One of the biggest and most acknowledged singers and composers in the world, Alicia Keys has become a household name for all music lovers. Here is a look at her biography, net worth, and investments.
Alicia Augello Cook, professionally known as Alicia Keys, was born on January 25, 1981, at Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of New York City’s Manhattan borough. She began composing at the young age of 12, owing to her skills as a classically-trained pianist. She was signed to Colombia Records by the age of 15.
Since then, it has been a very illustrious career, as she has earned herself a lot of accolades to this effect. She has 15 Grammy Awards, 17 NAACP Image Awards, 12 ASCAP Awards, and an honor from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and National Music Publishers Association. She has sold more than 65 million records around the world.
Thought about a melodic symbol, Keys was named by Billboard the top R&B artist of the 2000s decade and set number 10 on their rundown of Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years. VH1 additionally remembered her for their 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and 100 Greatest Women in Music records, while Time has named her in their 100 arrangements of most powerful individuals in 2005 and 2017.
- Net Worth & Investment
As of 2020, Alicia Keys net worth is $100 million. Her net worth, which has been accumulated over the years, has been drawn from her records sold, as well as music tours embarked on.
Also, in 2012, she received a gift from her husband, Swizz Beatz, which was the Lotus Evora GTE, with an estimated value of $150,000. In 2010, they (Alicia and Swizz Beatz) acquired a 6,167 square foot triplex (NYC penthouse), which they purchased from Lenny Kravitz for an estimated value of $14,500,000, which is as of now in the market for $17.5 million.