Alicia Keys Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Alicia Keys

Biography / Wiki

The Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys is not only a popular singer but also a famous songwriter, pianist, actress and record producer. She rose to fame by her debut in the TV industry as well as in the music industry. She released subsequent albums one after the other and became one of contemporary America’s most favorite singer.

She was born on 25th January 1981 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, New York. She developed her interest in music at a very young age and was exposed to show business after getting trained in music and playing the piano.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth 25th January 1981
Age 42 Years
Height In Centimeters – 165 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’5”

Weight In Kilograms – 55 kg

In Pounds – 121 lbs

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Figure Measurements 30-27-33
Bra Size 32B
Dress Size 6 (US)
Shoe Size 6.5 (US)

Net Worth

As of 2019, Alicia Keys has an estimated net worth of $70 million.

Education/ Family

Alicia was born to Craig Cook who was a flight attendant and Teresa who worked as a part-time actress. When Alicia was 5, her parents got separated and she was raised by her mother. Alicia was encouraged by her mother to learn music and dance.

She was enrolled in Professional Performing Arts School where she started learning classical piano. Later she joined Columbia University but dropped out later to pursue a career in music. In July 2010, Alicia married hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz.


Alicia Keys

Real Name Alicia Augello Cook
Nickname Lellow
Birth Place Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Profession Singer, record producer, songwriter, pianist, actress
Zodiac sign Aquarius
School Professional Performing Arts School, Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
College Columbia University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Debut Film: Smokin’ Aces (2007)


Alicia Keys in Smokin Aces
Alicia Keys in Smokin Aces

Music Album: Songs in a minor (2001)

TV: The Cosby Show (1985)

Alicia Keys in The Cosby Show
Alicia Keys in The Cosby Show

Fathers Name Craig Cook (flight attendant)
Mothers Name Terria Joseph aka Teresa Augello (part-time actress)

Alicia Keys with her Parents
Alicia Keys with her Parents

Brothers Clay Cook, Cole Cook (half brothers)


Alicia Keys with her Brother
Alicia Keys with her Brother

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

In 2003, her second album “The Diary of Alicia Keys” was released which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. She made her film debut in 2006 by starring in ‘Smokin Aces’ where she played the role of a female contract killer.

She has won three NAACP Image Awards in 2006, including Outstanding Female Artist and Outstanding Song for ‘Unbreakable’.

In 2012, she released her album called ‘Girl on fire’ which was a mixture of conventional genre songs and piano ballads. For the same song, she won Grammy Award for Best R&B Album in 2014. Till date, she has sold 35 million album copies and 30 million single copies

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

Boyfriends Kerry Brothers Jr. (2008)


Alicia Keys with Kerry Brothers Jr.
Alicia Keys with Kerry Brothers Jr.

Justin Timberlake (2002)

Alicia Keys with Justin Timberlake
Alicia Keys with Justin Timberlake

Marital Status Married
Husband Swizz Beatz (American Hip Hop Recording Artist and Record Producer)
Children Sons – Egypt Daoud Dean, Genesis Ali Dean

Alicia Keys with her Family
Alicia Keys with her Family

Favourite Things

Here we are providing you the list of her favourite things.

Favourite Food Doughnuts
Favourite Actress Ruby Dee
Favourite Musicians & singers Nina Simone, Donny Hathaway, Marvin Gaye, Jay-Z, and the Wu-Tang Clan, Queen Latifah, The Notorious B.I.G, Tupac Shakur
Favourite Sport Biking
Favourite Colour Black, Grey

Alicia Keys

Some Interesting Facts About Alicia Keys

  • At the age of 7, she learned classical piano and enrolled in the Professional Performing Arts School where she majored in choir.
  • She started writing songs at the age of 14 and graduated as valedictorian at the age of 16.
  • She met Jeff Robinson in 1994, who introduced her to A&R at Arista Records, Peter Edge and signed to Columbia Records.
  • She has been considered as the “Queen of R&B” by various media sources.
  • At Madame Tussauds, her wax figure was unveiled in 2011.
Alicia Keys Wax Statue
Alicia Keys Wax Statue
  • Her car collection includes Lotus Evora GTE, Fisker Karma, and White Porsche.
  • Her hobbies are traveling and shopping.
  • Along with her songwriting partner Kerry Krucial Brothers, she opened a recording studio called ‘The Oven Studios’ in Long Island, New York.
  • She was announced as a new coach on Season 11 of ‘The Voice’ in 2016.
  • She became the first solo singer to replace herself at the top of the US R&B/ Hip-Hop Songs chart on 5th January 2008.
  • Alicia has been listed by VH1 in their ‘100 greatest artists of all time’.
  • In the TV series ‘The Backyardigans’, she has played the voice of Mommy Martian in the ‘Mission to Mars’ in 2006.
  • She became the second American singer to win as 5 Grammy Awards in 2005.
  • Alicia has been listed twice by Time Magazine in its list of 100 most influential people.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @aliciakeys
  2. Twitter@aliciakeys
  3. Facebook @AliciaKeys
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