Elisa Sintjago was born in Amsterdam. She grew up in a musical family. She attended church frequently, being exposed to a full spectrum of Gospel music by the time she was ten years old. When she was a teenager she was selected to lead the church choir as a soloist. She performed often in church events and school holiday pageants. Elisa attended the Lucia Marta’s Academy of Dance and Music. She graduated with a major in music performance and dance.
Elisa appeared on the Netherlands TV networks, SBS 6 and RTL 4, in the TV series Dunya and Desie. And new kids on the block,She also appeared in the series the x-factor on RTL5 a dutch tv network, elisa played Glinni in the Amsterdam production of the wiz
Her modeling career began at the age of 16, scoring photo shoots in Glossy, and Glamour Holland. Two of the Netherlands’ top fashion magazines. While in Cannes, she met model agents from Victoria’s Secret. She eventually won a contract and traveled to America to model for them. She immediately had photo shoots and live shows.
While Elisa was enjoying her modeling career, she practiced and promoted her singing. While in Los Angeles, she made connections with the Queen of R&B/Soul, Mary J. Blige. Mary’s organization was in need of backup singers for a US Tour. Elisa won the audition! She then started touring the states, singing backup vocals with Mary J. Blige.
Eventually returning to Amsterdam, Elisa worked extensively with her own eight-piece R&B Funk and Jazz group, Junkviber. Junkviber and her played dates in Amsterdam, Belgium, France, Spain, England, Greece, Germany and Italy. Playing clubs such as the Bulldog, the Ritz, and the Hard Rock Cafe. The group performed in halls, pubs clubs, and restaurants. They performed anywhere good funk was appreciated.
Elisa was recently performing in St. Tropez and recording for Funkatology Records in Miami. She will be releasing her own CD early next year, stay tuned.
While returning back to Amsterdam,Elisa started working on her album and wrote a hit song that was being picked up by radio 538 and it became a big electro pop dance hit all over Europe,
Elisa just got back from a big tour performing in Asia, and Dubai. with live band dj act and dancers,She looks forward to releasing more albums, singles,
After 2 years of touring in Asia,Elisa came to NYC, and started working on her acting and modeling skills,and she goes to schools like broadway dance center ballet arts and alvin ailey,for dance theater and vocal lessons,she now does catwalk fashion shows,music video’s ,print commercial modeling,and acting for tv and film.