Alicia Keys Net Worth, Early Life, and Career

Alicia Keys Net Worth

Most of the people love to hear music. This made the music industry a more prominent place. Many singers are there who have a bunch of talent. Alicia Keys is one of those who has a deep knowledge in the music sector. Today, we will discover Alicia Keys net worth and how she earns it through her music skills.

Who is Alicia Keys?

Alicia Keys is a singer and songwriter from the United States. She is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, with over 90 million sales worldwide. Billboard named Alicia “2000s R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Decade”. 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys is also a pianist, author, and actress.

Short Bio of Alicia Keys

Full Name Alicia Augello Cook
Birthdate January 25, 1981 (age 42)
Birthplace New York City, U.S.
Nationality American
Height 5’ 6” (1.68 m)
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Pianist, Author, actress
Genres R&B, Pop, Soul, hip-hop
Labels Columbia, Arista, J, RCA, AKW
Social Media InstagramTwitter
Net Worth $150 million

Early Life

Alicia Keys was born in New York City. She has no siblings. Alicia’s mother was a paralegal and part-time American actress. Alicia’s father left her mother when Alicia was two years old. Alicia was raised by her mother. Alicia developed an interest in music from her childhood. At the age of 12, Alicia started attending Professional Performing Arts School. There, she took music, dance, and theater classes.

Alicia Keys Net Worth

During her high school period, she started singing, writing songs, and performing in music groups. At that time, Alicia learned piano and became a skilled pianist at the school. Alicia spent almost all her teenage in Harlem. Here, she met Kerry Brothers Jr., an American record producer, and signed a long-term collaboration with Kerry Brothers Jr.

Alicia Keys Net Worth

Alicia Keys’s net worth in 2013 is estimated to be $150 million. This massive net worth tells us about Alicia Keys’s success story. Starting a carer from an early age helps her to accumulate more wealth. Besides, gaining skills in different sectors significantly impacts Alicia Keys’s net worth.

Facts Behind Alicia Keys Net Worth

Music Career

Alicia started her career as a singer. In 2001, Alica released her debut studio album “Songs in A Minor”. The album became so popular and gained massive commercial success. It sold over 12 million copies worldwide. This spread Alicia’s popularity very soon, and she became a matter of dissociation.

With this fame, Alicia started recording more albums. With a total of 8 million sales, “The Diary of Alicia Keys” (2003), her second album, is also a hit. Alicia released her debut single, “Fallin”’ in 2001. Later she made a duet with a famous singer Usher “My Boo,” and this became her second successful single.

With that early success, Alicia started recording more albums and singles, such as “As I Am,” “The Element of Freedom,” “Girl on FireHereSanta Baby,” and many other popular albums and singles that were released by Alicia from 2001 to 2022. All of her Albums were so popular and sold millions of copies.

Alicia was listed as a best-selling artist by RIAA. Her albums sold over 17.8 million copies in the United States and over 30 million worldwide. Also, her songs sold over 21.9 million in digital documents. This makes Alicia one of the “world’s best-selling music artists. Which earned her a significant profit. Thus, earnings from Alicia’s music career became her primary source of net worth

Acting Career

Besides singing, Alicia also acted in several hit films. Her first film debut was in 2006. In the 2006 film “Smokin’ Aces,” she played a contract killer. Later, Alicia starred in another two films. Those are “The Nanny Diaries (2007)” and “The Secret Life of Bees (2008).” Alicia played one of the essential roles in those films. So, undoubtedly, she got a massive payment from those films, which significantly affected her net worth.


Alicia Keys has appeared on several TV shows. In 2016,  Alicia became a coach in “The Voice season 11.” Besides this,  Alicia has also appeared in many TV shows, such as “The Cosby Show,” “American Dreams,” “Charmed,” and many others.  Alicia got a massive payment from those shows for her every appearance. This undoubtedly increases her net worth.

World Tours

As Alicia Keys’s fame spread widely, she became famous across the world.  Alicia got several of invitations from different countries to perform at their concerts, festivals, and grand openings. In 2016, she released “In Common” and performed the song in Italy for the opening ceremony of the 2016 UEFA Champions League Final.

Alicia Keys Net Worth

Alicia also performed in other countries. Some of her notable tour projects are “As I Am Tour (2008),” “Alicia + Keys World Tour (2022-203)” “Piano & I: A One Night Only Event with Alicia Keys, 2011)” “Keys to the Summer Tour (2023).” Those tours were in London, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Toronto, and many other cities across the world.

Most of her tour projects were run for a long time to cover many towns in a country. Those countries hired Alicia with a vast amount of payment, which added to her net worth.


Alicia Keys won 272 awards and was nominated for 790 times. Her notable winning awards are

  • Favorite New Artist, Pop/Rock, in 2002.
  • Best Female R&B Vocal Performance in 2008.
  • Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2011.

Guinness World Records

  • The first singer to replace themselves at No.1 on the US R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart in 2008.
  • Most MTV VMA nominations for Best R&B in 2020.

Personal Life

Alicia Keys was in a relationship with her long-time good friend and collaborator, Kerry Brothers Jr., but they broke up in 2008. Later, Alicia got married to Swizz Beatz in 2010. Together, they have two kids.


What is Alicia Keys net worth in 2023?

Alicia Keys’s net worth in 2023 is estimated to be $150 million.

Who has more money, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz?

They both have a net worth of $150 million.

How successful is Alicia Keys?

Alicia Keys is so successful that her albums sold over 30 million copies worldwide.

 How is Alicia Keys so rich?

Alicia Keys became rich because of her successful album release.

Final Thoughts

Alicia Keys net worth is a result of her early success. Starting a career as a teenager, Alicia has only seen the massive success of her albums. This success leads her to colossal fame as well as wealth.

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