Rocket Ayer Williams: Son Of Pharrell Williams & Helen Lasichanh

Who is Rocket Ayer Williams?

Rocket Ayer Williams is the first-born child of famous rapper, songwriter, and 10-time Grammy winner musician Pharrell Williams and fashion designer and stylist Helen Lasichanh.

His name, Rocket Ayer Williams, was derived from Elton John’s song ‘Rocket Man’, Stevie Wonder’s ‘Rocket Love,’ and Herbie Hancock’s ‘Rockit’ songs. His nickname is Rocket Man.

Rocket Ayer Williams Biography
Rocket Ayer Williams Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameRocket Ayer Williams
Nick NameRocket Man
BirthdayNovember 15, 2008
Age14 years old
Sun signScorpio
TraitsPositive: Determined, Honest, Ambitious, and Loyal
Negative: Jealous, Secretive, and Resentful
BirthplaceUnited States of America
Currently residingMiami, Florida, United States of America
ParentsPharrell Williams (father)
Helen Lasichanh (mother)
Net WorthUSD 1.5 million
Social mediaNot Active

Rocket Ayer Williams Birthday

Rocket Ayer Williams was born on November 15, 2008, before his parent’s marriage. He was born in the United States of America. As of 2023, Rocket is 14 years old.

Rocket Ayer Williams Childhood photo
Rocket Ayer Williams Childhood photo

Williams is of mixed ethnicity: American, Laotian, and Ethiopian. He was of 4 years when their parents got married officially.

Rocket Ayer Williams Height and Appearance

Rocket Ayer is in his teenage, so he is still growing. Presently, his height is 4ft 4inch as of now. Like his parents, he has a brown body complexion and dreadlocked hair with black eyes.

His dressing style is so impressive, and he looks like a prince thanks to her mother, as she is a fashion designer and has a similar manner to his dad. Rocket is already amongst the coolest kid in Hollywood.

Early Life and Childhood

Rocket Ayer Williams is a14 years old teenager who is possibly studying in one of the most well-facilitated schools in the USA as he is the star kid. He is a great skate lover. Pharrell usually posts pictures of Ayer skating on his Instagram.

Pharrell Williams skating with his son, Rocket
Pharrell Williams skating with his son, Rocket

Once, Rocket was honored with a front row in a fashion show. In channel cruise 2018/19 replica show held in Bangkok, Thailand. Rocket Williams had been honored with the seat in the front row with A-list celebrities like Tilda Swinton and Lily-Rose Depp. At that time, he was not even ten years old.


Pharrell Williams (Father)

Pharrell Williams is an American musician and producer. He started his musical carrier in the 1990s. He used to be a percussionist in his school band back then.

Further, he met a saxophonist, Chad Hugo. They began to work as a team and formed an R&B-type group. The team was called The Neptunes. In 2002, they produced an album of Jay-Z’s single “I Just Wanna Love you” and Nelly’s single “Hot In Here.”

Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams

Pharrell got hyped after releasing his first solo album, In My Mind, in 2006 and his second album, Girl, in 2014. Ayer’s father has won 13 Grammy awards altogether till now. His song “happy” was a great hit.

He is also a songwriter. Pharrell loves his son very much. The famous soundtrack of the movie Despicable Me, “Rocket’s Theme,” was written by Pharrell Williams and was dedicated to his son, Rocket Ayer Williams.

Helen Lasichanh (Mother)

Williams’ mother, Helen Lasichanh, was born in Florida on July 22, 1980. She is taller than her husband, Pharrell, having a height of 5ft 11inch. Her ethnicity belongs to Laotian and Ethiopian.

Helen Lasichanh
Helen Lasichanh

Previously she used to work as a Fashion designer, stylist, and model in Miami. She came into a lime after being involved with Pharrell. She used to play Volleyball at her university, where she was honored and awarded ‘Florida Sun Conference Player of the Year in 2001.

Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh Relationship

Rocket’s parents met in the early 2000s for the first time. Helen Lasichanh was a model and in a relationship with someone else then, but Pharrell got attracted and immediately fell in love with Helen. She didn’t respond to Pharrell then because she was in a committed relationship.

Helen used to ignore his texts and calls, and after two years of patience and hard work, Pharrell finally won her heart, and they started dating each other.

Finally, on October 12, 2013, the couple tied the knot at Kampong National Tropical Botanical Gardens, Miami.

Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh wedding photo
Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh wedding photo

The wedding event was the best, said the guests who attended the wedding. The couple dressed in tartan outfits. Even the guests were also dressed in plaid and tartans.


Williams has three siblings. In 2017, his parents gave birth to triplets. The names and other details of his siblings are secret. They are currently five years old.

The meaning Behind his Name, Rocket

His father, Pharrell Williams, gave him the name Rocket Ayer Williams. Rocket was named after four great musicians whom Pharrell had great respect, and we know that Pharrell is a great musician.

Pharrell Williams with his son, Rocket Ayer Williams
Pharrell Williams with his son, Rocket Ayer Williams

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, he said,

“In the same way that the Indians name their children behind a force, animal, or element. We named him after a manmade machine that was meant to go up, meant to ascend. And metaphorically, it was because of Stevie Wonder’s Rocket Love, Elton John’s Rocket Man, and Herbie Hancock’s Rocket. All of my favorite musicians and His middle name is not Man, it’s Ayer, after Roy Ayers,”

Rocket Ayer Williams Instagram

The star kid Rocket Ayer Williams does not have his own Instagram or any other social media. His parents may be trying to protect him from the adverse effects of social media. But usually, he is featured on his father, Pharrell Williams’s Instagram.

Rocket Ayer Williams Now

Ayer was away from the media before. But his parents have recently begun posting his pictures on social media and bringing him to the media’s attention.

Rocket Ayer Williams with his parents
Rocket Ayer Williams with his parents

A 14-year-old boy Rocket Ayer lives in Miami, Florida, now with his parents. He is a very fun-loving kid. He loves to travel to different places with his parents. Williams enjoys holding a camera and capturing the moment whenever they vacation or visit.


When was Rocket Ayer Williams born?

Born on November 15, 2008, Rocket Ayer Williams is 14 years old.

Why is his name Rocket?

His father, Pharrell, gave Rocket Ayer Williams’s name. Pharrell Williams is from a musical background and greatly respects fellow musicians. So, his father took the name Rocket from Stevie Wonder’s song ‘Rocket Love,’ Elton John’s song ‘Rocket Man,’ and Herbie Hancock’s song ‘Rockit.’

Is Rocket Ayer Williams hair Dreadlock?

Yes, Rocket Ayer Williams’s hair is dreadlock. Before, his hair was just curly in his childhood.

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