William James Adams Jr. : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

William James Adams Jr., professionally known as will.i.am, is a multi-talented American rapper, singer, actor, songwriter, hip-hop artist, music composer, and record producer. He is best known as the founding member of the musical group ‘Black Eyed Peas’.

This blog post aims to provide an in-depth look into the life and career of this Hollywood actor, highlighting his early life, personal life, rise to stardom, career highlights, and some interesting facts.

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on March 15, 1975, in East Los Angeles, California, William James Adams Jr. was raised single-handedly by his mother, Debra, in the Estrada Courts housing projects in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles. His father, William Adams Sr., had abandoned the family, and William has never met him.

Despite growing up in a dreary and inhospitable environment, he found peace through his music. His mother, recognizing his passion for music, sent him to private schools in West Los Angeles.

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameWilliam Adams
Alternative Names(s)Zuper Blahq
Date of BirthMarch 15, 1975
Age (as of 2024)49 years
Zodiac SignPisces
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California
HometownBoyle Heights, Los Angeles
Current Address3288 Rawlings Rd, Woodlawn, Tennessee 37191.
Education QualificationAttended Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles.
Hobbies and InterestsMusic, Technology
Languages KnownEnglish
Social Media Profiles linkFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkWikipedia
IMDb Profile linkIMDb
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeAverage
Body Measurements32-26-36 Inches
Height5’10″ (178 cm)
Weight161 lbs (73 kg)
Chest32 Inches
Waist26 Inches
Biceps36 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Distinctive Featuresunique musical style, characterized 

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

William has always kept his personal life private. He was married to British model Casey Batchelor from 2013 to 2017 and is currently in a relationship with fashion designer Nicole Scherzinger. He is also a father figure to his adopted nephew, Dante.

Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusSingle
Spouse – WifeN/A
FatherWilliam Adams Sr.
MotherDebra (née Cain)
Children N/A
Siblings Carl Gillam
Affairs – Girlfriend(s)Tila Nguyen , Nicole Scherzinger , Natalie Imbruglia
Significant Relationshipsapl.de.ap

Rise to Stardom

William’s journey to stardom began in the summer of 1987 when he, along with fellow rapper and singer Allan Pineda (popularly known as apl.de.ap), started to perform in East L.A. clubs. He has appeared as an actor in the role of John Wrath in the film X-Men Origins, given voice to the character Moto Moto in ‘Madagascar: Escape2 Africa’, and as the rapping red-crested cardinal Pedro in the animated films ‘Rio’ and ‘Rio 2’.

William James Adams Jr. - Rise To Stardom
William James Adams Jr. – Rise To Stardom

Debut Film

Successful Film

Career , Awards, and Achievements

Throughout his career, William has received numerous awards and recognitions. He is the recipient of seven Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy, ten Television Rack, and two Daytime Emmy Awards. He has collaborated and produced music with stars like Usher, Ke$ha, Priyanka Chopra, Snoop Dogg, Cheryl Cole, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Carlos Santana, Ricky Martin, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, and many more.

Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Rapper, Producer
Debut FilmX-Men Origins
Notable Roles John Wraith, Moto Moto, Pedro
Recent FilmsRio 2, X-Men Origins
Upcoming FilmsCalifornia
Popular TV SeriesThe Voice UK, The Voice Kids
Awards & Achievements7 Grammy Awards, Latin Grammy
Philanthropy/Charity WorkI.Am.Angel Foundation
Professional AssociationsBlack Eyed Peas
Training and EducationPrivate schools in West LA
Production Companywill.i.am music group
Hit MoviesRio, X-Men Origins
Critically AcclaimedMadagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Dollars$70 Million
Per Movie Charges in Dollars$25.3 million
Per Endorsement Charges in Dollars$500,000
Sponsorship DealsBuck Foundation
Business Venturesi.am+
Real Estate Holdingsdigital real estate
Luxury Items/Properties Ownedfinancial security, owns properties and luxury items
Cars CollectionCustomized

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorChris Hemsworth
Favorite ActressZaman Asan
Favorite FilmParty Monster
Favorite Music BandsBlack Eyed Peas
Favorite Sportbowling and swimming
Favorite BooksN/A
Favorite ColourBlack & Blue
Favorite FoodKiller mommas
Things s/he likeMusic, Technology
Things s/he dislikeN/A

Top 5 Best Films – William James Adams Jr.

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
X-Men Origins2009John Wrath
Madagascar: Escape2 Africa2008Moto Moto (Voice)
Rio2011Pedro (Voice)
Rio 22014Pedro (Voice)
Date Night2010Himself

Controversies – William James Adams Jr.

  • Controversy 1
  • Controversy 2
  • Controversy 3
  • Controversy 4
  • Controversy 5

Interesting Facts – William James Adams Jr.

  • William premiered his song ‘Reach For The Stars’ on Mars via NASA’s Curiosity Rover, making it the first song to be streamed from the red planet.
  • Before he became famous for his music, he studied at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.
  • He has done voice acting.
  • He judged a talent show.
  • He loves technology.

In conclusion, the journey of William James Adams Jr. is a testament to his resilience, talent, and passion. From his humble beginnings to his rise to stardom, he has remained true to his art and continues to inspire millions around the world.

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