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Did you know that this famous American singer sang at Whitney Houston's memorial service? Did you know that she got married in 2010? Do you know how many siblings she has? Check out our awesome facts, trivia, news and information about this star on our facts sheet below.

Fun Fact 1 Alicia Keys was born on January 25th, 1981 in Manhattan, New York in the United States of America.

Fun Fact 2 Alicia Keys is the stage name of this famous pop star, her real name, which she received at birth, is Alicia Augello Cook.

Fun Fact 3: Alicia Keys has one sibling, she has a half brother and his name is Cole cook. They are often pictured together in the press and on the internet. He has helped her to raise money in the past for her charity 'Keep a Child Alive'.

Fun Fact 4: Alicia Keys is a very talented, famous American singer who has achieved many hit singles such as Girl On Fire, Sleeping with a Broken Heart, No One, Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready), Doesn't Mean Anything, Unbreakable and Empire State of Mind Part II.

Fun Fact 5: Alicia Keys is also a successful songwriter, as well as writing songs, she is also a record producer and actress. In addition to these talents, she can also play the piano, so overall she is very musically talented.

Fun Fact 6: Alicia Keys has performed in many different countries across the globe. She has millions of fans all over the world who attend her concerts when she's on tour.

Fun Fact 7: In 2010, Alicia keys got married to a man named Kasseem Dean. Their wedding took place on July 13th, 2010. Kasseem Dean is also famously known as Swizz Beatz who is an American record producer and hip hop artist from New York City.

Fun Fact 8: Alicia keys and Swizz Beatz have two sons together. Their names are Egypt Daoud Dean and Genesis Ali.

Fun Fact 9: Alicia Keys is musically gifted, she is a fantastic pianist. She started piano lessons from the young age of seven.

Fun Fact 10: Alicia Keys went to a Professional Performing Arts School at Columbia University; she was 16 years of age when she graduated in 1997.

Fun Fact 11: After completing her school education, Alicia Keys worked on developing her voice ready for her musical career. She studied at a local Police Athletic League girls' club.

Fun Fact 12: Alicia Keys has an African American father and an Italian American mother. Their names are Teresa Augello and Craig Cook. Her mother is a paralegal and actress, and her father is a flight attendant.

Fun Fact 13: Alicia Keys released her first album in 2001. It was called 'Songs in a Minor' and included songs such as Piano and I, Girlfriend, Fallin, Troubles, How Come You Don't Call Me.

Fun Fact 14: Alicia Keys is also a songwriter. She actually wrote her first song when she was just 14 years old. The song was called 'Butterflyz' and it featured on her first album.

Fun Fact 15: A funny fact about Alicia Keys is that her worst habit in life is cracking her neck!

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