Pharrell has worn many hats in a career that spans over 20 years. Even more impressive is how he's been able to excel in each role. He's won a combined 12 Grammy awards as a producer and artist, and has had a hand in countless chart-topping hits to boot. Then there's fashionista​ Pharrell, the guy who founded popular clothing lines like Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream, not to mention his partnerships with various retail brands like adidas.

He's certainly come a long way since his days crafting beats with childhood friend Chad Hugo as the Neptunes, one of the most succesful musical partnerships in history. Pharrell is now one of the most recognizable faces in pop culture. That's pretty what happens when you drop songs like "Happy," to which your mom, grandma, and niece know all the words. 

Even though Pharrell has reached a level of celebrity that has keeps him in the public eye, there's still a lot to learn about the Virginia Beach native. From interesting facts about his childhood, making music for Michael Jackson, and that damn hat, here are 25 Things You Didn't Know About Pharrell.