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All The Famous Men Alicia Keys Has Dated

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Who has Alicia Keys dated? Alicia Keys is one of the most prominent R&B singers working today. Over the years, she has had a string of hits, including "My Boo," "You Don't Know My Name," and "Empire State of Mind." So, it’s natural for fans to wonder, “Who has Alicia dated?” This is your guide to the complete Alicia Keys dating history. 

Has Alicia Keys married? Alicia Keys tied the knot with Swizz Beatz back in 2010, and the two have been happily married ever since. The couple have two children together. Swizz Beats is one of the more controversial men Alicia Keys dated. That’s because he was still married in 2008, around the time they reportedly began dating. The Alicia Keys single days are over now, but the star has dated other celebrities. Justin Timberlake was rumored to be one of the Alicia Keys boyfriends. Kerry Brothers is another of the Alicia Keys exes. 

If you've ever been curious as to what Alicia Keys's type is, then this is the list for you. Check out the people Alicia Keys dated before she got with Swizz Beatz. Below you will find the full history of Alicia Keys relationships.  

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    Swizz Beatz

    According to a friend, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz first met when they were teenagers. They were introduced by a mutual friend, who suggested the two work together.

    They officially got together around 2008, although the timeline can get a little murky, since Swizz Beatz was still married around that time. Keys has stated they only got together after they had separated. 

    They announced their engagement in 2010 and got married soon after. They tied the knot in Johannesburg, South Africa during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. 


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    • Alicia Keys kept her relationship with producer Kerry Brothers, Jr. fairly quiet. Some reports indicate the two were together from the 1990s all the way to 2008. Regardless, the two had some chemistry as they worked quite well together on some of Keys's earliest songs. 

      • If some outlets are to be believed, Alicia Keys dated Justin Timberlake for roughly a month around 2002. They were spotted kissing together at a Los Angeles restaurant, but any relationship would have been short-lived. 

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