Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is her full name but she only goes by Shakira. She is a Colombian singer and song writer. Her fame is evident from the fact that she was named The Queen of Latin Music. She started early, her debut was at the age of 13. Although she faced failures in the beginning, she rose to eminence and now is know not only in Hispanic countries but worldwide. She is the best selling artist with over 75 million copies sold worldwide. Also she is the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions.
Shakira Net- Worth
The international pop star has a huge net- worth of $300 million. She is among the best selling artists ever so it is no surprise.
Shakira was born on 2 February 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia. She is 44 years old.
Shakira is of average height by Hispanic standards. She is 5 feet 2 inches tall.
Shakira Best Songs
There are many hit songs on her name but Waka Waka (This time for Africa) released on the eve of 2010 football world cup is her most popular. Another famous song of hers is “Whenever Whenever” released in 2001. The list can go on for long.
Shakira has never married. She had been in a relationship with Antonio de la Rúa (2000–2010) and currently she is with Spanish footballer Gerard Pique since 2011. She also has 2 sons with Gerard Pique.
Some Other Frequently Asked Questions Are:
1. Who is Shakira Married too?
She and Gerard are not married but are living together since 2011.
2. Is Shakira Hispanic?
Her father was Lebanese and mother was Colombian and she honors both her Latin and Arabic roots.
3. What language does Shakira speak?
Although she is Spanish native, she can also speak English, Portuguese, French and Italian.
4. How old was Shakira when she had her first baby?
She was 35 years old when she gave birth to her son with Gerard Pique.
5. What was Shakira’s first song?
Shakira’s first song, written when she was eight, was Tus Gafas Oscuras which translates to Your Dark Glasses. It was inspired by her father who wore dark glasses to mask his unbearable grief following the loss of his son.
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