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When Prince said “Women not girls rule my world”, he meant it.

Meet 19 of the women that Prince dated or musically collaborated with. Happy Birthday, Purple One.

1. Singer and percussionist Sheila E shot to stardom after working with Prince during the ‘Purple Rain’ era.

Sheila E At The Rosemont Horizon Source:Getty

2. Mayte Garcia was Prince’s dancer when they met. The couple married in 1996 and divorced in 2000 after the death of their child.

Prince - 1995 Source:Getty

3. Stop the press! Prince had more than just an eye for Kim Basinger during the filming of ‘Batman’.

Kim And Prince Source:Getty

4. Manuela Testolini was married to Prince from 2001 to 2006.

31st Annual People's Choice Awards - Backstage and Audience Source:Getty

5. Misty Copeland performed with Prince on his tours in the 2000s. Were they romantically linked? You tell us!

Prince 'Welcome 2 America' Tour - Madison Square Garden - December 29, 2010 Source:Getty

6. Bria Valentine collaborated with Prince musically and also dated him in the 2000s.

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards - Salute To Icons: Clive Davis - Backstage And Audience Source:Getty

7. Nona Gaye worked musically with Prince in the 1990s and has also been romantically linked to The Purple One.

Nona Gaye At M.I.D.E.M 93 In Cannes, France On January 28, 1993. Source:Getty

8. Before hating each other’s guts, Madonna and Prince dated very briefly in 1985 and recorded a duet on Madonna’s album ‘Like A Prayer’.

Madonna On Stage Source:Getty

9. The rumor is that Prince and Ananda Lewis dated once upon a time. Regardless, Ananda is devastated over The Purple One’s death.

Enough New York City Premiere - After Party Source:Getty