“The truth is, no matter what your lifestyle or occupation, nothing can really stop you when you’re allowing yourself to be exactly who you want to be.” – Hayley Williams
The Grammy Awards winner Hayley Williams is a well known American singer and a songwriter. She is the lead singer, musician and songwriter of the famous American rock band named “Paramore”. This band came into existence in the year of 2004. The Band included lead singer Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York and drummer Zac Farro. This band is known for their unique style of pop punk, pop rock, emo pop, emo rock and alternative rock.
The band’s debut album “All We Know Is Falling” was ranked at no. 30 position on Billboard’sHeatseekers Chart and Hayleys voice was highly appreciated by music critics. She has continued to release albums to date among them receiving RIAA and Gold certification. Apart from music, she is also into fashion as she endorsed many popular beauty brands. She is known for her different clothing style and unique hair colour.
Hayley Nichole Williams was born on 27 December, 1988 in Meridian, Mississippi, U.S. At a very young age she went through very torrid time, when her parents Joey and Cristi Williams were divorced when she was just 7 years old. She has two sisters, Erica and Mckayla. Grace Dunham After her parent’s separation, she moved to Franklin, Tennessee.
There she met former band guitarist josh and current band musician and drummer Zac Farro. When she was in school, she tried her luck to be the part of local cover band group “The Factory”. There she met her band’s former bass guitarist Jeremy Davis.
Williams’s talent was recognized by managers Dave Steunebrink and Richard Williams in 2003. At that time she was just 14 year old when she signed a production deal for two year. When she was signed, she was writing pop songs with local writers in Nashville. Jim Zumwalt and Kent Marcus, who were Richard Williams’s attorneys, introduced Williams to Atlantic Records A & R Tom Storms, with whom they signed to the label by Jason Flom. Initially it was planned to introduce as a solo pop artist but she opposed to that as she always wanted to be the part of the band and play pop punk music.
She was able to convince The Atlantic Records and they formed a new band called Paramore with other artists like Josh Farro, Zac Farro, and Jeremy Davis.
Hayley Williams was in relationship with former guitarist of Paramore band Josh but their relationship didn’t last long. They broke up after 3 years. She again came into relationship with Chad Gilbert, who is also known as the lead guitarist of the musical band ‘New Found Glory’. In 2014, the couple announced their engagement on the Eve of Christmas. Later in 20 February, 2016 couple tie the knot but their marriage didn’t last long, the couple get divorced in July 1, 2017.
At the age of 28, Hayley became one of the popular and successful vocalists as she gave 5 commercially hit albums and many solo singles. As she entered in music industry soon she becomes a successful. She was just 16, when her band’s debut album, “All We Know Is Falling”, was released in 2005. It was ranked at No. 4 on the UK Rock Chart, and also earned gold certification by the BPI in 2010. T
heir album single “Pressure” was a commercial hit song by selling more than 500,000 copies and also earned Gold certification by the RIAA in 2016. Band’s fourth album “Paramore” was ranked at no.1 position on the US Billboard 200 and in other countries also. Apart from that band other successful albums are Riot! , Brand New Eyes and After Laughter. Hayley also recorded title solo singles “Teenagers” for the movie Jennifer’s Body. She was appeared in the Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” single music video which was also written by her and Taylor York.
Hayley Williams has grabbed many awards and nominations in different categories for her terrific work as a singer and songwriter. she has won “Grammy Awards” for the song “Ain’t It Fun.” In 2015, “MTV Video Music Awards” for the song “Stay the Night” in 2014, two “People’s Choice Awards, USA” for their album “Paramore” in 2010 and 2011.
How much is Hayley Williams Net Worth in 2017
As of 2017, Hayley Williams’s net worth has been reported to be $15 million US dollars. Her major source of income is her singing career. Hayley has given award winning super hit singles and albums, which also add to her Net Worth. Her band’s debut album earned about $635,000. Their second album “Riot” estimated earning was $1.3 million.
Her annual income estimated to be $5 million. She also endorsed many beauty products. She signed a partnership contract with MAC Cosmetics for its new collection of makeup. She also launched her own hair dye company named “Good Dye Young” in 2016.
Whenever the word pop star came into mind the first image that comes into our mind is lots of parties, boozing, smoking and many more. She has changed this image of pop stars. She doesn’t drink, she doesn’t smoke, she never let these thing effects on her career.