Alicia Augello Cook better known as just Alicia Keys is an American actress, singer, record producer and songwriter born on 25th January 1981. Keys was interested in music and dance since her childhood. At the age of four, she performed in the television series named The Cosby Show. Alicia’s film debut was in Smokin’Aces later on several movies were done by her including The Nanny Diaries, Dove: Fresh Takes, Five and The Secret Life of Bees. Besides acting, Keys is a singer and released her first debut album with J Records named Songs in A Minor, this album received commercial success and then she became the best selling R&B artist of 2001 and best selling new artist. Afterwards, Alicia released numerous albums such as The Diary of Alicia Keys, As I Am, The Element of Freedom and Girl on Fire.
Every new album gave her fame and success and she won a number of awards against these hit albums such as American Music Award, ASCAP Awards, Grammy Awards and MTV Awards. Billboard Magazine also listed her number 10 on their catalog of Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Past 25 years. In addition to that Keys always involved in charitable activities, she is as well the co-founder and Global Ambassador of the organization named Keep a Child Alive. When it comes to her personal life, Alicia Keys got married to Swizz Beatz in 2010 and they both have two children.
Alicia Keys Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Alicia Augello Cook
- Nicknames: Lellow
- Occupation: Singer, Actress
- Date of Birth: January 25, 1981
- Birthplace: Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, New York, US
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Brown
Alicia Keys Family Details:
- Father: Craig Cook
- Mother: Terria Joseph
- Siblings: Cole Cook
- Spouse: Swizz Beatz (m. 2010)
- Children: Genesis Ali Dean, Egypt Daoud Dean
Alicia Keys Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Songs in A Minor
- First Film: Smokin’ Aces
- First TV Show: The Cosby Show
Alicia Keys Body Measurements:
- Height: 5′ 6″ (1.68 m)
- Weight: 57 kg (126 pounds)
- Bra Size: 32B
- Shoe Size:5 (US)
- Dress Size: 6 (US)
- Body Measurements: 34-26-38
Alicia Keys Interesting Facts:
- Her nickname is Lellow.
- She began writing songs at the age of 14.
- Some of Alicia Key’s musical influences include Jay-Z, Tupac Shakur, Wu-Tang Clan, Donny Hathaway and The Notorious B.I.G.