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Will.i.am


Will.i.am was born on March 15, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William James Adams Jr. See full bio »
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 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 4 (2014) ... (writer: "Glamorous" - uncredited)
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Un accidente perfecto (2014) ... (writer: "Just Can't Get Enough" - as William Adams, uncredited)
 2014 Rugby League: Challenge Cup (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Final: Castleford vs. Leeds (2014) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
- Fourth Round: Huddersfield vs. St Helens (2014) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 2005 - 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Top 20 Perform, 2 Eliminated (2014) ... (writer: "Work Bitch")
- Top 16 Perform (2012) ... (writer: "Ordinary People")
- Top 18 Perform (2009) ... (writer: "Imma Be")
- 2 of 20 Voted Off (2009) ... (writer: "Boom Boom Pow" - as William Adams)
- Top 20 Perform (2009) ... (writer: "Let the Beat Rock" (Boyz Noize Megamix) - as William Adams)
  The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "OMG")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 1 (2014) ... (performer: "Hall of Fame" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes, 2008 - 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #18.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Give It 2 U")
- Two-Night Finale: First Night (2013) ... ("Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang")
- Team Dance Week (2013) ... (writer: "Hey Mama")
- Most Memorable Year Night (2013) ... (writer: "Work Bitch")
- Hollywood Night (2013) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
 2014 21 Coolest Collabs of the 21st Century (TV Movie) (performer: "Scream & Shout")
 2014 Snooker: Welsh Open (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.11 (2014) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
  So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Top 20 Opening Night (2014) ... (performer: "#thatPower") / (writer: "#thatPower")
  Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2014) (writer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2014)
- Week 4: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- Week 4 (2014) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- Preview Show (2010) ... (performer: "I Gotta Feeling") / (writer: "I Gotta Feeling")
 2014 Masters Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 5, Part 1 (2014) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
  American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #13.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Work Bitch" - uncredited)
- Top 10 Results (2010) ... (performer: "Real In Rio / Hot Wings (I Wanna Party)" - as will.i.am, uncredited) / (writer: "Real In Rio / Hot Wings (I Wanna Party)" - uncredited)
- Finale (2009) ... (writer: "Boom Boom Pow")
 2013 I Am Britney Jean (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Work Bitch")
 2013 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Britney Spears/Rosie McClelland/Sophia Grace Brownlee (2013) ... (writer: "Work Bitch" - uncredited)
 2012-2013 New Girl (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Menus (2013) ... (writer: "Work Bitch" (Instrumental version) - uncredited)
- Secrets (2012) ... (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - uncredited)
 2009-2013 Alan Carr: Chatty Man (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 18 October 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Work Bitch" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling")
 2013 Chelsea Lately (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.148 (2013) ... (writer: "Work Bitch" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- The Final Showdown, Part 2 (2013) ... (writer: "The Time")
- Episode #1.28 (2013) ... (writer: "No One/Where Is the Love?")
- Episode #1.24 (2013) ... (writer: "Ordinary People")
- Episode #1.10 (2013) ... (writer: "Ordinary People")
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (writer: "American Boy")
  The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (writer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2012)
- Bootcamp 2 (2013) ... (performer: "Hall of Fame" - uncredited)
- Auditions 2 (2013) ... (performer: "Hall of Fame" - uncredited)
- Auditions 6 (2012) ... (writer: "Shut Up" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.29 (2010) ... (performer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.9 (2010) ... (writer: "Ordinary People" - uncredited)
 2013 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Movie) (writer: "Give It 2 U")
  Boom Town (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (producer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (performer: "Scream & Shout") / (producer: "Scream & Shout") / (writer: "Scream & Shout")
 2010-2013 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Block Auction (2013) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
- Red House Elimination: Night 2 (2012) ... (writer: "The Time (Dirty Bit)" - uncredited)
- Elimination: Night 4 (2011) ... (writer: "OMG" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.1 (2010) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
 2013 2013 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "#thatPOWER") / (producer: "#thatPOWER") / (writer: "#thatPOWER")
 2013 Celebrity Splash! Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heat 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Stop the Party" - uncredited)
  The Voice UK (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (writer - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2013) ... (writer: "Where Is the Love?" - uncredited)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2013) ... (performer: "Rip It Up", "Johnny B. Goode", "Shout", "Long Tall Sally" - uncredited)
- The Final (2012) ... (performer: "OMG", "Price Tag" (uncredited), "Where Is the Love?" (uncredited))
- Live Show 3 (2012) ... (performer: "Gold Digger" - uncredited)
- Live Show 1 (2012) ... (performer: "Beautiful Day")
 2012-2013 90210 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Dude, Where's My Husband? (2013) ... ("Scream & Shout", uncredited)
- No Good Deed (2012) ... ("Great Times", uncredited)
 2013 Mulheres Ricas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2013) ... (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 Results (2012) ... (writer: "Ordinary People")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 2005 - 2012) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2012)
- Episode #19.172 (2012) ... (performer: "This is Love") / (writer: "This is Love" - as William Adams)
- Bruce Willis/will.i.am/Nicki Minaj (2010) ... (performer: "Check It Out" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Check It Out")
- Shia LaBeouf/Brian Regan/Jimmy Eat World (2010) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
- Episode #17.16 (2009) ... (writer: "Boom Boom Pow" - uncredited)
- Episode #13.53 (2005) ... (writer: "My Humps" - uncredited)
 2012 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 June 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "Ordinary People" - uncredited)
 2010-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #12.3 (2012) ... (writer: "3 Words" - uncredited)
- 2011 Grand Finale (2011) ... (writer: "Hey Mama" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Pump It" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.3 (2011) ... (writer: "Hey Mama" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.6 (2010) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
