Her overzealous parents had pushed her into applying for various acting roles since she had a vague interest in Shakespeare plays.
She is the daughter of father Craig Cook, who was a flight attendant, and mother Teresa Augello, paralegal, and part-time actress.
Kays has a younger brother Cole Cook.
She is now single and ready to mingle but not with you.
After many disputes with the label, Alicia Keys had gone on to sign with Arista Records, and she had then released her debut album called, Songs in A Minor in the year, 2001.
Alicia began taking piano lessons at age seven at her mother's insistence.