Pharrell willis is a New Yorker, and he is a business owner, not an entrepreneur.
But his career has been so successful that he has become a superstar.
He founded the company that made the ubiquitous earbuds that are now the best-selling headphones on the planet.
He sold his stake in the company in 2019 for more than $1 billion.
He is one of the most successful Americans who is not a rapper.
He has become one of rap’s most celebrated and celebrated entrepreneurs, and that is an honor he is grateful for.
In a recent profile in The Washington Post, he was asked if he would ever consider becoming a rapper, and said no.
His answer to that question is not quite as surprising as it might sound.
The man who created the Earbuds, for example, is a self-made man, and in some ways, he doesn’t really think he has anything to prove.
His father, George Williams, was a self, he said, and they have always been a good family.
“They were the good kids,” Pharrell said.
“So they taught me a lot of the good stuff about life.”
In a previous life, Pharrell also worked for a radio station and as a music producer.
He worked for Warner Bros. and as an executive at Nike.
But for a decade he was a software engineer for an online retailer called Shopify, and at age 38 he left to pursue a career in music.
“My first job was for an international e-commerce company that got bought by Amazon,” Phrazins said.
It was a very, very, big deal.
He started a startup called Beats Electronics, which sold earbud headphones for a couple of years.
That company went public in 2013, and it quickly became a company with a $100 billion valuation.
That valuation, however, did not reflect the many people Pharrell was working with at the time.
It did not include people he had hired through his company, the company he founded with his brother.
So he started hiring more people.
“I went into a big panic.
I started thinking, ‘Oh my god, this is my future.
I don’t know how I’m going to live this down,'” Pharrell told The Washington Review.
“And I got really worried about my health, my family, and everything.”
He began taking time off.
He was still getting paid from his music career.
He got married.
And then he went to work for Amazon, where he started working on the earbuzzers.
The company bought Shopify in 2020, and Pharrell joined the board.
In the years that followed, he had a big role in the acquisition of Beats Electronics.
The purchase made him the highest-paid CEO in the music business.
In 2021, the year the company went private, Phrazens family bought another company, Music Business Group, which included his two brothers, and a handful of other family members.
Pharrell is now the largest owner of music labels, and his record label, Virgin, is one that was also acquired in 2020.
He also has a record label called Universal Music, and is a shareholder of a small, family-owned music company called Virgin Classic.
But that’s not all he owns.
He owns a music streaming service called Myspace.
It is a private company that does not have a publicly traded stock.
In 2020, Phrits started buying up companies that do not have public stock.
He bought several small companies that did not have publicly traded shares, and then in 2021 he bought another one.
“In 2019, I did a lot,” Phritsy said.
I was doing a lot and a lot.
I bought one company that was on the market.
That was the Virgin Classic music streaming platform.
I thought, Oh my gosh, this guy is an incredible entrepreneur, he’s doing something with music.
He’s building a business that I think is going to be really, really powerful.
He said that his biggest mistake was that he didn’t invest in music startups that were going to grow.
He just bought those companies.
“He didn’t have enough money in the bank to invest in them,” Phrels said.
And, he added, “I was really surprised when we bought Spotify in 2021.
I didn’t realize that there was an opportunity in that space.
I think I had been in the market for five years.”
It took about two years for Spotify to go public.
The IPO of Spotify was the biggest IPO in history, and there was no indication that Spotify was going to do well.
Spotify’s investors and investors were not thrilled.
In October, 2021, Phrelss announced that he had sold the company to a group of investors led by Peter Thiel, a billionaire tech investor and investor.
He called the sale “one of the biggest transactions in history,” and called it a “huge deal