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Will.i.am was born on March 15, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William James Adams Jr. He is known for his work on X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Rio (2011) and Rio 2 (2014). See full bio »

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(2009)
Rio Pedro
(2011)
Rio 2 Pedro
(2014)

Filmography

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 2020 Black Eyed Peas & Shakira: Girl Like Me (Music Video)
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 2020 Black Eyed Peas, Nicky Jam, Tyga: Vida Loca (Music Video)
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 2020 Black Eyed Peas: Action (Music Video)
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 2020 Black Eyed Peas & Maluma: Feel the Beat (Music Video)
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 2020 Black Eyed Peas & El Alfa: No Mañana (Music Video)
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 2020 Black Eyed Peas & Ozuna & J. Rey Soul: Mamacita (Music Video)
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 2019 Black Eyed Peas & Anitta: Explosion (Music Video)
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 2019 Piso 21 & Black Eyed Peas: Mami (Music Video)
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 2019 The Black Eyed Peas Feat. Snoop Dogg: Be Nice (Music Video)
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 2019 The Rookie (TV Series)
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- The Checklist (2019) ... Will.i.am
 2019 The Black Eyed Peas Feat. Esthero: 4Ever (Music Video)
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 2019 The Black Eyed Peas: Vibrations Pt.1 Pt.2 (Music Video)
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 2018 The Black Eyed Peas Feat. Nas: Back 2 Hiphop (Music Video)
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 2018 The Black Eyed Peas: New Wave (Music Video)
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 2018 The Black Eyed Peas: Yes or No (Music Video)
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 2018 The Black Eyed Peas Feat. CL: Dopeness (Music Video)
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 2018 The Black Eyed Peas: Big Love (Music Video)
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 2018 The Black Eyed Peas: Get It (Music Video)
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 2018 The Black Eyed Peas: Street Livin' (Music Video)
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 2017 Charli XCX: Boys (Music Video)
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 2016 Will.I.Am Feat. Pia Mia: Boys & Girls (Music Video)
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 2015 The Black Eyed Peas: Yesterday (Music Video)
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 2014 UNICEF: Imagine (Music Video)
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 2014 Steve Aoki Featuring Will.I.Am: Born to Get Wild (Music Video)
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 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
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 2014 Will.i.am, Cody Wise: it's My Birthday (Music Video)
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 2014 Rio 2
Pedro (voice, as will.i.am)
 2013 will.i.am: Bang Bang (Music Video)
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 2013 Ke$ha Feat. Will.i.am: Crazy Kids (Music Video)
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 2013 Will.i.am Feat. Justin Bieber: #thatpower (Music Video)
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 2013 Priyanka Chopra feat. Will.i.am: In My City (Music Video)
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 2012 The Script Feat. Will.i.am: Hall of Fame (Music Video)
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 2012 Will.I.Am Feat. Britney Spears: Scream & Shout (Music Video)
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 2011-2012 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Bernard / Will.i.am / Bernard Bernard
- Menace II Secret Society (2012) ... Will.i.am (voice)
- Flush of Genius (2012) ... Bernard Bernard (voice)
- Your Show of Shows (2011) ... Bernard (voice)
- To Live and Die in Va. (2011) ... Bernard (voice)
- Terry Unmarried (2011) ... Bernard (voice)
 2011 The Black Eyed Peas: Don't Stop the Party (Music Video)
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 2011 Rio
Pedro (voice, as will.i.am)
 2011 The Black Eyed Peas: Just Can't Get Enough (Music Video)
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 2010 Samsung 3D Demo (Video short)
 2010 The Black Eyed Peas: The Time (Dirty Bit) (Music Video)
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 2010 Will.I.Am Feat. Nicki Minaj: Check It Out (Music Video)
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 2010 Date Night
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 2010 Usher Feat. Will.i.am: OMG (Music Video)
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 2010 The Black Eyed Peas: Imma Be (Music Video)
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 2010 The Black Eyed Peas: Imma Be Rocking That Body (Music Video)
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 2010 The Black Eyed Peas: Rock That Body (Music Video)
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 2010 Artists for Haiti: We Are the World 25 for Haiti (Music Video)
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 2009 Cheryl feat. Will.I.Am: 3 Words (Music Video)
