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Akon, born Aliaune Thiam, grew up in Senegal before he and his family (including his father, jazz percussionist Mor Thiam) eventually settled in the USA, in the state of New Jersey. There he discovered hip-hop and R&B music as well as crime. He was eventually jailed, but he used the time to work on his musical ideas. Upon release, Akon began ...

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Apr 16, 1973 In St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 2005
Latest Project:
Movie Wiz Khalifa: Let It Go Feat. Akon 2016-03-08

6 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Karate Kid
Poster of Step Up 2: The Streets
Poster of Jennifer's Body
Poster of Coach Carter
Series Mulheres Ricas Unknown 2017
Series Chuck Unknown 2017
Series Jessica & Krystal Unknown 2017
Movie King Dog Unknown 2017
Movie Make It Last Forever Unknown 2017
Movie Untitled Akon/JoJo Ryder Project Unknown 2017
Movie Road to Redemption Unknown 2017
Series Lip Sync Battle Unknown 2017
Series My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding Unknown 2017
Series The Great Australian Bake Off Unknown 2017
Movie Wiz Khalifa: Let It Go Feat. Akon Unknown 2016-03-08
Series A.T.S. Unknown 2015-02-01
Movie Tooken Unknown 2015
Movie An SNL Valentine Various 2015-02-14
Movie Incorruptible Unknown 2015
Series Bystander Revolution Unknown 2014
Movie American Heist Unknown 2014
Series Guapas Unknown 2014
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie American Music Awards 2013 Himself - Presenter 2013-11-24
Movie 2013 Billboard Music Awards Himself - Performer 2013-05-19
Series That Music Show Unknown 2013-08-02
Series Dinner for Three Unknown 2013
Series The Independents Unknown 2013-12-09
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Series Love/Hate Unknown 2013-09-18
Series Hit the Floor Unknown 2013
Movie Lovestruck: The Musical Unknown 2013
Movie The 2012 Miss USA Pageant Unknown 2012
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Series Beyond the Talent Unknown 2012
Series Austin Mahone Takeover Unknown 2012-11-02
Movie Black November Unknown 2012
Movie 1 More Hit Himself 2012-01-19
Series Music Nuggets Unknown 2012
Movie 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards Unknown 2012
Movie Madden NFL 12 Unknown 2011
Movie Flo Rida Feat. Akon: Who Dat Girl Unknown 2011
Movie An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan Unknown 2011
Series Showboaters Unknown 2011-09-14
Movie The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Himself 2011-09-18
Movie Dance Central 2 Unknown 2011-10-25
Movie Ra.One Unknown 2011-10-26
Movie Nothing But the Beat Himself 2011-09-01
Series Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey Unknown 2011-05-09
Movie The 2011 Comedy Awards Himself 2011-04-10
Series Die ultimative Chartshow Unknown 2010
Movie Rock n' Gol Unknown 2010
Series Dancing on Ice Unknown 2010
Movie The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Unknown 2010
Series The Inbetweeners Unknown 2010
Series The Jeffrey Henderson Show Unknown 2010
Movie Dance Paradise Unknown 2010
Movie The Karate Kid Unknown 2010-06-11
Series Vodacom Superstar Unknown 2010-02-18
Movie SOS Saving OurSelves: Help for Haiti Himself 2010-02-05
Movie The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2010-01-31
Series RapFix Live Unknown 2010-07-23
Movie MTV Video Music Awards 2010 Himself - Nominee 2010-09-12
Movie A View of Love Unknown 2010-12-15
Movie Je pourrais être votre grand-mère Unknown 2010-10-14
Series Todd's Pop Song Reviews Unknown 2010-10-07
Movie The 2010 World Music Awards Unknown 2010
Movie An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Lionel Richie Himself 2010-01-25
Movie Mohombi: Dirty Situation Unknown 2010
Series Miranda Unknown 2010
Movie Lady Gaga: One Sequin at a Time Unknown 2010
Movie The Best of the World Music Awards Himself 2010-01-07
Series Love, Kills xx Unknown 2010
Series Covert Affairs Unknown 2010
Series Congo's Angels Unknown 2010
Movie Confessions of a Shopaholic Unknown 2009
Movie MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 Unknown 2009
Movie Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff Unknown 2009
Movie Karaoke Revolution Unknown 2009
Movie G-Force Unknown 2009-07-24
Series Warehouse 13 Unknown 2009-07-07
Series Glastonbury 2009 Unknown 2009-06-28
Series Melrose Place Unknown 2009-09-08
