Age of Abou “Bu” Thiam, Bio, Family, Net Worth, GF, Child, Height

Facts of Abou “Bu” Thiam

Full Name:Abou “Bu” Thiam
Birthday:May 25, 1982
Birthplace:New Jersey
Sun Sign:Gemini
Net Worth:$5 million
Height:5 feet 7 inches
Sibling:Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, Mouhamed Thiam, Omar “O” Thiam, and Khady Thiam Gueye
Parents:Kine Gueye Thiam and Mor Thiam

Abou “Bu” Thiam, an American personality is popular as the younger brother of American rapper, Akon.

What is Abou “Bu” Thiam’s Age?

On May 25, 1982, Abou “Bu” Thiam opened his eyes to this beautiful world in New Jersey, USA. As of 2022, Abou is 40 years old. According to his date of birth, Thiam’s birth sign is Gemini. Similarly, Thiam celebrates his birthday on the 25th of May every year.

Abou "Bu" Thiam with his sibling
Caption: Abou “Bu” Thiam with his sibling (Source: Black America Web)

He was born as the son of Kine Gueye Thiam (mother) and Mor Thiam (father). His father, Mor was a percussionist and his mother was a dancer by profession. Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam is the name of his older brother.

Akon is a singer, record producer, and executive by profession. Mouhamed Thiam, Omar “O” Thiam, and Khady Thiam Gueye are his other siblings’ names. By nationality, Abou has citizenship in the USA and belongs to African-American ethnic background. Moreover, Abou practices Muslim as a religion.

Who is Akon?

Akon is a Senegalese-American singer, record producer, and entrepreneur by profession. His full name is Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam. He was born on April 16, 1973, in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States.

Abou "Bu" Thiam on the frame
Caption: Abou “Bu” Thiam on the frame (Source: Complex)

He became popular from his first single, Locked Up. Then, he released Trouble and Lonely. Chammak Challo, I wanna love you, and Bananza is some of his songs.

Is Abou “Bu” Thiam still with Tracee Ellis Ross?

Abou is single at the moment. Previously, he was in a relationship with Joie Chavis. Joie Chavis is a professional model and dancer. They dated each other in April 2016. Joie announced her relationship with Abou on her Instagram handle. Then, after a year of their relationship, they decided to break up in February 2017.

Abou "Bu" Thiam with his partner
Caption: Abou “Bu” Thiam with his partner (Source: thejasminebrand)

In 2011, he was in a relationship with Tracee Ellis Ross. By profession, Tracee is an American actress. They dated each other for two years. After that, they split up in 2013. In 2020, Abou had an encounter with Lori Harvey. Lori Harvey is the daughter of Steve Harvey, an American actor, and comedian. they were also seen together on the beach of Miami.

What happened between Abou “Bu” Thiam and Ariel Hakim?

Abou has a legal battle with Ariel Hakim. Ariel moved to the new place without informing Abou. Due to this, she again demanded more money to support their daughter. Abou said that it’s against the agreement and it is more expensive to visit his daughter. He also added that it’s against his right to visitation.

With whom does Abou “Bu” Thiam share his child?

Abou has welcomed a beautiful daughter with his ex-girlfriend, Ariel. After their breakup, their child is living with Ariel. So, Ariel takes $3k per month for child support.

What is Abou “Bu” Thiam’s Net Worth?

As of 2022, Abou has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. Additionally, Abou has earned this hefty sum of money from his career as a music executive and producer. An average salary of a music executive is around $55k, so Abou must be earning the same amount of salary per year.

Abou "Bu" Thiamin his car
Caption: Abou “Bu” Thiamin his car (Source: Instagram)

$60 million is the net worth of his brother, Akon. Akon has gathered this huge income from his professional career as an R&B singer. $1.12 million is his salary of Akon per month.

How many cars does Akon have?

Akon owns seven cars. Some of his cars are Spyker C8 Aileron, Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster, Lamborghini Gallardo, Dartz Prombron SUV, Porsche Panamera, and Audi R8. He always drives his car himself.

Where is Akon’s house?

Akon’s house is in Sandy Springs. The area of his house is 14,994-square-foot and he recently listed it for sale at $2,595,000. It features six bedrooms, six full bathrooms, and two half bathrooms with the land of 13.29 acres.

How tall is Abou “Bu” Thiam?

Abou stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches and his body weight is 74 kg. Additionally, Abou has a body measurement of 42-32-15 inches. Abou has a beautiful pair of black eyes and he is bald.

Was Abou “Bu” Thiam sued?

Yes, Abou was sued. In December 2016, his brother, Akon was charged with hiding the financial documents in order to avoid paying royalties. A producer, Lele Copland was the one who sued them.

Is Abou “Bu” Thiam a philanthropist?

Yes, Abou is a philanthropist. In September 2018, he founded the internet service in his father’s homeland, Senegal. He became the first to bring internet to Senegal.

Abou “Bu” Thiam’s career

  • Abou Thiam is a music executive and producer by profession.
  • He is currently working at Def Jam recordings as a manager.
  • Abou has also worked as the co-CEO of Konvict Muzik.
Abou "Bu" Thiamin on the frame
Caption: Abou “Bu” Thiam on the frame (Source: Aussie Celebs)
  • In 2005, he signed a contract with T-pain and became the brain behind his album’s success.
  • He also worked with popular singers like Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, and Jay-Z and produced his own business named Bu Vision.