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Aaliyah was an American recording artist, dancer, actress, and model. On according to study made upon her wealth, she had total net worth of $10 million. Her annual salary was never disclosed in front her fans and followers but it was stated that she had been very successful in her field.
Aaliyah was born on January 16, 1979 with an original name of Aaliyah Dana Haughton. The name Aaliyah was given to her by her fans and film line. she was born in Brooklyn, New York and was raised in Detroit, Michigan.
Her acting career had started from the age of 10 years old. When she was 10 years old, she was subjected to appear on the Television show called Star Search and also performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight. When she was 12 years old, she had signed with Jive Records and her uncle Barry Hankerson’s Blackground Records. Her debut album was written by her mentor R. Kelly. The album Age Ain’t Nothing but a number successfully sold three million copies in the United States and was also certified double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Aaliyah worked with record producers Timbaland and Missy Elliott for her second album, One in a Million; it sold 3.7 million copies in the United States and over eight million copies worldwide. In 2000, Aaliyah appeared in her first major film, Romeo Must Die. She contributed to the film's soundtrack, which spawned the single "Try Again". The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 solely on airplay, making Aaliyah the first artist in Billboard history to achieve this feat. "Try Again" earned Aaliyah a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female R&B Vocalist. After completing Romeo Must Die, Aaliyah filmed her part in Queen of the Damned. She released her third and final album, Aaliyah, in July 2001.
Although she died from massive air crash in 2001, but she was a big hit actress and model when she was alive. Always welcomed by fresh ideas and concepts, Aaliyah was always offered big dreams and money.