- Also Known As:
- Pharrell, Skateboard P, Sk8brd
- Date of Birth:
- April 5, 1973
- 5' 9"
- Virginia Beach
Pharrell Williams (born Pharrell Williams in Virginia Beach, Virginia on April 5, 1973) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and producer. He started production duo The Neptunes with Chad Hugo in 1994. The Neptunes produced Britney Spears’ hit “I’m A Slave 4 U.” His group, N.E.R.D., for which he is the lead vocalist and drummer, released their first album in 2001. The group’s albums include In Search Of …, Fly or Die, Seeing Sounds, and Nothing. Pharrell’s debut solo album In My Mind dropped in 2006.
The Neptunes won a Grammy for Producer of the Year in 2004. In 2007, Pharrell’s song “Money Maker” featuring Ludacris won the Best Rap Song Grammy.
Pharrell wrote a song about his son, Rocket Man Williams, which was featured in the film Despicable Me. Pharrell is featured on Daft Punk’s megahit song “Get Lucky.”
Best Known For:
Pharrell Williams is best known as a hip hop artist and member of N.E.R.D.
Pharrell Williams got married to his designer/model wife Helen Lasichanh on Oct. 12, 2013. The pair dated for years, but were only publicly engaged for 3 months before getting married. The pair’s son, Rocket Man Williams, was born in November 2008, and in January 2017, the two welcomed triplets!