Hayley Williams is an American singer, songwriter, lead vocalist, and keyboardist of the rock band Paramore. Hayley Williams is also known as the wife of a famous YouTuber Daniel Middleton. Her songs like Decode and Ain’t it fun are the trademark songs of her band. Their band was praised by many famous artists as most raw genuine ones and young-sounding.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Hayley Williams is an American singer, songwriter, lead vocalist, and keyboardist who was born on December 27, 1988, in Meridian, Mississippi, United States. Her full name is Hayley Nichole Williams. As of 2020, her age is 32 years old.
Her father’s name is Joey Williams and her mother’s name is Cristi Williams. She has two half-siblings as their name is not known yet. Her parents separated while she was just 13 years of age. She belongs to White ethnicity and follows the Christian religion. Her birth sign is Capricorn.
There is no information regarding her education, school, and university. However, after her parents divorced she changed the school and went Franklin, Tennessee school where she met bandmate Josh and Zac Farro.
As of her career, she started her taking the vocal class while in school. She even tried the local funk band The Factory while she was still in school. Later, she scouted by Dave Steunebrink and Richard Williams for a two-year production deal while she was 14 years old.
Then later she signed to Atlantic Record and again by Jason Flom. There she formed the band name Paramore with Josh Farro, Zac Farro, and Jeremy Davis. Their debut album All We Know Is Falling was released in 2005. Then their album name Riot! released in 2007, Brand New Eyes in 2009, Paramore in 2013, After Laughter in 2017.
Moreover, she recorded the song name Teenagers which featured in the film Jennifer’s Body. Then her single song featured with rapper B.o.B Airplanes the songs was a greatest hit song.
Then in 2013 she along with EDM producer Zedd they released the track Stay the Night which was on Zeed debut album. In 2015 their song Ain’t it fun released. In December 2019 she announced that she would be releasing solo music. On January 22, 2020, her first single Simmer was released. Again, on February 6, 2020, her debut EP was released through Atlantic Records. However, she has announced that her debut album Petals for Armor will soon be released.
As a businesswoman, she has partnered with MAC Cosmetics for releasing the new makeup collection. Moreover, she has also launched online beauty and music series Kiss Off. In 2017, she launched Good Dye temporary hair dye line that disappeared after one wash.
Net Worth and Awards
She has an estimated net worth of around $15 million. There is no information regarding her house, cars, and other assets. Her net worth is influenced as she is the founder of the band Paramore, singing, Endorsements, social media personality, and advertisement.
Hayley won many awards and nominated throughout his career. In 2007 she nominated as the sexiest female by Kerrang Readers’ Poll 2007. Then in 2008, She won the Kerrang Readers’ Poll 2008, Los Premios MTV Latinoamerica Premio Fashionista 2008, MTV Video Music Brazil Best International Act 2008, In 2009, Los Premios MTV Latinoamerica Premio Fashionista 2009, and Shockwaves NME Awards 2009, Kerrang Readers’ Poll 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Sexiest Female.
In 2010 she won the Teen Choice Awards 2010, and She won Tweeter of year in Kerrang! Awards 2012. Again in 2014, she won MTV Clubland Awards MTV Video Music Awards 2014 and Trailblazer Awards by Billboard Women in Music. In 2015 She won 57th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Rock Song, Best Tweeter by Kerrang! Awards 2015 and Best Vocalist in Alternative Press Music Awards 2015.
Personal Life and Marriage
Hayley is straight and single. She was engaged to New Found Glory lead guitarist Chad Gilbert on Christmas Day 2014. Then they married on February 20, 2016, and eventually separated on July 1, 2017.
She is vocal against the practice of smoking, drinking, and the use of recreational drugs as well as depression. Some of her inspiration in music came from Saves the Day, Set Your Goals, H2O, Emily Haines, Debbie Harry.
In one of the interviews with Zane Lowe for Apple Music in February 2020, she told she had suicidal thoughts, but that she ultimately did not act on them.
In June of 2020, she briefly handed control of her Instagram account to Nashville-based activist group Teens4Equality to highlight their work in relation to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Similarly, there aren’t any rumors and controversies regarding her professional and personal life. Jemma hasn’t faced any controversy and she doesn’t like to surround herself with rumors and controversy and is rather focusing on her career.
Body Measurements and Social Media
She stands the height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57m) tall and has a weight of 53 kg (117 lbs). Moreover, her body measurement is 34-25-34 inches. She has got a slim body type with Blonde hair color which she often dyes into red-orange and eye color is Green.
The talented star is active in social media. Her Instagram account name @yelyahwilliams has amassed more than 2.4 million followers. However, she usually shares posts of her professional life like photoshoots, and also sometimes of her family. Her YouTube account Hayley Williams has more than 245 k subscribers and her Twitter account @yelyahwilliams has more than 5.1 million followers.