Facts of Alicia Keys
|Full Name||Alicia Augello Cook|
|Birth Name||Alicia Augello-Cook|
|Other Name||Alicia Keys,Lellow|
|Birth City||Manhattan, New York City, New York|
|Birth Country||United States of America|
|Father Name||Craig Cook|
|Father Profession||Flight Attendant|
|Mother Name||Terria Joseph|
|Relation With||Justin Timberlake (2002), Kerry Brothers Jr. (2008)|
|No Of Children||2|
|Awards||Grammy Award,NAACP Image Award,ASCAP Award|
|Filmography||The Cosby Show,The Nanny Diaries,Smokin' Aces,The Secret Life of Bees|
|Education||Professional Performance Arts School of Manhattan|
|Date of Birth||5,1981|
|Married Date||July 31,2010|
Singer & The Voice Coach Alicia Keys' Net Worth Is $79 Million
As of August 2019, Alicia Keys has an estimated net worth of $79 million, amassed through album sales and endorsements.
The American-born singer Alicia Keys earned wide fame with the release of her debut album Songs in A Minor (2001) with J Records. It received her 5 Grammy Awards at once, making the first-ever to win so, and became 6-time RIAA Platinum certified.
Since her professional career journey in 1996, Keys has released 7 studio albums, that record 42 million sales worldwide.
She has released the hit-songs like You Don't Know My Name, If I Ain't Got You, Diary, No One, Girl on Fire and the 11-time Platinum-certified single Calma. Moreover, the American singer earned herself accolades including 15 Grammy Award and 17 NAACP Image Awards.
She Makes Money From Album Sales & Contracts
Alicia began her singing career at the age of 12, and also signed with Columbia Records by the age of 15. Later, the singer inked a contract with J Records and released her debut albums Songs in A Minor (on June 5, 2001).
Well, Keys has released 7 studio albums till date, including 4-times Platinum The Diary of Alicia Keys and 3-time Platinum As I Am. In total, her album sales record 42 million worldwide sales.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Girl On Fire singer owns the net worth of around $70 million as of August 2019.
And The Richest claims her combined fortune with her husband Swizz Beatz to be $130 million.
The major credit of Keys' income goes to tours and albums sales; her album highest grossing album is Songs in A Minor (grossed $12.7 million) while the tour Set the World on Fire Tour securing $44 million became her most grossing tour.
Well, she also made some movie appearances in Smokin' Aces (2007), The Nanny Diaries (2007) and The Secret Life of Bees (2008).
Coach of The Voice: What Is Her Salary?
Moreover, Alicia's earning got aid after she became new coach for The Voice USA (Season 11, 12 & 14). Well, the Grammy Award winner receives the salary of $8 million per season from The Voice.
Keys made The Voice debut in Season 11 (September 19- December 13, 2016) alongside Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, and Miley Cyrus.
In Season 12, she appeared in The Voice along with Gwen Stefani (replacement of Cyrus) but missed the Season 13 and Jennifer Hudson took her place.
Later, Alicia returned to The Voice for Season 14 (February 26-
May 22, 2018) featuring Kelly Clarkson (earns $14 million) joined by Levine ($13 million) and Shelton (salary more than $13 million) in the coaches chair.
Accolades & Awards
For a fact, the No One singer has won 152 awards till date out of 200+ nominations, including 15 Grammy, 17 NAACP Awards and 12 ASCAP Awards.
Well, she earned 5 Grammy Awards from album Songs in A Minor, 4 Grammy from The Diary of Alicia Keys and 3 Grammy from her album As I Am.
Moreover, the New York native hosted 61st Annual Grammy Awards on February 11, 2019, being the 5th woman to do so, after 14 years since Queen Latifah in 2005.
Revenue From Album Sales
Till date, Alicia Keys has released 33 singles and 2 live albums, alongside her 7 studio albums. Some of her famous singles include:
- My Boo (2004)- Platinum by RIAA
- No One (2007)- 3-time Platinum
- Calma (2019)- 11-time Platinum certified by RIAA
Also, check out her earnings from albums:
|Albums||Sales||Earnings in USD|
|Songs in A Minor (June 5, 2001)||12 million copies||$12.7 million|
|The Diary of Alicia Keys (December 2, 2003)||8 million copies||$8 million|
|As I Am (November 13, 2007)||5 million copies sold||$5.3 million|
|The Element of Freedom (December 15, 2009)||4 million copies||$4.3 million|
|Girl on Fire (November 26, 2012)||635,800 copies||$637,000|
|Here (November 4, 2016)||42,000 (in US)||-|
Moreover, she also gave voice in Jay-Z's 3-times Platinum single Empire State of Mind.
Well, her first live album Unplugged (2005) made her the first woman to have an MTV Unplugged album debut at number one.
Earnings From Tours
- Songs in A Minor Tour (2001-2002)- $10 million
- The Verizon Ladies First Tour (2004)- $22 million
- Diary Tour (2005)- $10 million
- As I Am Tour (2008)- $32 million
- Freedom Tour (2010)- $29.64 million
- Piano & I: An Intimate Evening with Alicia Keys and Her Piano (2011)- $228,162
- Set the World on Fire Tour (2013)- $44 million
Did you know? The mother of 2, Alicia Keys is the writer of Tears for Water (released on November 4, 2004) that made sales of $500,000. The book is the collection of unreleased poems from her journals and lyrics.
