|Real name:||Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam|
|How tall is Akon?||180 cm / 5 ft 11 in||When was Akon born?||16 April 1973|
|How old is Akon in 2017? ||44 years|
|Where was Akon born?||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
- He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up", the first single from his debut album Trouble
- He has since founded two successful record labels, Konvict Muzik and Kon Live Distribution
- His second album, Konvicted received three nominations for the Grammy Awards in two categories, Best Contemporary R&B Album for Konvicted album and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Smack That" and "I Wanna Love You"
- He is the first solo artist to hold both the number one and two spots simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 charts twice
- Akon has had four songs certified as 3× platinum, three songs certified as 2× platinum, more than ten songs certified as 1× platinum and more than ten songs certified as gold in digital sales
- Akon has sung songs in other languages including Tamil, Hindi, and Spanish
- He was listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the #1 selling artist for master ringtones in the world
- Akon often provides vocals as a featured artist and is currently credited with over 300 guest appearances and more than 35 Billboard Hot 100 songs
- He has worked with numerous performers such as Michael Jackson, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Whitney Houston, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, and Gwen Stefani
- He has had five Grammy Awards nominations and has produced songs for artists such as Lady Gaga, Colby O'Donis, Kardinal Offishall, Leona Lewis, and T-Pain
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