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.
Friends with Fred Amisen.
Has an uncredited cameo as the drummer for "Cherry Bomb" in the 1985 movie Howard The Duck.