Akon Net Worth
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The popular singer Akon is net worth $80 million dollars and being a fan of Akon you may want to know about Akon, his salary, income and interesting things so today we are here with this post with lot of informations about Akon. Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam popularly known with the name “Akon” is an Amrican singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer and businessman. Akon is named as one of the riches celebrity with net worth of $80 million dollars. Although he was born on St. Louis, he grew up in Senegal before his family returned to United States and settled in New Jersey. With the huge net worth of $80 million dollar, Forbes had put among Forbes Celebrity 100 in the 80th Position.
Alleged three years in jail in 2003, he begin to recognize his music abilities and develop an appreciation for his musical background. He developed hip for the first time and began writing and recording tracks in a home studio. He released his solo debut album, “Trouble” signing with Universal on June 2004, which was produce a hits singles like “Locked Up” and “Lonely”, “Belly Dancer (Banzana)”, “Pot of Gold” and “Ghetto”. The success of this song made him a star and desired collaborator through Top ten Billboard Hot 100 hit. Under the parent company of Universal, Akon co-founded the record label Konvict Muzik on which he released his second album “Konvicted” and third album “Freedom” respectively. He had signed the young queen of pop Lady Gaga to his Convict Music Label. For his second album he had received three Grammy nomination which helped for icing to the cake to Akon Net Worth. The third album of him “Freedom” had gave him Platinum Status. According to the report, Akon is said to have gross of close $53 million in the last three years. Per show in average he takes $230,000. Also, his net worth are increased through his own record label- Konvict Muzik where he gets the 50% of the profits and perceeds from tours, merchandise and ringtones. Also, he got his own clothing line- Konvict Clothing which features denim jeans, t-shirts and hoodies which increases his net wealth.
In 2008, Akon purchased which got a six-bedroom, eight bath room. The estate covers an area of 6 acres and has a garage which has ability to accommodate six cars. Report says, he had bought this house for $2.5 million which has also a wine cellar for 1,200 bottles. Another reason for the Akon’s net worth is he had involved himself in charity work and he works for underprivileged children in Africa through his own charity called Konfidence Foundation. He also had supported causes related to women, poverty and human rights. As of today Akon has 52.6M fans on his Facebook Fanpage and 5.87M twitter followers.
Forbes reported that annual earnings of Akon was $12 million in 2008, $20 million in 2009, $21 million in 2010 and $13 million in 2011. Akon is productive and creative which had helped himself to be listed in the richest rapper in the world. With the latest report, Akon is said to have $80 million dollar which have marked him in the list of riches singer in music industry.