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  • Name: Aaliyah
  • Born: 01/16/1979
  • Died: 08/25/2001 (22 years old)
  • Occupation: Singer, actress, model

Aaliyah Dana Haughton (/ɑːˈlə/; January 16, 1979– August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress and model. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Detroit, she first gained recognition at the age of 10, when she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight. At the age of 12, Aaliyah signed with Jive Records and her uncle Barry Hankerson’s Blackground Records. Hankerson introduced her to R. Kelly, who became her mentor, as well as lead songwriter and producer of her debut album, Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number. The album sold three million copies in the United States and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). After facing allegations of an illegal marriage with Kelly, Aaliyah ended her contract with Jive and signed with Atlantic Records.

Birth Name: Aaliyah Dana Haughton

Awards: List of awards and nominations received by Aaliyah

Alias: Aaliyah Dana Haughton

Genre: R&B, pop, hip hop

Birth Place: New York City, U.S.

Death Place: Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, The Bahamas

Source: Wikipedia

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