Aaliyah net worth

Aaliyah net worth

Net Worth: $10 Million

About Aaliyah

Aaliyah net worth

It has been claimed that the total size of Aaliyah net worth at the time of her death reached 10 million dollars. She was a well known singer, but she was also involved into other activities, such as being an actress, model and dancer.

The singer was born in New York in 1979 and she died in 2001. Although she was born in New York, a bigger part of her growing up was spent in Michigan. When she was 10 years old, Aaliyah was already a well known singer as she appeared on the popular TV show called “Star Search”. Also, she was touring with Gladys Knight. When the singer was 12 years old for the first time she got signed to two labels, those being Jive Records and Blackground Records. The latter label belongs to her uncle Barry Hankerson.

Her uncle was also the one who introduced Aaliyah to many well known people in music industry, such as R. Kelly with whom Aaliyah started to collaborate and who became her mention as well as producer, as R. Kelly worked on her first album called “Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number”. Overall, the sales of her first album reached 3 million copies in the country and the album got double platinum certification by RIAA.

Thus, the sales of it have also added up to the total amount of Aaliyah net worth. Later, because of many rumors going on about her and R. Kelly, Aaliyah decided to leave the label and got signed to Atlantic Records.

Producers who worked on the second album of the singer were Missy Elliott and Timbaland. The second album was called “One in a Million”. The sales of her second album have also added up to the total amount of Aaliyah net worth. More than 8 million units of this album were sold internationally. Out of those 8 million, 3.7 million copies were sold in the United States alone.

In 2000, Aaliyah got famous not only because of her singing career, but also because of her involvement into acting. In that year, she appeared in a film called “Romeo Must Die”. In addition to appearing on it, Aaliyah also sang some songs included in it, such as “Try Again”, which also became a single. In addition, for this single, Aaliyah was nominated for a Grammy award. Another movie in which she appeared after the mentioned one was “Queen of the Damned”. Therefore, her career into acting has also added up to the overall sum of Aaliyah net worth.

Now you have an idea why Aaliyah net worth is this huge

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