Alicia Keys Net Worth, Salary, Early Life, Career, Affairs and MorePosted By: Haider Ali | March 13, 2018
Alicia Keys Introduction:
Alicia Keys is an American singer, actress, pianist, and songwriter. He has signed his life’s first contract with Columbia Records and after that with Arista Records. But in 2001 he had signed by the J Records and also in 2001 released her debut album with the title of Songs in A Minor. This album has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide and also made her debut at the Billboard Hot 100 number one with the single ‘Falling.
In 2002 Alicia won five Grammy Awards for this album. After the success of this album she released her second album in 2003 with the title of The Diary of Alicia Keys In this album many successful singles features such as “Diary,” “You Don’t Know My Name” and “If I Ain’t Got You.” Most of all, this album has over than 8 million copies worldwide.
As well as, this album has contains a duet which she records with Usher song titled “My Boo.” In the year 2004, this song has made her second number one single on many charts. For this album, she had four addition Grammy Awards in 2005. After that year, she has released her debut live album with the title of Unplugged. From this album, she has turned to be the first woman to have an MTV Unplugged album debut at number one.
Childhood & Early Life of Alicia Keys:
Alicia Keys was born as Alicia Augello Cook on January 25, 1981, in New York City. Her father name was Craig Cook, and her mother name was Teresa. She was the only child. By profession, her father was a flight attendant, and her mom was a part-time actress.
She has of biracial inheritance. She had primarily grown by (a single parent) her mother and her parents split when she was too young. Her mother encouraged her towards music and also she forced her to regularly take dance and music classes.
When she was just seven years old, she had begun learning classical piano and also when she was 12 years old kid she got enrolled in the Professional Performing Arts School in New York City.
At the age of 16, she has completed her graduation as valedictorian. Later completing her graduation, she has started taking music as her future and professional career. So according to that, she has signed a recording contract with Columbia records.
At near about the same time she had got enrolled at Columbia University. However, after just one month in the Columbia University, she had slipped to pursue her music career.
Alicia Augello Cook Professional Career:
She released her debut studio album in the year 2001 with the title of ‘Songs in A Minor.’ Just after the release of the album, it has made as a sensation and also ranked on to sell over 6.2 million copies in the United States.
As well as it has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide, making her a worldwide popular singing star. In 2003 she released her second anticipated album with the title of ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys.’ The album has sold more than 618,000 copies in the first week of the album and also this album has made his debut on the No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
In 2007 she released her following music album with the title of ‘As I Am.’ With the release of this album, she has once more proved her as a phenomenal singer. As well as, this album had debuted at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and also this album has become as the international commercial success. As well as, this album has contains many super hit singles such as ‘Another Way to Die’ and ‘No One.’
Later that in 2009 she released another album with the title of ‘The Element of Freedom.’ In this album, she has released her many classic songs. Just same like before albums, this album has got many positive reviews from critics and also commercial genre success.
In November 2012, she released another album now she set the title ‘Girl on Fire.’ This album was the combination of piano ballads and conventional genre songs with occasional references to motherhood and marriage. However, the album was a moderate success, but the commercial performance of the album had pale in comparison to the earlier albums.
Awards & Achievements of Alicia Keys:
In 2002, she had honored with the Grammy Awards. She won this award in the category of Song of the Year for the album ‘ Falling, Best New Artist, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance (‘Falling), and Best R&B Album (‘Songs in A Minor’).
In 2005 she won four Grammy Awards in different categories including Best R&B Song for ‘You Don’t Know My Name’ and the Best R&B Album for ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys.’
After that in 2006, she awarded with the NAACP Image Awards including Outstanding Song for ‘Unbreakable’ and Outstanding Female Artist.
In 2014 for Best R&B Album for ‘Girl on Fire’ she has won the Grammy Award.
Alicia Keys Personal Life & Legacy:
In July 2010 she tied the knot of her relation with married hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz. Till date, both of them are in a happy and loving relationship. As well as, God has gifted both of them with two beautiful kids.
Alicia Keys Net Worth:
According to latest reports and analysis, Alicia Keys net worth has an estimated value of 130 million USD. She earns her entire fortune through her singing, producing and music career.