Pharrell Williams

Biography

Pharrell Williams BET Awards 2013

Pharrell Williams is a producer and singer-songwriter. He has numerous hits including the massive 'Get Lucky' and 'Lose Yourself To Dance' with Daft Punk and 'Blurred Lines' with Robin Thicke and T.I.

Where was Pharrell Williams born?

  • He was born on 5th April 1973 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States.

When did he start his career?

  • Pharrell was in his high school band at Princess Anne High school and then started a band with his high school friend Chad Hugo named The Neptunes. A four-piece R&B group, shortly after finishing high-school they were then signed to Riley.

What are his career highlights?

  • Pharrell gained his first number one single producing Britney Spears' hit 'I'm a Slave 4 U' with The Neptunes in 2001.
  • A survey in August 2003 found that The Neptunes had produced 43% of songs on American Radio.
  • He composed the soundtrack to the film Despicable Me.
  • In 2005 he was voted the Best Dressed Man In The World by Esquire magazine.
  • Pharrell has won four Grammies. 
  • Recently, Pharrell Williams teamed up with Daft Punk on two songs from their latest album 'Random Access Memories'.

Pictures & Lists

Pharrell Williams: Top Tracks

Pharrell on Facebook