Interesting Biography Facts
Pharrell L Williams Jr.
rapper, singer, songwriter
April 5, 1973
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Princess Anne High School
Pharrell Williams family members
Pharaoh J Williams II
Carolyn Lh Williams
Cato Williams (younger brother), Psolomon Williams (younger brother), Pharaoh Williams (half-brother), David Williams (half-brother), Hope R. Williams (older half-sister), Carrie Williams-Parks (older half-sister)
Is Pharrell Williams a gay/bisexual?
What is Pharrell Williams marital status?
Who is Pharrell Williams wife?
When did get married?
October 12, 2013
How many children does he have?
4 (son Rocket Williams and three newborn triplets)
Pharrell Williams wife
Date of birth: July 22, 1980
Pharrell Williams kids
Rocket Williams (son with Helen Lasichanh)
Date of birth: November 15, 2008
Pharrell Williams has become a father for the first time in 2008. Then his then-girlfriend (and now wife) Helen Lasichanh gave a birth to a cute baby boy. The couple named a son after Elton John popular song – “Rocket Man”, thus having made an homage to a legendary singer.
Rocket Ayer is a real inspiration for his father. Pharrell devoted his soundtrack to the first part of “Despicable Me” to his kid.
Three Newborn Triplets (with Helen Lasichanh)
Date of birth: January 2017
In early 2017 Helen and Pharrell welcomed triplets. The happy parents made up a decision not to share the details of their new parenthood experience with the audience. Till now the names of the kids and their genders are not known. But no doubt, two celebs are incredibly happy to raise three more kids.
Who are Pharrell Williams parents?
Pharaoh Williams (father)
Date of birth: July 19, 1952
Pharaoh is in his 60s. He is a husband of Carolyn Lh Williams and father of their three sons. Previously he was married to Vanessa Taylor and had three kids with her, too. The man earned his living through painting houses for rich people. He was also a handyman. Very often the patriarch of Williams family stayed with nothing in his pockets. But he was a loving father to his sons. To thank his dad for everything, Pharrell bought him a mansion.
Carolyn Lh Williams (mother)
Date of birth: October 1, 1955
Pharrell’s mother used to be an educator and mass media specialist. She holds a doctorate degree in education. The woman told in her interview, that she joined career with the role of “mother of four”, because she considered her husband as a kid, too.
Carolyn tells that she had never been aimed to raise a star from her son Pharrell, but she did her best to support his interest in music. The woman tried to teach him the right things, too. At first, it seemed to her, that he didn’t listen, but later she understood, that he had studied all her lessons.
Pharrell Williams siblings
Cato Williams (younger brother)
Date of birth: February 3, 1982
He is Pharrell’s younger brother. The man resides in Miami, FL as for now. He is a pro skateboarder. Cato studied movie industry in Los Angeles University.
Psolomon Williams (younger brother)
Date of birth: September 6, 1993
He wrote music to the short drama “Rock Bottom”. Currently, he resides in Miami. FL.
Pharaoh Williams (older half-brother)
Pharrell’s half-brother and the oldest son and namesake of his father makes his fortune as a music producer. His mother’s name is Vanessa Taylor and previously she was married to Pharoah I.
David Williams (older half-brother)
The second son of the rapper’s father from his first marriage, David sells furniture in the picturesque city of Delaware.
Hope R. Williams (older half-sister)
Actually, Pharrell has not just brothers; he also has an older half-sister. Hope was born in the family of Vanessa and Pharoah Williams. Her parents divorced after almost a decade of family life.
Carrie Williams-Parks (older half-sister)
Date of birth: 1973
Date of death: 2015
The mother of 5 children, she died a couple of years ago. The woman was married to Gilbert Parks.
Surely, there is just a handful of people from Poland to Vietnam, who doesn’t know Pharrell Williams. He is a notable figure in the world of music and fashion, author of a number of loud hits (he co-wrote Britney Spears “Slave 4 U” and “Hollaback Girl”, performed by Gwen Stefani). Having started as a percussionist in the school band, he moved forward and co-wrote a song “Rump Shaker”, which was performed by the band “Wreckx-N-Effect” and became a massive hit in the early 1990s.
After more than a decade of songwriting and producing activity, Pharrell finally dared to release his debut single – legendary “Frontin”. As for now, he is responsible for 2 solo albums, several extended plays numerous singles. He is the owner of apparel giant “Billionaire Boys Club”. Besides, Williams wrote music to all three parts of “Despicable Me”.
The person, who achieved incredible success in the music industry, can boast with a great family.
Interesting and fun facts
- He tried a number of odd jobs in his young years. One of this works as a cashier at McDonald’s but was dismissed for a number of incidents, including stealing nuggets.
- He has a number of tattoos, which he made in his youth. Now the rapper regrets about it and tells that he “was young and inexperienced”.
- In 2014 he got the star at Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- At initial stages of his career, he founded the hip-hop team “N.E.R.D” in collaboration with his friend Chad Hugo, whom he met in a summer camp.
- His favorite book is “The Alchemist” of Paulo Coelho.