Akon net worth

Back in 2010, Akon was featured on Forbes list of highest paid celebrities. That year he ranked # 80 on the list. In 2016, Akon net worth is now estimated to be $ 82 million. The majority of his fortune comes directly from the music sales, concerts, and acting. While some in the form of private investments done by the singer.

Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known amongst his fans as Akon is an American rapper, singer, businessman, songwriter, record producer, and actor. He gained initial fame and popularity after he released the song”Locked Up” via his debut album Trouble. Since then he has been releasing hits songs and videos. He has also founded two successful record labels,Kon Live Distribution, and Konvict Muzik.

After his first album “Trouble”, he released “Konvicted”, which indeed brought him to the limelight. The album received three nominations for the Grammy Awards. The singer has more than ten songs certified as 1× platinum, three songs certified as 2× platinum and  four songs certified as 3× platinum. He has also sung songs in other languages which include Spanish, Tamil and Hindi.

Akon net worth
Image credit : filmitadka
BornApril 16, 1973
Height1.8 m
GenresR&B, soul, hip hop
Akon earning$ 6 million
Akon net worth$ 82 million

As mentioned above, Akon’s net worth is $ 82 million. In between 2015 and 2016 the singer reportedly earned $ 6 million. However, this is the pretax income without deducting other expenses such as manager’s salary etc.


Income Source:


  • Black November (2012)
  • American Heist (2014)


  • Trouble (2004)
  • Konvicted (2006)
  • Freedom (2008)
  • Stadium (2016)


  • OMG Tour with Usher (2011)
  • Konvict Muzik Tour with T-Pain (2009)
  • Good Girl Gone Bad Tour with Rihanna (2008)
  • The Sweet Escape Tour with Gwen Stefani (2007)
  • Konvicted Tour(2007)
  • Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania One-off Concert (2006)