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Shakira Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Children, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 2, 2023

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Short Biography

Shakira was born on 2nd February 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia. She is a Columbian Singer, Dancer, Songwriter, and Record Producer. She is best known for her singles like Whenever Wherever, Hips Don’t Lie, and Waka Waka.

Shakira Complete Bio & Career

Shakira started her career at the age of 12 and immediately rose to prominence throughout Latin America. Her first album titled Magia was released in 1991. However, it failed to make an impact. She first catapulted to limelight after the release of her album Pies Descalzos in 1996. 
In 2002, she released her first English language album in Laundry Service. The album became an instant hit and its lead single, "Whenever, Wherever" became a most popular song. The song was the best-selling single of the year 2002. After this album, her popularity grew from Latin America to all corners of the world. The eighth album of Shakira’s career “Hips Don't Lie" became immensely popular.In 2010, she sang the 2010 FIFA World Cup official song, "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)". This song is arguably the biggest hit of her illustrious career. This song became the highest selling song World Cup song of all time and it is also one of the most viewed video songs on YouTube with over 1.2 billion views. Her last album Shakira was released in 2014. She has won numerous awards for her singing career.
Apart from singing, she has served as a coach and mentor on the American Version of The Voice. She is also a songwriter, "Objection", from the album "Laundry Service" was the first English song that she wrote. In her leisure time, she also loves to play sports like Tennis, Basketball, Golf, and Swimming. She is in mid-40s but is still performing and recently she performed along with JLO at Superbowl in January 2020.

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Shakira Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father William Mebarak Chadid
Mother Nidia Ripoll Torrado
Step-brothers Alberto Mebarak, Robin Mebarak, Antonio Mebarak, Edward Mebarak, Tonino Mebarak
Step-sisters Lucy Mebarak, Patricia Mebarak, Ana Mebarak
Former Partner Antonio de la Rua, Gerard Pique
Sons Milan Pique, Sasha Pique Mebarak

She was born to William Mebarak Chadid and Nidia Ripoll Torrado. She also has 8 elder half-siblings. She was previously in a relationship with Antonio de la Rua.  Since 2011, she is in a relationship with Spanish Footballer Gerard Pique and together the couple has two sons named Milan Pique and Sasha Pique Mebarak. Her first child was born on 22-01-2013 & second was born on 29-01-2015. The couple got sepreted in 2022, after eleven years relationship.

Life's Important Dates Of Shakira

Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 25
Hip Size 36
Body Figure 34-25-36
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Blonde

Personal Info

Home Town Barranquilla, Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Religion Christian
Address Barcelona, Spain
School La Ensenanza School, Barranquilla
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Dancing and Swimming
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Album - Magia (1991)
Television - El Oasis (1994)
Best Friends Gerard Pique
Salary N/A
Net Worth $230 Million
Official Website www.shakira.com
Best Songs Hips Don't Lie, Whenever Wherever, Waka Waka, and Chantage among others


Car Collections Mercedes Benz S600, Mercedes Benz SL550, Mercedes Benz GLK, Mercedes Benz SLK 250, and BMW X6


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Gerard Pique
Favorite Sport Skateboarding, Football and Frisbee
Favorite Actor Hugh Grant
Favorite Food Pancakes with Jam
Favorite Actor Hugh Grant
Favorite TV Shows Scrubs (2001-2010), It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
Favorite Author Oriana Fallaci

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shakira

  • She knows various languages such as English, Spanish, Arabic, French, Italian and Portuguese.
  • Her cousin Valerie Domínguez won Miss Columbia title in 2005-06.
  • Her name in Arabic means full of grace.
  • She loves pets and has 3 dogs.
  • She has established “Pies Descalzos Foundation” through which, she helps poor Columbian children.
  • She is the second most followed celebrity on facebook with over 100 Million followers.

Shakira Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

47 years, 0month, 20 days old age Shakira will turn 48 on 02 February, 2025. Only 11 months, 10 days, 20 hours,42 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Shakira has celebrated the total number of 47 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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