Robbie Williams is a musician, songwriter, and actor born in England. He is without a doubt one of the greatest music acts in the history of the British music industry. Williams achieved his fame in the early 90s as a member of the English pop group “Take That”. After splitting from the group in 1995, he established himself as a very successful solo artist. 10 of his 11 studio albums have made it to number one in the UK. Apart from the success he has had in the music industry, in this article we will look at his private life and family, but before that…
Robbie Williams was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004 as “Greatest Artist of the 90s”. In 2006 Williams’ “Close Encounters” tour sold an unprecedented 1.6 million tickets in 24 hours, earning him a place in the Guinness World Book of Records in 2007. In addition to his huge commercial success, Robbie Williams has also won several awards, including 18 Brit Awards, 8 German ECHO Awards, and 3 MTV European Music Awards, all of which are unparalleled. On 11 June 2018, the world football association FIFA announced that Williams was billed for his performance at the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Robbie Williams Bio, Age
Robbie Williams was born Robert Peter Williams on 13 February 1974 in Stoke City, Staffordshire, England. He has an Irish descent on his mother’s side of the family. The young Williams received his secondary education at the St. Margaret Ward Catholic Academy in Tunstall, Stoke City, and also enrolled at the UKDDF Dance School in Tunstall.
Robbie Williams joined the pop group “Take That” in 1990 at the age of 16. He was the lead singer on a number of the band’s hits, including their first top 10 single “Could It Be Magic”. He achieved immense success with the group, but Williams felt that the group was not allowing him to reach his full potential. He became involved in drug abuse and fell out with other members of the group. In July 2005, Williams finally left the group to pursue his own solo career.
After recording a number of singles, Robbie Williams released his debut album Life Thru a Lens in September 1997. The album debuted at number 11 on the UK album charts and was in the top 10 for 40 weeks. Williams’ second studio album, I’ve Been Expected You, debuted at the top of the UK album charts and enjoyed far greater commercial success on the international scene. His third studio album Sing When You’re Winning was also a commercial success and went double platinum in its first week.
In 2005 Robbie Williams’ hit single “Angels” from 1997 was voted “Best Single of the last twenty-five years” at the BRIT Awards. Williams also won the “Best Male” award at the 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards, and in 2010 he reunited with his boyhood band Take That, leading to the release of the band’s sixth album, Progress. Progress debuted at the top of the UK album charts and was the best-selling album of 2010, and Williams has since left the group.
Robbie Williams was born as the son of Janet (nee Farrell) and Peter Williams (aka Pete Conway). His parents owned a pub called “The Red Lion” in Burslem, Stoke City. His father later worked as a licensing officer at Port Vale Football Club, which is why Williams has a long term affinity with the team.
Robbie Williams is married to the American-born actress Ayda Field. The duo has been together since May 2006. The couple first got engaged on November 26, 2009, during a live radio show The Kyle and Jackie O Show on Australia’s 2DayFM. However, a few days after the live radio engagement, Robbie announced on his blog that it was all just a joke. The couple finally had a real engagement during the Christmas holidays.
Rob and Ayda entered into the bond of marriage on August 7, 2010, in a ceremony that took place at the groom’s home in Beverly Hills. On September 18, 2012, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Theodora “Teddy” Rose. On October 27, 2014, they welcomed their second child, a son named Charlton “Charlie” Valentine.
Is Robbie Williams Gay?
If you look at his relationship history, it is safe to say that Robbie Williams is not gay. However, there has been much speculation over the years about Williams’ sexual preferences. Many believe that the talented singer-songwriter could be bisexual. In November 2013 Williams announced in an interview with the British newspaper Dailystar that he was “49% gay”. Given the mathematical implications of this statement, there is definitely a possibility that Robbie Williams is simply bisexual.
Robbie Williams has achieved immeasurable commercial success throughout his music career. His boy group “Take That” is considered one of the most successful British boy groups with over 9 million albums sold. After leaving the band in 1995, Williams became the UK’s top-selling solo artist in the UK with over 77 million albums sold worldwide.
In October 2002, Robbie Williams signed an £80 million record deal with EMI Records, which is now the highest record deal in the UK. In 2012 the talented artist stated in an interview that he was worth 100 million pounds. Several years later Robbie Williams’ wealth has continued to grow. The talented singer-songwriter currently has a net worth of £155 million.
Height And Other Body Measurements
Robbie Williams stands at an impressive height of 183 cm (6 feet). The pop star is known for having a very fit physique that he is never afraid to show. However, the talented musician struggled with his weight when he quit smoking in 2012. He was able to maintain his weight at an average of 90 kg (198 lbs). His chest measurement is 109 cm (43 inches). His biceps and waist circumferences are 41 cm (16 inches) and 81 cm (32 inches), respectively.