Alicia Keys Biography


Alicia Keys

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Birth Name: Alicia Keys
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age:   36 Years
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Five times Grammy Award winner singer, songwriter, and pianist-actress, Alicia Augello-Cook is better known by her stage name, Alicia Keys. She was born on January 25, 1981, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Her mother Terria Joseph was an actress, whereas her father Craig Cook was a flight attendant. At the age of two, her parents divorced and she was raised by her single mother in Manhattan. Alicia Keys tried to pursue her study from Cambridge University but she dropped out to continue her career in the field of music.

Alicia Keys released her first studio album "Songs in A Minor". It has gone on to become one of the most successful and influential R&B albums of all time. December 2003, began a busy time for Keys as she released her second album. The Diary of Alicia Keys went certified four times platinum and broke records across the board. Alicia released a book of poetry and lyrics called Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems and Lyrics, which became a New York Times bestseller. Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, she is an Irish, Italian and African-American ethnicity. Moving Alicia's personal life she is a happily married woman. She and her husband rapper and producer,  Swizz Beatz has been married since  31 July 2010. The couple has two children together. In  2013, her net worth was thought to be around $130 million.

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Born in United States

1981 25th of January

Alicia Augello-Cook was born on January 25, 1981, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Her mother Terria Joseph was an actress, whereas her father Craig Cook was a flight attendant. At the age of two, her parents divorced and she was raised by her single mother in Manhattan. 

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Debuted in TV The Cosby Show

1985

Keys made her first television appearance on "The Cosby Show" in the year  1985 as a four-year-old child. Which was created by  Ed, Weinberger, Michael Leeson and Bill Cosby. The Cosby Show was based on comedy routines in Cosby's stand-up act, which in turn were based on his family life.

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Debuted album Songs in A Minor

2001

After graduating from high school, Keys signed with Columbia Records to begin her music career. Her debut album "Songs in A Minor" was released in the year 2001.Songs in A Minor is a neo soul album with a diverse musical style that incorporates hip-hop, soul, jazz and elements of gospel music.

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Won five Grammy Awards

2005

The gorgeous singer Alicia Keys able to received 5 Grammy Awards in the year 2005, as the only the second American singer to win as many in one night.  She also earned 18 NAACP Image Awards, 9 Billboard Music Awards and 7 BET Awards.

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Debuted in the film Smokin' Aces

2006

Alicia keys made her film debut in the British-American action-crime film  "Smokin' Aces" in 2006. The film was written and directed by Joe Carnahan. And produced by Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner.The film is set in Lake Tahoe and was mainly filmed at the MontBleu casino.

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Married with Swizz Beatz

2010

She and rapper and producer, Swizz Beatz were married on 31 July 2010.  The two have been loyal to each other. There are no any issues seen in their relationship till present. The couple has been blessed with two children named,  Egypt Daoud Dean and Genesis Ali Dean.

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