Rapper AKA is a rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur from South Africa. On the African continent, he is also one of the most well-known rappers.
Who Is AKA?
AKA, whose true name is Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, was born and reared in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, on January 28, 1988. How old is AKA? AKA is 34 years. Lynn Forbes, AKA mother, is a close friend of DJ Zinhle.
AKA, together with his two mates Vice Versa and Greyhound, established the Entity hip hop group in 2002. The group was nominated for the KORA Awards in the category of Best African Hip Hop. When Entity dissolved in 2006, Rapper AKA decided to pursue a career in sound engineering.
However, AKA and two other members co-founded the production collaborative The I.V League in 2006. Khuli Chana, ProKid, and JR are among the artists whose work was produced by the I.V League. “In My Walk,” “I Do,” and “Mistakes” were among the three songs he released in 2009.
Who Is Rapper AKA’s Wife?
At the end of 2014, AKA began dating DJ Zinhle, a producer. Zinhle hinted about their connection by tweeting “Congratulations to my winner” after winning multiple South African Hip Hop Awards. Kairo Olwethu Forbes, the couple’s kid, was born on July 8, 2015.
However, AKA and Zinhle split in August 2015 when it was reported that AKA had cheated on DJ Zinhle with TV presenter Bonang Matheba. AKA and Matheba both rejected the charges when they first announced their relationship in 2016.
In December 2017, AKA and Matheba called it quits. However, AKA and Zinhle reconciled in late 2018, only to break up again in early 2019. AKA later announced his engagement to his girlfriend on Instagram on February 21, 2021.
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AKA Net Worth
How much is AKA worth 2021? Aka’s net worth is reported to be in the region of $12 million, or R171 million in South African Rand. His music career and entrepreneurial pursuits provide him with the majority of his money.
AKA is one of the wealthiest rappers in both South Africa and Africa. AKA also owns Mercedes-Benz, BMW X Series, and Ferrari, among other high-end vehicles in South Africa.
Is AKA White?
No, he is a South African musician born in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, on January 28, 1988.