Akon is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, businessman, record producer, and actor. Akon net worth in 2016 is 80,000,000 US dollars. The real name of the Akon is Aliaume Damala Badara. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. on April 16, 1973. Akon died at the age of 38 with the AIDs. The death of the great rapper of the America was a great loss. The fans and the full music industry were really upset about this biggest loss. He had spent his youth life in the Senegal and in the America. During his teen years, he spent most of his time in the songwriting and recording memos. He released his first album in 2004 named: Trouble after singing with the universal.
Here is the brief information about the Akon:
|Name:||Aliaume Damala Badara|
|Date of Birth:||April 16, 1973|
|Nationality:||The United States of America|
|Height:||5 ft. 10 in|
Family Background of Akon
The name of the father of the Akon was Mor Thiam, his father was drummer by the profession. The name of the mother of Akon was Kine Gueye Thiam; his mother was the dancer by profession. He had learned to play five instruments from his father includes drums, guitar, and djembe. When he was 7 years old, his family migrated towards the Union City, New Jersey. He spent his childhood in the New Jersey and the United States. This migration split his childhood into the two periods of times.
He studied in the school of the New Jersey, he had the bad relations with the other children, at that time his parents also admit his younger brother at the same school. They left both of them there and rest of the family migrated to the Atlanta Georgia. He got married to three girls, but the famous wife of him is Tomeka Thiam. He had six children from his ex-wives.
Akon had seen many successes in his life. He released his first album in 2004 named: Trouble after singing with the universal. He was the co-founder of the record label Konvict Muzik. He released his second and third album on this record. The names of these albums are Konvicted and Freedom. He had also worked with the other artist to bring them on the top 300 appearances. The names of the artists are Whitney Houston, Lady Gaga, and Gwen Stefani etc. He had also made success in the field of TV and the films. He had made the active part in the film industries and the reality shows. In 2007, he had launched his private clothing line named as Konvict Clothing. He had won the Billboard music awards for the artist of the year in 2007 by the American music awards.
Akon’s Salary and Net worth
Akon net worth according to Wikipedia the previous statistics of 2016 is $ 80 million US dollars. Hit music albums and the TV shows had made the important role for increasing his net worth. The assets of him after his death are distributed among his children and Akon’s charity for the welfare of the children.