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What is Akon’s Real Name? Check Out His Net Worth

Akon whose real name is Badara Akon Thiam is a renowned singer and songwriter. He started his singing career in 1996 by his mid name.

Name Badara Akon Thiam aka. Akon
BirthdayApril 16, 1973
Age47 years old
GenderMale
Height5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
Weight78 kg
NationalityAmerican
EthnicitySenegalese
ProfessionSinger and Song writer
ParentsMor Thiam and Kine Gueye Thiam
Siblings1: Abou Thiam
Net Worth$80 million
Married/SingleMarried
WifeTomeka Thiam
Children6
EducationN/A
Instagram@akon
Twitter@Akon
Youtube@Akon
Facebook@AKON

He started singing a few songs through his social media. He rose to fame through his debut album named Trouble. His single song in the album named Locked Up got into public attention.

Also, he began producing new talents after gaining enough followers. He is the owner of Konvict Muzik and KonLive Distribution. Akon also created a social organization named Akon Lighting Africa. 

Moving on, Akon has been awarded Grammy Awards for around 3 times. His songs have often fallen under the Billboard Hot 100 list. Akon also debuted in the Hindi industry as well as the Spanish music industry.

Sources reveal that he is ranked in 80th place in Forbes Celebrity 100. Also, he has already won 6 Grammy awards for his music video.

10 Facts About Badara Akon Thiam

  1. Badara Akon Thiam is a Senegalese-American singer and producer. He is famous for his recent songs like Lonely.
  2. His age is 47 years old. Also, his zodiac sign is Aries.
  3. His height is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m). Also, his body weight is 78 kilograms.
  4. His net worth is mentioned to be $80 million. Also, he holds a million dollars of properties.
  5. His parent’s names are Mor Thiam and Kine Gueye Thiam. Also, he has a sibling brother named Abou Thiam.
  6. Talking about his personal life, he is married to Tomeka Thiam. The couple also shares 6 kids.
  7. Their names are not on board for now. Also, he keeps his family details secretive.
  8. He has around 7.8 million subscribers in youtube. Also, his recent song Lonely has 588 million views.
  9. He has around 195 official music videos available on youtube.
  10. Lastly, He has 7.2 million followers in Instagram.