1. Biography

Born Pharaoh Williams, rapper, producer and songwriter Pharrell was born in 1973 in Virginia. As a child, Pharrell showed a great interest in music right away, starting to play both drums and keyboards at a very young age. While attending a young musicians‰Ûª camp in seventh grade, Pharrell met Chad Hugo. The two would later go on to become a very successful production duo known as The Neptunes. The Neptunes started off as a four-piece R&B band, entering a local talent competition in the late 1980s, where they caught the eye of award-winning songwriter, singer and producer Teddy Riley, who signed them as soon as they graduated from high school.

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2. Income & Salary

The first hit song that Pharrell worked on was ‰ÛÏRump Shaker‰Û by Wreckx-N-Effect in 1992, which was co-produced by Riley. By the mid-1990s, the Neptunes had morphed into the production duo of Williams and Hugo. The Neptunes got their breakthrough by producing the huge pop hit ‰ÛÏI‰Ûªm a Slave 4 U‰Û for singing sensation Britney Spears. The hits continued to pile up for The Neptunes all throughout the 2000s, with songs like Nelly‰Ûªs ‰ÛÏHot in Here‰Û and many others making them one of the hottest and most sought-after production duos in modern pop music, hip-hop and R&B. They also received critical acclaim for working on albums by the rap duo Clipse, producing the albums ‰ÛÏLord Willin’‰Û and ‰ÛÏHell Hath No Fury‰Û in their entireties.

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3. Estimated Net Worth

Pharrell began a solo career as an artist in 2003, which garnered him a whole new audience and greater earnings. He had already been appearing as a guest on many tracks for artists for which he or The Neptunes had produced. In 2013 alone, Pharrell made $9 million thanks mostly to the smash hit ‰ÛÏGet Lucky,‰Û which he co-produced with popular electronic music duo Daft Punk. Along with being a recording artist, producer and musician, he is also a fashion designer. The Neptunes also have two Grammy awards under their belts. Pharrell‰Ûªs net worth is currently estimated at about $80 million.

How much is Pharrell’s Net Worth? $80 Million!