Pharrell William was also nominated for an Academy Award in 2007 for the film Hidden Figures, which he produced.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Pharrell Williams was born in the Virginia beach town of Virginia Beach. His father, Pharaoh Williams, was a handyman who repaired household items, and his mother, Carolyn, was a teacher. He is the eldest son out of three. Williams went to Princess Anne High School, where he played in the school band and was known as Skateboard. He enrolled at North Western University for two years before dropping out.
Pharrell Williams’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Pharrell Williams was born on April 5, 1973, and will be 49 years old on June 29, 2022. His height is 1.78m, and he weighs 68 kg.
Pharrell Williams’s Profession & Career
In 7th grade, he joined a summer band camp where he played keyboard and drums and met Chad Hugo, who played tenor saxophone in the same band. They were still members of another band called March Band, in which he played the snare drum.
The two friends decided to form the Neptune, a four-piece R&B group and enlisted two of their friends, Shay Haley and Mike Etheridge. Teddy Riley, a producer with a studio next to their high school, discovered them during a talent show and signed them right after they graduated.
The Neptune band became so popular that he collaborated with international superstars such as Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Calvin Harris, Ariana Grande, Justin Timberlake, Janelle Monae, Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, and Britney Spears, among many others. He later joined another band called “Nerd,” which increased his popularity.
He rose to prominence following the release of his first single, “Happy,” which served as the soundtrack for the animated comedy film Despicable Me. He narrated the 2018 adaptation of “The Grinch.”
Achievements and Awards
William has thirteen Grammy Awards and two Neptune Awards. In the Academy Awards, he was a two-time nominee, receiving a nomination for Best Original Song in 2014 for Happy. Pharrell was nominated for Best Picture in 2017 as the producer of Hidden Figures. He received three nominations for the Satellite Awards and four nominations for the Black Reel Awards. William was named the Best Dressed Man in the World by Esquire.
Pharrell Williams’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
On October 12, 2013, Pharrell married model/designer Helen Lasichanh. Rocket Williams, his son, was born in 2008. Rockets Theme, featured in Despicable Me, was written in memory of his son. The couple welcomed triplets, the names of whom are unknown to the public, in 2017. The family lives in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, in a luxurious mansion purchased by William in 2015.
Previously, several women, including Christina Aguilera, a singer, Kellis in 2001, Jade Jagger, an English designer, socialite and model, Vastie Kola, an American director and designer, Alesha Dixon, a singer and rapper, and Karolina Kurkova, a Victoria Secret Angel, were romantically involved with Williams.
Pharrell Williams’s Salary and Net Worth
William’s net worth is estimated to be $180 million as of June 2022, placing him among the world’s richest rappers. His net worth is expected to rise significantly in the future as a result of his successful career in music and other business ventures.
He has accomplished this by being creative in his music career and coming up with new and unique concepts each time he prepares something for his fans. He is also an entrepreneur who has participated in numerous business ventures.
|Celebrated Name||Pharrell Williams|
|Full Name||Pharrell Lanscilo Williams|
|Age||49 years old|
|Birth Date||5 April 1973|
|Birth Place||Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S|
|Wife||Helen Lasichanh(m. 2013-present)|
|Profession||Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur, Television Producer|
|Net Worth||$180 million|