Akon Net Worth

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Akon Net Worth
Net Worth:
$80 Million
Date of Birth
April 16, 1973
Place of Birth
St. Louis
Profession
Singer, Record producer, Musician, Rapper, Television Producer, Actor, Songwriter

Akon net worth: The son of percussionist Mor Thiam, Aliaune Thiam, more commonly now known as R&B singer Akon, has a net worth of $80 million dollars. Born in Missouri, but spending the majority of his youth between the West African country of Senegal and America, Akon would settle in Jersey City, New Jersey at the age of fifteen. During his turbulent teen years, Akon would eventually shift his time and interest on crime to developing his music abilities, songwriting and recording demos. After signing with Universal, Akon released his debut album, Trouble, in 2004. Under the parent company of Universal, Akon co-founded the record label Konvict Muzik on which he released his second and third albums, Konvicted and Freedom, respectively. He has collaborated with other successful artists such as Lady GaGa, Whitney Houston, and Gwen Stefani, among many others, bringing his contributing efforts as a guest artist to a staggering total of over 300 appearances. Akon has expanded his creativity in the field of film and television, with both a reality show and a movie in the works. He launched his own urban clothing line, Konvict Clothing, in early 2007. Akon has achieved Artist of the Year for the 2007 Billboard Music Awards and has won an American Music Award. Akon has obtained both the number one and two spots on the Billboard Hot 100 twice, and along with collaborative efforts, has had forty songs hit the Hot 100.

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Akon

Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, known as Akon, is a Senegalese American R&B and hip hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up", the first single from his deb...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • April 16, 1973
Nicknames
  • Aliaune Thiam
  • Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu L Lu Badara Akon Thiam
  • Aliaune Damala Akon Thiam
  • Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam
  • Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam
Ethnicity
  • African immigration to the United States
  • African American
  • Wolof people
Height
  • 5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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