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Pharrell Fun Facts!

Jun 27, 2013

When it comes to the music industry, Pharrell Williams gets respect whether he's singing, rapping or producing. Find out more in his Kidzworld Fun Facts!

  

Did You Know...

  • Pharrell Williams was born April 5th, 1973 in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Pharrell and Chad Hugo make up the record producing team The Neptunes
  • He met Chad Hugo in 7th Grade, and they were both in a student marching band - Pharrell played snare drum
  • Pharrell has won 4 Grammy Awards (2 as part of The Neptunes)
  • Pharrell has stated that the key to his youthful look is washing his face with Cetaphil and cold water
  • Pharrell is co-founder of the clothing lines Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream Clothing
  • His mother Carolyn was a teacher, and his father Pharaoh Williams was a handyman
  • He composed the theme for Chelsea Handler's show Chelsea Lately, and the 84th Annual Academy Awards with Hans Zimmer
  • Pharrell has produced for Madonna, The Game, Gwen Stefani, Nelly, Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z on The Black Album
  • He released his first single "Frontin'" in 2003
  • The Neptunes produced Britney Spears' hit song "I'm a Slave 4 U"

He has worked with everyone from Britney Spears to Jay-ZHe has worked with everyone from Britney Spears to Jay-Z
  • His rock/hip hop band NERD is consists of him, Chad Hugo and another childhood friend, Shay
  • In 2010 he composed the soundtrack for the animated film Despicable Me, and created three tracks for Despicable Me 2
  • He co-designed a line of jewelry and sunglasses with Louis Vuitton in 2008
  • He is featured in the Robin Thicke song "Blurred Lines" with T.I., and on the Daft Punk song "Get Lucky"
  • Pharrell collaborated with Miley Cyrus on her new album
  • He launched his YouTube channel i AM OTHER in 2011

Check out Pharrell's vocals on Daft Punk's summer hit "Get Lucky" below!

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