Aaliyah Dana Haughton was a famous American R&B, pop, hip hop singer, actress, model, and dancer.
She was born on the 19th of January 1979 in New York. Aaliyah started her passion for music at the age of ten while performing at a concert with Gladys Knight.
Regarding her personal life, she was illegally married to singer R. Kelly when she was 15 and him at 27. Unfortunately, she passed away in 2001 due to a helicopter crash at 22.
Aaliyah’s Parents’ Love Life
Diane and Michael Haughton reportedly met in New York City back in the 70s. The two dated for a while before they tied the knot in 1980.
They were blessed with two kids, a son, and a daughter, during their marriage. Their relationship was solid until the demise of Michael in 2012, who left Diane behind as a widow.
Aaliyah’s Mother. Diane Haughton Biography
Diane Haughton is famously known as the mother of R&B singer Aaliyah. Diane has an American nationality and a Caucasian ethnic background. She was born in 1951 in New York, United States of America.
Regarding her education, it is only known that she was a high school graduate at a local school in New York.
For her occupation, Diane managed Aaliyah’s social media platforms. She was married to Michael in 1980, and they had two kids together.
Aaliyah used to attribute her passion for music originating to her mother, who was a vocalist.
Upon Michael’s demise in 2012, Diane swore that she would also want to be buried by her husband’s side when her time came.
Even though she has lost her husband and daughter, Diane remains strong and fights to continue her daughter’s legacy.
Aaliyah’s Father, Michael Haughton’s Biography
Michael Haughton was a former record producer and manager of Background Records and was famously known as Aaliyah’s father.
He was born on the 10th of January 1951 in the United States. Not much information has been given regarding his educational background.
When Aaliyah was five years old, he relocated with the whole family to Detroit, and he started working in a warehouse.
Years later, he joined the music recording industry and worked as a producer and manager.
Aside from that, he was also Aaliyah’s manager in her music career. In 2012, Michael fell sick and passed away on the 8th of November in 2012 at 61 years.
He got buried next to his daughter at Ferncliff Cemetery.
Aaliyah was brought up with one sibling, Rashad Hasan Haughton’s elder brother. Rashad is a famous writer, film director, and screenwriter.