Akon is an American-Senegalese singer, songwriter, entertainer, stage performer, two record labels owner and an established Bitcoin investor who has an estimated net worth of $80 million dollars.
He is a multi-talented individual with songwriting, singing, business, record producing, and acting skills. Akon has been able to accumulate wealth for himself over the years because of his versatility and entrepreneurship mindset.
- Name: Aliaune Thiam
- Birth Date: April 16th of 1973
- Birth Place: America
- Age: He is currently 47 years old
- State Of Origin: Updating Soon
- Nationality: Sengalese
- Source Of Income: Singer and an established entrepreneur
- Net Worth: $80 Million Dollars
- Religion: Christianity
- Ethnicity: Senegalese-American
- Education: Updating Soon
- Siblings: Updating soon
- Height: 6 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
- Weight: 71 kg (134 lbs)
- Shoe Size: N/A
- Hair Color :Black
- Eye Color: Black
- Body Measurement: N/A
- Marital Status: Not Married
- Girlfriend: N/A
- Children: N/A
- Salary: Updating Soon
- Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
Akon was born Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam on April 16th of 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri. Although Akon was born in the United States, he also has strong roots in Senegal. He spent much of his youth flying between the United States and Senegal, and it wasn’t until the age of seven that Akon settled permanently in Newark, New Jersey.
Being the richest musician in Africa and among the richest in the world, he writes songs and is also engaged in producing them. His sound recording and advertising deals also add an extra coin to his pocket. He has 2 labels called Konvict Muzic and Kon Live Distribution. These are some of the most popular labels in the world, having signed some of the world’s best including, T-Pain and Lady Gaga.
This alone is able to put him on the forefront as far as making money in the music industry is concerned. Apart from his skills in wealth creation via additional means, his singing talents set him apart, giving him an edge over competitors. He enjoys great popularity among listeners around the world. Akon has sold more than 35 million albums and has been nominated for Grammy Awards five times. 45 of his songs hit the Billboard Hot 100 songs list. His amazing talent continues to put him on the map.
Akon Net Worth
Akon is currently the richest artist in Africa and among the richest in the world, with an estimated net worth of $80 Million Dollars.