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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 BetVictor 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 Dafabet Masters (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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Music video for The Pussycat Dolls: "Beep" See more »

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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' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

If I didn't mould my reality then I'd still be in the ghetto where people like me are supposed to stay. You have to dream your way out of the nightmare. See more »

Trivia:

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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