Shakira is a Colombian singer, dancer, businesswoman, songwriter, and philanthropist. He was born on February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her father William Mebarak, a Colombian of Lebanese origin who emigrated to Colombia at age five, and Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado, a Colombian of Catalan descent. Shakira ‘s boyfriend list isn’t pretty big. Currently, the talented Colombian singer and actress Shakira boyfriend is Gerard Pique.
|Birth Name||Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll|
|Profession(s)||Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Record Producer, Entrepreneur|
|Date of Birth||February 2, 1977|
|Hair Color||Naturally Brown, but she loves to dye her hair blonde.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Money Factor & Net Worth
|Net Worth||$300 Million|
|House||Luxurious houses in Barcelona, Spain and Miami, Florida|
Several houses in Bahamas, Barranquilla, Colombia
|Brand Endorsements||Reebok, Panasonic, Crest, Oral B|
Address & Birthplace
Her Acted Film & Upcoming Films
|Debut In Television||El oasis|
|Debut In Film||“Shakira: The Documentary Film”|
|Debut Album||Debut album, “Magia”|
Shakira Boyfriend, Affairs And Marital Status
|Boyfriends List||Antonio de la Rúa (2000-2011) |
Gerard Pique (2011-Present)
|Husband/ Partner||Gerard Pique (2011-Present)|
|Current Relationship||Gerard Pique (2011-Present)|
|Son||Sasha Piqué Mebarak|
Milan Piqué Mebarak
Family & Relative
|Father||William Mebarak Chadid|
|School||La Ensenanza School|
|College & University||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Educational Qualifications||Drop Out|
Perfect Body Measurements
|Height||in feet inches – 5 feet 2 inches|
|in centimeters – 157 cm|
|in meters – 1.57 m|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 53 kg|
|in Pounds – 117 lbs|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Shoe Size||7 (US)|
All Favourite Things
|Hobbies and Interests||Horse riding, Painting, Reading|
|Favorite Food||Pancakes with Jam|
|Favorite Music||U2, The Police|
|Favorite Perfume||Issey Miyake Perfumes|
|Favorite Bands||Beach Boys, Heart, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, Alanis Morissette, Imogen Heap, Gwen Stefani, Rufus Wainwright, Ting Tings|
|Favorite Movie||Love Actually|
|Favorite Actor||Hugh Grant|
|Favorite Author||Oriana Fallaci|
|Favorite Sweets||Chocolate Balls|
|Favorite Flowers||Daisy, Sunflower|
|Favorite Band||U2, The Police, Soda Stereo|
|Favorite Book||The Prophet by Khalil Gibran|
|Favorite Sports||Skateboarding and Frisbee|
|Favorite Tv Show||Scrubs|
All Awards & Achievement
|Best Awards She Won||Grammy (several times)|
American Music Award (several times)
MTV Award (several times)
Golden Globe Nomination
Billboard Music Award Ž(several times)
Maxim’s Hot 100
Social Media Followers
More About Shakira:
When Shakira was two years old, his older half brother died in an accident when his motorcycle crashed into a drunk driver’s car. She was raised as a Catholic. Shakira in Arabic means “grateful” or “full of grace.” He speaks fluently Portuguese, Italian, English, Spanish and Arabic. From a very young age, she composes songs and attends children’s competitions. His Lebanese grandmother taught him the art of Arabic belly dance. She was a great fan of singer Gloria Estefan and appreciates everything she did for Latin music. When he is thirteen, a Sony Music representative gets him his first record deal.
In 1991 Shakira debuts with the album, Magic, published only in Colombia and thanks to this work is chosen to represent his country in the OTI Festival in Spain, although he could not participate in the contest because he did not have the age minimum, which was sixteen years old.
In 1993 Shakira releases Danger, his second album and appears as an actress in a television series called El Oasis, in Caracol Televisión. His third album, Barefoot(1996), sold more than four million copies worldwide and began a world tour that lasted two years. In 1998 it appears Where are the thieves? that he composed after being stolen at an airport all the songs he had composed for a new album.
Steven Spielberg offered him a role in his film The Mask of Zorro in 1998, but he did not accept it because his English was not good enough. The role was finally played by Catherine Zeta-Jones. A year later, Laundry Service (2001) appears, also translated as Laundry Service which sold more than ten million copies worldwide.
On September 25, 2002, Shakira announced in New York a new world tour entitled Mongoose Tour. Since 2000, he maintained a romantic relationship with Antonio de la Rúa, son of former Argentine President Fernando de la Rúa.
Shakira published two elepés in 2005: one in Spanish, Oral fixation vol.1, and another in English Oral fixation vol.2. Oral fixation Vol. 1 was launched in June 2005 in Europe, North America, Australia, and Latin America. The album reached the first place of sales in Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Spain, and several Latin Colombian countries. On August 28, 2005, she became the first singer to perform a musical theme in Spanish during the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, held in Miami, Florida.
With the collaboration of Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz, he performed La Tortura. On February 28, she was awarded her second GrammyAnglo-Saxon in the category of Best Latin Rock Album. During November 2005 he launched Oral Fixation Vol. 2, which debuted in the number five position in the United States within the Billboard 200.
