Akon

Lowest Rated: 13% American Heist (2015)
Birthday: Apr 16, 1973
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
His parents made sure he and his siblings were all born United States citizens, but he was raised in Dakar, Senegal. Met Wyclef Jean of the Fugees while working at a Jersey City barber shop during high school; appeared on the Fugees' 1996 album The Score. Served three years in prison for car theft. Released debut album, Trouble, in 2004. Founded the Konfidence Foundation, which works to improve the lives of children in Senegal. Has two clothing lines (Alianune and Konvict Clothing), his own production company (Konvict Muzik) and a record label (Kon Live Records).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
78% Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Himself 2016
13% American Heist Sugar 2015
No Score Yet Tooken Akon 2015
25% Black November Opuwel Executive Producer 2015
No Score Yet Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jump Off Actor 2009
No Score Yet Slums 13 Actor 2008
No Score Yet Visual Reality Actor 2008
No Score Yet Akon: Muzik of a Konvict Actor 2008
No Score Yet Akon: His Story Actor 2008
No Score Yet Akon: Konvicted Actor 2007
No Score Yet Keith Sweat: Sweat Hotel Actor 2007

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Performer
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet MTV's Hip-Hop POV
2012
Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Performer
  • 2011
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
Performer
  • 2009
No Score Yet Chelsea Lately
2007-2014
Guest
  • 2008
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
Performer
  • 2008
  • 2006
72% American Idol
2002-2016
Performer
  • 2007
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
Performer Musical Guest
  • 2006
No Score Yet Punk'd
2003-2012
Appearing
  • 2005

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