Sheila E

United States

Sheila E Bio

Who is Sheila E

Sheila Escovedo (born December 12, 1957) is an American singer, drummer, and percussionist. She is well known in the world by her stage name Sheila E.

Early Life (Childhood)

Sheila was born in California, United States of America to Juanita (Gardere) and Pete Escovedo. She is of Mexican and Creole heritage. Her birth name was Sheila Cecelia Escovedo.

Interesting Facts

Sheila had a No.1 hit single with "The Glamorous Life". She is the goddaughter of Latin music legend Tito Puente. She was also voted 88th on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll.

Personal Life

Sheila once dated Prince. She teamed up with Prince again as she sat in on the performance with her family at Harvelle Redondo Beach.


Sheila has been nominated in various awards like Primetime Emmy Awards and Grammy Awards.