Akon is an American hip-hop artist, entrepreneur, and songwriter. He is best known for his record-selling debut single “Locked Up”.
Akon has held the #1 and #2 positions on the Billboard Top 100 twice, making him the only artist to do so. He has had 5 Grammy Award nominations. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the music industry including the late Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, and Gwen Stefani.
Akon was born Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam. Akon’s personal life has come under a great deal of scrutiny because he has publicly announced that he has multiple wives, fiances, and children out-of-wedlock. He claims that polygamy is a good thing. It is a matter of debate and is unknown exactly who or how many women he is married to. Akon is known to have at least 2 children that he is paying child support on.
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Akon is a famous American singer and song writer, who was born on April 16, 1973. As a person born on this date, Akon is listed in our database as the 9th most popular celebrity for the day (April 16) and the 14th most popular for the year (1973).
People born on April 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Akon is the 151st most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Akon's birthday, Akon is the 1054th most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
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