Aaliyah BioGraphy

American singer, actress and model Aaliyah is known all over the world as a performer of songs in the style of rhythm and blues, as well as the protagonist of the films “Queen of the Damned” and “Romeo Must Die”. Aliya starred in only two full-length films, both of which were a great success among the audience, and could have created a longer filmography if not for the tragic death that took the young singer at 22.

Aaliyah BioGraphy

The full name of the actress is Alia Dana Houghton, she was born in New York and, being the youngest of two children, received a generous share of parental love and care. Perhaps it was thanks to this that the creative abilities woke up early in the girl. From an early age she sang in the church choir and at various small events, in the first grade she first appeared on stage with a small role, at the age of 9 she took part in the Star Search competition, and at 11 she already became a real young singer and performed in a duet with the famous American soul singer Gladys Knight. Of course, such a rapid career growth of the girl was greatly facilitated by Aliya’s successful “family ties”, because her mother, Dane Houghton, sang herself, and her uncle (husband Gladys Knight) was known as a very famous person in show business. In a word, all roads were open for the young artist, who from childhood dreamed of a stage and loved to perform.


His’s musical career The first album of the young singer – “Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number” – was released when Aliya was 15 years old. Famous American musician R. Kelly became its producer and author of all but one songs. Pretty soon this album gained great popularity and went platinum, and some of its singles received “gold” in the charts. Alia’s second album, “One In a Million” was released two years later, and again some of the singles graced the top of the charts for a long time. The next step for the singer was the work on the soundtracks for the film, including “Next Friday”, “Doctor Dolittle” and the famous cartoon “Anastasia”. It was cooperation with these projects that inspired Aliya to try herself as an actress herself.

Acting Career

The first film in which Aliya, already a well-known singer, decided to take part, was “Romeo Must Die”. In this motion picture, the aspiring actress got the role of Trish O’Day. Alia also took a direct part in the recording of one of the soundtracks for the film. Alia got her second – and this time the main – role exactly one year later in the film “Queen of the Damned”. In addition, Aliya has repeatedly starred in the role of herself in various serials and television projects. The last year of Aliya’s creativity Aliya’s acting talent turned out to be almost as bright as her musical one. After filming her first two films, she received an invitation to participate in The Matrix. Several episodes with the actress were filmed, but Aliya did not have time to bring this project to the end. Her third and final album, she, was released in 2001 when she was 22 years old. It was he who indirectly caused the death of Alia. Together with her film crew, the singer went on a trip to the Bahamas to shoot material for a video for one of the songs on the new album. During one of the flights, Alia’s plane, along with all the members of her crew, fell, unable to withstand the load of equipment. Album “Aaliyah” became the bestseller for a long time after the death of the singer.

Real Name Aaliyah Dana Haughton
Nick Name
Date Of Death August 25, 2001
Date Of Birth January 16, 1979
Religion Christianity
Gender Female
Birth Place New York City, U.S.
Occupation (s)
  • Singer
  • Actress
  • Model
  • Dancer
Resting place Ferncliff Cemetery
Hartsdale, New York, U.S
Cause of death Airplane crash
Other names Babygirl
Active Year 1989–2001
Birth Sign Vis a Vis , La Casa de Papel
Father Name Michael Haughton
Mother Name Diane Haughton
 Brother Name Rashad Haughton
Uncle  name Barry Hankerson
Partner  name Damon Dash (2000–2001; her death)
Spouse  Name R. Kelly ​(m. 1994; ann. 1995)
School Catholic school, Gesu Elementary
College Detroit School of Arts
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
Aaliyah BioGraphy Cover Pic
  • In centimeters- 158 cm I
  • In meters- 1.58 m in Feet Inches- 5′ 2”
Dress Size 8 (US)  (approximate)
Weight In Kilograms- 48 kg In Pounds- 106 lbs
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Bra (Breast) Size 30  (approximate)
Waist Size 23  (approximate)
Hip Size 33  (approximate)
Shoe Size 8.5 (US)  (approximate)
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Lesbian Don’t know
Any Affair Yes
Partner name Damon Dash (2000–2001; her death)
Husband  name R. Kelly ​(m. 1994; ann. 1995)
1989 Star Search
1995; 1997 All That
1997 New York Undercover
2011 Comedia Y Sueno
2000 Romeo Must Die
2002 Queen of the Damned

 Personal Life

She married R. Kelly in 1994. And in 1995, she got divorced from R. Kelly. After the divorce,she dated Damon Dash from 2000 to 2001. But now Damon Dash is not in this world.

 Studio Albums

  • 1994 : Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number
  • 1996 : One in a Million
  • 2021 : Aaliyah
  • 2021 : Unstoppable

 Studio Music Career

Musical career
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Instruments Vocals
Associated acts
  • Missy Elliott
  • R. Kelly
  • Static Major
  • Timbaland
  • R&B
  • Pop
  • Hip hop
  • Alternative R&B
  • Progressive soul
  • Neo soul
  • Blackground
  • Jive
  • Atlantic
  • Virgin


Que : Who did  she have a baby with?
Ans : No

Que : How old would she be today if she was still alive?
Ans : She exact age would be 43 years 2 months 29 days old if alive.

Que : When did Jay Z date her?
Ans : In 1999

Que : How tall is she?
Ans : 1.71m

Que : Was she married?
Ans : Yes

Que : How was her personality?
Ans : She was very playful.

Que : Who dated her before she died?
Ans : Damon Dash

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