Pharrell Williams turns 41: 14 amazing facts about the ‘Happy’ singer

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Pharrell Williams born in 5th April, 1973 is blooming in the limelight with hits like Blurred Lines and Daft Punk’s Get Lucky. And not to forget his song Happy is making waves everywhere with people coming up with every possible cover of the same song.

Let’s look at some amazing facts about Pharrell Williams.

1. Pharrell was discovered by Musician and producer Teddy Riley in high school talent show.

2. His nickname in high school was Skateboard P since his brother was a professional skateboarder.

3. He was a member of the marching band in school

4. Pharrell used to work in McDonalds. He was been fired from three restaurants and when he applied to join the fourth one, the other called them up and pleaded not to hire him since he burns the burgers and steals the nuggets.

5. Also he lost his virginity at 16 to a McDonalds co-worker.

6. He has no musical background; his mom was a teacher and dad a handyman.

7. Last year he broke the record for coming up with a 24 hour music video featuring Magic Johnson, Steve Carrell, Jimmy Kimmel, Jamie Foxx and Steve Martin.

8. He is also an entrepreneur, he co founded the clothing brand Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream footwear.

9. He has a foot fetish.

10. He has his own Louis Vuitton jewelry line called Blason.

11. He has also invested in a company named Bionic Yarns which specializes in making fabrics from recycled plastic bottles. He sure does believe in going green!

12. He has named his son Rocket man Williams after the Elton John song.

13. He got married to his longtime girlfriend in a secret ceremony kept totally private and included mere 50 people comprising of only family and friends.

14. For some reason Pharrell doesn’t seem to be ageing. He still looks the same like he used to look in 2003.