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Will i Am was born on March 15, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jr. William James Adams. See full bio »
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 2014 Rio 2 (performer: "Batucada Família")
 2013 Last Vegas (performer: "Nothing Really Matters" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Nothing Really Matters" - as Will Adams)
 2013 The Great Gatsby (performer: "Bang Bang" - as will.i.am) / (producer: "Bang Bang" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - as William Adams)
 2012 Hotel Transylvania (performer: "Problem (The Monster Remix)" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Problem (The Monster Remix)" - as William Adams)
 2012 21 Jump Street (writer: "Lookin' Fly" - as Will Adams)
 2011 What's Your Number? (writer: "Boom Boom Pow" - as William Adams)
 2011 The Hangover Part II (writer: "Imma Be" - as William Adams)
 2011 Rio (performer: "Drop It Low" - uncredited) / (performer: "Hot Wings (I Wanna Party)" - as will.i.am) / (performer: "Real In Rio" - as The Rio Singers) / (producer: "Hot Wings (I Wanna Party)" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Drop It Low" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hot Wings (I Wanna Party)" - as William Adams)
 2010 Jackass 3D (Documentary) (writer: "Boom Boom Pow" - as William Adams)
 2010 You Again (writer: "Pump It" (2006) - as Will Adams)
 2010 Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - as Will Adams)
 2010 The Other Guys (writer: "Imma Be" - as Will Adams)
 2010 Knight and Day (producer: "Someday (Theme from Knight and Day)" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Someday (Theme from Knight and Day)" - as William Adams)
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - as Will Adams)
 2010/I Valentine's Day (performer: "Heartbreaker" - as Will.i.Am) / (writer: "Heartbreaker" - as Will Adams)
 2009 It's Complicated (writer: "Save Room" - as Will Adams)
 2009 Fame (writer: "Ordinary People" - as Will Adams)
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (writer: "Boom Boom Boom (DJ Ammo/Poet Named Life Megamix)" - as William Adams)
 2009 G-Force (producer: "Boom Boom Pow") / (writer: "I Gotta Feeling", "Boom Boom Pow" - as William Adams)
 2009 Logorama (Short) (as W. Adams, "NIGGAZ AND JEWZ (SOME SAY KIKES)") / (performer: "NIGGAZ AND JEWZ (SOME SAY KIKES)" - as WILLONEX)
 2009 Obsessed (writer: "American Boy" - as Will Adams)
 2009 Monsters vs Aliens (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - as Will Adams)
 2009 17 Again (writer: "Fergalicious" - as Will Adams)
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (performer: "The Traveling Song", "I Like To Move It", "Big And Chunky", "She Loves Me", "Best Friends" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "The Traveling Song", "Big And Chunky", "She Loves Me", "Best Friends" - as will.i.am)
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (performer: "Donque" - as Will.I.Am) / (writer: "Donque" - as William Adams)
 2007 Run, Fatboy, Run (writer: "Ghetto Love" - as Adams)
 2007 Bratz (writer: "Express Yourself" - as W. Adams)
 2007 Shrek the Third (producer: "Barracuda" - as will.i.am)
 2007 Blades of Glory (writer: "My Humps" - as Will Adams)
 2007 Hattrick (producer: "My Humps" - uncredited) / (writer: "My Humps" - uncredited)
 2007 Knocked Up (writer: "Clumsy" - as Will Adams)
 2007 Taxi 4 (writer: "Pump It")
 2007 Epic Movie (performer: "Fergalicious" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Fergalicious" - as William Adams)
 2007 Freedom Writers (as will.i.am, "A Dream") / (performer: "A Dream" - as will.i.am) / (performer: "Colors") / (producer: "A Dream" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Colors")
 2006 It's a Boy Girl Thing (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - as Will Adams)
 2006 LiTTLEMAN (writer: "Pump It" - as Will Adams)
 2006 Garfield 2 (writer: "Pump It" (2004) - as Will Adams)
 2006 Poseidon (producer: "Won't Let You Fall", "Bailamos") / (writer: "Won't Let You Fall", "Bailamos" - as Will Adams)
 2006 Take the Lead (writer: "Feel It" - as William Adams)
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (writer: "Pump It" - as Will Adams)
 2005 Underclassman (writer: "Ride Ride", "Let's Get Retarded", "Weekends" - as William Adams)
 2005 Stealth (performer: "Dance to the Music") / (producer: "Dance to the Music")
 2005 Rebound (writer: "Hands Up" - as Will Adams)
 2005 Kicking & Screaming (writer: "LET'S GET IT STARTED" - as Will Adams)
 2005 Be Cool (writer: "Believer") / (writer: "Sexy", "Brand New Old Skool" - as Will Adams)
 2005/I Hitch (producer: "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing" (1973))
 2005 Coach Carter (as Will Adams, "Shut Up")
 2004 Spanglish (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - as Will Adams)
 2004/I Taxi (writer: "Hands Up" - as Will Adams)
 2004 White Chicks (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - as William Adams)
 2004 Garfield (writer: "Hey Mama" (2003) - as Will Adams)
 2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (writer: "Let's Get Retarded" - as Will Adams)
 2004 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (producer: "Dirty Dancing") / (writer: "Dirty Dancing" - as Will Adams)
 2004 50 First Dates (performer: "True") / (producer: "True")
 2004 You Got Served (writer: "Anxiety" - as Will Adams)
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (writer: "Let's Get Censored", "Smells Like Funk" - as Will Adams)
 2004 Along Came Polly (writer: "HEY MAMA" - as Will Adams)
 2003 The Rundown (writer: "The Boogie That Be" - as Will Adams)
 2002 Life or Something Like It (performer: "Sunny Hours" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Sunny Hours" - as William Adams)
 2002 Local Boys (writer: "Sunny Hours" - as William Adams)
 2001 Out Cold (performer: "Ev Rebahdee" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Ev Rebahdee" - as W. Adams)
 2001 Made (writer: "Cali to New York" - as Will Adams)
 2001 Legally Blonde (producer: "Magic" - as Will Adams) / (writer: "Magic" - as Will Adams)
 2000 Scary Movie (writer: "I Want Cha" - as Will Adams)
 2000 Road Trip (writer: "Duet" - as William Adams)
 1999 She's All That (writer: "Be Free" - as Adams)
 1998 Very Bad Things (writer: "Karma" - as William Adams)
 1998 Bulworth (producer: "Joints & Jam" - as William Adams) / (writer: "Joints & Jam" - as William Adams)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video for The Pussycat Dolls: "Beep" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Will Adams | Will I Am | Will. I. Am | The Black Eyed Peas | Black Eyed Peas | Will.I.Am | Will.i.Am | Will.i.am | will.i.am

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

We're from the projects - East L.A. On welfare the majority of our lives. A lot of my friends are dead and in prison, just like any urban person that comes from areas like I'm from. But my grandma was super-grandma. Ain't nobody mess with our family in my neighborhood because everybody loved my grandma. She was the one that prayed for everybody. We were one of the first families in the projects. ... See more »

Trivia:

Attended the special dinner at Sony Studios in Los Angeles to honour singer and activist Sting as MusiCares' 2004 Person of the Year. The evening celebrated Sting's contribution to popular music, and honoured his charitable work with Amnesty International and the Rainforest Foundation. Other stars in attendance included Kylie Minogue, Elton John & Dido (6th February 2004). See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Voodoo Thursday See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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