49 years old (Born on February 13, 1974)
English singer; He is famous from Former member of Take That.Ex-member of Take That. In his song "The Actor" from his album "Rudebox" he mentions actress like Marilyn Monroe, Katharine Hepburn, Jayne Mansfield, Judi Dench, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Brigitte Bardot, Hilary Swank and actors like David Niven, Ted Danson, Burt Reynolds and Joaquin Phoenix. Voted the 17th worst Briton in Channel Four`s poll of the 100 Worst Britons. [11 May 2003] Godfather to his best mate`s, Jonathan Wilkes, baby. In February 2007, he was admitted to a US clinic for treatment for prescription drugs.
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His latest album "Rudebox" was chosen "Worst Album" in 2006 by the readers of "NME" magazine with the highest number of voters ever reached in that category (March 2007).
In September 2007, he recorded a cover of Lola (hit song of The Kinks) to celebrate the 40th birthday of BBC Radio 1.
Has been named the third most played artist on British radio over the past 20 years behind Elton John and George Michael.
Had a UK #1 at the end of 2001 with "Somethin` Stupid" recorded as a duet with Nicole Kidman.
He appears in the list of the all-time Top 100 best albums in the United Kingdom six times, more than any other person or group and has been the recipient of many awards - including more BRIT and ECHO Awards than any other artist in history the Brit Awards 2005. He is the most successful male artist in the world, for the period 1998-2007, according to the United World Chart.
Is the artist that is featured the most times in the UK 'Now That's What I Call Music!' series. In the first 68 'Now!'s' he has appeared 29 times (including 4 times with Take That).
Inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame for his outstanding contribution to British music and integral part of British music culture. [11 November 2004]
His last album "Rudebox" was number-one in fourteen countries including Argentina, Australia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain & Switzerland, and reaching number-two in the United World Chart selling 378,000 copies in its first week.
Fan of rock band Queen. Worked together with the band in 2001, when they rerecorded "We Are The Champions" for A Knight`s Tale (2001). Furthermore, "Let Me Entertain You" was also the title of a Queen song (from their 1978 "Jazz" album), he does gigs in lots of places where Queen also performed (for instance Knebworth, Slane Castle and the Royal Albert Hall. Hall) and he performs Queen songs in his own shows.
He has the distinction of having more number one albums than any other male, barring Elvis Presley.
Dated Rachel Hunter.
Made it to The Guinness Book of World Records when 1.6 million tickets were sold in a single day shortly after he announced his World Tour in 2006.
Parents: Janet and Peter Williams
Studied at Mill Hill Primary School and St Margaret Ward`s RC School in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent.
Supporter of Port Vale Football Club.
Good friends with sisters Kylie Minogue and Dannii Minogue. After a successful duet with Kylie, he wanted to do a duet also with Dannii.
Has a strong interest in UFOs and related paranormal phenomena so he is a fan of popular series "The X Files" (1993).
Lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Founded L.A. Vale soccer team in 2005. with other celebrity friends after building his own soccer pitch at his home in Los Angeles. Now they play in LA Premier League.
Released his first live album 'Live at Knebworth' in 2003. The three shows attracted a total of 375,000 fans. It became the fastest and biggest selling live album ever in the United Kingdom. It has been certified 3x Platinum by the IFPI for shipments over 3 million copies, altogether, the album has sold over 3.5 million copies worldwide.
Took part in the Band Aid 20 re-recording of "Do They Know It`s Christmas?". [November 2004]
Was engaged to Nicole Appleton
Has a sister named Sally.
Won five Echo Awards in a row for "Best Male Artist international" from 2002 to 2006.
On August 13, 2007, a Dean Martin duets album was released, on which Williams sings "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone".
Bought an undisclosed number of shares in his favorite football club Port Vale (February 2006).
Won more BRIT Awards than any other artist in music history, a record 15 and more ECHO Awards than any other artist ever, a record six in a row.
Created a charity with the aid of Comic Relief that is set up in his home town entitled "Give It Sum", with its goal being to "improve local conditions and strengthen community life by giving money to those who are disadvantaged.".
British public voted his hit song "Angels" as the `Best Single of the past Twenty Five Years` at the 2005 BRIT Awards.
He is one of the few pop acts to have been nominated for the Mercury Prize.
Good friends with Ashley Hamilton.
In 2004, he was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame, after being voted as the Greatest artist of the 1990s.
Has won the award for Best British Male Solo Artist in Britain in 2003, 2002, 2001 and 1999. He has won 13 BRIT awards all together (including three while he was in Take That).
First wanted to be an actor but saw a newspaper ad for a band member and was accepted into Take That.
Winner of four MTV European Music Awards for "Best Solo Artist" in 1998, 2001 and 2005 and "Best Song" in 2000 ("Rock DJ").
Has won the award for Best British Male Solo Artist in Britain in 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2003. He has won 13 Brit Awards all together (including three while being member of Take That).
His cousin`s brother-in-law is Simon Cowell.
He has been the Patron of the children`s charity the Donna Louise Trust based in his home town of Stoke-on-Trent, for the last 8 years. The charity offers respite and palliative care to terminally ill and life limited children who are not expected to live past the age of 16.
He recorded duets with Jane Horrocks (`That Old Black Magic`, `Things`), Rupert Everett (`They Can`t Take That Away From Me`), Jonathan Wilkes (`Me And My Shadow`), Nicole Kidman (`Somethin` Stupid`),Kylie Minogue (Rose Stone (`Revolution`) and Jon Lovitz (Well Did You Evah?).
Good friend of actor Max Beesley.