Sheila E

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Sheila E

Born

12/12/1957

Birth Name

Gender

Female

Also Known As

Sheila Escovedo
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Sheila E. is a singer and drummer and will juggle with The Flying Karamazov Brothers in Secret Talents of the Stars.

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  • Trivia

    • Sheila enjoys her spirituality in her free time, meditating, praying, and writing God's word to spread through the world.

    • Sheila was ranked #88 on VH1's '100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll' in 2003.

    • Sheila appeared alongside LL Cool J, Blair Underwood, and Run DMC in the 1985 movie Krush Groove.

    • Sheila recorded three albums during the 1980's: The Glamorous Life, Romance 1600, and the self titled Sheila E.

    • Sheila had played with: Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie, Herbie Hancock, and Diana Ross by the time she was in her early twenties.

    • Sheila made her stage debut performing with jazz pianist George Duke.

    • Sheila is Nicole Richie's biological aunt, and the God daughter of the late Tito Puente.

    • Sheila was featured as a special guest star on ten episodes of Laugh Factory, produced by TBS in 2006.

    • Sheila's turquoise Yamaha Recording custom drum kit is on display at Allan's Music in Melbourne, Australia. They were purchased on E-Bay and get passed from shop to shop, but will find their home in their 'Hall Of Fame Museum', for all to view after their tour. These were the drums that she played on the 'Sign Of The Times' & 'LoveSexy' tours that she played with Prince from 1987-1989.

    • Sheila was the featured performing artist at the IBM Golden Global Circle 2006 event titled 'Extraordinaire'. The gala took place at the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas on May 5th, 2006. She entertained IBM executives from around the world, along with special guest speakers: Tommy Lee Jones, Patrick Stewart, and former President Bill Clinton.

    • Sheila is a member of the band 'C.O.E.D' which stands for: Chronicles Of Every Diva, featuring Rhonda Smith, Kat Dyson, and Cassandra O'Neal.

    • Sheila, Jimmy Smitts, Jennifer Lopez, and Paul Rodriguez are all co-owners of the 'Conga Room', a premier Latin music club in Los Angeles, California.

    • Sheila played percussion on former bandmate Prince's performance of 'Let's Go Crazy' and 'Get On The Boat' on June 16, 2006 as part of Good Morning America's 'Summer Concert series' in New York.

    • Sheila and her business partner Lynn Mabry started a foundation for abused and neglected children called 'Lil Angel Bunny' foundation.

    • Sheila contributed to soul legend Sam Moore's album Overnight Sensation, along with Sting, Mariah Carey, Eric Clapton, and billy Joel.

    • Sheila was a celebrity guest judge at NBC's Star Tomorrow, an exclusive on-line music competition focusing on a nationwide search for the first internet superstar band or singing group.

    • Sheila was personally invited by Ellen De Generes on September 13, 2006 to appear on her talk show, to surprise guest Orlando Bloom. His lifelong dream was to learn to play the bongos, so she appeared on the show to teach him.

    • Sheila, Macy Gray, & Earth, Wind & Fire's Verdine White were celebrity judges for 'Battle of the High School Marching Bands', on September 21, 2006. The winning band received $10,000 to prurchase new uniforms and/or equipment for their school.

    • Sheila reunited with talk show host 'Magic' for the 'Magic Evolution', a tribute to him for 25 years of business success. On hand to celebrate and congratulate the superstar were: Eric Benet, Blair Underwood, Rick Fox, and many more. Sheila was a featured presenter for the festivities, on September 29, 2006.

    • Sheila was the first female late-night musical director in 1998, on The Magic Hour Show. Earvin 'Magic' Johnson's short-lived talk show.

    • Sheila plays: drums, percussion, violin, and guitar.

    • She has brown eyes.

    • She was a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Rams.

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