Evelyn King
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Evelyn King

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Birthday
1, 1960
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY

About

Disco and R&B queen who recorded the 1978 hit "Shame," as well as the #1 R&B hits "I'm in Love" and "Love Come Down."

Before Fame

She was a cleaning woman at Philadelphia International Records where a one of its producers heard her sing to herself and started coaching her.

Trivia

Her disco classic "Shame," released when she was eighteen years old, was one of the first major hits to utilize synthesizers.

Family Life

Her uncle was a Broadway performer and singer and her father was a backup singer at the Apollo Theater. She has two siblings, Wanda and Johnny. She married Freddie Fox. 

Associated With

Her song "Shame" was covered by many future singers like Kim Wilde.