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49 Years
Full Name
Apr 16, 1973
5 ft 10 in

About Singer Akon Biography

A Senegalese-American singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and actor is named for Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam aka Akon. His debut album was "Trouble". It was released on June 29, 2004. It contains 11 tracks and the total length of the album is 49 min and 57 sec. This album includes the hits Locked Up and Lonely. With his debut album, he rose to fame. He first appeared in the movie "Black November" (2012), playing the role of Opuwei. He appeared in the TV series "Love, Kills xx" in 2010 which is his first TV Show. He also founded two successful record labels, Konvict Muzik and KonLive Distribution which served as a stepping stone for many soon-to-be successful acts, such as Lady Gaga, T-Pain, R. City, Kardinal Offishall, and Red Cafe. His second album, Konvicted (2006) received three nominations for the Grammy Awards, Best Contemporary R&B Album, and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Smack That" and "I Wanna Love You". He has sung songs in other languages including Hindi and Spanish. He was listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the #1 selling artist for master ringtones in the world. Forbes ranked Akon 80th (Power Rank) in Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2010 and 5th in 40 Most Powerful Celebrities in Africa list, in 2011.

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Akon was born on Apr 16, 1973.
Akon is 49 years old.
Akon birth name is Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam.
Akon was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
The net worth of Akon is $90 Million.

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