Seu Jorge biography

Seu Jorge

Música popular brasileira, Musical Artist

1970 –

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Who is Seu Jorge?

Seu Jorge is a Brazilian musician, singer/songwriter and actor. Born Jorge Mário da Silva, he was raised in a favela in what is now known as the city of Belford Roxo, north of Rio de Janeiro. When he was 19, he became homeless and remained homeless for three years, nonetheless, his musical talent flourished when he was living in the streets and he became known in the "favelas". He is considered by many a renewer of Brazilian pop samba. Seu Jorge cites samba schools, and American soul singer Stevie Wonder as major musical influences. Jorge is also known for his role as Knockout Ned in the 2002 film City of God.

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Born
Jun 8, 1970
Belford Roxo
Also known as
  • Jorge Mário da Silva
Siblings
Nationality
  • Brazil
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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