Aneka

Opera Singer

Birthday November 20, 1954

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Scotland

Age 69 years old

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About

Singer from Scotland best known for her hit 1981 single "Japanese Boy", which shot to #1 on the singles charts in the U.K. The song has earned over 15 million streams on Spotify. She later went on to sing as a soprano singer with the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra.

Before Fame

Her birth name is Mary Sandeman and she grew up in Scotland.

Trivia

Her biggest hit, "Japanese Boy" enjoyed a resurgence in popularity after it was featured in the video game "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City". In 1982, she released her only EP, titled Encore Aneka. 

Family Life

She divorced her husband Angus when she was 38 years old.

Associated With

Her third single, "Ooh Shooby Doo Doo Lang", references Beatles frontman, Paul McCartney.