Who Is Craig Cook? Father Of Alicia Keys

by Pragya Wed Mar 16 2022 Updated On Wed Dec 28 2022
Who Is Craig Cook? Father Of Alicia Keys

Craig Cook is the father of American singer, songwriter and actress Alicia Keys

His ex-wife name is Teresa Augello, a paralegal and an actress. He also has a son names Cole Cook

He was a flight attended by profession. He is an American citizen. 

Craig Cook's ex-wife Teresa Augello and daughter Alicia Keys
Craig Cook's ex-wife Teresa Augello and daughter Alicia Keys Source: Instagram

Daughter's Married Life

Alicia is married to Swizz Beatz, a rapper, and businessman. They knew each other since their teenage time. 

They happily tied the knot with each other in 2010

At the time of marriage, Alicia was pregnant with their first child named Egypt Daoud Dean, and she gave birth to her son right after the marriage. 

They welcomed their second child, a son named Genesis Ali Dean, in 2014.

Alicia Keys with her husband Swizz Beatz
Alicia Keys with her husband Swizz Beatz Source: Instagram

Past Relationship Of Alicia

Alicia was previously in a relationship with Kerry Brothers Jr

She met Kerry for the first time in DownTown Village in the 1990s. 

They dated together and worked together too. 

They stayed as a couple till 2008 and later ended their relationship. 

Craig Cook's daughter Alicia Keys
Craig Cook's daughter Alicia Keys Source: Instagram


Alicia age is 41 years old.

Net Worth 

The net worth of Alicia is $150 Million. Acting, singing and songwriting are her sources of income.

Hosted Grammy Awards

In 2020, Alicia got the opportunity to host a Grammys Award function, and she did quite well too. 

She revealed how she had a hard time doing that because at that time she got the death news of Kobe Bryant and his daughter. 

She and many people were devastated when they heard about his death news. 

Everyone in the Grammy was thinking about how to honor him, and she was backstage thinking about that, and she really wanted to do something special for him. 

Then she and her team sang a song to tribute to the iconic basketball player, and it was appreciable that she handled it so well.

Named Her Album "Alicia"

Alicia released her new album on 20th March 2020

She tilted her new album Alicia, and there was the reason behind that. She opened that she named her new album Alicia because in 2020 she got to know her better version. 

She is now fully living her life as Alicia, and she is loving it a lot. 

She had never been this brave in her life before. 

She realized that she had never been fully like herself and never explored herself, and while she was talking about these things, she was fully Alicia, and she is knowing herself, even more, better than before. 

That's why she named her new album Alicia.

Inspired By Mom

In the interview with Extratv she talked about the person who inspired her. 

She opened up that her mom is the greatest inspiration of her life. 

Her mom raised her all alone by herself. 

She has huge respect for her, and she is the reason behind everything that she has in her life. 

Besides her mom, her grandma has also taught her a lot of things. 

Her grandma taught her to be kind and always told her to help the people who are needy. 

She also talked about a lot of women who are known for empowerment from whom she learned about individuality and more. 

She has converted her song Girl on Fire into a young adult graphic novel so that women can know the superpower that they have in themselves.

Called Stripper By Her Mom

Alicia is a well-known name in the singing industry. 

Her real name is Alicia Cook but she is well known by the name Alicia Keys professionally. 

It was known that at the age of 16, she named herself Wilde

But her mom didn't allow her to keep that name as a stage name as it Wilde sounded like stripper to her mom and told her that she sound like stripper.

After that, Alicia's manager asked her to use Keys, and she loved it.

Craig Cook with his daughter Alicia Keys and ex-wife in his daughter's wedding
Craig Cook with his daughter Alicia Keys and ex-wife in his daughter's wedding  Source: Instagram

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