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Alicia Keys Net Worth

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Net Worth$100 Million
Full NameAlicia Keys
Age40
Date of BirthJan 25, 1981
Birth PlaceUnited States of America

Singer, songwriter and actress Alicia Keys, born Alicia Cook, has a net worth of $45 million. Born and raised in Manhattan by her single mother, Keys had her first taste of the entertainment industry at the age of four when she appeared on The Cosby Show. After proving to be prodigious at the piano, Keys won enrollment in the elite Professional Performance Arts School of Manhattan where Keys was able to graduate as valedictorian at the age of sixteen. Leaving college to pursue her music career, and after a brief stint with Columbia and Arista Records, Keys signed with J Records and released her debut album, Songs in A Minor, in 2001. Songs in A Minor debuted at the number one position of Billboard 200 and has gone on to sell over twelve million copies worldwide. The album garnered five Grammy Awards for Keys. Her subsequent albums, The Diary of Alicia Keys and As I Am also debuted at number one on the USA Billboard 200 and have achieved multi-platinum status. Keys has had five number one singles on the US R&B charts, and ten number one singles worldwide. She has collaborated with artists such as Whitney Houston and Christina Aguilera. Her acting credits include the television shows American Dreams, Charmed and The Backyardigans and her film credits include supporting roles in The Nanny Diaries and The Secret Life of Bees. To date, Keys has won eighty-seven awards, among them twelve Grammy Awards, ten Billboard Music Awards, thirteen NAACP Awards.Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), better known by her stage name Alicia Keys, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys was raised by a single mother in the Hell’s Kitchen area of Manhattan in New York City. At age seven, Keys began playing the piano. She attended Professional Performing Arts School and graduated at 16 as valedictorian. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records.
Keys’ debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial success, selling over 12 million copies worldwide. She became the best-selling new artist and best-selling R&B artist of 2001. The album earned Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for “Fallin'”. Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003 and was also another success worldwide, selling eight million copies. The album garnered her an additional four Grammy Awards in 2005. Later that year, she released her first live album, Unplugged, which debuted at number one in the United States. She became the first female to have an MTV Unplugged album to debut at number one and the highest since Nirvana in 1994.
Keys made guest appearances on several television series in the following years, beginning with Charmed. She made her film debut in Smokin’ Aces and went on to appear in The Nanny Diaries in 2007. Her third studio album, As I Am, was released in the same year and sold six million copies worldwide, earning Keys an additional three Grammy Awards. The following year, she appeared in The Secret Life of Bees, which earned her a nomination at the NAACP Image Awards. She released her fourth album, The Element of Freedom, in December 2009, which became Keys’ first chart-topping album in the United Kingdom.

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