Aaliyah

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Aaliyah Dana Haughton
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/16/1979, Capricorn
  • Date of Death: 08/25/2001
  • Profession: Singer; actor
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Aaliyah Fast Facts:
  • At age 11, performed in Las Vegas with Gladys Knight, who was once married to Aaliyah's uncle and manager Barry Hankerson.
  • Appeared on the talent show Star Search in 1990, singing the ballad "My Funny Valentine," but didn't win.  
  • Auditioned for a role on the sitcom Family Matters
  • Released debut album Age Ain't Nothin' But A Number, which went platinum, in 1994.  
  • Made feature-film acting debut in 2000's Romeo Must Die.
  • Won two Moonman statues at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • Died in a plane crash in 2001 after shooting a music video in the Bahamas.
  • Ranked No. 36 in VH1's 2002 series 100 Sexiest Artists.
  • In 2002, posthumously received two American Music Awards.
  • Aaliyah Relationships:
  • Michael Haughton - Father
  • Diane Haughton - Mother
  • Mintis L. Hicks Hankerson - Grandmother
  • Rashad Haughton - Brother
  • Barry Hankerson - Uncle

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