Robbie Williams Biography

How Robbie Williams Became the World's Greatest Pop Star?

Robbie Williams is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He first rose to fame by taking That in the late 1980s and early 1990s, releasing a string of critically acclaimed albums. His debut album, Life Through a Lens, reached number one in the UK, selling 1.4 million copies in its first week of release. In total, Williams has sold over 35 million records worldwide.

Robbie Williams is one of the best-selling singers in the world. He has sold more than 75 million records. He has been nominated for countless awards, including three BRIT Awards, a Grammy Award, seven American Music Awards, and the MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video for “Angels.” 

He’s performed at sold-out concerts worldwide, including a performance for the Queen at Buckingham Palace. He’s appeared on The X Factor, The Voice, The Graham Norton Show, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and the Royal Variety Performance. He’s released six albums, including Singles, Swing When You're Winning, Life thru a Lens, and Wonderful. His latest album, The Heavy Entertainment Show, came out in 2015.

Personal life

Robbie Williams is married to Ayda Field, a former model. They have two children together: Zachary (born in 2002) and Phoebe (born in 2004). The couple separated in 2008 and were divorced in 2011. Nicole Appleton is married to Poppy (born October 2014).

Williams has been in a relationship with actress Eiza González since 2013. He is a supporter of Manchester City F.C.

Studio Albums

  • Ideally, he has released his second studio album I've Been Expecting You in 1998, that was UK number one hit.
  • On the other hand, he has been struggling to succeed in the United States, where he has only two top albums (2002's Escapology and 2005's Sing When You're Winning). 
  • Williams' first album, Amaryllis, was released in 2009. It debuted at number one in the UK and Ireland, becoming his first number one album there. The album also charted in several other countries, including the US, Canada, Australia, and Germany. The lead single, "What Makes You Beautiful," became Williams' first UK number-one single since 1999's "Let Me Entertain You." The album has sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.
  • Consequently, Williams was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance – Male at the 52nd Grammy Awards.
  • He has since released two further albums, The Heavy Entertainment Show in 2011 and The Heavy Entertainment Show Live in 2012. In 2013, Williams released his first Christmas album, Merry Christmas... It's Robbie Williams. In 2014, he released his fifth studio album, Happy Christmas. In 2016, Williams released his sixth studio album, The Heavy Entertainment Show: This Is What I Do.
  • In 2017, Williams released his seventh album, Swing When You're Winning. In 2019, Williams released his eighth studio album, I've Got a Feeling.
  • He released his ninth studio album, Swing Again, in 2020.
  • In 2019, Williams was the most influential musician of the 21st century by NME.


    • He has won numerous awards, including seven BRIT Awards, a Grammy Award, seven American Music Awards, and the MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video for “Angels.” He has been nominated for numerous other awards, including five Ivor Novello Awards, two World Music Awards, and the Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year.
    • He has been ranked number one in the Q Magazine list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. In 2010, he was ranked number 12 in the BBC's list of the 100 Greatest Britons.
    • Moreover, in 2014, he was ranked number eight in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 50 Greatest Artists of All Time.
    • In 2015, Williams was named as one of the most influential people in the music industry by the magazine Music Week. In 2016, he was ranked number 19 in the BBC's list of the 100 Greatest Britons.
    • Williams was made an honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 New Year Honours for services to music.
    • In October 2019, Williams received the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.


    In conclusion, Robbie Williams has been a singer, songwriter, musician, performer, producer, actor, and writer since the late 1980s. He is the former lead vocalist of the Welsh rock band Take That and an international superstar. Since he began his solo career in the late 1990s, Williams has sold more than 50 million records worldwide, including 16 number-one singles. 

    Robbie Williams has been described as a “one-man band” due to his work in all aspects of his career. It is one of the reasons he has achieved so much success. He has worked hard at developing himself into a true professional and has succeeded in becoming the person he wanted to be.