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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 12 December 1957Oakland, California, USA
Birth NameSheila Cecelia Escovedo

Mini Bio (1)

Daughter of musician Pete Escovedo, Sheila E. became one of the top female musicians during the 1980s due to her fierce drumming style and her Latin rhythms. A former protégé of Prince, Sheila became a drummer in his band before branching off into solo musical projects. In addition to being considered the best female drummer alive, Sheila E. has also expanded into acting roles, most notably in the urban cult classic film Krush Groove (1985).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Luis32789@aol.com

Trivia (11)

Goddaughter of Latin music legend Tito Puente.
Once dated Prince.
Eldest child of Pete Escovedo and wife Juanita Gardere Escovedo. She has one sister Zina Escovedo, with two brothers, Juan Escovedo and Peter Michael Escovedo.
Tours with group "Ringo Starr's All Starrs".
Had a #1 hit single with "The Glamorous Life".
Was a child prodigy.
Ranked #88 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll.
Is the co-founder (along with Lynn Mabry) of the "Lil' Angel Bunny Foundation", an organization that "provides abused, abandoned and severely emotionally disturbed children compassionate care by implementing an alternative method of recreational and education therapy through music and the arts and funding special services and programs that assist the needs of these children using these fundamental methods".
Attended Oakland High School in Oakland, California.
Biological aunt of Nicole Richie, whose biological father is Peter Michael Escovedo.
Longtime friend of Dutch saxophonist Candy Dulfer.

Personal Quotes (1)

I'm not trying to sell sex. I just don't like wearing a lot of clothes on stage.

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