How Much Is Pharrell Williams Net Worth
Date of Birth: April 5, 1973
Profession: Rapper, Musician, Artist, Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Singer-Songwriter, Drummer, Actor, Record Producer, Film Producer
Height: 5 ft. 8 in. (1.75 m)
Pharrell Williams is one of the most famous names in pop culture. He has been in the music industry as a producer for years and has collaborated with artists such as Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Snoop Dogg, and others.
As a fashion designer, Pharrell Williams has shown his aptitude as designing urban wear, footwear, and jewelry. So, how much is Pharrell Williams’ net worth? According to Forbes, Williams net worth as of 2017 is $150 million.
Early Careers as a Musician, Producer, and Designer
Pharrell started his career when he founded a production company called The Neptunes with his childhood friend, Chad Hugo. This company promoted and created pop and hip-hop music. On top of that, he is also the lead vocalist and drummer of N.E.R.D. Pharrell Williams’ first single, “Frontin,” was released in 2003. Meanwhile, his debut album, “In My Mind,” hit the charts in 2006.
As half of the Neptunes, Pharrell produced Justin Timberlake’s first solo album, “Justified,” which was a three-time platinum album. Pharrell Williams’ company also produced Britney Spears’ tenth single, “I’m a Slave 4 U.” Like JT’s album, this single had huge success in 2001.
Additionally, Pharrell Williams also partnered with Nigo, a Japanese fashion icon. He released two clothing lines –Ice Cream Footwear and the Billionaire Boys Club. He has also designed glasses and jewelry for Louis Vuitton in 2008..
Pharrell Williams Earnings in 2016
It is quite tricky to determine the exact salary of Pharrell Williams, as it depends on his projects. According to Forbes, Williams earned $32 million in 2014, but it was because he was a judge and mentor on “The Voice.” It dropped to $20 million last year, but it is still a huge net worth nonetheless. So, if you consider his estimated worth in 2016, Williams earns $54,500 a day.
Williams received tons of Grammy Awards. He has won the Producer of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Rap Song for “Money Maker.” In 2014, Williams received eight Grammy nominations and won four awards. Among those recognition’s include Best Group Performance, Producer of the Year, Record of the Year, and Album of the Year. Due to his success, it’s not surprising why Pharrell Williams has a net worth of $150 million.