Who is Pharrell Williams and what is his net worth 2018? The American singer-songwriter, rapper and film producer has seen massive success in his life. The innovative and wise entrepreneur, being versatile in his music equally, producing solo, hip-hop and R & B is truly a gem in the necklace of Hollywood. He has produced music and influenced people for years with his magical voice.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams was born on 5th April 1973, in Virginia beach as the oldest of the three sons to his parents Pharaoh Williams, a handyman and Carolyn, a teacher. As a child, he attended the Princess Anne High School and was part of a summer band camp and a marching band. He was discovered by Teddy Riley in a High School talent show, whose studio was just beside the school.He got engaged to his long-time fashion designer girlfriend, Helen Lanschanh and they have a baby boy named Rocket.
Living a life full of achievements, the ten Grammy Awards winner, signed with Riley and later joined the rap group N.E.R.D. Initially he was part of a duo Neptunes with Hugo, and soon collaborated with many eminent artists to produce songs. Spreading his music all over the world, the star got a massive recognition with his single Happy and since then, his music has spread across the globe earning him acclamation.
Pharrell Williams Net Worth
The diverse musician has an enormous net worth of $160 million. Ranked at number 70 of Forbes’s highest-paid celebrities, he has been collaborating with other artists like Shakira and Jenifer Lopez, producing music and earned around $13 million in 2010 which is very impressive considering he didn’t work with his rap group N.E.R.D since 2008.
From June 2014 to June 2015, the ‘Happy’ singer earned $32 million from touring, recording deals as well as by judging Voice. Some of the earnings from his popular works are as follows:
• Despicable Me: $6,666,600
• GIRL: $ 5,000,000
• In My Mind: $4,500,000
• Come Get It Bae: $3,000,000
The talented fashion designer also earns from sponsorship and featuring in programs which amount to a massive $2,500,000.
The entrepreneur owns an impressive Bristol Tower Pent-house. Being located in Bristol in Brickell, it contains five bedrooms, six-and a half baths, massive balconies and a picturesque view of the Biscayne Bay. The singer owns cars which others can only dream of, with his Black Ferrari Enzo being the rarest of cars topping his list of dream machines.. Williams also owns luxury cars like Mercedes-Benz SLR, Rolls Royce Phantom, McLaren Roadster and Porsche Spyder 550 which don’t look too shabby in his garage.
Pharrell William as Business Model
The singer knows how to make wise investments. In May 202, he launched his own record label I am OTHER. The record label also serves as a tool for his other business endeavours. Known for his taste, the singer joined hands with the Japanese fashion icon Nigo in 2005 and launched an exclusive streetwear collection The Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream Footwear with its flagship stores spreading in Tokyo and New York.
Also, in 2008, the influential artist co-designed new glasses and jewellery for Louis Vuitton. Being versatile, he has also worked for furniture with Emmanuel Perrotin and a French manufacturer, Domeau and Pérès. In August 2013, he created a line of sun glasses for Moncler. He also owns a textile company, Bionic Yarn and came up with collaboration with G-Star Raw.
Some of the famous songs created by Williams are as follows:
• Happy (2013)
• Freedom (2015)
• Come Get It Bae (2014)
• Can I Have It Like That 2014)
• I See A Victory (2016)
The eminent singer has contributed to many films. Some of them are listed below:
• Despicable Me 2 (2013)
• Fast and Furious (2009)
• The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
• Hidden Figures 2016)
• The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
As if, 2017 is bringing more luck to the singer. The talented singer happens to be the first man who is the face of women’s handbag campaign. He is the face Chanel’s handbag’s section and the world cannot stop appreciating him for his bold nature. After his commendable work with Adidas, he walked the ramp for Métiers d’Art show at the Ritz Paris.
The star made a style statement in Chanel and Charles Finch’s pre-Oscars 2017 dinner. And this fashion icon continuously impresses the populace with his unique style ideas. The Paris Fashion Week witnessed a historic moment when Pharrell closed the week by dropping in a Granddad’s outfit. Daring, isn’t it?
Well, we wish the star always continues to produce lovely songs and style statements for us.