Today it is all about AKA Net worth and brief Biography. The South African rapper, singer, songwriter, businessperson, and record producer is a man of many talents and he is ranked among the best rapper in the country presently. Artist of his calibre is believed to earn a lot of money because of their high demand and also the various demands they engage in. So, to learn more ensure you read through from beginning to the end.
AKA Net Worth
AKA net worth is estimated at $12 million
Real Name: Kiernan Jarryd Forbes
Country Of Origin: South Africa
Date Of Birth (Age): January 28, 1988
AKA’s net worth according to Forbes is estimated to be $12 million. However, other internet sources state otherwise with higher net worth. His net worth has been amassed through his multiple streams of income which includes music career, endorsement deals, and brand ambassador, business, event hosting, music tour, production and sales of music albums, etc.
This implies that AKA is a successful music artist and his net worth has continued to increase with a huge gap from when he first begins. More so, with such huge net worth, AKA is one of the richest South African music artists even if he is not at the top of the list.
Aside from making himself rich turning passion into a career, he has enjoyed career success with 2 of his albums certified platinum and others topping the billboard chart. Plus, millions of copies of his album have been sold both locally in South Africa and internationally.
His music work has helped him gain recognition both within and outside the country and he has worked with A-List artists both locally and internationally including the likes of Kanye West and Snoop Dogg.
There is the probability of the artist’s net worth to increase rapidly in the near future because of his intention and action to step into the business world and not only rely on his music to fetch him money.
AKA is at the top of his world going by the success and fortune he is enjoying from his career and businesses. The talented rapper is known to live a luxurious lifestyle which is the benefit of his hard work and consistency to work his way up to the ladder of success.
As such, AKA is multiple property owners. He bought his first house just before the birth of his daughter. The house is reported to have cost him a fortune. Not much is known about the features of the house as the artist despite like to flaunt his assets on social media, is yet to display the full interior and surrounding of the house giving us limited knowledge of the house.
Plus, in 2016 just a little period after he and his baby mama DJ Zinhle parted, AKA was reported to have bought another house. Just like the first house, no much information about this house is available and we still have no idea of the features of the house.
Cars are the first love of many music celebrities and AKA is not left out of such a lifestyle. Interestingly, German cars have gotten better for the music artist who has quite a handful of them in his car collection. The cars driven by this talented rapper include BMW X6 which is the latest ride among his car collections.
Other cars you can find in his garage includes BMW X5 that he bought for a price that is more than R2 million; there is the BMW i8 eDrive Coupe that cost him R1.3 million.
Kiernan Jarryd Forbes popularly known as AKA was born on the 28th of January 1988 in Cape Town, South Africa. Growing up, Forbes was with his grandmother in Cape Town. A few years later he moved to Johannesburg to stay with his mother.
Forbes began his educational journey first by attending the Holy Cross Convent in Cape Town, he later transferred to Greenside primary school when he relocated to Johannesburg. He soon enrolled and attended St John’s College.
AKA began his music career when he was still in high school when he and his friends form Entity, a music group. They released songs like Touch N Go and were nominated for an award in the 2005 KORA Awards.
However, in 2006 the group disbanded, in 2007, AKA with two others started the production group called The I.V. League. It was during this period he worked with the likes of PRO, Psyfo, Jub Jub, Proverb, among others.
AKA began his solo music career in 2009 releasing his debut song “Victory Lap”, which got him an award from Channel O. since that time onward, he has been entertaining South Africa and the entire continent with good music.
More so, he has worked with veteran artists both locally and internationally with the likes of Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, and Rick Ross, among others.
AKA is living the dream life he must have envisage since he was young especially when he was growing up. Today, he is a successful and highly sought-after music artist in South Africa who has amassed a huge net worth making him one of the richest musicians in the country.