Alicia Keys, was born and raised in Manhattan by a single mother and has a net worth of $45 million. She appeared in the Cosby Show at the age of four. As a piano prodigy, she attended the Performance Art School of Manhattan, and graduated as valedictorian at 16. She left college to kick start her music career. In 2001, she released her first album ‘Songs in A Minor’ through J Records. It topped the Billboards’ 200 chart and sold over 12 million copies globally. She was awarded five Grammys for the album.
Her second and third albums, ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’ and ‘As I Am’ also topped the Billboard 200 chart and received multi-platinum status. She has released 10 number one singles worldwide and 5 on the US R&B charts. She has acted in movies and TV shows including ‘The Nanny Diaries’, ‘Charmed’ and ‘Ameican Dreams’ She has previously collaborated with Christina Aguilera and Whitney Houston. Her awards inventory includes ten Billboard Music Awards, thirteen NAACP Awards and twelve Grammys.
Height in Inches – 68.5 inches
Height with Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 10.5 inches -6″ 0′
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs(Pounds) – 57 kg /171 pounds
Figure Size(Bust/Breast – Waist – Hips/Butt) – 34-26-38 inches
Bra Size(Cup) – 34A
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 25th January, 1981 & 32 years
How Rich? Net Worth(in Dollars) – $45 Million
Eye Color – Brownish
Shoe Size(US) – 6.5
Above should be the most likely stats and body measurements of Alicia.
Alicia’s trivia & cool and Interesting Facts :
‘Songs in A Minor’ sold over 50,000 copies on the first day.
When she was 5, her musical talent got in attention in the church choir.
She managed to graduate at the age of 16 as the valedictorian due to her exceptional grades.
She was named as one of ’50 most beautiful people’ in 2002 by the People’s magazine.
She has the bad habit of cracking her neck.
Controversies and Relationships:In 2009, Keys sought permission for the submission of a song for Whitney Houston’s sixth album ‘I Look to You’. She co-wrote the song ‘Million Dollar Bill’ with Swizz Beatz, the record producer. In May Beatz announced that he was romantically involved with Alicia.
In May 2010, the couple declared Alicia’s pregnancy and they were married during the FIFA World Cup and performed a Zulu ceremony to bless their unborn child in Johannesburg. Their wedding celebrations were held on Corsica in July 2010. In October 2010, she gave birth to a son, named Egypt Daoud Ibarr Dean in New York, She dedicated the song ‘Speechless’ to her son.
Brands and Endorsements:She has visited several African countries like South Africa, Uganda and Kenya to promote healthcare for children afflicted with AIDS. She has founded and is the ambassador of ‘Keep a Child Alive’, that provides medicines to AIDS victims. Along with U2 lead Bono she has recorded the song ‘Don’t give up (Africa)’ in recognition of World AIDS day in 2005. The documentary ‘Alicia in Africa: A journey to the Motherland’ depicting her work was released in April 2008.
Keys has also contributed to ‘Frum tha Ground Up’, a non-profit organization that provides scholarship aid to children and teenagers. She performed as a part of Live 8 concerts, in Philadelphia, to pressurize G8 leaders to take action on the acute poverty in Africa. She perfomed on Shelter from the Storm and on ReAct Now: Music and Relief to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. In July 2007, she performed the Rolling Stones song, ‘Gimme Shelter’ with Keith Urban at the Giants Stadium in New Jersey as a part of the Live Earth concerts.
Following the 9/11 attacks she performed Donny Hathaway’s song ‘Someday We’ll All Be Free’ at the televised benefit concert America: A Tribute to Heroes. In December 2007 she performed at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo. Along with JayZ and Joss Stone she composed Obama’s theme song when was the Presidential Nominee. In 2009, she received the BET Award for her humanitarian efforts. In 2010, she performed the song ‘Prelude to a Kiss’ and ‘Send me an Angel’ for the Haiti earthquake. On 12 December 2012, along with several New Yorkers she took part in 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief.
She appeared in the campaign ’30 Songs/30 Days’ in September 2012 to support, ‘Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide’ a media project derived from Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof’s book.
In March 2013, Alicia in collaboration with Greater than AIDS started EMPOWERED, a informational campaign to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS among the women of U.S.A.