American-born Senegalese singer and songwriter Akon was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA on the 16 April 1973.His Birth Name is Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam and Zodiac Sign Aries.As a child Akon lived in Senegal, Africa but the family returned to the U.S. when he was 7 years old.Akon released his first album with their label in 2004, titled “Trouble”. It featured several hit singles such as “Locked Up”, “Lonely”, “Belly Dancer (Bananza)”, “Pot Of Gold”, and “Ghetto”.His single hits include Lonely,Right Now (Na Na Na),Smack That,Belly Dancer,I Wanna Love You,Ghetto,Beautiful,Freedom.Akon is credited with over 300 guest appearances and more than 35 Billboard Hot 100 songs.Akon has also made television appearances such as on the reality show “Big Brother” and plans to release his own reality show as well.
Akon is the son of his mother Kine Gueye Thiam and father Mor Thiam. His father is famous Senegalese jazz musician and percussionist Mor Thiam.His mother was a dancer .
His Weight( in Kilogram) 77 kg and Weight( in Pounds) 170 lbs.Akon Height (in Feet) 5′ 10¾” and Height (in Meters) 1.80 m.His Body Build/Type Athletic and Chest 42 inch (107 cm).His Biceps 15 inch (38 cm) and Waist 32 inch (81 cm).Akon Shoe Size 11 (US) / 10 (UK) / 45 (EU).For more information Follow him on Twitter, Myspace,YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.
Akon Personal Details
|Date Of Birth||16 April 1973|
|Birth Name||Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam|
|Birth Place||St. Louis, Missouri, USA|
|Occupation||Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Record producer, Actor|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Akon Family Details
|Name of Mother||Kine Gueye Thiam|
|Name of Father||Mor Thiam|
|Name of Siblings||Bu Thiam (Brother), Khady Thiam (Sister)|
|Name of Spouse||Tomeka Akon|
|Name of Children||He claimed to have had 6 children with 6 different women.|
Akon Body Statistics
|Weight( in Kilogram)||77 kg|
|Weight( in Pounds)||170 lbs|
|Height (in Feet)||5′ 10¾”|
|Height (in Meters)||1.80 m|
|Chest||42 inch (107 cm)|
|Biceps||15 inch (38 cm)|
|Waist||32 inch (81 cm)|
|Shoe Size||11 (US) / 10 (UK) / 45 (EU)|
|Genres||R&B, Hip hop, Soul|
|Associated acts||Snoop Dogg, Young Jeezy, Michael Jackson, David Guetta|
|Labels||Konvict Muzik, Kon Live, Republic, Universal, SRC, UpFront, Atlantic|
|Bayonne High School, Henry Snyder High School|
|Clark Atlanta University|
*Akon is credited with over 300 guest appearances and more than 35 Billboard Hot 100 songs
*He owns a diamond mine in South Africa.
*He has received 5 Grammy nominations including Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best Contemporary R&B Album
*He has his own clothing line named Konvict Clothing.
*He won the American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist
*His mother was a dancer while his father a jazz percussionist.