Legendary musician and entrepreneur Pharrell Williams will become Louis Vuitton’s next creative director of menswear, the brand confirmed on Tuesday.
Hw will be taking over a coveted position that has been left vacant ever since Virgil Abloh died in November 2021. The names that have been considered for the position include designers Martine Rose, Grace Wales Bonner, Samuel Ross, and Jonathan Anderson.
Pharrell Williams net worth
Williams is a successful recording artist, producer, musician, and fashion designer who has a net worth of $250 million.
Pharrell Williams age
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams was born on April 5, 1973, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and is 49 years old.
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Pharrell Williams fashion
Williams is no stranger to the fashion world. In 2008, he co-designed glasses and jewelry for Louis Vuitton. Williams collaborated with Takashi Murakami on a sculpture at Art Basel in 2009. He is the co-owner of the streetwear brand Human Made with Kenzo creative director Nigo. He has also founded two clothing lines, Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream Footwear. He is the co-owner of G-Star Raw Denim; and a regular collaborator with Tiffany.
Williams launched I am OTHER in May 2012, a multimedia creative collective and record label. I am OTHER has a dedicated YouTube channel as well as apparel lines. The entrepreneur ventured into beauty with gender neutral brand Human race in 2021. He is also a longtime friend of Chanel and served as a muse to the late Karl Lagerfeld. In 2013, Williams created a line of sunglasses for Moncler.
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Pharrell Williams wife
Williams married Helen Lasichanh on October 12, 2013. Their son, Rocket Williams, was born in 2008. In January 2017, Helen gave birth to triplets.
Pharrell Williams career
Pharrell began his career in partnership with childhood friend Chad Hugo when they established the production company The Neptunes to promote and sell the work of pop, hip-hop, and R&B artists. Hugo and Williams also formed a four-piece R&B group of the same name. They were discovered by Teddy Riley while playing at a high school talent show. After they graduated, the group signed with Riley studios.
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Hugo and Pharrell had established themselves as a production duo by the time they assistant-produced a single for Blackstreet, Tonight’s the Night. Hugo and Pharrell had established themselves as a production duo by the time they assistant-produced a single for Blackstreet, Tonight’s the Night. Williams received two Grammys in 2004, one for Producer of the Year and another for Best Pop Vocal Album for his collaboration with Justin Timberlake on Justified. Williams was featured on Snoop Dogg’s Drop It Like It’s Hot, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard chart.
He has won a Grammy for Producer of the Year, a Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album, and a Grammy for Best Rap Song, Money Maker. Williams composed the soundtrack for the movie Despicable Me in July 2010 and in 2011 he collaborated with Adam Lambert on his new album. In 2014, Pharrell Williams won four Grammys out of eight nominations. He won the Grammy for Producer of the Year, Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best Group Performance.
Pharrell Williams family
He is the son of Pharaoh, a handyman, and Carolyn Williams, a teacher.