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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 10 March 1977Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameRobin Charles Thicke
Nickname Thicke
Height 6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Robin Thicke was born on March 10, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robin Charles Thicke. He was previously married to Paula Patton.

Spouse (1)

Paula Patton (11 June 2005 - 14 April 2015) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (2)

Wears an Onyx ring on his wedding finger
Tailored Suits

Trivia (31)

Son of actor Alan Thicke and vocalist Gloria Loring.
At the age of 16 he was signed to Interscope Records.
For his debut album, "A Beautiful World" (2002), he went by the name Thicke.
Good friends with R&B artist Usher Raymond.
Has an older brother, Brennan Thicke, and a younger half brother, Carter William.
Inspired by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Prince, The Beatles, Jay Z and The Neptunes and such rock bands as The Killers and The White Stripes.
Is a Grammy-winning song writer.
Taught himself how to play the piano at the age of 12.
Stepson of Tanya Callau and René Lagler.
The first track of "A Beautiful World", "Oh, Shooter", was featured on Lil' Wayne's "Tha Carter II".
His ex-wife, Paula Patton, was featured on the cover of his debut album, "A Beautiful World".
His wife, Paula Patton, appeared in his music video for the song "Brand New Jones".
He was inspired to write the song "Shooter" after having witnessed an armed bank robbery.
His debut album, "A Beautiful World", debuted on the Billboard Music Charts at #152, selling just over 59,000 copies.
His second album, "The Evolution of Robin Thicke", debuted on the Billboard Music Charts at #45, selling 20,000 copies its first week.
Has 15 Platinum albums to his credit.
Robin is the first white artist in almost 20 years to top the U.S. R&B charts. The last person to do it was George Michael in 1988.
Nephew of Todd Thicke.
Robin and his wife, Paula Patton, became the parents of a son, Julian Fuego Thicke, of April 6, 2010 in Los Angeles.
Younger brother of actor Brennan Thicke.
He has English, Irish, Scottish, Norwegian, and Welsh ancestry.
Currently on tour with Keyshia Cole promoting his second album, The Evolution of Robin Thicke, set to be released in early summer of 2006. [April 2006]
Currently touring with John Legend. [November 2006]
Currently touring with India Arie. [October 2006]
Set to release his third album, "Something Else," in September 2008. [July 2008]
In 2014 he released an album called "Paula" - dedicated to Paula Patton in an effort to win her back after their separation.
Was voted by The End Violence Against Women Coalition as Sexist of the Year 2013.
Titled his 7th studio album "Paula", named after Paula Patton. He wrote all songs on it after their break-up and was part of what Thicke saw as a very publicly attempt to win his wife back.
(October 3, 2014) Paula Patton filed for divorce following an 8-month-long separation. They announced their separation on February 24, 2014.
Dated Paula Patton for 14 years before marrying. They met when he was 14 and she was 15 at a teen club in Los Angeles.

Personal Quotes (14)

While other kids played with cars and toys, I listened to music all day. I wanted to sing it and learn it.
"I can do better. It's all inside of me; I just got to find it." (On his need for perfection)
I really try to wake up with my music the same as I do with my life, and that is with no expectations. I just feel what I feel that day and follow it.
I'm always most comfortable when I'm in here singing or here playing or when the band's playing...
Some people go to college. For me I studied music my whole life. That was my college.
I think people that compare us aren't listening closely, they're just watching. I can't dance like him, that's for sure.
I don't like labels, but I do have blue eyes and I'm soulful, so what am I going to do?
[on 'Blurred Lines'] We tried to do everything that was taboo. Bestiality, drug injections, and everything that is completely derogatory towards women. Because all three of us are happily married with children, we were like 'We're the perfect guys to make fun of this'.
Art is supposed to make us talk about what's going on in the world and where we are as men and women, and all those kinds of things. I don't mind having that conversation.
[on what he likes to do with his wife] I like to take her out to a fancy, six-course meal that lasts three hours and stare into her eyes. Of course it's a little schmaltzy. There's nothing women love more than an effort.
[on his album 2014 "Paula," which was written about Paula Patton after their separation] The album is exactly what happens when you lose the love of your life and you're trying to figure it out in your head. How am I going to move on and get through it all? We just weren't happy together anymore and I still had so much I wanted to apologize for, and things I wanted to take responsibility for, so that's pretty much what the album's about.
I knew exactly what I had," Thicke said. "It's not that simple. After 20 years... it didn't work for 20 years because it wasn't right-it was right. Sometimes people grow apart. You didn't build love in a day and you don't lose it in a day." [On his separation from Paula Patton]: [Cheating] is not why we're apart. We're apart because we just couldn't be together anymore for a while. There's a hundred different reasons, there isn't just one. There's a long list... I changed, and I got a little too selfish, a little too greedy, and little too full of myself.
[on his separation from Paula Patton] I try to keep most of that private, but, I haven't seen her for four months. If you've been together that long, you kinda became adults together instead of being adults and then meeting. But maybe a year or two off, we'll become our own people without each other and then it will be meant to be.
[on Paula Patton] She's the best girl in the world, a great mother, and still a good friend. I want to wish her well and let her know that she's a great person and she deserves to have a good life... She was my rock... Everything we have right now, we built together.

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