Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Akon’s educational background is not known.
Singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer
- Father – Mor Thiam (drummer, cultural historian, entertainment consultant)
- Mother – Kine Gueye Thiam (dancer)
- Siblings – Bu Thiam (brother), Khady Thiam (sister)
Akon is signed to Republic Records (Music Artist Management Company)
R&B, Hip Hop
Konvict Muzik, Kon Live Distribution, Republic Records (current), Universal, SRC, UpFront (former)
5 ft 10¾ in or 180 cm
78 kg or 171 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Akon dated –
- Rosina Bruck – Back in the days, Akon was married to Rosina Bruck. The time when they actually married and divorced is not known.
- Michaela Schaffrath (2005) – Akon dated the German porn star Michael Schaffrath.
- Rachel Ritfeld (2007) – After Michaela, Akon dated Rachel Ritfeld for a brief period.
- Susan Owori (2008) – RUMOR
- Cassie Griffin (2010) – RUMOR
- Nicole Bahls (2010-Present) – On January 29, Akon started dating the Brazilian model Nicole Bahls. Despite the RUMORs which said that the couple separated, Akon and Nicole are still seeing each other.
Race / Ethnicity
- His voice
- His smile
11 (US) or 10 (UK) or 45 (EU)
Best Known For
Akon is known for his music hits Lonely, Smack That, I Wanna Love You and Locked Up.
Akon’s 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.
Akon first appeared in the movie Black November (2012), playing the role of Opuwei.
First TV Show
Akon appeared in the TV series Love, Kills xx in 2010.
Akon is a true fitness addict. He often visits the gym and works on his body.
“I love to stay in shape. I often do typical bodybuilding weight training, but sometimes I mix it up with circuit training. I implement bodyweight exercises too. About my diet, I always like to stay and eat healthy. I give myself 1 meal a day consisted of junk food, unlike the rest of my meals that are consisted of vegetables, fruit, rice, potatoes, eggs and fish. Sometimes I use protein powder as a part of my supplementation. It helps me to recover faster, and feeds my muscles.”
Akon Favorite Things
- Car – Ferrari 458 Italia
Source – Born Rich
- Akon spent most of his childhood in the West African country of Senegal.
- Akon knows to play five instruments including drums, guitar, and djembe.
- At the age of 7, Akon and his family moved to Union City in New Jersey.
- Akon has never had alcohol, nor has he ever smoked.
- Akon owns a diamond mine in South Africa.
- He has six children with three different women, he was in a relationship with.
- Akon has his own clothing line, Konvict Clothing.
- His song Smack That was nominated for a Grammy Award.
- The singer has his own website which can be visited @ akon.com.
- You can also check his YouTube, MySpace, Instagram, and Twitter.