Aaliyah (née Aaliyah Dana Haughton) was an American singer and actress. She rose to fame after the release of her 1994 album Age Ain't Nothing but a Number, which included the Top 10 singles "Back & Forth" and "At Your Best (You Are Love)." Her most famous songs also include the Top 20 singles "If Your Girl Only Knew," "The One I Gave My Heart To," "Try Again," "Rock the Boat," "Miss You" and "I Care 4 U." She also was an actress and starred in the films Romeo Must Die (2000) and Queen of the Damned (2002). Aaliyah died in August 2001 at the age of 22 in an airplane crash.
Full Name
Aaliyah Dana Haughton
New York City
08/25/2001 (Age: 22)


How old was Aaliyah when she got married?

Aaliyah was 15 years old when a marriage license was issued in her name (listing her as 18 years old) in 1994. The marriage was later annulled because Aaliyah was underage.

Where is Aaliyah buried?

Aaliyah is interred in Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum in Hartsdale, New York.

Who was Aaliyah dating when she died?

At the time of her death, Aaliyah was dating co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records Damon Dash.

Who else died with Aaliyah?

Aaliyah died in a plane crash on August 25, 2001 along with all eight other people who were also onboard the plane.

How many albums does Aaliyah have?

Aaliyah released three albums in her lifetime: 'Age Ain't Nothing but a Number' (1994), 'One in a Million' (1996) and 'Aaliyah' (2001). A fourth album, 'Unstoppable,' is scheduled to be released in 2022. Two compilation albums were released after her death: 'I Care 4 U' (2002) and 'Ultimate Aaliyah' (2005).

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"We want to preempt the inevitable attacks on our character by all the individuals who have emerged from the shadows to leech off of Aaliyah's life's work," the statement read

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