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Aaliyah net worth:
$10 Million

Aaliyah information

Aaliyah information

Birth date: January 16, 1979, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Birth place: Brooklyn
Death date: August 25, 2001, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
Height:5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)
Profession:Singer, Model, Actor, Dancer
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:R. Kelly (m. 1994–1995)
Siblings:Rashad Haughton
Movies:Romeo Must Die, Queen of the Damned

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Aaliyah Dana Houghton was born in 1979, in New York, USA although raised in Detroit,. Aaliyah was a famous actress, singer, model and dancer. She is perhaps best known for releasing such albums as “Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number”, “Aaliyah” and “One in a Million”. Aaliyah appeared in several movies, including “Queen of the Damned” and “Romeo Must Die”. Unfortunately, Aaliyah died in a plane crash in 2001. Even after her death, her music remained popular and she is even considered as the “Princess of R&B” and the “Queen of Urban Pop”. It is sad that the world lost this young and talented woman, who is still known as one of the most successful female R&B artists.

Aaliyah Net Worth $10 Million

So how rich was Aaliyah? Sources estimated that Aaliyah’s net worth was $10 million. The main part of this sum of money was no doubt from Aaliyah’s career as a singer and actress. She was a really talented personality and achieved a lot during the 10 years of her career. Unfortunately, she was not able to achieve more and gain even more acclaim, because of her tragic death.

When Aaliyah was just a small girl she started attending voice lessons. Soon she began performing at different events and even started acting in plays. Later Aaliyah began auditioning for different programs and commercials. Subsequently she appeared in such shows as “Star Search” and “Family Matters”. When Aaliyah was 12 years old, she signed to “Blackground Records”, where she was introduced to R. Kelly and they started working together. In 1994 Aaliyah released her first album called “Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number”, which soon became very popular and Aaliyah’s net worth began growing. The album was also praised by the critics and Aaliyah became more noticeable in the music industry. In 1996 Aaliyah signed with “Atlantic Records”, and in the same year she released her second album, “One in a Million”, during the making of which Aaliyah had an opportunity to work with Missy Elliott and Timbaland. This album also added a lot to Aaliyah’s net worth.

In 1997 Aaliyah began her acting career, when she appeared in the show called “New York Undercover”. In 2000 she was cast in one of her most famous roles in the movie called “Romeo Must Die”. This had a huge impact on the growth of Aaliyah’s net worth. One year later, Aaliyah released her third, self-titled, album, which also became very successful and added a lot to her net worth. Although Aaliyah had many activities planned for the future, she was not able to proceed with them because of her accidental death.

Talking about Aaliyah’s personal life, she was apparently illegally married to R. Kelly as she was under age at the time, but the couple denied this marriage ever happened. She was also in a relationship with Damon Dash. Aaliyah was good friends with Timbaland and Missy Elliott and her death had an impact on them. All in all, Aaliyah was a very talented and successful woman, who achieved a lot and died too soon.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Hit Wonderland 2015 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Boyhood 2014/I performer: "Try Again"
The B&B: Kim's Palace 2012 TV Series short performer - 1 episode
Formula 1: BBC Sport 2011 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Turn the Beat Around 2010 TV Movie performer: "Try again"
Canada's Next Top Model TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 producer - 1 episode, 2009
2009 MTV Movie Awards 2009 TV Special performer: "More Than A Woman"
So You Think You Can Dance Australia 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Magic Mushrooms 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
ATL 2006 performer: "At Your Best You Are Love"
The O.C. 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
I Care 4 U: Bonus DVD 2002 Video performer: "One in a Million", "Are You That Somebody?", "Try Again", "We Need a Resolution", "More Than a Woman", "Come Back in One Piece", "4 Page Letter", "Got to Give It Up Remix", "Rock the Boat"
The Challenge 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Soul Food 2000 TV Series performer: "I Don't Wanna"
Romeo Must Die 2000 performer: "Come Back in One Piece", "I Don't Wanna", "Are You Feelin' Me?", "Try Again"
Next Friday 2000 performer: "I Don't Wanna"
Music of the Heart 1999 performer: "Turn the Page"
Varsity Blues 1999 performer: "If Your Girl Only Knew"
Doctor Dolittle 1998 performer: "Are You That Somebody?"
The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1998 TV Special performer: "Journey To The Past"
Anastasia 1997 performer: "Journey to the Past"
The Magical Journey of 'Anastasia' 1997 Video documentary short performer: "Journey to the Past"
A Low Down Dirty Shame 1994 performer: "THE THING I LIKE"
The Neverending Story III 1994 performer: "Back & Forth"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Queen of the Damned 2002 Queen Akasha
Romeo Must Die 2000 Trish O'Day

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Canada's Next Top Model 2009 TV Series 1 episode
The Hunt for the Hidden Relic 2002 TV Movie music composed and performed by: One In A Milion

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Down with the Kings 2008 Short special musical thanks
State Property 2002 in memory of
Queen of the Damned 2002 dedicatee - as Aaliyah Dana Haughton

