Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, recognized by his stage name AKA, is a South African based hip hop recording artist as well as a record producer. AKA was initially recognized as Kiernan Forbes in Cape Town, located in South Africa, and he has a daughter named Kairo with wife-DJ Zinhle.
Initially in year 2009 AKA offered for a solo career in music with successes like “In My Walk”, “Mistakes”, and “Do It” with the latter beating it to number 1 on the South African based 5FM Top 40. AKA has been bestowed with admired Metro FM Music Awards for “Best Hip Hop” as a solo performance, “Best Newcomer”, and “Best Produced Album” for his presentation completed in Altar Ego.
Later he was named “Prince of South African Rap” by one of the nationwide newspapers portraying this rapper-AKA nationally. AKA even acknowledged the award named-“Best Dressed man” during the course of the GQ Awards in South Africa together with Oscar Pistorius.
AKA is a rapper with numerous award entrant and winner, both admired globally as well as nationally. His invention in career arises after the launch of his single entitled “Victory Lap”, trailed by the relevant remix version. After that, AKA released his studio album entitled Altar Ego, which turned out as a pronounced success among audience and fans.
Education: AKA started schooling at school named Holy Cross Convent, located in Cape Town in the Western Cape region and after apperaing to Johannesburg he appeared to Greenside Primary School, located in Randburg. After that, AKA joined St John’s College where he made his basic matric education complete. It is suggested that rapper-AKA studied engineering courses after he completed his matriculation education. In year 2002, while AKA was in high school, he and his friends made a group called Entity.
AKA Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $11.4 Million US Dollars
The net worth of AKA is around $11.4 million US dollars in year 2017. The total net worth and remunerations of rapper-AKA have been made from his hip hop artist business, his recording business, singing, his brand authorizations, business deals, etc.
AKA has been intricate in the music career since his teenage but started grossing money off his music career only when he was recognized as AKA which was in year 2011 after he publicized his debut album named Alter Ego.
Rapper- AKA has acquired a blue coloured 2016 BMW X6M car of high worth. For this, he was active his Instagram to display his car and dedicate all the praise to his fans which made it possible for him to get such a delightful life.
AKA owns a spacious house in South Africa with huge courtyard and parking.
AKA Business Model
In year 2014 rapper AKA contracted album agreement with Sony Music channel over its new native urban named as Sound African recordings. Executive authorities of A&R for Sony, named Zakes Bantwini declared through their stand that they are thrilled to contain AKA’s memorable career into them. The corresponding AKA corporation is the crucial promoter to transform the commercial and future of Music through Africa. In year 2015, AKA’s album entitled Levels was authorized as Gold, on account of deliveries of more than 20,000 prints nationally, and till May 2016 the album was authorized as platinum by RiSA.
AKA recently began dating Bonang Matheba, who is the South African TV as well as a radio celebrity, tycoon and model. Subsequently their bond turned public, this couple have gained extensive media consideration.
Before few days, AKA has clarified on his matters with 5th Season that has been resolved.
In year 2016, after the completion of the Finale of Idols Season number 12 being held, AKA released his single entitled “The World is Yours” and implemented it for the very first time on the stage. After that week, the single released on American Radio station named Shade 45, being hosted by Sway, as well as on British Radio Station named BB1 Xtra.
Rapper AKA is a several award nominee and winner, both renowned internationally as well as locally. AKA has developed to be one of the most noteworthy hip hop artists in the world. He is appreciated for his support to the development of hip hop business and the establishment of a legacy in Africa.