Shakira Net Worth, Age, Songs, & Career
|Date of Birth||February 2, 1977 (age 39)|
|Profession||Singer-Songwriter, Dancer, Actor, Choreographer,Record Producer, Model,Businesperson|
|Ethnicity||Lebanese (father) *Colombian, including Spanish, Italian(mother)|
|Spouse||Gerard Piqué (Partner)|
|Children(s)||Milan Piqué Mebarak, Sasha Piqué Mebarak|
|Education at||University of California, LA|
|Net Worth(s)||$240 million|
|Name on Birth||Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll|
|Height||5'2'' or1.57 m|
|Weight||53 kg or 117 pounds|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Naturally Brown, Dyed Blonde|
Shakira net worth is certainly among the highest of any Colombian artists in the world. She is known as the biggest selling Colombian singer in history and along with singing, she is also known as a dancer, record producer, a songwriter, actor, choreographer,composer, model, fashion designer,entrepreneur,philanthropist and businessperson . This beautiful personality has managed to win the hearts of millions, because of her perfect dancing skills amalgamated with her soulful singing. She is a native of Barranquilla, Colombia and has been actively involved in the singing fraternity since 1990. The mother of two, Shakira songs have been the most followed in the history of English Music.
Shakira was born as Shakira Isabel Mebarak on the 2nd of February, 1977. age as of now is hence 39 years. She was born in Barranquilla, Atlantico in Colombia. Her parents are Nidia Ripoll Torrado and William Mebarak Chadid and she is the only child with no siblings.
Early Life and Childhood
Shakira has revealed the fact that she was often said that she did not sound good in singing as a child. She was a hyperactive child and was often sent out of the class because of this reason. She was also known as a belly dancer girl because she learned the act and used to portray it to her school students every friday. Shakira age was 13 or 14 when she met the theater producer Monica Ariza who thought that Shakira had the talent to pursue a career in music. She was eventually signed into three albums with the Sony Columbia Records by the help of Ariza.
Shakira career saw some commercial success on the 90’s but she rose to prominence after the release of her major label debut with 'Pies Descalzos'. She is also known best for her best-selling album called 'Donde Estan Los Ladrones' in the Latin America.
The English language market of Shakira started off with her album 'Laundry Service'. The single 'Whenever Whenever' became the best-selling single instantly in the year 2002. Her success became more permanent after she released the albums like Oral Fixation, Vol. 2. One of the best hits of the 21st century called Hips Don’t Lie was released from the album and gained international popularity. She has also been known for the success she has experience in the album She Wolf on 2009 and Sale el Sol on 2010. The biggest selling World cup song of all time, Waka Waka is also Shakira’s creation. She has sold over 125 million records worldwide.
Shakira dating history and personal life have been the subject of concern for many of her fans. Unlike other celebrities, she seems to be a devoted personality when it comes to dating. In the past, she has dated Antonio De la Rua. The relationship of the beautiful Shakira started with the Argentine lawyer Antonio on 2000. They lived like a married couple before finally separating on 2011. After the separation, Antonio sued her for 100 million dollars, which was ruled out by the court.
As of now, Shakira is dating Gerard Pique. Gerard is the Spanish football player and the center back for the club FC Barcelona. He is also on the Spanish National team. After he appeared in Shakira's song Waka, the couple met and started off a relationship which has been going strong until now. On 2012, it was told that the couple is expecting their first child together. The couple’s son is named Milan Pique Mebarak. Their second son Sasha Pique Mebarak was born in the year 2015 on January 29. The couple is going well as of now with no signs of an imminent split.
Net Worth and Facts
Shakira net worth is surely a great amount as she has been considered to be one of the highest earning artists in the history of Columbia. Shakira net worth has been accumulated because of the endeavors she has carried out in the singing fraternity and for her best-selling albums. Shakira net worth is a whopping 240 million dollars as of now. With her age just being 39 years, it can surely be said that Shakira net worth si set to rise more in the years to come.
Shakira is the founder of Pies Descalzos Foundation which is a charity for special schools. She is also the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and has been awarded a medal by the International Labour Organization. She has also been honored as the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year for the Latin Grammy;s on 2011. She has also received the Chevalier De L’Order des Arts et des Lettres. She has also become the only person to perform a musical act three times on the FIFA World Cup.
She is the recipient of five MTV Video Music Awards, 28 Billboard Latin Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, eight Latin Grammy Awards, and Golden Globe nomination.