Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Pharrell L Williams Jr.


rapper, singer, songwriter

Birth Date

April 5, 1973


50 years

Zodiac Sign



Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States


Princess Anne High School



Pharrell Williams family members

Father's Name

Pharaoh J Williams II

Mother's Name

Carolyn Lh Williams

Siblings names

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?

Helen Lasichanh

When did get married?

October 12, 2013

How many children does he have?

4 (son Rocket Williams and triplets)

Pharrell Williams wife

Helen Lasichanh (wife since 2013)

Pharrell Williams wife

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Date of birth: July 22, 1980

Pharrell Williams kids

Rocket Williams (son with Helen Lasichanh)

Rocket Williams

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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 birth to a cute baby boy. The couple named a son after Elton John’s 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.

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.

Pharrell Williams parents

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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)

Cato Williams brother Pharrell

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)

Psolomon Williams

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)

Pharaoh Williams

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)

David Williams

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)

Hope R. Williams sister Pharrell Williams

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)

Carrie Williams Parks

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.


Pharrell Williams bio

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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

Pharrell Williams Interesting and fun facts

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  1. He tried a number of odd jobs in his young years. One of these works as a cashier at McDonald’s but was dismissed for a number of incidents, including stealing nuggets.
  2. He has a number of tattoos, which he made in his youth. Now the rapper regrets it and tells that he “was young and inexperienced”.
  3.  In 2014 he got the star at Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  4. At the 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.
  5. His favorite book is “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho.
  6. In 2019 Pharrell produced 5 songs for Disney’s “The Lion King”.
  7. In March 2021 he lost his cousin Donovan Lynch. The man was shot by a police officer in Virginia Beach after an altercation. William demanded to investigate that case.
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  • Jamal Abdelkarriem Shaheed says:

    He one of my favorite singer and song writers. ? ?❤️. I have to say. Before I found out who his father was. I thought he had blood ties to baby face and his brothers, because he looks like he. Could be related to them.

  • Michelle says:

    We really think we know the truth about these ppl. NOPE! ALL IS AN ILLUSION!!!!
    Please get saved. Believe the gospel of grace. Jesus will be back. Believe in him, his life, death, and resurrection. He redeemed us. Not these wicked and evil ppl.

  • Monica Headley says:

    One word describes Pharrell Williams: Phenomenal