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Swizz Beatz Wife Alicia Keys: Age, Family, and Career

Swizz Beatz wife Alicia Keys is a famous American singer and songwriter who is trending after her performance in the Super Bowl 2024. In addition, her husband, Swizz praised her for her outstanding performance.

Likewise, Swizz Beatz is also a renowned American rapper, record producer, disk jockey (DJ), and songwriter.

Both the couple share a passion for music making them a perfect pair. Born and raised in the Bronx borough of New York City, Swizz’s real name is, Kassem Daoud Dean.

Beatz made his identity and gained recognition in the music industry through his family’s record label Ruff Ryders Entertainment and his links with flagship artists.

During his early years, he worked with Yonkers-based rapper DMX who helped him to gain prominence figure in hip hop.

In 2001, Beatz working with Philadelphia-based rapper Cassidy launched his own label imprint, Full Surface Record with numerous artists signing including, Eve, Mashonda, and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

Swizz launched his debut album, One Man Band Man in 2007 which peaked at number seven on the Billboard 200.

Not to mention, this talented rapper and singer won a Grammy Award from five nominations and was named the first “Producer in Residence” at New York University in 2010.

With all the career success and fame to his name, people now are keener to know about his personal life, especially his wife, Alicia Keys who shares the same passion and interest.

Meet Swizz Beatz wife Alicia Keys

Swizz Beatz wife, Alicia Keys was born on January 25, 1981, in New York City, United States. As of 2024, this singer is living in her early 40s i.e., 43 years of age.

The couple had known each other since they were teenagers. However, the couple began dating each other after Swizz Beatz divorced his first wife, Mashonda Tifrere in May 2010.

After dating for a short period, the couple announced they were engaged and were expecting their first child in May 2010.

Swizz Beatz with his wife, Alicia Keys
Swizz Beatz with his wife, Alicia Keys

During the 2010 FIFA World Cup, they took blessings in a Zulu ceremony for their unborn child in the Illovo suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa.

The couple were married on July 31, 2010, in a private ceremony near the Mediterranean Sea and are still living a happy married life.

Swizz and Alicia were blessed with two sons, the first son, Egypt Daoud Dean born in October 2010, and the second son, Genesis Ali Dean, born in December 2014.

Alicia Keys Parents

One of the most talented singers, Alicia Keys was born to Teresa Aguello (mother) and Craig Cook (father).

Her mother was a paralegal and part-time actress while her father was a flight attendant. Teresa is of Italian and “Irish or Scottish” descent while Craig is of African American descent, resulting in her multiracial heritage.

She was raised by her mother as her father left when she was only two years old. She also mentions that her parent’s relationship was not good and Keys did not like to speak about her father.

Before gaining the fame, Alicia used to live with her mother in a one-bedroom apartment. Her mother used to work three jobs to provide for Keys.

Alicia Keys Fame and Net Worth

Talented singer Alicia Keys began composing songs when she was 12 years old. Later at the age of 15, she was signed by Columbia Records.

Likewise, Keys released her debut studio album, Songs in A Minor in 2001 with J Records.

Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys

Her debut album sold over 12 million copies worldwide winning her five Grammy Awards at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards.

Moreover, her single, “Fallin” was ranked in number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Similarly, her second album, The Diary of Alicia Keys released in 2003 sold eight million copies and added four more Grammy Awards to her name.

Throughout her career, she sold over 90 million records worldwide making her one of the world’s best-selling music artists.

To her records, she has won 16 Grammy Awards, 17 NAACP Image Awards, 12 ASCAP Awards, and an award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and National Music Publishers Association.

As of 2024, this singer has a total estimated net worth of $150 million.

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