Akon Net Worth

Net Worth$80 Million
Date of BirthApril 16, 1973
Last Updated2020


Akon Net Worth, How did the American R&B singer earn his wealth? Read on to find out more about Akon Net Worth and his career.

Akon Net Worth

Akon Early Life

He is an American  R&B singer. Akon spent most of his youthful days between the West African country of Senegal and America and later settled in Jersey City, New Jersey at the age of fifteen. 

During Akon’s rough teen days, he shifted his time and interest on crime to developing his music abilities, songwriting and recording demos.

Akon Career

Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam was born on April 16, 1973 in St. Louis Missouri. After signing with Universal, he released his debut album, Trouble, in 2004. The album hit #3 on the US R&B charts and #1 in the UK with 1.6 million albums sold in the US. 

In 2006, his second album Konvicted was released and topped #2 on both the Billboard 200 chart and the US R&B chart and #1 in New Zealand with three million copies sold. 

In 2008, Akon’s third album Freedom was released and hit #3 on the US R&B chart. Under the parent company of Universal, he co-founded the record label Konvict Muzik on which he released his second and third albums, Konvicted and Freedom, respectively.

Akon has collaborated with other successful artists such as Whitney Houston,  Lady GaGa and Gwen Stefani, among many others, bringing his contributing efforts as a guest artist to a total of over 300 appearances.

He has expanded his creativity in the field of film and television, with both a reality show and a movie in the works. Akon launched his own urban clothing line, Konvict Clothing, in early 2007. 

Akon has also achieved Artist of the Year for the 2007 Billboard Music Awards and has won an American Music Award. He has obtained both the #1 and 2 spots on the Billboard Hot 100 twice along with collaborative efforts he has had forty songs hit the Hot 100. 

However, his most successful singles include ‘Smack That’ (featuring Eminem), ‘Lonely’, ‘Don’t Matter’ and ‘I Wanna Love You’ (featuring Snoop Dogg).

Akon Net Worth

Akon Net Worth as of today is $80 Million. Akon Net Worth is acquired from his career as a singer.


Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam is an American  R&B singer. He released his debut album after signing with Universal.

Akon has collaborated with other successful artists. He has expanded his creativity in the field of film and television.

As of 2020, Akon’s net worth is $80 Million.

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