Multiple Grammy award winner for her soulful songs.
She graduated from Professional Performing Arts School as the valedictorian.
Her first album ever, Songs in A Minor, sold over twelve million copies and led to five Grammy Awards in 2002.
She got married to Swizz Beatz on July 31, 2010 and they had one child together.
The remarkable young singer Gabi Wilson was being compared to her at the age of twelve.