Shakira Isabel is a Columbian singer, songwriter, and dancer, born on February 2, 1977, in Barranquilla. She started her career in1990; her first native Latin debut album was ‘Magia’ in 1991.
She got famous for her depth invoice and for ‘Belly Dancing’. Her grandmother who is Lebanese descended taught her ‘Arabian Belly Dancing’. She is a beauty with brain her IQ is 140 when the average is 100. Shakira is fluent in Arabic, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
|Full Name||Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll|
|Occupation||Singer* Songwriter* Dancer|
|Education||School- La Ensenanza School, Barranquilla
College- University of California, Los Angeles
|Educational Qualification||University drop-out|
|Name||Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll|
|Date of Birth (Age)
|2 February 1977 (41 years old)|
|Place of Birth||Barranquilla, Atlántico, Columbia|
|Height||1.57m (5 foot 2 inches)|
|Ethnicity||Lebanese, Italian, and Spanish|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun sign||Aquarius|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Father’s Name||William Mebarak Chadid|
|Mother’s Name||Nidia Del Carmon Ripoll Torrado|
|Step Brothers||Tonio Mebarak
|Step Sisters||Lucy Mebarak
She is the youngest of her siblings.
|Is she married?||No.|
|Children||Milan Pique Mebarak (5-year-old) (Son)
Sasha Pique Mebarak (3-year-old) (Son)
Shakira Net Worth
She is one of the strongest self-made women and a great idol for women who look up to her. By 2015, her net worth was estimated at $220 Million USD, and she has become No.3 on the list of Top 10 Richest Self-made Women.
She has sold over 125 Million copies of the album worldwide, she is one of the best-selling Latin artists of all time. In 2018, her net worth has become around $300 Million USD includes her album sale and side endorsements.
Shakira- Dating History
Antonio de la Rúa (2000-2011) – She was in the 11-year long relationship with the son of the President of Argentina. They were practically married. In 2011, they announced the news of their separation.
Gerard Pique (2011-present) – Shakira started dating Gerard the Spanish footballer 2011.
The couple shares the same birthday. (2 February). She and Gerard had their first baby boy in 2013 and named him ‘Milan’ and second baby boy in 2015 name ‘Sasha’.
Shakira- Hairstyles and outfits
Her hair is flawless as she is, but do you ever wonder why she not pulls up her hair. Turns out she does not like her ear, so she mostly has hairstyles that will cover up her ears. Even when she pulls up her hair to make a ponytail, she let a loose end that will cover her ear.
Shakira like the bright color for her hair, her natural color is brown but she had mentioned that dark hair makes her looks like a Goth. Therefore, she prefers bright lighter hair that brightens her face.
Everybody knows that her favorite colors are black and white. Shakira likely to keep her clothing casual and with a sophisticated edge her red carpet look was ‘Boyfriend jeans and a leather jacket’ with top and platform heels. She is the best even she is simply looking.
However, she knows when to spice things up. Her sexy cut out gown she wore in ACM is just an example of her versatility.
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She owns three luxurious houses. Shakira has on a house in Barcelona Spain worth $5.4 million USD, a farmhouse ‘La Colorado worth $700,000 USD and the star Island Home worth $3.4 million. She recently bought a mansion in Miami, which is now on sale and worth $12.99 Million USD.
Shakira- Workout and diet
She sure knows how to take good care of her body. There is no doubt about how perfect her body, and she works hard for maintaining it. We always think it’s because of their diet; they eat fancy blah…blah… blah.
In reality, Shakira does not follow any diet plan. She believes to eat healthy be healthy. “I don’t believe in depriving myself for being a slave to the diet.” Shakira sometimes pulls back from eating anything she wants when there is a need, like if she is shooting a video. She has to have control over her diet when it’s over it is back.
For some exercise, there is no better thing than dancing. She is a belly dancer when she is performing “it is really good for cardio.” Onstage or offstage Shakira keep up the cardio and stay active. Tennis is her favorite sport to play it keeps her motivated.
She started out her career as a dancer; she likely performed in her school signifying her belly dancing. Shakira recorded her first Latin American debut album when she was only 13 years old. She released her next four albums in Latin native. Her first album English was her fifth album ‘Laundry Service’ the album is certified Platinum four times.
The lead single of the song ‘Whenever Wherever’ has become the signature song of Shakira. Her song ‘Hips don’t lie’ was No.1 single in 55 countries. It was also the most played song on the radio. Radio count was 9637 times in just one week. Shakira is famous to perform barefoot in most of her concerts.
She has done 6 tour concerts, her latest tour for her sixth album ‘El Dorado’ in 2018. Originally, the tour was a plan in November 2017, but because of her hemorrhage in her vocal, it postponed.
Her song ‘Can’t Remember to forget you’ Ft. Rihanna music video was uploaded to Shakira’s Vevo on youTube. In July 2018 the video has got over 890 Million views.
Some of Her Greatest Hit:-
|Whenever Wherever (2001)||Laundry Service|
|Hips Don’t Lie (2005)||Oral Fixation, Vol. 2|
|Did it Again (2009)||She Wolf|
|Chantaje Ft. Maluma (2016)||El Dorado|
|Waka Waka (This time for Africa) (2010)||Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup|
Shakira has recently done voice acting in a hit animated movie ‘Zootopia’.
She is the best belly dancer even in today’s countdown. Here are some of her best and the hottest belly dance.
Shakira Barefoot Foundation
She started “Barefoot foundation” in 1997. The foundation provides education and meals for over 4,000 children. For a fundraiser, Shakira auctioned some of her tour clothes on eBay. Shakira was honor at ‘Radio Disney Awards’ as Hero for her work in Fundraising in Barefoot Foundation. The Fundación Pies Descalzos (Barefoot Foundation) was named No.1 public school in all Columbia.
Shakira- Social Media
She was the very first person who reached 100 million followers on Facebook. Her twitter account (@shakira) has 50.7 million followers. She joined the Twitter family in June 2009. Her Instagram account (@shakira) has 50.4 million followers.