Movie MTV Video Music Awards 2009 Himself 2009-09-13
Series Lopez Tonight Unknown 2009-11-01
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Series Parks and Recreation Unknown 2009-04-09
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Series World's Dumbest Unknown 2009
Series Check It Out! Video Unknown 2009
Movie Bring It On: Fight to the Finish Unknown 2009
Movie Fired Up! Unknown 2009
Movie Jennifer's Body Unknown 2009
Movie Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned Unknown 2009-02-17
Series Rude Tube Unknown 2009-01-02
Movie Radio 1's Big Weekend Unknown 2009
Series Star Academy Unknown 2008
Movie 2008 World Music Awards Unknown 2008
Series The Sunday Night Project Unknown 2008
Movie Make It Happen Unknown 2008
Movie 2008 American Music Awards Unknown 2008
Movie Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 Unknown 2008
Series Gossip Girl Unknown 2008
Movie The Carnival Tour Presents: Wyclef Jean Unknown 2008
Movie 2008 Much Music Video Music Awards Himself 2008-06-15
Series 90210 Unknown 2008-09-02
Movie Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2008 Himself 2008-03-29
Movie The 50th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2008-02-10
Series The Jace Hall Show Unknown 2008-06-05
Series Free Radio Unknown 2008-02-03
Movie Ghostride the Whip Unknown 2008
Series D.L. Hughley Breaks the News Unknown 2008-10-25
Series So You Think You Can Dance Canada Unknown 2008-09-11
Series Step It Up and Dance Himself - Guest Judge 2008-04-03
Movie Step Up 2: The Streets Unknown 2008-02-14
Movie YouTube Live Unknown 2008
Series Musicronik Unknown 2007
Movie MTV Video Music Awards 2007 Himself 2007-09-09
Movie 2007 American Music Awards Himself 2007-11-18
Movie Behind the Scenes: World Music Awards 2007 Himself 2007-11-24
Movie Live Earth Unknown 2007
Series What Perez Sez Unknown 2007-09-01
Movie BET Awards 2007 Himself 2007-06-26
Movie MTV Live Spring Break 07 Unknown 2007
Series Control Room Presents Unknown 2007
Series Hustla's Ball Unknown 2007
Series ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin Unknown 2007
Movie MTV World Stage Akon Unknown 2007
Series Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition Unknown 2007
Movie Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '07 Unknown 2007
Movie Urban Life and Style Unknown 2007
Movie The 2007 World Music Awards Himself 2007-11-22
Series Isle of MTV Malta Unknown 2007
Series 106 & Park Top 10 Live Unknown 2007
Movie 2006 American Music Awards Unknown 2006
Series The Hills Unknown 2006-05-31
Movie Black and Blue: Legends of the Hip-Hop Cop Unknown 2006
Movie The 2006 Billboard Music Awards Unknown 2006
Series Access Granted Unknown 2006
Movie Take the Lead Unknown 2006
Movie Gangsta Chronicles: The Documentary of Calvin Klein Bacote Unknown 2006
Movie Sonic the Hedgehog Unknown 2006
Series Diary Unknown 2006
Series America's Got Talent Unknown 2006-06-21
Movie The Shaggy Dog Unknown 2006
Series The Real Hustle Unknown 2006-02-09
Series It Takes Two Unknown 2006-05-28
Movie Bring That Year Back 2006: Laugh Now, Cry Later Himself 2006-12-26
Series Balls of Steel Unknown 2005
Movie Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 2005 Unknown 2005
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Series Video on Trial Unknown 2005-08-14
Series Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
Series The Best Hit USA Unknown 2005
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2005
Movie The Honeymooners Unknown 2005
Movie The 3rd Annual Vibe Awards Unknown 2005
Movie Coach Carter Unknown 2005
Movie MTV Europe Music Awards 2005 Unknown 2005
Series Planet Voice Unknown 2004-08-16
Series The Drop Unknown 2004-02-25
Series Le grand journal de Canal+ Unknown 2004-08-30
Series The X Factor Unknown 2004-09-04
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Series Fashion News Live Unknown 2004-10-13
Movie Akon Makes a Video Himself 2004-11-10
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
Series The Wire Unknown 2002-06-02
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Series Later with Jools Holland Unknown 1998-09-28
Series The Caleb Crump Show Himself 1996-01-05
Series WWF Raw Unknown 1993-01-11
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series EastEnders Unknown 1985-02-19
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Soul Train Unknown 1971-10-02
Series A Current Affair Unknown 1971-11-22