Pharell Williams is an African-American musician and fashion designer, while others claim he has Asian origin. Megan Smolenyak, a genealogist, determined that Williams’s African grandfather attempted to travel to Liberia from the United States, but abandoned this plan for unexplained reasons.
Born in Virginia, Pharell Williams eventually relocated to Miami. The actor has appeared in a number of films and composed many hit songs for artists such as Jay-Z and Britney Spears. According to speculations, Williams devotes more than twelve hours every day to his music business. In 2012, he had a net worth greater than $45 million.