After making an appearance on The Cosby Show and attending classes at Columbia University, this birthday girl has gone on to win 11 Grammy Awards and 17 Billboard Music Awards for R&B and soul-singing talents. Do you know who she is?

Happy 28th Birthday to Alicia Keys! Also celebrating birthdays today include former MTV VJ China Kantner, first female President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino, and Dean Jones from The Love Bug.