 2012 Music Nuggets (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 March 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "T.H.E." - as Will.I.Am)
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Festa i ball (2012) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling")
 2012 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Vacation Solution (2012) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #20.64 (2012) ... (performer: "T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever)" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever)")
- Episode #19.97 (2011) ... (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - uncredited)
 2011 Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour (TV Movie) (performer: "Big Fat Bass") / (writer: "Big Fat Bass")
 2011 The Guild (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Social Traumas (2011) ... (writer: "My Humps")
  Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (producer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #9.134 (2011) ... (performer: "Big Fat Bass" - as will.i.am) / (producer: "Big Fat Bass" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Big Fat Bass" - as will.i.am)
 2011 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crack Baby Athletic Association (2011) ... (writer: "Boom Boom Pow")
 2011 Britney Spears: I Am the Femme Fatale (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Big Fat Bass" - as will.i.am) / (producer: "Big Fat Bass" - as will.i.am) / (writer: "Big Fat Bass" - as will.i.am)
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.48 (2011) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
 2011 The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "OMG")
 2010 MTV Video Music Awards 2010 (TV Special) (performer: "Check It Out")
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Top 22 Performance (2010) ... (performer: "OMG")
- Top 12 (2008) ... (performer: "In the Ayer") / (writer: "In the Ayer")
 2010 Getaway (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Greek Islands: Part 2 (2010) ... (writer: "Party All The Time" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.21 (2010) ... (writer: "Party All The Time" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Megastars with Megabucks (2010) ... (writer: "Glamorous" - uncredited)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "Pump It" - uncredited)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (writer: "My Humps" - uncredited)
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (writer: "My Humps" - uncredited)
  Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Monaco Grand Prix: Qualifying (2010) ... (performer: "OMG" - uncredited) / (writer: "Let's Get It Started" - uncredited)
 2010 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.2 (2010) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - uncredited)
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (performer - 5 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Episode #1.129 (2010) ... (performer: "Rock That Body") / (writer: "Rock That Body")
- Episode #1.107 (2010) ... (writer: "My Humps")
- Episode #1.101 (2010) ... (writer: "Glamorous")
- Episode #1.93 (2010) ... (performer: "I Gotta Feeling") / (writer: "I Gotta Feeling")
- Episode #1.90 (2010) ... (performer: "3 Words") / (writer: "3 Words")
 2010 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sweetums (2010) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling" - as William Adams)
 2009 Cheryl Cole's Night In (TV Movie) (performer: "3 Words")
 2009 Oi Fashion Rocks (TV Movie) (writer: "American Boy" - as Will Adams)
  The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode dated 19 November 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Pump It") / (writer: "Pump It")
 2004-2009 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- January Jones/Black Eyed Peas (2009) ... (writer: "I Gotta Feeling", "Meet Me Halfway", "Boom Boom Pow" - as William Adams)
- Jon Heder/Ashlee Simpson (2005) ... (writer: "Where Is the Love?", "Let's Get It Started" - uncredited)
- Jennifer Aniston/Black Eyed Peas (2004) ... (writer: "Where Is the Love?", "Hey Mama")
 2009 America's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Audition Show #1 (2009) ... (writer: "Boom Boom Pow", "Pump It" - uncredited)
 2009 Caras & Bocas (TV Series) (performer: "Funky Bahia" - as will.i.am)
 2008 The Starter Wife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Woman Over the Influence (2008) ... (performer: "In the Ayer" - uncredited)
 2008 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Save Our Souls (2008) ... (writer: "American Boy" - uncredited)
 2008 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Touch Me I'm Going to Scream: Part I (2008) ... (writer: "In The Ayer" - uncredited)
 2008 Video on Trial (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.26 (2008) ... (performer: "In the Ayer")
 2008 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spring Break-up (2008) ... (writer: "Let's Get It Started")
 2008 Medium (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Burn Baby Burn: Part 1 (2008) ... (performer: "The Donque Song" - uncredited)
 2007 The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (TV Special) (performer: "I Got It From My Mama" - as will.i.am)
  CSI: Miami (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Cyber-Lebrity (2007) ... (performer: "I Got It From My Momma" - uncredited)
- Skeletons (2006) ... (writer: "Pump It" - uncredited)
 2007 Concert for Diana (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Glamorous")
  Ugly Betty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Petra-Gate (2007) ... (performer: "Here I Come" - uncredited) / (writer: "Here I Come" - uncredited)
 2006 Weltberühmt in Österreich - 50 Jahre Austropop (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zwischen Kommerz und Anspruch - Die Zukunft des Austropop (2006) ... (writer: "Shut Up" - uncredited)
 2006 NFL Thursday Night Football (TV Series) (writer: "In My City" - uncredited)
 2006 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Branch Closing (2006) ... (writer: "My Humps" - as William Adams)
- The Convention (2006) ... (writer: "My Humps" - as William Adams)
  Entourage (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Three's Company (2006) ... ("Mas Que Nada")
- Dominated (2006) ... ("I Love My Bitch")
- Pilot (2004) ... (writer: "Hey Mama" - uncredited)
 2006 Cobras & Lagartos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 April 2006 (2006) ... (performer: "The Frog" - as will.i.am)
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Eight (2006) ... (writer: "Shut Up" - uncredited)
 2006 The 48th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Coming Home" - as William Adams)
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bodies in Motion (2005) ... (writer: "My Humps" - uncredited)
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viva Las Vegas (2005) ... (writer: "Pump It")
 2004 Joey (TV Series) ("Sunny Hours")
 2004 30 Days Until I'm Famous (TV Movie) (performer: "Money" - as will.i.am)
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Other Works:

Music video for Flo Rida: "In The Ayer" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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

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 »

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His song, "Great Times," is inspired by Brazil. He also shot the music video for it in there. See more »

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Mr. Voodoo Thursday See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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