How did Akon begin his Career? How much is his Net Worth?

Akon is not just a songwriter but also a record producer. Akon is an American singer and businessman. The success of this man emerged in 2004 when he released his first single album called Trouble.

Quick facts about Akon

  • His full name is Аlіаunе Dаmаlа Воugа Тіmе Рuru Nасkа Lu Lu Lu Ваdаrа Аkоn Тhіаm
  • He is 47 уеаrѕ оld
  • He was born on 16 Арrіl 1973
  • He is from Ѕt. Lоuіѕ, Міѕѕоurі, Unіtеd Ѕtаtеѕ
  • He is an Аmеrісаn

How did he begin his career?


Saying his word, his musical abilities became real and his vocal base began to become recognised. Tycoon music Devyne Stephens, who had been the chairman of Upfront Megatainment, had learned of him. This was when Rapper Lil Zane went to the rehearsal hall of Stephen with him. The hall was known for its talents including TLC and Usher.

He became acquainted with Stephen, and from him began mentoring. He was signed to the manufacturing company Stephen, where he was an expert modelled. With Stephen’s, Akon recorded several songs and gained popularity through SRC records. When he joined with foreign musicians, he magnified his exposure.

Savage, a New Zealand rapper, was one of the artists from abroad. In 2004, 29 June, Akon released his first solo album Trouble. In 2005, his single album, Lonely, was released, listed in Hot Hundred Billboard.

How is his Personal Life?


Akon states that in an interview with Blender, he has six children with three women, with whom he has good connections. He says he needs his family to keep the public’s eye safe.

Akon has a South African diamond mine and denies that blood diamonds are available. However, since then, he has stated that it accepts the existence of blood diamonds and has been a part of an African mine which dedicates itself to preventing the use of blood diamonds, but also to giving local communities income.

How much is his Net Worth?

The estimated net worth of Akon was around $90 million as of February 2021. The key source of revenue for the man is his career in music. He’s got four records so far. From selling their copies he has made money. He even got it from movies. He is also a record producer and a musician. He is an entrepreneur with a diamond mine.

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Chris Andrew

Chris Andrew

Chris is senior mobile editor and moonlights as a professional moment ruiner. His early years were spent taking apart Sega consoles and writing awful fan fiction. That passion for electronics and words would eventually lead him to covering startups of all stripes. The first phone he ever swooned over was the Nokia 7610, because man, those curves.

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