Akon made waves in the past for popular numbers like 'Smack That' and 'I Wanna Love You.'
His debut album was 'Trouble'. It was released in 2004.
According to Wittyfeed, the celebrity is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the number one selling artist for ringtones in the world.
Let's check out 11 other little-known facts about him in the gallery below.