A new edition of Oral Fixation Vol. 2 was published in 2006, which included a new theme, Hips don’t lie. The single, sung in English alongside former Fugees Wyclef Jean, became the greatest success in his career.
On April 3, 2006, Shakira receives an honorable mention at a ceremony of the United Nations Organization for the creation of the foundation called Barefoot, which is responsible for helping and protecting children suffering from domestic violence in Colombia.
On April 27 of that same year, Shakira wins six Latin Billboard Awards and is chosen to sing her song Hips Don’t Lie at the final ceremony of the FIFA World Cup, Germany 2006.
In 2007, she collaborates with her friend Alejandro Sanz, in the album The train of the moments in the song I thank you, but no, and in the same year, in a song and the music video titled Beautiful Liar with the Colombian singer Beyoncé, corresponding to his album ” BDay “.
On October 12, 2009 launches he Wolf her sixth studio album. On June 29, 2009, he released the Spanish version of the first single titled Loba (She-Wolf in English). The album was a success on the charts and Gold records in Russia, Ireland, Switzerland, Poland, France, Argentina, Greece and Hungary, Platinum in Spain, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East, 2X Platinum in Colombia and Mexico, and 3 times Platinum in Taiwan.
During the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Shakira became the interpreter of the official song of the event, the so-called Waka Waka ( This Time For Africa ), which uses fragments of an African military song, performed with the collaboration of the South African group Freshly Ground and it becomes one of Shakira’s greatest successes in Latin America and Europe.
The sun rises, his new album is presented in September 2010 as well as the first single Loca. On January 4, 2011, the second single from the album is officially released.
His self-titled studio album ( Shakira ) was released on March 25, 2014. On July 13, 2014, he performed La La La with Brazilian musician Carlinhos Brown at the closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium of the Cup FIFA World Cup 2014.
He began recording his ninth studio album in early 2016 and in May, he collaborated with Colombian singer Carlos Vives on the song Bicicleta. In October, he presented the single Blackmail in collaboration with Colombian singer Maluma. In March of 2017, he releases the single Deja Vu with Prince Royce, then Me Enamoré appears as the second official single and Faithful Dog as the third single from his album El Dorado, which was finally presented on May 26, 2017.
On May 16 In 2019, the lawsuit against Shakira and Carlos Vives was rejected in Madrid for the accusation of plagiarism on the issue of the Bicycle, determining that “there is no plagiarism” since the melody, rhythm, and harmony is “different”.
In November 2011 he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Latin Grammy that year, the academy awarded him as the winner of the prestigious award for his artistic achievements, as well as his philanthropic contributions.
Shakira Net Worth :
The pretty and talented Colombian singer, songwriter and television personality Shakira net worth is a pretty good amount. At present when Shakira ‘s age is 42 now Shakira ‘s net worth is more than 300 million dollars as of 2019. The main source of Shakira ‘s net worth is her profession. As a singer, songwriter and television personality she does many stage shows and releases many albums, from those Shakira ‘s net worth is growing in the present stage.
She also works with many films and TV series. She makes her net worth from album sales, concert tours, business activities, and brand endorsements. She divides her time between her expensive apartments in Barcelona, Spain and Miami, Florida. She also owns many houses in the Bahamas, Barranquilla, Colombia. She has the Audi A7. We hope in 2020 when Shakira ‘s age will 43, then Shakira ‘s net worth will increase to more than 350 million USD.
Shakira Boyfriend and Affairs:
Like all other celebrities, the Colombian singer Shakira also made only two relations in a different time. Shakira ‘s boyfriend list isn’t pretty big. Shakira made her first affair when Shakira ‘s age was 23 years. Antonio de la Rúa was the first person in the Shakira boyfriend list. They continue this affair from 2000-2011. After ending with Antonio de la Rúa, she attaches to another affair when Shakira ‘s age was 34 and the person was Gerard Pique.
He is a Spanish footballer and plays at center back for FC Barcelona, from 2011 Gerard Pique was Shakira ‘s boyfriend. Shakira gave birth to a baby boy, named Milan Piqué Mebarak in Barcelona, Spain where they live On January 22, 2013. Later, the pair welcomed the next child, son Sasha Piqué I Mebarak on January 29, 2015. Currently, the talented Colombian singer and actress spend romantic times with Gerard Pique.
- 1996: Barefoot
- 1998: Where are the thieves?
- 2001: Laundry
- 2005: Oral fixation vol. 1
- 2005: Oral fixation vol. 2
- 2009: Loba
- 2010: The sun
- rises 2014: Shakira
- 2017: El Dorado
- 1997: The Remixes
- 2002: Gold Collection
- 2002: Laundry Service
- 2002: Great Successes
- 2006: Oral Fixation Volumes 1 & 2
- 2017: Magic and the Danger of My First Successes
- 2000: MTV Unplugged
- 2004: Live & Off the Record
- 2007: Oral Fixation Tour
- 2011: Shakira: Live from Paris
- 1991: Magic
- 1993: Danger