Amel Larrieux

Amel Larrieux

Birth Name: Amel Eliza Stowell

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Birth: March 8, 1973

*French, English, and Scottish (father)
*African-American (mother)

Larrieux was born and raised in the Manhattan neighborhood of Greenwich Village, New York City. Her African American mother, Brenda Dixon Gottschild, is a dance critic, author, and college instructor. Her father is of French, English, and Scottish descent. She was a member of the group Groove Theory.


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