Paola Shea is an internationally known celebrity DJ. Her dynamic personality gave her a ticket to become one of the houseguests in CBS’ hit show Big Brother. She was featured in magazines such as Maxim, & MMA Sports, and on the covers of Super Street. Most recently, Entertainment Weekly lined her up together with other celebrities for her fiery but funny exit speech for the Big Brother show.
She has appeared in commercials and television shows for Girl Code, Go Daddy.com, Malibu Rum, Mtv’s “BandofBallers” ,Complex Magazine.com and numerous other fashion ads, videos and campaigns.
Adding to her variegated exposure in the entertainment industry is her work experience with numerous “A-List” artists such as Bruno Mars, Pitbull, Wiz Khalifa, Wu Tang Clan and more.
Pao Pao, as she is fondly called by her family, grew up in a small town in Eastern Connecticut. Her innate ability to entertain was manifested by her solo and group performances back at home and in the schools she attended. Her likeable and personable personality made her popular among her peers. Halfway through her academic career at the Central Connecticut State University, she was awarded a dance scholarship at Blade Dance Academy in New York City. Paola saw this scholarship as a chance to embark on an amazing journey to explore her creative side.
She moved to New York City undaunted. During her stay at Blade, Paola felt a strong urge to combine her passion for dance with her love for children. This prompted her to join a local community center as a dance instructor to the young kids to explore their talents as dancers.
This is the short chronicle of her sojourn till she plunged into djing.
Pao Pao’s djing took a jump start easily when she was taken under the wings of some old school Djs and taught her the ins and outs of the industry. She learned quickly as her newly acquired skills made her spun in locations as far as Jamaica, San Francisco, Florida, NYC, Canada and other states.
On a more personal note, Paola holds in high esteem prominent faces such as Yoko Ono, Kate Moss, The Dalai Lama and the late Gia Carangi. Her favorite musical artists are Enigma, Donna Summers, Michael Jackson, Temper Trap, Jay-z, Sam Sparrow, and various 80’s rock bands.
Her hobbies include watching movies, traveling and experimenting in new, unfamiliar and exciting foods.
Paola strives to become a well-rounded individual by engaging in new activities to interact with diverse group of individuals.
Known for her determination and perseverance, she hopes to achieve this goal.