Akon Net Worth 2017

Akon Net Worth

Akon Net Worth

Akon is known by his real name Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam. He is an American singer, songwriter, businessman, rapper, actor, and record producer. He was born on April 16, 1973, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. but he describes the West African country, Senegal as his hometown because he spent much of his childhood there. Akon’s mother was a dancer named Kine Gueye Thiam, and his father was a jazz percussionist named Mor Thiam. Due to the influence of his parents, he was able to play five instruments including djembe, guitar, and drums. Akon was seven years old when his family moved to the New Jersey. When Akon alongside his elder brother reached high school, their parents left them in New Jersey and moved to Atlanta, Georgia. Akon collaborated with various artists and increased his exposure by working with rapper Savage in the album named Moonshine and P-Monkey, a hip-hop producer in the song Keep On Callin. Akon released his solo debut album on June 29, 2004, called Trouble. It contained amazing singles such as Pot of Gold, Locked Up, Ghetto, Belly Dancer (Bananza), and Lonely. He also made a guest appearance on Young Jeezy’s song named Soul Survivor in 2005. Akon established his new own record label called Kon Live Distribution. He released his second album in November 2006, called Konvicted. The album contained collaborations with Eminem, Styles P, and Snoop Dogg. The album had various stunning songs such as Mama Africa, Don’t Matter, Smack That, Sorry, Blame It On Me, and I want to Love You. The album was certified platinum after seven weeks, and double platinum after sixteen weeks. Finally, it was certified triple platinum by RIAA. Akon also launched his first clothing line in February 2007, named Konvict Clothing. His third album called Freedom was released on December 2, 2008. It contained amazing singles including, We Don’t Care, Right Now, Beautiful, and I’m So Paid. The album was certified platinum. Akon made his acting debut in the movie Black November in 2012. He also worked in a film in 2004, named American Heist. Akon net worth is estimated around $85 million.

Basic Information

Profession Singer, songwriter, actor, rapper, record producer, businessman
Full Name Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam
Nick Name Akon
Date of Birth April 16, 1973.
Place of Birth St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality American
Ethnicity Senegalese
Parents Mor Thiam and Kine Gueye Thiam
Spouse Tomeka Thiam
Children 6
Marital Status Married
Zodiac Sign Aries
Height 180cm or 1.80m
Weight 78 kg or 171 lbs
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 32 inches
Biceps Size 15 inches
Shoe Size 11 (US)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Akon Net Worth $85 million
Facebook Following 51220249 likes
Instagram Following 3.2 million
Twitter Following 6.05 million
Website ww.akon.com

Akon received a vast number of awards such as

  • Billboard Music Award for Top Artist (2007)
  • American Music Award (2007)
  • BET Global Good Awards (2016)
  • MTV Europe Music Award for Best Video (2007)
  • Gima Award for Best Film Song (2012)
  • BET Hip Hop Award (2008)

Akon Net Worth

Years Net Worth
2012 $65,756,893
2013 $70,532,987
2014 $75,045,478
2015 $80,060,745
2016 $82,000,090
2017 $85,000,000

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Akon Net Worth
Akon Net Worth

Akon net worth is estimated around $85 million. He earned his net worth through his hit singles such as Locked Up and Konvicted. His salary is around 9 million.