Robert Peter Williams was born February 13, 1974 and he is an English singer-songwriter and entertainer.
Robbie Williams Biography
Williams was born on February 13, 1974, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. His parents, Janet ( bornFarrell) and Peter Williams (also known as Pete Conway), were running a pub called the Red Lion in Burslem, before his father was becoming the licensee of the Port Vale FC Social Club; this led to Williams’s lifelong affinity for the team.
His maternal grandfather was Irish and hailed from Kilkenny.
He was attending St Margaret Ward Catholic School in Tunstall, before attending the UKDDF Dance School in Tunstall.
He was in several school plays, his biggest role being the Artful Dodger in a production of Oliver!, the musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist .
Robbie Williams Health Problems
Williams has reportedly battled mental illness, obesity, self-esteem issues, alcoholism, and substance abuse throughout her life.
He has spoken of how his friend Elton John hired him into a clinic to deal with his drug use that stemmed from the depression he was experiencing while still on Take That.
He revealed in 2011 that she had been battling lethargy caused by a type of hormonal imbalance called andropause for several years and initially thought it was a return of his depression.
In a June 2020 interview with Weight Watchers magazine , Williams revealed that he had developed an addiction to online golf games.
Robbie Williams Net Worth
His net worth is $320 million.
He have a house in London, England that he paid for $7 million and he also have a Range Rover.
Robbie Williams Angels
In 2005, Williams founded a soccer team called Los Angeles Vale FC. Williams formed the club with other famous friends after building his own soccer field at his Los Angeles home.
The club was named after Williams’ hometown club, Port Vale, and its logo was very similar.
The club was allegedly dissolved in 2007, reportedly after Williams discovered that he had been swindled out of £200,000 by two players.
Robbie Williams Career
In 1990, sixteen-year-old Williams was the youngest member to join Take That. According to the documentary Take That: For the Record , his mother read an ad seeking members for a new boy band and suggested that he try out for the group. He met his partner Mark Owen the day of his audition/interview with Nigel Martin-Smith.
Although most of the group’s material was written and performed by Gary Barlow, Williams performed lead vocals on their first Top Ten hit “Could It Be Magic”, as well as “I Found Heaven” and “Everything Changes”. Williams’ use of alcohol and cocaine brought him into conflict with Martin-Smith over rules of behavior for members of Take That.
By November 1994, Williams’s drug abuse had increased; she had a near drug overdose the night before the group performed at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
According to the documentary For the Record , he was unhappy that his musical ideas were not taken seriously by lead singer Barlow and Martin-Smith; his desire to explore hip hop and rap clashed with Take That’s usual ballads. Barlow explained in interviews that Williams had given up trying to offer creative input.
Noting Williams’ increasingly belligerent behavior and poor rehearsal attendance, and concerned that he might leave the group during their upcoming tour, Orange and Barlow took their concerns to Martin-Smith.
During one of the last rehearsals before the tour began, the three of them confronted Williams about his attitude and said they wanted to do the tour without him.
He agreed to resign and left the group in July 1995; it would be the last time in twelve years that they were all together. Despite Williams’ departure, Take That completed their Nobody Else Tour as a quartet. They subsequently disbanded on February 13, 1996, Williams’s 22nd birthday.
Robbie Williams was collaborating with Australian pop star Kylie Minogue on the song “Kids“. The single reached number 2 on the British Singles chart in 2000 and was later selected to be part of the music for Grand Theft Auto V.
He also collaborating with Australian film star Nicole Kidman on a cover of Frank and Nancy Sinatra’s “Somethin’ Stupid”.
The single reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart in 2001. Its single “No Regrets” featured Neil Tennant and Neil Hannon on backing vocals. In 2001, Williams recorded “We Are the Champions” with Queen for the 2001 medieval adventure film A Knight’s Tale .
In 2002, he was featuring on the song “My Culture” from the album 1 Giant Leap , alongside rapper Maxi Jazz (which includes lyrics from the hidden song “Hello Sir” from Life thru a Lens ).
