- Name: Alicia Keys
- Age: 36 years old
- Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $130 Million
- Status: Alive
Alicia Keys is an American singer, songwriter and television actress. She’s won multiple Grammy Awards and is best known for the album, Songs in A Minor. Keys was born Alicia Augello Cook on January 25, 1981 in Manhattan, New York. Her mother, Teresa Augello, is a paralegal, and her father, Craig Cook, a flight attendant. Keys’ parents separated when she was just a toddler. She was raised with a younger brother named Cole. Keys attended the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan followed by Columbia University. She dropped out of Columbia in an effort to pursue music.
Keys began piano lessons when she was 7 years old. She signed to Arista Records in 1998, and later to J Records in 2000. Keys’ debut studio album, Songs in A Minor, was released in June 2001 to commercial and critical success. The album debuted atop the Billboard 200 and featured the singles “Fallen”, “A Woman’s Worth”, and “How Come You Don’t Call Me”. It has since sold over 12 million copies and won 5 Grammy Awards. Keys’ sophomore album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003. It was certified 4x Platinum and won multiple Grammys including one for Best R&B Album. Keys continued her success with As I Am (2007), The Element of Freedom (2009), and Girl on Fire (2012). She’s also collaborated with a number of artists including Jay Z, Usher, Jack White, and Kendrick Lamar.
Keys made her television debut in a 1985 episode of The Cosby Show. She was credited as Alicia Cook. She returned to the screen in 2001 after a 15-year long hiatus. Keys appeared in a number of television programs including Charmed, American Dreams, Saturday Night Live and The Backyardigans. Her film debut was the 2006 action film, Smokin’ Aces, starring Ben Affleck. Keys 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 The X Factor Australia in 2012. Keys 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.
Alicia Keys is 5ft 6in tall and has a net worth of $130 million. She married rapper and producer Kasseem Dean aka ‘Swizz Beatz’ in 2010. They have two children, Egypt Daoud and Genesis Ali Dean.
Alicia Keys Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Alicia Augello Cook
- Birthday: January 25, 1981
- How Old : Age: 36 years old
- Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Philanthropist
- Years Active: 1996-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $130 Million
- Marriage(s): Swizz Beatz
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: aliciakeys.com