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What is Akon’s net worth?
Net Worth: $80 Million
Born: April 16, 1973
Country of Origin: United States of America
Source of Wealth: Professional Singer
Last Updated: 2021
As of June 2022, Akon’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $80 million. Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as “Akon”, is an American songwriter, singer, businessman, record producer, and actor. Akon has since then also founded two successful record labels ‘Konvict Muzik’ and ‘Kon Live Distribution’. His second album ‘Konvicted’ received three nominations for the Grammy Awards in two categories.
Akon was born in St. Louis, Missouri on the 16th of April, 1973. He spent much of his childhood in the African country Senegal which he describes as his “hometown”. Akon learned to play several instruments; such as drums, guitar, and djembe.At the age of 7, Akon moved with his family to New Jersey. During his teen years, he had trouble has difficulties getting along with other children.When he and his older brother reached high school, his parents left them on their own in Jersey City.
As of June 2022, Akon’s net worth is estimated to be $80 million. Akon began his music career in 2004 when he released his debut album ‘Trouble’. The album was a huge success and produced multiple hit singles such as ‘Locked Up’, ‘Bananza’, ‘Ghetto’ and ‘Lonely’.
After the big success of his first album, he started his own record labels ‘Kon Live Distribution’ and Konvict Muzik’.
His album ‘Konvicted’ gave him more success by giving several chartbuster singles. The album received many records by winning multiple platinum certificates. ‘Konvicted’ also featured guest appearances with stars such as Eminem and Snoop Dogg.Akon has collaborated with the famous music geniuses such as Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie, and Gwen Stafani. Akon co-wrote Lady Gaga’s debut single ‘Just Dance’, and he also sang a duet ‘Hold My Hand’ with the legendary pop-star, Michael Jackson.
Akon has been one of the most popular music icons in many decades. He has worked with some of the best producers and has sold millions of copies of his music worldwide.
As of June 2022, Akon’s net worth is roughly $80 million, making him one of the richest R&B singers.