Shakira

Age, Height, Weight:

Who is it?: POP SINGER
Real Name: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
Age: February 2, 1977
Birth Sign:Aquarius
Place of Birth: Barranquilla, Colombia
Nationality: Colombian
Height:5 ft 2 in or 157 cm
Weight:53 kg or 117 pounds
Hair Color:Blonde
Eye Color:Dark Brown
Education:Shakira got her high school diploma at the catholic school. In 2007, she also attended a college but dropped out.

Shakira


Bio:

Shakira is a famous pop singer from Columbia, known for her amazing voice, unique sense of rhythm, dancing talent, and prettiness. She was born in 1977 in Barranquilla and her talent became obvious from a very early age. Her debut album was released when she was only 13. She became worldly famous only with her fifth studio album, which was the first one in English. Shakira is a member of Music Stars.



          


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Family, Wives & Husbands, kids

Father: her father’s name is William; he is an owner of jewelry shop and he is of Arabic origin.

Mother: her mother’s name is Nidia; she is of Spanish origin.

Siblings: Shakira is the only child of her mother but she has 7 half-siblings on the side of her dad.

Husbands: Shakira married football player Gerard Pique Shakira is dating Gerard Pique 2011 - Present Shakira confirmed her relationship with Gerard Pique in 2011. They then announced baby news in September 2012

Kids: Shakira and Gerald have two sons. They are named Milan and Sasha and they were born in 2013 and 2015 respectively.

Boyfriends & Girlfriends, Relationship

Sexual orientation: straight

Surprisingly, there is not much information about Shakira’s boyfriends. In 2001, she was engaged to Antonio de la Rua, whom she started dating a year before that. The two broke up in 2010. After that, she started dating footballer Gerard Pique. The couple got married later and gave birth to their two adorable sons.

Shakira Money, Net Worth

Shakira’s net worth is estimated at $300 M. She makes this money on her music and other ventures.

Houses & Cars

Place of living: Shakira owns luxurious properties in Miami and Barcelona

Cars: Shakira drives Audi A7.

Interesting and Fun Facts

  • The music teacher in her Catholic school said that Shakira sang like a goat;
  • She was hyperactive as a child;
  • She started belly dancing in school;
  • She is the youngest daughter of her father;
  • Her name means “grateful”;
  • She was offered the main female role in “Zorro” but she rejected the offer because she doubted her acting talent;
  • She speaks 5 languages, including Arabic.


Misc Questions

What is her real name?

Shakira is the singer’s real name. And her full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll.

What is her ethnic background?

She is of Spanish, Italian, Lebanese, and Colombian descent.

How did her talent show off when she was a child?

Little Shakira at the age of four once couldn’t help starting to dance on the table in a restaurant when she herd traditional Arabic rhythms. Also, she enjoyed singing in a school choir (but she was eliminated from it because of her vibrato).

What were her first steps as a performer?

Shakira, being a teen, used to perform in different ventures in her town. One of her performances attracted attention of a talent manager who introduced the young singer to her first record label.

Did she have any plastic surgeries?

The beautiful singer says she never had plastic surgeries (and looking at her pictures as a teen everyone can say she doesn’t lie), however, she thought of breast implants and lip fillers until she accepted herself the way she is.

What genre does her music belong to?

Her music is a mix of Latin rhythms and pop music.

What are her good deeds?

She is the founder of charity organization that helps poor Columbian children. She is also a UNICEF ambassador.

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