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Aaliyah: Making of 'Journey to the Past' 2006 Video documentary short Herself
The Notorious B.I.G.: Ready to Die - The Remaster 2004 Video short Herself (segment "One More Chance")
Hip-Hop VIPs 2002 Video documentary Herself
I Care 4 U: Bonus DVD 2002 Video Herself
BET Tonight Special: Aaliyah 2001 TV Special documentary Herself
Losing Aaliyah 2001 Video documentary Herself
Behind the Music 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
Aaliyah: Rock the Boat 2001 Video short Herself (uncredited)
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1997-2001 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest / Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2001 TV Series Herself
MTV20: Everybody Talk About Pop Music! 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
2001 MTV Movie Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Essence Awards 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
MTV Icon: Janet Jackson 2001 TV Special documentary Herself
CNN World Beat 2001 TV Series As Herself
MTV Video Music Awards 2000 2000 TV Special Herself
The Making of 'Romeo Must Die' 2000 Video documentary Herself
The Teen Choice Awards 2000 2000 TV Special Herself
2000 MTV Movie Awards 2000 TV Special documentary Herself - Presenter
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997-2000 TV Series Herself
'Romeo Must Die' Movie Special 2000 TV Special Herself - Performer
HBO First Look 2000 TV Series documentary Herself
The 21 Hottest Stars Under 21 1999 TV Movie Herself - #17
The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1998 TV Special Herself - Performer
MTV New Year's Eve 1998 1998 TV Special Herself
Christmas in Washington 1997 TV Special Herself
The Gift of Song 1997 TV Movie Herself
All That 1995-1997 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
New York Undercover 1997 TV Series Herself
The Magical Journey of 'Anastasia' 1997 Video documentary short Herself - Presenter
MTV Jams 1996 TV Series Herself (1999)
Soul Train 1996 TV Series documentary Herself
The Word 1994 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2014 TV Series Herself
R&B's Lost Souls: Aaliyah & Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes 2011 Video documentary Herself
The Burly Man Chronicles 2004 Video documentary Herself (extended version)
Aaliyah: So Much More Than a Woman 2004 Documentary Herself
101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 74th Annual Academy Awards 2002 TV Special Herself (Memorial Tribute)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002 BET Award BET Awards Best Actress Queen of the Damned (2002)
2002 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Villain Queen of the Damned (2002)
2002 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst Supporting Actress Queen of the Damned (2002)
2001 BET Award BET Awards Best Actress Romeo Must Die (2000)
2001 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Female Performance Romeo Must Die (2000)
2001 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Breakthrough Female Performance Romeo Must Die (2000)
1999 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female For the song "Are You That Somebody?".
1999 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Movie Song Doctor Dolittle (1998)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Actress Queen of the Damned (2002)

TitleSalary
Queen of the Damned (2002) $5,000,000
Romeo Must Die (2000) $1,500,000

