Fans of will.i.am are currently loving watching him on The Voice Kids, alongside fellow coaches Pixie Lott, Danny Jones and newcomer Jessie J - who first appeared as a coach on The Voice season one. But, how much do you know about the music mogul? With so many projects under his belt, will.i.am's net worth will probably come as no surprise - let's take a look in more detail…
will.i.am has many strings to his bow
Who is will.i.am?
will.i.am was born William James Adams, Jr. in California on 15 March 1973. He was introduced to the music world as will.i.am when he founded hit group Black Eyed Peas in 1995. Since then his name has become one of the biggest in the industry as a singer, producer and songwriter. Explaining the reason behind his stage name, will.i.am told The New Yorker in 2011: "I liked playing with words. I noticed that my name was a sentence, meaning one with will, who is strong-willed."
What is will.i.am's net worth?
To date, will.i.am has sold 76 million albums, including those released with the Black Eyed Peas, and 58 million singles worldwide. After going solo in 2005, he then went on to release four hugely successful albums. The 44-year-old has also produced music with major artists including Rihanna, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Cheryl, Britney Spears and David Guetta. Seven Grammy wins prove the star's incredible music credential. will.i.am has ventured into film and TV, too, and is perhaps best known on-screen for his role as a judge on The Voice on The Voice Kids. Alongside all this, he has his own succesful glasses range and has collaborated on a number of fashion and clothing projects.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, will.i.am is worth a scorching $75 Million (which is £57,435,000).
Is will.i.am married?
will.i.am is not married and he is believed to be single, having not publicly acknowledged a relationship for some time. He previously told the Mirror: "I don't have time for girlfriends, and that's why I just keep busy. I keep going because that's what I want to do."
What did will.i.am sing?
Fans will probably know will.i.am best for his hit songs including Where Is the Love?, I Gotta Feeling, Scream and Shout, Bang Bang and My Humps. However, with 57 released singles under his belt, there are surely many others you recognise.