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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 series Isle of MTV Malta
Latest Project:
Movie Wiz Khalifa: Let It Go Feat. Akon 2017-10-19

6 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Karate Kid
Poster of Jennifer's Body
Poster of Step Up 2: The Streets
Poster of Coach Carter
Movie Road to Redemption Chief Davou 2018
Movie King Dog James 2018
Series Diary Unknown 2018
Movie Untitled Akon/JoJo Ryder Project None 2018
Movie The Carnival Tour Presents: Wyclef Jean Himself 2018
Movie Make It Last Forever Himself 2018
Series Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition Unknown 2018
Movie Wiz Khalifa: Let It Go Feat. Akon Unknown 2017-10-19
Movie Druzina Unknown 2017-08-07
Movie Flo Rida Feat. Akon: Who Dat Girl Himself 2017-07-13
Series Beyond the Talent Himself - Guest 2017-05-01
Movie Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Unknown 2016-06-03
Series A.T.S. Unknown 2016
Movie Kevin Hart: What Now? Unknown 2016-10-14
Movie Joey Montana Ft. Akon, Mohombi: Picky (Remix) Himself 2016-05-07
Series Lip Sync Battle Unknown 2015-04-02
Movie American Heist Sugar 2015-07-24
Series Hollywood Today Live Unknown 2015-09-14
Movie Incorruptible Unknown 2015-06-14
Movie Tooken Akon 2015-05-26
Movie Black November Opuwei 2015-01-09
Movie An SNL Valentine Various 2015-02-14
Series The Independents Unknown 2014
Series Bystander Revolution Unknown 2014-10-01
Series Who's Doing the Dishes? Unknown 2014-09-01
Series Jessica & Krystal Unknown 2014-06-03
Series Guapas Unknown 2014-03-17
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series Dinner for Three Unknown 2013
Series The Best Hit USA Unknown 2013
Movie American Music Awards 2013 Himself - Presenter 2013-11-24
Series The Great Australian Bake Off Unknown 2013-07-09
Series That Music Show Unknown 2013-08-02
Series Love/Hate Unknown 2013-09-18
Movie $ellebrity Unknown 2013-01-11
Series Hit the Floor Unknown 2013-05-27
Movie Lovestruck: The Musical Unknown 2013-04-21
Movie David Guetta Feat. Ne-Yo & Akon: Play Hard None 2013-04-22
Movie 2013 Billboard Music Awards Himself - Performer 2013-05-19
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2012
Movie 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards Himself 2012-09-29
Movie 1 More Hit Himself 2012-01-19
Series Mulheres Ricas Unknown 2012-01-02
Movie The 2012 Miss USA Pageant Unknown 2012-06-03
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Series Austin Mahone Takeover Unknown 2012-11-02
Movie The House I Live In Unknown 2012-10-05
Series Home & Family Unknown 2012-10-01
Movie Dance Central 2 Unknown 2011-10-25
Movie Ra.One Unknown 2011-10-26
Movie Madden NFL 12 Unknown 2011-08-30
Movie The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Himself 2011-09-18
Movie An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan Himself 2011-01-29
Movie Dance Paradise Unknown 2011-02-15
Movie The 2011 Comedy Awards Himself 2011-04-10
Series Big Morning Buzz Live Unknown 2011-05-09
Series Showboaters Unknown 2011-09-13
Series My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding Unknown 2011-01-18
Series Music Nuggets Unknown 2011
Movie Nothing But the Beat Himself 2011-09-01
Movie The Best of the World Music Awards Himself 2010-01-07
Series Le grand journal de Canal+ Unknown 2010
Movie An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Lionel Richie Himself 2010-01-25
Movie 2010 MTV Video Music Awards Unknown 2010
Movie Dance Central Unknown 2010-11-05
Movie The 2010 World Music Awards Himself 2010-06-17
Series Covert Affairs Unknown 2010-07-13
Series RapFix Live Unknown 2010-07-23
Movie The Karate Kid Unknown 2010-06-11
Movie Rock n' Gol Himself 2010-06-03
Series The Inbetweeners Unknown 2010-01-25
Series Vodacom Superstar Unknown 2010-02-18
Series Love, Kills xx Unknown 2010-04-28
Movie SOS Saving OurSelves: Help for Haiti Himself 2010-02-05
Series Congo's Angels Unknown 2010-08-29
Movie Mohombi: Dirty Situation Himself 2010-12-09
Movie A View of Love Unknown 2010-12-15
Movie The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2010-01-31
Movie The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Himself 2010-11-30
Movie Michael Jackson Feat. Akon: Hold My Hand Akon 2010-12-09
Movie Lady Gaga: One Sequin at a Time Himself 2010-11-13
Movie Je pourrais être votre grand-mère Unknown 2010-10-14
Movie MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 Unknown 2009
Series Glastonbury 2009 Unknown 2009
Series The Jeffrey Henderson Show Unknown 2009
Movie 2009 MTV Video Music Awards Unknown 2009
Series Check It Out! Video Unknown 2009-01-01
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Series Melrose Place Unknown 2009-09-08
Movie Bring It On: Fight to the Finish Unknown 2009-09-01
