This weel, the lead singer with The Eels, E celebrates his birthday.
He was born Mark Oliver Everett in Virginia and once claimed he was called E because there were several people in his life at the time who had the same first name. He relocated to California in 1987 and formed The Eels in 1995 in Los Angeles.
He has suffered with his share tragedy when in 1996, his sister took her own life, two years later his mother was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer and three years after that his cousin was aboard the plane that crashed into the Pentago during the 9/11 terror attacks.
The band charted nine UK hit singles and a whopping 16 studio albums, let’s remember their number 11 hit from 2000.