American singer-songwriter, rapper, and record producer, Pharrell Williams is the son of Pharaoh Williams, a handyman, and Carolyn, a teacher. Williams was the executive producer of the 2015 crime comedy-drama film Dope. In September 2004, Williams was featured on the Snoop Dogg single "Drop It Like It's Hot." In the early 1990s, Hugo and Williams formed a four-piece "R&B-type" group, the Neptunes, with friends Shay Haley and Mike Etheridge.
Parrell Williams was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on 4th December 2014. He married Helen Lasichanh, model/designer on 12th October 2013. They have a son named Rocket Williams, born in November 2008.
Early Life and Career of Pharrell Williams
An American singer-songwriter, Pharrell Williams was born on April 5, 1973, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. He is the oldest of three sons of Pharaoh Williams and Carolyn Williams.
Pharrell Williams studied at Princess Anne High School and graduated from Northwestern University.
Pharrell Williams met Chad Hugo in a 7th-grade summer band camp where Williams played the drums and keyboards and Hugo played tenor saxophone. In high school, Williams got the name Skateboard Pharrell.
Pharrell Williams' Professional Career
In the early 1990s, Williams and Hugo made a four-piece R&B-type group, The Neptunes with friends Mike Etheridge and Shay Haley. The band entered a high school talent show and gathered several fans after graduation the group signed with Riley.
Pharrell Williams launched his first solo album In My Mind, in 2006. From 2002 to 2010, Williams additionally recorded 4 albums with youth buddies Chad Hugo and Shay Haley beneath the moniker N.E.R.D.
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Previous to Pharrell Williams' solo success, Williams teamed with Hugo to provide hits inclusive of Britney Spears', "I'm a Slave 4 U," Nelly's "Hot in Herre" and Beyoncé’s "Diamonds Are a Girl's excellent friend." For his music production efforts, Williams netted three Grammy Awards, in addition to the two 2014, trophies he received for his private Daft Punk collaboration.
Williams earned an Oscar nomination in 2014 for his single "Happy," off the Despicable Me 2 movie soundtrack and he launched his 2nd solo effort G I R L in spring 2014.
Similarly, he additionally associates his fashion sense with an entrepreneurial streak as showed by his Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream clothing outlines.
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The Voice judge Williams is also a producer of the movies like, Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women who helped win the Space race in 2016, The Ecology of Love in 2004, and much more.
Pharrell Williams' Personal life
Pharrell Williams married his longtime girlfriend Helen Lasichanh, model/designer, on 12 October 2013, in Miami. The couple has a 9-year-old son whose name is Rocket Williams, born in 2008.
Pharrell Williams' Net Worth
The 43-year-old Pharrell Williams with a height of 5’9” inch has a million fans following especially ladies. He has an estimated net worth of $150 million in 2016.
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Williams gained all this amount through music and fashion. He bought a home in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, in 2015.