Julieta Venegas Percevault (born November 24, 1970 in Long Beach, California, USA) is a Mexican American singer, instrumentalist, and songwriter, who performs Spanish-language rock and pop music. Venegas grew up in Tijuana and began studying music at the age of eight. She went on to join several bands, including Tijuana No!, before starting a career on her own. In addition to singing and writing her own songs, she plays instruments including acoustic guitar, accordion, and keyboard. She has won five Latin Grammys and one Grammy. She has sold more than 7 million albums worldwide. She speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish fluently. She has a twin sister, Yvonne, who is a photographer.