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Chad Hugo Biography
Chad Hugo is the pseudonym of Charles Edward is an American multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is best known as one half of the music production and writing duo The Neptunes and as a member of N.E.R.D. He is a saxophonist, pianist and guitarist. Along with his production partner Pharrell Williams, he has produced numerous number-one hit tracks. On April 2019, Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer announced at Hugo would be receiving the key to the city during a event held at Princess Anne High School.
Age| Birthday| How Old is Chad Hugo?
The record producer was born on February 24, 1974 in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S and is 45 years old in 2019. His birth sign is Pisces.
Chad Hugo Height & Weight
In regards to his physical features, the producer stands at a height of 5ft 6in (168 cm). Further, he weighs 143 lbs (65 kg) with dark brown hair.
Chad Hugo Young
Hugo was born in the South Hampton Roads city of Portsmouth, to Filipino parents. His father is a retired Navy officer while his mother was a laboratory technician.He grew up in Virginia Beach; Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo met in grade school in band class, eventually linking back together at a magnet school for gifted teens. The two began working together, mixing beats and playing in various live bands.
Chad Hugo Wife| Married| Relationships
Chad Hugo was previously married to Rachel Hugo (1998 – 2010)The couple sired two children, born in 1998 and 2000. The producer then married Priscilla Lynch on 22nd Feb 2014 and have been married for 5 years. The couple sired a son named Harley in July 2014.Chad Hugo Photo
Over the years, Hugo mastered music for various artists which catapulted his work, giving him a platform to score songwriting and production assignments with artists such as N.O.R.E. and Mystikal, which became hits, allowing them to produce with their own distinctive sound for megastars such as Jay-Z. Hugo signed a global music publishing deal with BMG Music Publishing.
In August 2002, The Neptunes were named Producers of the Year at both The Source Awards and the Billboard Music Awards. The album The Neptunes Present… Clones was then released, debuting at number one in August 2003.
In 2011, Hugo created a DJ team called “Missile Command”, along with Daniel Biltmore. The duo signed a deal with Fool’s Gold Records to release their music. They have released two mixtapes, 2011’s “Foolcast #22”, and 2013’s “Why Fight the Space Age?”.
No Planes In Space
Hugo also created an alternative band with Paul Banks called No Planes In Space. More recently Hugo has done production on Earl Sweatshirt’s debut album, Doris, No Malice’s debut album, Hear Ye Him, and also with Odd Future’s spin off group The Internet on their second album, Feel Good. Hugo and Kenna also collaborated on Kenna’s EP Land 2 Air Chronicles II: Imitation Is Suicide Chapter 1, which was released on September 3, 2013. Hugo and Malaysian artist Yuna also collaborated on her 2013 album, Nocturnal, for the song “Someone Who Can”. Under his moniker Neo-Thrift-Musica, Hugo produced “Rituals” (the third track on the Carbon Harbingers album) for the Norfolk, VA based hip-hop group Fugitive 9.
Chad Hugo Networth
The producer’s net worth is estimated to be worth $55 Million in 2019, with his income streaming from his career as a music producer and artist.
Chad Hugo Key to the City
Pharrell Williams gives Chad Hugo a hug after Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer announced at Hugo would be receiving the key to the city during a event held at Princess Anne Hi gh School, April 24, 2019.
The SpongeBob Movie 2
More recently for 2015, Hugo reunited with his N.E.R.D. bandmates to contribute three songs to “The SpongeBob Movie 2: Sponge Out Of Water OST”, while also working with Iamsu! & P-Lo for the track “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop” from The Manny Pacquaio Movie Soundtrack, also Kevin McCalls’ single “Sunflower” and once again teaming up with his Neptunes partner Pharrell Williams for the Snoop Dogg album Bush.
NO_ONE EVER REALLY DIES
2017 saw the return of N.E.R.D, which reunited Hugo, Pharrell Williams and Shae Haley. The band released No One Ever Really Dies (stylized as NO_ONE EVER REALLY DIES), on December 15, 2017.
Chad & Justin Timberlake
At the start of 2018, The Neptunes worked with Justin Timberlake for the first time since Timberlake’s 2002 Justified album, producing 9 tracks for his Man of the Woods album.