Akon Net Worth
Who Is Akon?
Akon is an American singer, record producer and also a Businessman. He was born on sixteen of April in the year 1973. His full name is Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam.
Akon Net worth:
According to some sources the total Net worth of Akon is of about $85 million. He earns about $10-12 million per annum. He also owns a very expensive bulletproof van which costs about $350,000 which he plans to gift to the African president.
He owns a number of luxurious cars that include Porsche Panamera which is of about $80,000, a Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster which is for $319,250 and the most expensive being Ferrari which is of $4.7 million.
He purchased a house in the year 2007 that he plans to sell for $2.595 million. He owns a house in Sandy Springs which has six bedrooms, party hall, swimming pool and much more.
According to reports he also owns another ten bedroom mansion in Sandy Springs. In the year 2013, he purchased a lavish mansion in Woodland Hills which is estimated to be of about $3.5 million. That’s not all, he also has a house in Georgia of about $1.65 million.
Akon Life History:
Akon was born in St. Louis, Missouri in the United States of America on sixteen of April in the year 1973. He was raised in Senegal which is a country in West Africa. His mother was a dancer and his father was a percussionist.
He learned to play five instruments at a very young age. Then at the age of 7, he moved to New Jersey with his family. While growing up he faced a lot of difficulties to get along with other children.
Then at the time of high school, the family moved to Atlanta Georgia. By religion, he is a Muslim. He claims that he has six children with three different women and he has a great relationship with all of them.
Akon – Known For:
He is best known for his work for the music industry. His second album Konvicted has received three Grammy Awards nominations. He has his name listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the number one artist for master ringtones in the world.
Forbes has ranked 80th in Forbes Celebrity 100. He has sung songs in Hindi, Spanish, and Tamil as well. He has also worked with many famous performers like Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Whitney Houston.
He had broken a record with his song Smack That where he achieved the largest climb on the chart’s fortyeight-year history by jumping from 95 to 7.
Akon – Political / Business Affiliations:
Akon had been in the Entertainment industry for quite a long time now and has been signed by many big companies for endorsement deals including Pepsi soccer ad campaign.
He has his own clothing line named Konvict clothing. He still makes time for traditional music and includes an international tour and a new album named Stadium Music.
Akon Bio Info
Born: 16 April 1973 (age 45 years), St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Full name: Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam
Height: 1.8 m
Spouse: Tomeka Thiam
- What I remember the most really was just running wild there. Barefooted, swimming in dirty lakes, selling fruit, picking mango trees, hoping not to get caught because they don’t take kindly to thieves in Africa. – Akon
- Melody has a certain way that it projects back to you. It triggers certain nerves in your body and certain instincts that normally wouldn’t be triggered by a normal voice. – Akon
- I don’t want to know I’m getting older. Then I’ll start to think about getting checkups and insurance. I don’t want that. – Akon
- I just like music all the way around the board. I can’t stick to one thing – I’ve got to move around. – Akon
Akon Videos on YouTube
What’s he up to? Where is he now? Watch this YouTube video to know more about what happened to Akon.