Occupation: Musician, producer, talent show judge

Nationality: American

Born: March 15, 1975 (40)

William Adams Jr is a well-known musician with Black Eyed Peas, the group he founded in 1998. They did not come to prominence until breakthrough hit 'Where Is The Love', featuring then-new band member Fergie, was released in 2001.

will's producer credits span a range of artists including Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake and recently Cheryl Cole. He has his own range of clothing and watches, and has expanded into acting, voicing Moto Moto in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

will.i.am is one of the four judges on BBC reality show The Voice UK.

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