is African-American and her religion is Christian. At present, her age is 38 as of 2019 but her age will be 39 on her next birthday in 2020 of January. Her other early life background will be updated soon. 

Concerning 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. 

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Alicia Keys is a very beautiful singer with a good height of 5 feet 6 inches. She has a balanced weight of 57 Kg. Her hair color is black and eye color is dark brown. Her body measurement is 34-26-38 inches and wears a bra size of 32B. She wears a shoe size of 6.5 US and a dress size of 6 (US). Her other body measurement will be updated soon.

How Alicia Keys Began Her Career? 

  • Alicia Keys began her career when she was 7 years old by playing a piano.
  • Then, she began writing songs when she was 14 years old. 
  • After that, she was signed to Arista Records in 1998 and later signed to J Records in the year 2000.
  • She made her debut studio album, Songs in A Minor in June 2001.
  • The album debuted atop the Billboard 200 and featured the singles "Fallen", "A Woman's Worth", and "How Come You Don't Call Me" which was sold over 12 million copies and won 5 Grammy Awards. 
  • Her sophomore album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in the year 2003. 
  • She continued her success with AS I Am (2007), The Element of freedom (2009), Girl on Fire (2012), and Here (2016). She's also collaborated with a number of artists including Jay Z, Usher, Jack White, and Kendrick Lamar.
  • Beyond her singer career, she made her television debut in a 1985 episode of The Cosby Show where she was credited as Alicia Cook. 
  • She returned to the screen in 2001 after a 15-year long gap.
  • She then appeared in a number of television programs including Charmed, American Dreams, Saturday Night Live and The Backyardigans. 
  • She made her film debut was the 2006 action film, Smokin' Aces, starring Ben Affleck. 
  • She also co-starred in the Nanny Diaries (2007) with Scarlett Johansson and The Secret Life of Bees (2008) with Queen Latifah. 
  • She served as a guest mentor on season 4 of The X Factor Australia in 2012. 
  • She was a mentor on season 7 of NBC's The Voice in 2014. 
  • She returned as a coach for the 11th season of The Voice in 2016.
  • On January 15, Keys has been announced as the host of the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. This will be the first time Keys has been the master of ceremonies for Music's Biggest Night. 
  • In 2016, her sixth album, "Here, Salon" noted a "hypnotic tension" in Keys' lyrical expression and complimented her "sense of rhythmic timing" and socio-political consciousness.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Alicia Keys is a married woman. She was married to Swizz Beatz. They got married on 31 July 2010. The couple is blessed with two children named Egypt Daoud Dean and Genesis Ali Dean. As of today, the couple is living a happy marital life without any disturbances. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Who is Swizz Beatz?

Swizz Beatz is an American hip hop recording artist.

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of Alicia Keys is said to be $130 million as of 2019. But her salary was not disclosed yet. Her source of wealth is from her acting and singing career. She is satisfied with her earnings. 

Social Media Platform

Alicia is very active on social media. She uses Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube. She has over 31.3 million Facebook followers, over 29.8 million Twitter followers, over 13.3 million Instagram followers and over 2.9 million Youtube subscribers.

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