Sheila: what does the 77-year-old singer look like today?


An essential singer since the yéyé years, Sheila has established herself in the hearts of the French over the course of her long career. present in everyone’s memory.

The star, who will celebrate her 78th birthday on August 16, 2023, has however experienced some dramas during her life, in particular the disappearance of her only son, Ludovic Chancel, on July 8, 2017. “Why? The love of my life, my son Ludovic, left to join his grandparents. No words can match the pain and loneliness that invades the heart of a mother separated from what she holds dearest in the world, “wrote the artist on his Facebook account, as reported by our colleagues from ELLE. Despite her loss, the singer continues to feel her presence, as she had confided in the columns of Gala.

“You know, Ludo was a heart on foot, a boyish love who got rolled in the flour because he was too nice. Because he followed the wrong people, too. And the day he had the drug…, it was dead”, she had declared and to continue: “Now, I have to understand why I no longer have a kid, why I don’t have an adorable boy who plays the guitar like Thomas Dutronc… So, I’m going to put flowers on his grave, and I think of him all the time”.

In terms of her professional life, sheila does not seem to want to retire. The one who “banished” this word from her vocabulary, lives for her passion. “Me, I celebrate my birthdays and I sing, again and again. If not my life, what is it? What do I live for? When I lost both my parents sixteen days apart in 2002, while I was celebrating my forty years of career, I kept my commitments”. A job that allowed him to “stand up” after the disappearance of his son Ludovic.

This Friday, January 6, France 3 will broadcast “Sheila, all these lives”, a documentary in honor of the artist. On this occasion, Planet invites you to discover what it looks like today.