Will I am an American rapper, songwriter, singer, record producer, DJ, actor, and voice actor. He is known by many people as the founding member as well as the lead member of the music group The Black Eyed Peas. Will has released four albums as a solo artist, and in collaboration with the Black Eyed Peas, Will has 40 entries on the U K Single Charts. He has sold a total of 9.4 million singles in the UK alone.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Will I am Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
William Adams, as he is officially known, was born in Eastside Los Angeles. He was raised in the Estrada Courts housing project. Will was raised by his mother, Debra Adams, and he has never met his father all his life. His mother encouraged him to be unique and avoid behaviors that affected the other youths in the neighborhood. His mother sent him to a public school in West Los Angeles as a way of encouraging his musical career.
|Full Name/Real Name:||William James Adams Jr|
|Age:||45 years old|
|Birth Date:||15 March 1975|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, the United States|
|Parents:||Debra Adams, William Adams Sr.|
|Profession:||Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, DJ|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$90 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
The Black Eyed Peas founder was born on 15 March 1975, and that makes him 45 years old. He has a weight of 73 kg, and he is 1.77 m tall. His other body measurements are not available.
Education, School/College University
Will’s mother always encouraged him to be unique and not to follow the behaviors of the other youths in the neighborhood. She took him to Palisades Charter High School. He later joined John Marshall High School.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
William Adams is the son of Debra Adams. He is said to have never met his father all his life. Will, who is from black ethnicity, is an American nationality. It is not indicated if he has any siblings or not. His religious views are not known while democratically, he is a democrat
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Will is not married. And there is no record of him being in a relationship. He was once recorded in an interview saying that he is a very busy man, and he does not have time for women in his life. He has, on several occasions, been linked to different women like Cheryl, who is his close friend. He has never publicly commented on his relationship. He does not have any children.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Single|
|When did he get married? (married date):||N/A|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Will I Am Gay?||No|
Professional Life and Career
Will started singing when he was still in high school. It was in high school that he became best friends with Allan Lindo (aka Apl.de.ap.) together, they teamed up and began performing as a rap group called Atbann Klann. They were performing around Los Angeles.
The group was discovered by entrepreneur and rapper Eazy-E, and he signed them to his label Ruthless Records. By that time, Will was using the name Will 1X. The Atbann Klann released its first-ever track in 1992. It was called Merry Mathafucking Xmas. They then started working on another album called Grass Roots, but it was never released following Eazy-E’s death in 1995.
The group changed their name to The Black Eye Pods and later to The Black Eyed Peas in 1997. They started working on their first album, which was called Behind Front. Later they were signed to Interscope Records, and that is when they released their debut single by the name of Joints $ Jam in 1998. The album was very successful, and it earned them a renewal of their contract. Their second album Bridging the Gap, came out in 2000.
Will embarked on a solo career in 2000. His first solo album was the Lost Change, which was also the official soundtrack to a film by the same name. The album was gained critical success. His second solo album came out in 2002, and it was under the name of Must B 21.
Some of the most successful albums made by the group are Elephunk, Monkey Business, Change is Now, Songs about Girls, among many others. All these were under the leadership of Will I Am. Apart from singing, Will starred as the character of Moto Moto in the animation film Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. He also stared in the comedy Date Night, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Rio, among many others. He is also a couch at The Voice UK.
Awards & Nominations
Some of the awards that Will has bagged include Mirchi Music Awards in 2012, The National Television Award, Latin Grammy Award, Daytime Emmy Award, among others.
Will I am Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of April 2020, The estimated net worth of The Black Eyed Peas founder and member Will I Am is $90 million. He has made most of his money as the member of the music group. Will has also done solo albums, and they were a big success. He is also an actor and a couch at The Voice UK, singing show. The revenue from all these channels adds up to that impressive net value.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
There are no scandals or controversies linked to Will. The only rumor that appeared was that he was dating Natalie Imbruglia. He was also said to be dating Casey Batchelor.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 2m fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 2.2mfollowers. On Instagram account, he has around 1.1m followers while on YouTube, Will I Am has around 3.6m subscribers.
Will I Am is famously known as the founder as well as the member of the hip hop music group The Black Eyed Peas. He started making music since he was in high school and never looked back. He has helped the group to record six albums, and he has also recorded as a solo artist. Will has also acted in a few films, which are also a success. He puts all his effort into what he does, and that is why he is riding high.