Earnings From Endorsements & Business Line
Without a doubt, Keys gets a long list of endorsements with her massive fame, surely summing up bundles of dollars in her account.
In 2018, the fashion enthusiast also endorses clothing line Maxhosa.
Well, she had promotional deals with BlackBerry (in 2013), Citibank, Givenchy (in 2014), Levi's and Megaupload.
The face of Parfurm Givenchy, Keys also released her fragrance, Dahlia Divin.
Also, the American singer is an avid user of Instagram and Twitter with over 16.5 million and 30.1 million followers respectively. Surely, the brand promotions through social media can earn her thick dollars, however, is yet to disclose the detail.
Active Charity Worker: Donations & Supports
Alicia Keys is an active charity worker, and is the co-founder of Keep a Child Alive alongside Leigh Blake, of which , she is also an Global Ambassador.
The American singer performed at KACA events for the non-profit organization's funding, that has raised more than tens of millions of dollars.
In 2014, Keys posed unclothed for We Are Here Movement, moreover, gave $1 million to 12 different charitable organizations.
Well, she has associations with 31 charities including Frum Tha Ground Up, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Global Poverty Project and New York Coalition For Healthy School Food.
Alicia and her husband are also co-chairs of the Gordon Parks Foundation.
Millions Of Dollars Worth Empire: House, Cars, & Lifestyle
Currently, the singer lives in her house in New York City, New York, probably worth millions of dollars. Earlier, Alicia Keys owned 7,954-sq. ft. mansion in Syosset, NY, which she sold in June 2011 for $2.995 million; bought in 2005 for $2.993 million.
As reported, Alicia Keys and her husband Swizz Beatz kept their 25,000 sq. ft. property in Englewood, New Jersey for sale asking $14.9 million in August 2015.
Though, the sales report of the asset is not out.
Alicia Keys and her husband kept their Englewood, NJ house for asking $14.9 million
For a fact, the duo's NJ house was formerly owned by Eddie Murphy for 2 separate transactions but contiguous totaling $12.1 million in 2013.
Alicia and Swizz first bought $10.425 million main residences and later paid $1.675 million for secondary residence boasting 4,500 square feet.
Moreover, in January 2018, Keys-Beatz pulled out their 7,881 sq. ft. mansion in Paradise Valley, which was on-off the market since 2016's starting tag of $3.85 million that slashed down to $3.2 million. However, no buyer found taste in the property.
For a fact, the mother of 2 had purchased the Arizona property back in 2008 for $3.9 million.
Also, in 2011, Alicia Keys' now-former Laurel Hollow, New York sold for $3 million.
Collection Of Luxurious Cars
Regarded one of the successful music icons of the modern era, Alicia Keys does huge expenses on costly clothes, daily life luxury, and travels, reflecting her lavish lifestyle.
In addition, the multi-millionaire singer has a crush on luxury cars; her collection includes vintage Ford Mustang, Lotus Evora GTE ($150,0000) and Aston Martin ($200,000).
Alicia Keys' car collection includes Lotus Evora GTE
For a fact, her husband Swiss Beatz gifted her a red Lotus Evora GTE in 2012.
As reported, Keys gave her spouse a brand new Aston Martin on his 40th birthday.
Insurance & Tax
Since, Alicia Keys lives in New York, owns properties across the United States including New Jersey, Arizona, and NY City, a chunk of money gets deducted from her account after tax cuts.
Well, the property tax in Arizona takes away 0.802% of its assessed value while New Jersey and New York call on 1.925% and 1.045%. Also, the average house insurance price in the United States costs $1,000 per year on average.
On the other hand, the income tax cuts off $4.291 million upon the annual revenue of $5 million.
Alicia Keys' Age, Height, Husband, Married Life, Husband, Kids & Relationship
Alicia Keys was born Alicia Augello-Cook in an American family on January 25, 1981, in Manhattan, New York City, New York to Craig Cook and Terria Joseph.
She grew up alongside her brother Cole, raised by single mother after father Craig left them. Alicia attended the Professional Performance Arts School of Manhattan.
Well, Keys holds American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity; her father hails from African-American ethnicity and mother is a caucasian.
In 1999, she joined J Records and started her music career, later being one of the richest female singers in the United States.
Mother Of 2 Children: Married Life & Husband
Currently, the Grammy-winning singer enjoys a blissful relationship with her boyfriend-turned-husband Swizz Beatz.
Familiar with each other since teenage, the duo began dating in July 2008 and announced their pregnancy & engagement in May 2010.
Later, Keys and Swizz married on July 31, 2010, in a private ceremony near the Mediterranean Sea.
Alicia Keys and her husband Swizz Beatz
Keys welcomed their first child, son Egypt Daoud Dean on October 14, 2010, at the of 29. Later, she welcomed her second child son Genesis Ali Dean on December 27, 2014.
Prior to Swizz, Keys was engaged to record producer Kerry Brothers Jr. in 2002. Moreover, she had a rumored affair with Justin Timberlake in 2002.
Age & Height
As of August 2019, Alicia Key's age is 38 and has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches (168 cm).