#Fact
1 Passed away on the same day as John L. Nelson, father of superstar singer Prince.
2 The reason why her final album "Aaliyah" took so long was for several reasons. First, after "Are You That Somebody" became her biggest hit of her career, she wanted to prevent overexposure. Second, she wanted to develop her acting career in which why she starred in two films Romeo Must Die and Queen Of Damned. When production of the Queen Of Damned wrapped up in early 2001, in Australia, she was able to dedicate full time to finishing recording "Aaliyah". Production of the album took a full two years from 1999-2001. Recordings mainly were produced in both New York City and Australia.
3 Recognized for her artistically well choreographed music videos.
4 Her most famous mega-hit songs were "Back and Forth," "One in a Million," "Try Again," "More Than a Woman," and "Are You That Somebody".
5 Originally cast as "Zee" in the two Matrix sequels, The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003). Aaliyah had filmed many of her scenes but had not completed them all before her unexpected death. The role of Zee was re-cast and re-shot with Nona Gaye in the role, and this was part of the reasons why "Reloaded" was released for summer 2003, instead of either summer or Christmas 2002. [2001]
6 Her most famous screen role was Queen of the Damned (2002).
7 At the time of her death, she had planned concerts in more than 22 countries around the world to promote her last album.
8 Married R. Kelly when she was only 15 years old. He was 27.
9 Ranked #12 On Hollywoods Hottest of 2000.
10 She had fifteen #1 Singles from three albums.
11 Her song "Rock the Boat," was the most viewed music video of 2002, averaging over 56,000 views daily over that period.
12 Was #7 On "America's Hottest 30 Song Birds" of 2001.
13 Her song, "Try Again," was the most viewed music video of 2000-2001, averaging over 85,000 views daily over that period.
14 Had a 4.0 voice - she was a "soubrette soprano".
15 Her planned appearance in State Property 2 (2005) was recast with Mariah Carey after her death.
16 In Arabic, the name Aaliyah means "highest, most exalted one.".
17 Ranked #36 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
18 Best friend was Kidada Jones.
19 Was originally cast in the title role in Honey (2003) but died before production began. Jessica Alba won the part after her death.
20 She was close friends with Nicole Richie and Beyoncé Knowles.
21 Her parents are African-American, and she was also said to have some Native American ancestry.
22 Was almost the voice of Leah in Osmosis Jones (2001), but could not accept due to schedule conflicts. The part was eventually voiced by Brandy Norwood.
23 Was the first choice to play Valerie in Josie and the Pussycats (2001), but had already signed on for the lead role in Queen of the Damned (2002). Rosario Dawson eventually got the part.
24 Was considered for the part of Maggie in Get Over It (2001), but was already committed to Romeo Must Die (2000). Zoe Saldana was eventually cast in the role.
25 Was considered for the role of Alex in Charlie's Angels (2000), but casting directors deemed her too young and the part went to Lucy Liu.
26 It was announced in November 2002 that good friend Missy Elliott is to produce a tribute album to Aaliyah which will include stars finishing off songs Aaliyah was working on before her death in August 2001. In the same month, it was announced that a posthumous Aaliyah album, entitled "I care 4 u", will be released.
27 She had a close friendship with producer/musical artist Missy Elliott.
28 Her mother Diane was once a promising solo singer but gave it up to raise her children Aaliyah and Rashad Haughton.
29 Her uncle, Barry Hankerson, was formerly married to singer Gladys Knight.
30 Auditioned for the Elton John produced Broadway show, "Aida".
31 Younger sister of Rashad Haughton.
32 At her funeral, 22 white doves were released from the steps of the church. One dove for each year of her life.
33 In January 2002 she reached No. 1 in the UK with her single "More Than A Woman". She was knocked off the top spot a week later by another deceased artist - George Harrison.
34 The first female artist to have a posthumous number one single in the UK record charts. [January 2002]
35 Posthumous single "More Than A Woman" reaches #1 in the UK. [January 2002]
36 At the time of her death, she was scheduled to reloop her dialogue in Queen of the Damned (2002) and to film the majority of her role for The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003).
37 At the age of 5, she moved to Detroit, Michigan, where she grew up.
38 Her parents are Micheal and Diane Haughton. She has one older brother, Rashad Haughton, who was born August 6, 1977.
39 At the time of her death, Aaliyah and her boyfriend, Roc-A-Fella co-CEO Damon Dash, had plans to wed.
40 She got her middle name Dana from her grandmother.
41 (August 25, 2001) Aaliyah and eight other people died in a plane crash on the return trip from shooting a music video in the Bahamas. The crash, which happened about 200 yards from Marsh Harbour Airport on Abaco Island in the Bahamas, was determined to have been caused by the plane being overweight by more than 700 pounds, and with one more person than the plane was rated for.
42 Got her big break on the television show Star Search (1983).
43 Graduated from the Detroit High School of the Performing Arts with a 4.0 GPA.
44 Got her dove tattoo as a tribute to her grandmother.
45 (July 17, 2001) Aaliyah's self-titled long awaited third album is released.
46 Performed with Gladys Knight at age eleven in Las Vegas.
47 Voted First Place by the readers of Black Men Magazine for "The 10 Sexiest Women of the Year." [2000]
48 4 tattoos: The letter "A" on the side of her wrist, an Egyptian Ankh in her inner wrist, a music symbol on her ankle and a dove on her lower back.
49 Chosen as one of Teen People Magazine's "21 Hottest Stars Under 21." [1999]
50 Auditioned for a role on the television sitcom Family Matters (1989).

#Quote
1 Being female, you're raised to be a good, sweet girl and not flip out. So I had to give myself permission to be mean and evil. It's tough. But I've always been drawn to the darker side of things.
2 [on her inspirations]: Sade. How beautiful is she? I chose her because I idolize her. I've always looked up to her. She and I have the same birthday which is January 16th so I feel like she is my soul sister. What I love about Sade is that she stays true to her style no matter what. She can leave us for 8 years and come back and be absolutely mind blowing. And you gotta respect that.
3 When I'm long gone, I want to be remembered not just as an actress or singer, but as a full-on entertainer.
4 Sensual is being in tune with your sensual self.
5 Everything is worth it. The hard work, the times when you're tired, the times where you're a bit sad . . . In the end, it's all worth it because it really makes me happy. There's nothing better than loving what you do.
6 [her advice for aspiring artists) Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don't think it's going to be easy. It's hard!
7 It's hard to say what I want my legacy to be when I'm long gone.
8 [from "MTV Diary: Aaliyah"] want people to remember me as a full-on entertainer and a good person.
9 [interview in July 2001 with Germany's "Die Zeit" newspaper that eerily predicts her death] It is dark in my favorite dream. Someone is following me. I don't know why. I'm scared. Then suddenly I lift off. Far away. How do I feel? As if I am swimming in the air. Free. Weightless. Nobody can reach me. Nobody can touch me. It's a wonderful feeling.

#Trademark
1 Had on black nail polish in nearly all of her music videos
2 Usually wore black leather, or white clothing in her music videos
3 Often wore sunglasses in front of the covered left eye
4 Usually covered her left eye with her hair
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