Seu Jorge (born June 8, 1970) is a Brazilian musician, singer/songwriter and actor. Born Jorge Mário da Silva, he was raised in a favela in the city of Belford Roxo in the Baixada Fluminense region of Rio de Janeiro state. He is considered by his fans a renewer of Brazilian pop samba. Seu Jorge cites samba school, and American soul singer Stevie Wonder as major musical influences. He has released the following six Lp's: Samba Esporte Fino ((2001), Cru (2004), The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions (2005), América Brasil O Disco (2007), Seu Jorge & Almaz (2010), Músicas para Churrasco, Vol. 1 (2011).