Sheila E.
Sheila E.
Celebrated Name: Sheila E.
Real Name/Full Name: Sheila Cecelia Escovedo
Gender: Female
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: 12 December 1957
Birth Place: Oakland, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.60 m
Weight: 52 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: No
Profession: Percussionist, singer, author, and actress
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2024


Sheila E. is a graceful woman who has exhibited her skill in the diverse profession by conquering all difficulties which came in her way. Perhaps, Sheila is a versatile lady who has made her solo career with her own independent album name as ‘The Glamorous Life.’ Sheila has some of her signature songs such as ‘Sister Fate,’ ‘The Bells of St. Mark’, and ‘A Love Bizarre.’

Maybe you know about Sheila E. very well But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Sheila E.’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Sheila E. was born on 12 December 1985 in California in the United States, and thus, she was born with an American nationality. Originally, Sheila was born with the name as ‘Sheila Cecelia Escovedo.’ Sheila was born to father ‘Pete Escovedo’, who was a percussionist by profession and mother ‘Juanita Gardere’ who was a factory worker in a dairy company.

Sheila belongs to mixed ethnicity as her mother is an African, and her father is a Mexican. Sheila often used to perform with her father as a percussionist in various events and shows with a remarkable response from the local people. Sheila did her schooling from the ‘Oakland High School.’

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 12 December 1957, Sheila E. is 66 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. Her height is 1.60 m tall, and her weight is 52 kg.


Sheila got her first major breakthrough in association with Alphonso Johnson, with whom she created her debut recording as ‘Yesterday Dreams.’

Sometime later, Sheila has given associated acts with various artists and singers such as ‘Herbie Hancock,’ ‘George Duke,’ ‘Marvin Gaye,’ ‘Lionel Richie,’ ‘Prince,’ ‘Sy Smith,’ ‘The E. Family’ and various others notable ones.

Sheila has given duo performance with George Duke in his album, to name a few ‘Follow the Rainbow,’ ‘A Brazilian Love Affair,’ ‘Don’t Let Go’, and ‘Master of the Game.’

In 1983, Sheila went for an international tour ‘Midnight Love Tour’ as percussionists in association with ‘Marvin Gaye.’

In the following year, Sheila launched her long-waiting debut album ‘The Glamorous Life.’ Significantly, the album made a remarkable response by securing the number 7th position at the ‘Billboard Hot 100’.

Sheila, with much enthusiasm, released her second next single ‘The Bella of St. Mark’.

In 1985, Sheila, after receiving positive feedback from her listeners, has now launched her second favorite album as ‘Romance 1600’. With her single song, ‘Sister Fate’ has significantly held the 36 positions in the R&B chart.

‘A Love Bizarre’ is the second-best single from the second album by Sheila.

In 1986, Sheila entitled a new album by her own name as ‘Sheila E..’

In addition to her singing career, Sheila has featured in numerous films such as ‘The Adventure of the Ford Fairlane,’ ‘Sign ‘’O’’ the Times’, and ‘Chasing Papi.’

In 1989, Sheila, in association with the writer ‘Demetrius Ross’ has released an album as ‘Sex Cymbal.’ The most propounding songs and singles from this album are ‘Cry-Baby,’ ‘Sex Cymbal,’ and ‘Dropping like Flies.’

In 2002, Sheila was featured with the popular singer ‘Beyonce’ in her album as ‘Work It Out.’

In 2006, Sheila independently launched a group with female stars as ‘C.O.E.D,’ which stands for ‘Chronicles for Every Diva.’ The female group consists of four members as Sheila herself, Rhonda Smith, Kat Dyson, and Cassandra O’ Neal.’
In 2009, Sheila also appeared as a strong contestant on the reality show ‘Gone Country.’

Awards and Achievements

In 1985, Sheila E. got nominated for the ‘VMA Award.’
In 1986, Sheila E. was nominated for the ‘Grammy Award.’
In 2010, Sheila E. was nominated for the ‘Primetime Award.’

Net Worth & Salary of Sheila E. in 2024

Sheila E. Net Worth 2019Therefore, Sheila has acquired huge popularity with her singing talent that has won millions of hearts in the United States. As of June 2024, the total net worth of Sheila E. is about $15 million approximately.

Hence, Sheila has a great number of fan followers who are hooked to her melodious voice passionately. Sheila has an intense voice, which is breathtaking, and thus she is best known as ‘The Queen of Percussion.’


  1. That’s right, she is the queen of percussion, and comes from a family of musician’s. I heard certain ladies on you tube proclaim the title queen of percussion, that’s a joke. Shelia, has worked with the best in many different kinds of groups. She adapts to whatever music she does and adds her groove to it and as done it for years. Great when her pop and brothers play together, best Latin jazz and also a show, you don’t wanna miss. Mr. Pete, pops Escovedo, Mr. Latino Jazz.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here