Movie Jennifer's Body Unknown 2009-09-18
Series Todd's Pop Song Reviews Unknown 2009-10-07
Movie Karaoke Revolution Unknown 2009-11-17
Series Miranda Unknown 2009-11-09
Series Lopez Tonight Unknown 2009-11-01
Movie G-Force Unknown 2009-07-24
Movie Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff Himself 2009-07-14
Movie Lionel Richie Feat. Akon: Just Go None 2009-03-01
Movie Fired Up! Unknown 2009-02-20
Movie Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned Unknown 2009-02-17
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Series Parks and Recreation Unknown 2009-04-09
Movie Radio 1's Big Weekend Himself 2009-05-09
Movie Confessions of a Shopaholic Unknown 2009-02-13
Series Warehouse 13 Unknown 2009-07-07
Series Hustla's Ball Unknown 2008
Series The Jace Hall Show Unknown 2008-05-30
Movie Lady Gaga: Just Dance None 2008-04-01
Series Step It Up and Dance Himself - Guest Judge 2008-04-03
Series The Sunday Night Project Unknown 2008-06-08
Movie Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2008 Himself 2008-03-29
Series Free Radio Unknown 2008-02-03
Movie Ghostride the Whip Himself 2008-07-29
Movie The 50th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2008-02-10
Series Rude Tube Unknown 2008-02-06
Movie 2008 Much Music Video Music Awards Himself 2008-06-15
Movie Make It Happen Unknown 2008-08-08
Series D.L. Hughley Breaks the News Unknown 2008-10-25
Series So You Think You Can Dance Canada Unknown 2008-09-11
Series 90210 Unknown 2008-09-02
Movie Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 Unknown 2008-11-18
Movie YouTube Live Himself 2008-11-22
Movie 2008 World Music Awards Himself 2008-12-11
Movie 2008 American Music Awards Himself - Presenter 2008-11-23
Movie Step Up 2: The Streets Unknown 2008-02-14
Series World's Dumbest Unknown 2008-03-13
Series Isle of MTV Malta Unknown 2007
Movie Live Earth Himself 2007-07-07
Movie BET Awards 2007 Himself 2007-06-26
Series ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin Unknown 2007-03-16
Movie Urban Life and Style Himself 2007-01-06
Movie MTV World Stage Akon Himself 2007-07-26
Movie The 2007 World Music Awards Himself 2007-11-22
Series Control Room Presents None 2007-10-01
Movie 2007 American Music Awards Himself 2007-11-18
Series Chuck Unknown 2007-09-24
Series Gossip Girl Unknown 2007-09-19
Series What Perez Sez Unknown 2007-09-01
Movie Behind the Scenes: World Music Awards 2007 Himself 2007-11-24
Movie Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '07 Himself - Performer 2007
Movie MTV Live Spring Break 07 Unknown 2007
Series Musicronik Unknown 2007
Movie 2007 MTV Video Music Awards Unknown 2007
Series Dancing on Ice Unknown 2006-01-08
Movie 2006 American Music Awards Himself 2006-11-21
Series The Real Hustle Unknown 2006-02-09
Movie The Shaggy Dog Unknown 2006-03-10
Movie Take the Lead Unknown 2006-04-07
Movie The 2006 Billboard Music Awards Himself 2006-12-04
Series The Hills Unknown 2006-05-31
Movie Black and Blue: Legends of the Hip-Hop Cop Himself 2006-06-27
Movie Sonic the Hedgehog Unknown 2006-11-14
Series America's Got Talent Unknown 2006-06-21
Series It Takes Two Unknown 2006-05-28
Movie Gangsta Chronicles: The Documentary of Calvin Klein Bacote Himself 2006-06-14
Movie Bring That Year Back 2006: Laugh Now, Cry Later Himself 2006-12-26
Movie MTV Europe Music Awards 2005 Unknown 2005
Series Planet Voice Unknown 2005
Series Star Academy Unknown 2005
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Series Balls of Steel Unknown 2005-08-19
Series Video on Trial Unknown 2005-08-14
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Movie Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 2005 Himself 2005-12-20
Movie The 3rd Annual Vibe Awards Himself 2005-11-15
Movie The Honeymooners Unknown 2005-06-10
Series Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
Movie Coach Carter Unknown 2005-01-14
Series The X Factor Unknown 2004-09-04
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Series Fashion News Live Unknown 2004-10-13
Movie Akon: Ghetto None 2004-11-01
Movie Akon Makes a Video Himself 2004-11-10
Series The Drop Unknown 2004-02-25
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Die ultimative Chartshow Unknown 2003-05-21
Series Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2002-01-08
Series The Wire Unknown 2002-06-02
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series Access Granted Unknown 2001-09-01
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Series 106 & Park Top 10 Live Unknown 2000-09-01
Series Later... With Jools Holland Unknown 1998-09-28
Series The Caleb Crump Show Unknown 1996
Series WWE 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 A Current Affair Unknown 1971-11-22
Series Soul Train Unknown 1971-10-02