Will.i.am has net worth: American singer, songwriter, rapper, entrepreneur, actor, and philanthropist, Will.i.am has a net worth of $75 million.
William James Adams Jr. is a famous American singer, rapper as well as a musician who is best known for being the founding member of popular hip-hop band “The Black Eyed Peas”. Apart from being a popular singer, he is also a noted entrepreneur, actor and a philanthropist. Popular to his fans with the name, Will.i.am., he has been actively entertaining us since 1987.
Born on March 15, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, Will.i.am was raised by his mother in the housing projects. He was inspired and encouraged by his mother to become unique and to focus on a musical career. Will.i.am attended Palisades Charter High School where he met his future band mate, Allan Pineda.
With much enthusiasm and passion m=for music, Will.i.am started his career in music while he was still an eighth grade student. Initially, he and Allan sang around Los Angeles and later were discovered by Eazy-E. They were later signed to his record label “Ruthless Records” in 1992. At that time, William used “Will 1X” as his stage name.
In 1995, William left Ruthless records to found his own band “The Black Eyes Peas”. The band’s first album was “Behind the Front” which did mediocre performance in the market. The band got its hype as it released its third album in 2003 entitled “Elephunk” which was released under the label A&M records. The band is still very popular for its unique music and composition. Some of the highly popular songs from the band are “Pump It”, “My Humps”, “Boom Boom Pow”, I Gotta Feeling” among many others.
Meanwhile, William was also working for his solo career in music. Mostly rapping, he has featured in songs of many major artists and bands including “Pussycat Dolls”. He has released a total of four studio albums which have done well in the market and have helped William to grow his net worth over time. Apart from music, William is also a noted personality in fashion industry.
As of now, Will.i.am has been living quite a luxurious life. Being a car enthusiast, he has collected many of luxury cars including “McLaren MP4-12C”, “Tesla Roadster”, “Cadillac Escalade” and more. Currently, Will.i.am lives as one of the wealthiest musicians in the planet who has a net worth of $75 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Will.i.am
Full Name: William James Adams, Jr.
Profession: Singer, rapper, musician, actor, entrepreneur
Height: 5ft 9 in
Weight: 70 kg
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: March 15, 1975
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
Education: Palisades Charter High School
Marital status: Single
Astrological sign: Pisces