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R&B singer Akon lists his mansion near Atlanta for nearly $7 million

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R&B singer Akon has put his Georgia mansion on the market for about $7 million.
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R &B singer, producer and actor Akon has put his renovated home in Alpharetta, a city roughly 26 miles north of downtown Atlanta, on the market for $6.995 million.

The four-story mansion, built in 2014, has an ultra-modern vibe similar to the singer’s Woodland Hills home that came up for sale three years ago for $3.5 million.

Sitting on about five acres, the six-bedroom, nine-bathroom house dazzles with brilliant white-on-white interiors, vaulted ceilings and walls of windows. A band of glass tiles runs through the heart of the home, giving the illusion of walking on water.


Amenities include an elevator, a piano room, a movie theater and a recording studio. The garage has parking for as many as nine cars.

Outside, steps lead down to a swimming pool and spa. Patios, lawns and formal landscaping fill out the grounds.

Akon bought the house in 2008 for $1.65 million, public records show. Dorsey Alston Realtors holds the listing.

The 43-year-old Akon has hits that include “Locked Up,” “Smack That” and “I Want to Love You.” Among his acting credits are the films “Black November” (2012) and “American Heist” (2014).


In December, he sold a home in Sandy Springs, Ga., for $1.7 million.

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