How much is Pharrell Williams worth? $150 million
How did Pharrell Williams earn his money and wealth?
Pharrell Williams is a famous America based singer who was born in the year 1973 on 5th April. His father was a handyman by the name Pharaoh Williams and his mother was a teacher by the name Carolyn. He was the eldest son out of the three siblings. His interest in music blossomed after he came in contact with Chad Hugo in the seventh-grade during a summer camp. Here Pharrell played keyboards while his friend Hugo played the tenor saxophone. The duo was also the part of marching band where Williams was a player for snare drum and Hugo for drum major.
Williams also flaunts many other skills such as being a rapper, songwriter, film producer as well as record producer. Along with his childhood friend Chad Hugo, the duo founded the record production company named “The Neptune” which produces successful songs from many genres such as R&B music, soul, and hip-hop. He is also the lead singer as well as the drummer for the band based on rock-funk and hip-hop named “N*E*R*D”. He formed this band along with Hugo by his side as well as another childhood friend named Shay Haley. His first ever single was released in the year 2003 with the song “Frontin”. This was followed by his debut solo album named “In My Mind” in the year 2006.
He went on to release his second album in the year 2014 which was named “Girl”. Before this album, Pharrell had released his major success single named “Happy”. While he was a part of the “Neptunes”, Williams has successfully produced chart-topping singles for numerous artists. Williams is also the owner of a media venture known as “I Am Other” which cumulates music, entertainment, art, and fashion. This is a multimedia-based creative collective as well as a record label which acts as the umbrella designed for all the endeavors by Pharrell Williams which also includes the Billionaire Boys Club.
Williams has also earned 20 Grammy Awards which includes two while he was working with his record company “Neptune”. He has also been nominated for Academy Award twice along with a “Best Original Song” nomination for the 2014 hit “Happy”. This song was featured in the animated movie named “Despicable Me 2”. He also received the nomination for Best Picture in the year 2017 as a producer in the movie “Hidden Figures”. He has worked along with many artists such as Snoop Dogg, Gwen Stefani, Daft-Punk, Jay-Z, Pushpa.T, Kelis, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Teddy Riley. Williams is the co-composer of the famous movie, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, alongside Hans Zimmer, Johnny Marr, Michael Einziger and David A. Stewart.
Pharell Williams has undertaken many successful business ventures, one of which includes his non-profit organization called “From One Hand To AnOTHER” (FOHTA). The organization’s mission is to “change the world one kid at a time by giving them the tools and resources to meet their unique potential” by implementing use of technologies, arts, media, and motivation
What are the highest-grossing albums of Pharrell Williams?
1-In My Mind (2006)