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Sara Bareilles Biography

Birth Name:
Sara Beth Bareilles
Birth Place:
Eureka, California, United States
Singer-songwriter, pianist

Fast Facts

  • Played softball and rode horses while growing up in Northern California
  • Was a member of the UCLA coed music group Awaken A Cappella
  • First solo performance before a large crowd was at UCLA's Spring Sing student talent show
  • She later toured with Maroon 5, a band with UCLA roots that once played at Spring Sing
  • Performed in the Kidney Now! skit on 30 Rock's star-studded third-season finale


  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: nominated
  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie: nominated