Shakira Biography

(Singer)

More about the relationship

Shakira at present is possibly single.

With mutual agreement, she ended her 12 years of relationship with Gerard Pique in June 2022. The reason for their separation was she found out him cheating on her with another woman.

They started to date in 2011 and officiated the news of her boyfriend via a Twitter post. He is a footballer who plays as a center-back for FC Barcelona. Together this ex-couple is the parents of two children.

On January 22, 2013, they welcomed a baby boy, named Milan Piqué Mebarak, and on January 29, 2015, their second child, son Sasha Piqué Mebarak was born.

Previous Affair

Shakira was in another long-term relationship with a lawyer named Antonio de la Rúa from 2000 to 2010. They started to live together in 2001 and the news of their break-up came out on January 10, 2011.

Relationship Facts of Shakira

  • Shakira is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Shakira?

Shakira is a singer and songwriter of Colombian nationality. Shakira is popular for her musical projects titled Magia (1991), Peligro (1993), Shakira (2014), El Dorado (2017), etc.

The meaning of her name in Arabic is “grateful” or “full of grace”. As an actress, she was briefly seen for an episode in Wizards of Waverly Place in 2010, Dora and Friends: Into the City in 2011, Ugly Betty in 2009, and more.

This pop singer is also busy with several musical tours. She has promoted her albums on tours like Tour Pies Descalzos (1996–1997), Oral Fixation Tour (2006–2007), The Sun Comes Out World Tour (2010–2011), and El Dorado World Tour (2018).

She teamed up with other artists named Alejandro Sanz, Annie Lennox, Miguel Bosé, Ivete Sangalo, etc.

Shakira- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Her birthdate is 02 Feb but her birth year is 1977 and she was born in Barranquilla, Colombia as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll. The name of her mother is Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado and her father’s name is William Mebarak Chadid.

Further, her ancestry is a mixed (Lebanese-Colombian-Spanish-Indigenous-African-Catalan-Basque-Galician-Italian), and is the only child of her mom and dad.

However, she has lots of half-siblings. They are Tonino Mebarak (Older Half-Brother), Patricia Mebarak (Older Half-Sister), Moises Mebarak (Older Half-Brother), Lucy Mebarak (Older Half-Sister), Antonio Mebarak (Older Half-Brother), Ana Mebarak (Older Half-Sister), Alberto Mebarak (Older Half-Brother) (Lawyer), Edward Mebarak (Older Half-Brother), and Robin Mebarak (Older Half-Brother).

As per her academics, she went to La Ensenanza School and then attended classes on the History of Western Civilization at UCLA Extensions.

Shakira- Profession, Wiki, Career

Shakira is one of the most popular singers in the world. She has a perfect pitch and can recognize any note upon hearing it.

The list of her hit studio albums with the released year is,

  • Pies Descalzos (1995)
  • Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998)
  • Laundry Service (2001)
  • Oral Fixation, Vol. 2 (2005)
  • She Wolf (2009)
  • Sale el Sol (2010)
  • Shakira (2014)
  • El Dorado (2017)

Similarly, her hit singles are “¿Dónde Estás Corazón?”, “Pies Descalzos, Sueños Blancos”, “Se Quiere, Se Mata”, “Ciega, Sordomuda”, “Whenever, Wherever” / “Suerte”, “Hips Don’t Lie”, “Give It Up to Me”, “Can’t Remember to Forget You”, and more.

Shakira- Net Worth, Salary

By the reports of 2022, Shakira has an estimated net worth of $300 million which she collected from her work.

But her annual salary and other earnings are not yet made public. For being the judge of “The Voice”, she earned around $12 million in 2013. She promoted brands such as Reebok in 2002, Panasonic in 2007, Crest in 2013, Oral B in 2013, etc.

This star singer is the owner of several real estates in the areas of the Bahamas, Barcelona (Spain), Miami, and Barranquilla (Colombia). Similarly, she bought an $11.6 million mansion in 2018 that has six bedrooms and seven and a half bathrooms.

Shakira- Rumors, Controversy

This voice behind the song “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”, is keeping herself away from scandals along with desperate rumors. But the recent break-up with her boyfriend has shocked the audience.

She was accused by Spanish authorities in 2018 that she has not paid the tax when she stayed in Spain with Piqué. But due to a lack of evidence, the judge dismissed the case.

Furthermore, Jennifer Lopez during an interview for her series Halftime, said that sharing The Super Bowl Stage with Shakira was the worst idea in the world. Due to this, she has received backlash from the public as they loved their together performance.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Singer Shakira’s height is 5 ft 2 inches and her body weight is 53 kg. Furthermore, she has blonde hair (dark brown natural) and her beautiful eyes are dark brown in color.

Social Media

Shakira is officially available on several social sites. On Facebook and Twitter, she has gained more than 182k and 692k followers respectively.

Also, on Instagram, she is followed by over 1.1 million people and on YouTube, her subscribers reached almost 666k.

Trivia/Facts

  • Her age as of 2022 is 45 years.
  • Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
  • She is an expert in pop, rock, and Latin genres.
  • Her pet dogs are Coquito, Chan, and Gordita.
  • She loves playing golf, tennis, basketball plus swimming.
  • When she was 4 years old, she wrote her first poem named “La rosa de cristal”.
  • She can speak Spanish, English, and Portuguese.
  • She also knows little Italian, French, Catalan, and Arabic.
  • Her perfume brand’s name is S by Shakira which she started in 2010.

 

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