Born in 1977 in Los Angeles, Robin Thicke is a producer, singer, and songwriter who was strongly influenced by the career of his mother, Gloria Loring. Robin Thicke’s first album, A Beautiful World, was released in 2003. Although Robin Thicke has his own performance career, he is best known for producing and writing for other artists. Some of his credits include songs by Lil Wayne, Flo Rida, Usher, Christina Aguilera, and Mary J Blige. Robin Thicke is followed in the celebrity press for his recent divorce from his wife, Paula Patton. Musical influences of Robin Thicke include Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Prince, and Marvin Gaye.