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 2009 Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard
Snow (voice, as Will i Am)
 2009 The Black Eyed Peas: Meet Me Halfway (Music Video)
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 2009 The Black Eyed Peas: I Gotta Feeling (Music Video)
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 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Video Game)
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 2009 The Black Eyed Peas: Boom Boom Pow (Music Video)
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 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine
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 2008 Jay Rock Feat. Lil Wayne: All My Life (In the Ghetto) (Music Video)
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 2008 Will.i.am feat. Cheryl: Heartbreaker (Music Video)
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 2008 Will.i.am: It's A New Day (Music Video)
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 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Moto Moto (voice, as Will.I.Am)
 2008 Will.i.am: Yes We Can (Music Video)
Will I Am (as Will i Am)
 2006 Fergie: Fergalicious (Music Video)
Willy Wonka
 2006 Instant Def (TV Series)
Nate
- Every Dog Has His Day (2006) ... Nate (as Will i Am)
- Smiling Faces (2006) ... Nate (as Will i Am)
- Power to the People (2006) ... Nate (as Will i Am)
- Still We Rise (2006) ... Nate (as Will i Am)
- The Knockout (2006) ... Nate (as Will i Am)
 2006 The Black Eyed Peas: Bebot, Version 1 (Music Video)
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 2006 The Black Eyed Peas: Bebot, Version 2 (Music Video)
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 2006 Fergie: London Bridge (Music Video)
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 2006 The Black Eyed Peas: Union (Music Video)
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 2006 The Black Eyed Peas: Pump It (Music Video)
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 2006 The Pussycat Dolls Feat. Will.i.am: Beep (Music Video)
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 2005 The Black Eyed Peas: Like That (Music Video)
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 2005 The Rolling Stones: Rain Fall Down (Music Video)
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 2005 The Black Eyed Peas: My Humps (Music Video)
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 2005 The Black Eyed Peas: Don't Lie (Music Video)
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 2005 The Black Eyed Peas: Don't Phunk with My Heart (Music Video)
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 2005 Be Cool
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 2005 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series)
Three Card Monte Guy God
- Independence Day (2005) ... Three Card Monte Guy God (as Will i Am)
 2004 The Black Eyed Peas: The Apl Song (Music Video)
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 2004 The Black Eyed Peas: The Boogie That Be (Music Video)
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 2004 The Black Eyed Peas: Let's Get It Started (Music Video)
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 2004 The Black Eyed Peas: Hey Mama (Music Video)
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 2003 Juanes Feat. The Black Eyed Peas: La paga (Remix) (Music Video)
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 2003 The Black Eyed Peas: Shut Up (Music Video)
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 2003 The Black Eyed Peas: Where Is the Love? (Music Video)
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 2001 The Black Eyed Peas: Get Original (Music Video)
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 2000 Black Eyed Peas ft. Macy Gray: Request Line (Music Video)
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 2000 The Black Eyed Peas: Weekends (Music Video)
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 2000 The Black Eyed Peas: BEP Empire (Music Video)
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 1999 The Black Eyed Peas: What It Is (Music Video)
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 1998 The Black Eyed Peas: Fallin' Up (Music Video)
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 1998 The Black Eyed Peas: Head Bobs (Music Video)
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 1998 The Black Eyed Peas: Karma (Music Video)
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 1998 The Black Eyed Peas: Joints & Jams (Music Video)
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Show Show Music department (8 credits)
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Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Director (8 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (271 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

William Adams | 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)

Parents:

Adams Sr., William | Adams, Debra

Relatives:

Gilliam, Carl (sibling)
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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:

Suffers from Tinnitus (constant ringing in the ears) Says he doesn't know what silence sounds like anymore. See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Voodoo Thursday See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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