Shakira was born on February 2, 1977. She is Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Dancer, Choreographer, Model, Record Producer, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. Her birth place is Barranquilla, Colombia. She is 45 years old, as of 2022. Her full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll.
She entered the Music Industry in the 1990. She released her first album in the before mentioned year. She has sold more than 75 Million albums till no and is still counting. When she was just four years old, Shakira wrote a poem and learned to play Guitar at the age of ten.
Somethings will happen unexpectedly, which includes marriages, sudden accident, disaster, family crisis. We can’t expect these things to happen according to our time. But, if these thing happen, a sudden change, good or bad will be seen. Likewise, Shakira lost her half-sibling and the death of her sibling inspired her to write her first song She wrote the song at the age of eight.
|FULL NAME||Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll|
|BIRTH PLACE||Barranquilla, Colombia|
|BIRTH MONTH AND DATE||February, 2nd|
|AGE||45 years old|
|PROFESSION||Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Choreographer, Dancer, Record Producer, Entrepreneur, Model, Philanthropist.|
|HEIGHT (approx.)||155 in centimeters|
1.55 in meters
5’0″ in feet
|WEIGHT (approx.)||53 kg|
Talking about her family, William Mebarak Chadid and Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado are her parents. She has six half- brothers and three half-sisters. They are Tonino Mebarak, Edward Mebarak, Robin Mebarak, Alberto Mebarak, Antonio Mebarak, Moises Mebarak and half-sisters are Ana Mebarak, Patricia Mebarak and Lucy Mebarak.
Shakira completed her schooling at La Ensenanza school, which is located n Barranquilla. She then joined the University of California, but she dropped out of the University due to some reasons. During lockdown, Shakira graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Ancient Philosophy. She is now an Ancient Philosophy Graduate.
After writing her first two albums, she decided to produce her own brand of music, as her first two albums was with some local producers, which was not that known and was outside Colombia. In the year 1995, Shakira released “Pies Descalzos” and in 1998, she released Dònde Estàn Ios Ladrones and it was a huge success, as over 5 Million copies were sold worldwide.
in 1997, she released “Hips Don’t Lie”, which became popular in a very short time. It is an English song. Shakira became the founder of Pies Descalzos Foundation. It is a charity with special schools for poor children all around Colombia. Now, we can say, Shakira is really a Philanthropist.
Her first English Single was “Whenever Wherever”, which was released by in the year 2001. Later, it became famous and best selling single of 2002. Her back to back album releases made her popular and she gained fame in no time. the song “Waka Waka (This time for Africa), which was released by her, after being sold became the official song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Awards and nominations
Talking about her awards and nominations, she has won many and also got nominated. Shakira has won twenty-eight Billboard Latin Music Awards, Two Grammy Awards, Five MTV Video Music Awards ,etc. She got nominated for Golden-Globe. She is best known as the successful female Latin Singer.
Next comes her relationship status, Shakira was in relationship with Antonio de La Rua, who is a Lawyer from Argentina. The relationship lasted for eleven years and then came to an end. Then, Shakira met Gerard Piquè on the sets of “Waka Waka (This time for Africa)” and it was love at first sight for them.
After that, they decided to be together and now have two children Milan and Sasha. Being together for twelve long years, they released an official statement for the fans to know that, they are no longer in relationship.
What is Shakira’s nick name?
Shaki is her nick name.
How old is Shakira?
She is 45 years old.
Is she in a relationship right now?
No. She is currently not in a relationship.