He is also featuring on a double CD titled Concrete which was released on the same day as Rudebox . The CD includes a concert recorded for the BBC with the Pet Shop Boys and Williams singing her classic hit “Jealousy”.
His joint effort, “She’s Madonna“, was released as a single in March 2007. On August 13, 2007, an album of Dean Martin duets was released, on which Williams sings “Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone“.
In 2010 he was announcing the release of “Shame“, a duet with singer-songwriter Gary Barlow of Take That, as the first single from his greatest hits collection, In and Out of Consciousness: The Greatest Hits 1990–2010 , which was certified by silver in the UK and in 19 countries around the world.
In 2010, Williams and comedian and actor Russell Brand, along with Frank Skinner, David Baddiel, and singer-songwriter Ian Broudie (of The Lightning Seeds), under the name “The Squad”, recorded a new version of “Three Lions”, the English version Soccer team song, for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
In 2012, he was recording a duet with Mexican artist Thalía for the Spanish song “Te Quiero Dijiste “,Always inhabit me .
In 2019 he was collaborating with British comedian Jimmy Carr, he co-wrote the lyrics to “Live in Las Vegas”, the opening song for Williams’ residency at the Wynn Las Vegas.
A studio version of the song has been recorded, excerpts from which have been used in promotional material for the show, but the song is not yet available for download.
Robbie Williams Charity
He was establishing a charity in her home town of Stoke-on-Trent entitled Give It Sum , which aims to “improve local conditions and strengthen community life by giving money to the disadvantaged”.
Him, with the help of his friend Jonathan Wilkes, has organized charity football matches called Soccer Aid to raise money for UNICEF UK.
A mix of non-football celebrities and professional football players have played Soccer Aid matches in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018 at Old Trafford in Manchester and Wembley Stadium in London.
He has been a patron of the Stoke-on-Trent-based children’s charity Donna Louise Trust since 2002. The charity provides respite and palliative care to terminally ill and life-limited children who are not expected to live. live beyond the age of 16.
In the 2011 Sunday Times Rich List of the richest people in the British music industry, his wealth was estimated at £90 million. Williams is a lifelong supporter of Port Vale Football Club, based in his hometown of Stoke-on-Trent, and in February 2006 bought £240,000 worth of shares in the club, making him the largest shareholder.
However, the club went into administration on 9 March 2012 and as a result Williams lost all of his shares in the club and received only a fraction of his original investment.
Robbie Williams Awards And Nominations
He has won a number of awards, with some of her most recognized awards being the Brit Awards.
He has won a record eighteen Brit Awards, which also includes the Brits he won with Take That, making him the most successful artist in Brit Awards history. He has also won 8 Echo Awards from the German music industry.
Robbie Williams Songs
- Life Through a Lens (1997)
- I’ve been waiting for you (1998)
- Sing When You’re Winning (2000)
- Swing When You’re Winning (2001)
- Escapology (2002)
- Intensive care (2005)
- Rudebox (2006)
- Reality Killed the Video Star (2009)
- Thomas at the Corona (2012)
- Swings Both Ways (2013)
- The Heavy Entertainment Show (2016)
- The Christmas Present (2019)
- Under the Radar Vol. 1 (2014)
- Under the Radar Vol. 2 (2017)
- Under the Radar Vol. 3 (2019)
Robbie Williams Children
In May 2006, Williams began dating American actress Ayda Field. He was featured in the UFO documentary Williams made for BBC Radio 4 and he was participating in a field investigation he did at Trout Lake, Washington in 2008.
Him and Field were married at his home in Mulholland Estates in Beverly Hills . On August 7, 2010. They have four children: a daughter, Theodora, born on 2012, a son, Charlton, born on 2014, a daughter , Colette, born on 2018, and a son, Beau, born on 2020.
In an interview , he stated, “I love musical theater and a lot of other things that are often associated with being gay. I’m 49% gay, and sometimes as much as 50%. However, that would imply that I particularly enjoy having fun, which I don’t.”