Aaliyah Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Nov, 2015
Facts of Aaliyah
Date of Birth: 1979 , January-16
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
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Aaliyan Dana Haughton was born in January 16, 1979 at Brooklyn, New York City. She was a talented American who performed in varieties of field. She was a singer, actress, model and dancer at the same time. Aaliyan was raised at Detroit Michigan and during her early age of 10 she was the part of very first television show Star Search that was her tiny footstep for her bright career. She also performed at Gladys Knight by the side in a concert. She was the younger daughter of father Michael Haughton and Mother Daine Haughton with her brother. Aaliyan was an African American.

As with the support of successful songwriter and producer Barry Hederson engaging in Black ground Records she established herself as a lead writer and producer of her very first album. She began her career with the album Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number. This big hit was her success step where the album was sold across 3 million copied throughout the United States. This was further certified as double platinum. This was done by the recording Industry Associations of America.

Aaliyan got illegally married with R. Kelly she faced a lot of allegations from it. She also ended her agreement with Jive and later period signed another contract with the Atlantic Records. This motivated towards her career and at the age of 12 she was signed with Jive Records and was introduced with her mentor R. Kelly who was known by her uncle Barry Hederson. Aaliyan was a home person who had her boyfriend within the younger years. Aaliyan after the death of her father was supporting her family as a personal manager. With her illegal marriage with R. Kelly spread a lot of rumor. Yet there isn’t found any spouse after that marriage. She was active in her career from the year 1991 till 2001 and was passionate about her field.  She was also listed within the various awards and nominations with her remarkable performances. Having a unique image she was often found in a baggy clothes and sunglasses all across the streets. Aaliyan was also recognized with her silky vocals along with her second studio album One in a Million that was published in Vive magazine grab the attention of millions of people. She was often knows as a lyricist that has a depth. She worked with many costars like Timberland and Missy Elliott upon where that production formed were more within the electronic versions. 

Aaliyan also faced a huge rumor and formed controversy regarding her illegal marriage with R. Kelly. There were high guesses of their secret marriage along with the release of “age ain’t nothing but a number”. But reportedly it was also been found that she developed a regular friendship with R. Kelly while she was recording for her debut album in the previous years. Later, Aaliyan was found dating with Demon Dash during the time of her death as a boyfriend. 

The net worth of Aaliyan isn’t been recognized yet it can be found that she was successful in her career. She died at her early age of 22 because of plane crash.