Pharrell Williams is The multi-talented American artist who has earned name and fame through his songs is into singing, rapping, and production. Today he has his own band along with a record label. let’s have a close look on Pharrell Williams’s net worth in 2018.
Pharrell Williams Early Life
Born as Pharrell Lanscilo Williams in the year 1973 on the 5th of April to Carolyn and Pharaoh Williams in Virginia. He was the first child of his parents, thus becoming the eldest of the three brothers.
He went to Princess Anne High School and became a part of the school band, where he met Chad Hugo in a summer camp where he played keyboard and Chad played tenor saxophone.
Williams along with Hugo made the group ‘Neptunes’ sometime in the 1990s with their friends Mike Etheridge and Shay Haley and participated in the talent show that took place in the school. This is where they were able to discover Teddy Riley, who had his own studio right next to the school. Neptunes signed up with Riley after the graduation, thus giving a push to the musical career of all the associated members.
Williams married Helen Lasichanh his girlfriend of longtime in the year 2013. They already had a son since 2008. The ‘Rocket’s Theme’ song written by William for ‘Despicable Me’ was for his son Rocket Williams. The couple welcomed their triplets in January this year.
Pharrell Williams Career, Awards & Achievement
William’s career had begun when he formed the group ‘Neptunes’ along with Chad Hugo, for the purpose of promoting the works of several hip-hop, pop, and R&B artists. While a part of the group, William also became the lead singer and the drummer for N.E.R.D rock band.
His debut album was ‘In My Mind’ released in 2006, and his debut single ‘Frontin’ was already out in 2003. He released his second album ‘Girl’ in the year 2014, which was released after his single ‘Happy’ became a hit among the people. Apart from these two albums which are his own, he has released multiple albums in collaboration with various leading singers.
His single ‘Happy’ became a global hit being certified as 7X Platinum. Thus giving him a chance to feature in singles by other leading artists like Robin Thicke, Daft Punk, and more.
William also owns a clothing line ‘Billionaire Boys Club’, and a footwear brand ‘Ice Cream Footwear’. He has also been a designer for brands like Louis Vuitton, for whom he co-designed jewelry and glasses.
Awards & Achievement
William has won multiple Grammy awards as a singer and producer. He won Grammy award for ‘Producer of the Year’, ‘Best Pop Vocal Album’ and ‘Best Rap Song’ for the song ‘Money Maker’. He has a dozen of awards and nominations to his credit, in 2014, he won 4 out of 8 Grammy awards he was nominated for. His second album also topped the US R&B charts with a number one ranking. He has also been nominated twice for Academy awards for his song ‘Happy’.
Net Worth of Pharrell Williams
William has released only a few singles in his career, and those few have been great enough to take his net worth to $150 million. Along with being a renowned rapper and singer, he also has his own production label, clothing line, and is a part of a rock band as well.
William is one of those people who managed to dip their feet in multiple fields and deliver efficiency in each one of them. He is a talented artist with a lot of fans’ hopes tied to him, we are hoping that he will come up with another blockbuster in the coming year.