Star of the boy band Take That, the group that broke world records when they sold 1.6 million concert tickets in one day.
In 1999, he released the hit single "Millennium," which has sold over 70 million records worldwide.
His friend Elton John took him to a clinic to face his drug abuse and depression problems.
He attended Mill Hill Primary School and played the Artful Dodger in their production of Oliver! He joined Take That in 1990.
He married Ayda Field on August 7, 2010. He has a son named Charlton and a daughter named Theodora.
- The meaning of the name Williams: Son Or Servant Of William