Throwback Thursday: Happy 40th Robbie Williams!

Robbie Williams burst onto the music scene as a cheeky 16-year-old – and is now one of the country's best-loved musicians.

A member of one of the most successful boybands of the 90s, and a hugely successful solo artist in his own right, Robbie is as much known for his charm and on-stage presence as he is for his hit-records.



Over the course of his career, both in and out of Take That, he has written the six biggest selling albums in British history, and picked up 17 Brit Awards along the way. Now happily settled in LA with his wife Ayda Field and his daughter Teddy Rose, Robbie remains of the most entertaining British stars.

In celebration of his 40th birthday, HELLO! Online rolls back the years…