| $ 80 Million
Rapper and Fashion Designer
$ 80 Million
Pharell Williams is a well-known American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, composer and fashion-designer. During the nineties decade Williams along with his childhood friend Hugo established a production group titled “The Neptunes” producing hip-hop music and Blackstreet's album “Tonight's The Night.” Williams has also formed another band titled “H.E.R.D” with his group of friends and released his first single “Frontin” about ten years back. The duo has been honored with several prestigious awards including three Grammy awards for their contribution to music. Williams was voted as the “Best Dressed Man in the World” by reputed international magazine “Esquire” in the year 2005.
Williams’s impressive talent spanning fields as diverse as rap music and fashion designing have turned him into one of the richest rappers in the world with an estimated net worth of $80 million. A good percentage of this wealth has come from the sales proceeds of his hit albums. Pharrell’s sell out live music concerts too generate millions of dollars of revenue. William’s fashion designer avatar has too been very successful and he has been snapped by Louis Vuitton in a multimillion dollar deal to design accessories like sunglasses and jewelry. The rapper’s entrepreneurial instincts have resulted in him launching many profitable business ventures like a YouTube channel, a children’s website, clothing chain “Billionaire Boys Club” and shoe company “Ice Cream Footwear”.
The musician’s impressive wealth has resulted in him being able to fulfill his childhood dream of leading an ostentatious lifestyle. He lives in a massive beach facing mansion in Maimi. William’s is obsessed with high end luxury cars and his garage boasts of dream machines like a Mercedes-Benz SLR, McLaren Roadster, Ferrari Enzo, Rolls Royce Phantom and a Porsche Spyder 550 to name a few. Most of these vehicles sport a metallic black color reflecting Pharrell’s love of the black shade. The singer loves to watch movies and enjoys science fiction series like Star Trek. The fashion designer devotes a large part of his spare time trying to alleviate the condition of the underprivileged sections of society and has supported philanthropic foundations like the “Great Ormond Street Hospital” and “Get Schooled Foundation”.
Pharell Williams was born in Virginia in a stable middle income family to working class parents. He is the eldest of his three siblings and spent most of his formative years in the small city of Virgina Beach. The musician's personal life has been less controversial and therefore nothing much has been published about him. He has successfully managed to keep his family and relationships away from intrusive media attention. The artist got engaged to his long-time girlfriend, fashion designer Helen Lasichanh early this year after a long courtship. The couple has a son christened “Rocket Mann Williams” from their relationship.
- Birthday5th Apr, 73
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusSingle
I love when things are transparent, free and clear of all inhibition and judgement.
I'm just very thankful. And I say that a lot because that's the most important message.
I just do what I do. It's not something that should be revered as something that's great.
I don't know, the artist thing is not me. I love making music, though.
I think music follows the trends of the collective conscious.
Did you know?
He was one of Time Magazines 100 Most Influential People in the World in April 2014.
He was voted The Best Dressed Man in the World by Esquire 2005.
His debut album "In My Mind" was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in 2007.
He has earned seven Grammy Awards including two with The Neptunes.
He has modeled for Louis Vuitton in 2006.