Alicia Augello Cook, who is more commonly known by her stage name Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. She was born on January 25, 1981 in Manhattan, New York.
Keys had record deals with Columbia and Arista Records which were not that big, but she launched her debut album with J Records. This album was a major success in the market and it sold over 12 million copies worldwide. Because of the success, she came to be known as the best-selling new artist and best-selling R&B artist of 2001. Not only this, Keys also won FIVE Grammy Awards in 2002 because of this very album, including the Song of The Year award for “Fallin’”. She became the second American recording artist to have won five Grammys in one night. She released her second album in 2003, which was a major success as well and won four more Grammys for her collection. In 2005, she released her own Unplugged Album, which soon reached #1 in the United States.
Keys has flourished in the music industry, but that’s not all. She has also made her mark on television, which started with the Cosby Show. She debuted in the film industry with the movie “Smokin’ Aces” and later appeared in the movie “Nanny Diaries”. She also appeared in The Secret Life of Bees, which got her nominated for the NAACP Image Awards.
She released her third album in 2007, “As I Am”, which was again a major hit. In 2009, she released her fourth studio album, “The Element of Freedom”, which was a huge success and became her first album to be at the top in the United Kingdom. In 2012, Keys released her fifth album, “Girl on Fire”, which was by far her most successful album. It was another album that made it to the top in the United States.
After providing the music industry with so much, Keys has been appreciated for it as well. She has won so many awards for her works, such as numerous Grammys, American Music Awards and A LOT more. Billboard magazine named her the top R&B artist of the 200s decade. In February 2012, she was #14 on the list of VH1’s 100 Greatest Women in Music.
After providing the audience with so many top-notch albums, singing so many songs, and even acting in various movies, Alicia Keys Net Worth comes to a total of $45 million!
|Full Name, Name||Alicia Augello Cook|
|Age, Born||January 25, 1981|
|Net Worth||$45 million|
|Source of Wealth||Singer, Song-writer, Musician, Actress, Pianist, Record Producer|
|Achievements||NAACP Awards, Grammy Awards, Billboard Awards, VMAs, American Music Awards|
|Assets||Lotus Evora GTE|
|Family||Husband – Swizz Beatz|