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Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, also known mononymously as Akon, is a Senegalese-American singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and actor from New Jersey. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up", the first single from his debut album Trouble, followed by the second single "Lonely." He later founded two successful record labels, Konvict Muzik and KonLive Distribution. The labels served as home for many successful acts, such as Lady Gaga, T-Pain, R. City, Kardinal Offishall, Jeffree Star and Red Café, among others. His second album, Konvicted, received three nominations for the Grammy Awards, Best Contemporary R&B Album and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Smack That" and "I Wanna Love You". Both singles became Billboard Hot 100 top ten hits, followed up by "Don't Matter" and "Sorry, Blame It on Me." His third studio album Freedom was led by the single "Right Now."
BornAliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, April 16, 1973, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Other namesA-Kon, El Negreeto
EducationWilliam L. Dickinson High School, Clark Atlanta University
OccupationRapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, actor, property developer
Years active1996–present
OrganizationAkon Lighting Africa
Parent(s)Mor Thiam (father), Kine Gueye Thiam (née Gueye, mother)

About Akon


R&B Singer Akon was born on April 16, 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States (He's 50 years old now).

Grammy-nominated R&B and hip-hop artist who rose to prominence following the release of his debut album Trouble and the single"Locked Up". He's been a part of several number-one hits.

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Akon before becoming famous

Akon was born in the Zodiac sign Aries (The Ram), and 1973 is also the year of Ox (牛) in the Chinese Zodiac.

When he was seven years old, he moved to Newark, New Jersey, and began playing the drums, guitar, and djembe.

Achievement of Akon

In 2005, his single"Lonely" peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100, and his second album, Konvicted, yielded the hit track"Smack That".

Akon's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

His brother, Business Executive Abou Thiam, is a music producer. He claimed to have six children from six different women. He has worked tirelessly to keep his family out of the public eye.

Akon on Social Media

Akon's news on his Twitter: @Akon.

Instagram photos and videos from Akon: @akon.

Akon on Facebook: @AKON.

Youtube videos from Akon: Akon's Youtube.

Akon Collabed with

He worked with Pop Singer Michael Jackson on the song"Hold My Hand", which was the King of Pop's final work before his death.

Akon Income & Net worth

Akon's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a r&b singer. Information about his net worth in 2023 is being updated as soon as possible by allfamous.org, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Akon.

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Latest information about Akon updated on March 16 2023.