How rich is Akon?
Akon Net Worth:
Akon Net Worth:
Akon Net Worth $45 Million
He rose to prominence in 2004 following the launch of “Locked Up”, the initial single from his debut album “Trouble”. He’s since founded two successful record labels, Konvict Muzik and Kon Live Distribution.
He’s the very first solo artist to hold the number one and two spots concurrently on the “Billboard” Hot 100 charts twice. Akon has had four tunes certified as 3x platinum, three tunes certified as 2x platinum, more than ten tunes certified as 1x platinum and more than ten tunes certified as gold in digital sales. He was recorded by the Guinness Book of World Records as the #1 selling musician for master ringtones on the planet.
Akon generally supplies vocals as a featured musician and is now credited with over 300 guest appearances and more than 35 “Billboard” Hot 100 tunes. He’s worked with numerous performers including Michael Jackson, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Whitney Houston, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Gwen Stefani and a lot more musicians. He’s had five Grammy Awards nominations and has made many hits for artists like Lady Gaga, Colby O’Donis, Kardinal Offishall, Leona Lewis and T Pain.
Forbes rated Akon 80th (Power Rank) in Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2010 and 5th in 40 Most Powerful Stars in Africa list, in 2011. Billboard rated Akon No. 6 on the list of Top Digital Tunes Artists of the decade.
|Birth date:||April 16, 1973|
|Birth place:||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, Record producer, Musician, Rapper, Television producer, Actor, Songwriter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Rozy Thiam, Tomeka Thiam|
|Parents:||Mor Thiam, Kine Gueye Thiam|