Akon Net Worth

Akon Net Worth $80 Million

Originally born with the name, Aliaune Thiam, Akon was the child of a percussion player known as Mor Thiam. Once he began his music career, Aliaune Thiam switched to the professional name of Akon. He was born in Missouri, but spent a great deal of his childhood in Senegal before he finally moved to Jersey City.


As a teenager, Akon frequently got into trouble. His brushes with the law ended once he began to focus fully on his music career. After writings songs and recording some demos, Akon ended up signing on with Universal. By 2005, he released his first album, Trouble. Once Akon started to work for Universal, he began to work with artists like Lady Gaga and Gwen Stefani. Through Universal, Akon began a new record label that he named Konvict Muzik. With his music career on the rise, Akon began to diversify his projects.


He started to act in movies, television programs and in a reality television show. By 2007, he released a clothing line called Konvict Clothing. Counting his acting and fashion designing projects, Akon now has a total net worth that is estimated at $80 million.

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