Shakira Age, Height, Net Worth, Relationships, Family and More

Shakira is a Columbian pop singer, most famous for her glittering hip twirl moves in the video of the melody ‘Hips Don’t Lie.’ She has sold more than 70 million collections around the world. Having an unmistakable fascination for music from adolescence, Shakira thought of her first ballad when she was only four. At a young age, she would likewise move unrehearsed at cafés playing fresh music.

Shakira regularly used to sing and run for her schoolmates and educators at school. She earned the moniker ‘the belly dancer.’ As a high schooler, she started performing around her town. She grabbed the eye of the neighborhood theater maker Monica Ariza who acquainted her with ‘Sony Colombia’ official Ciro Vargas. She discharged her first collection, ‘Magia,’ when she was only 14.

Even though the group didn’t do well industrially, it gave her an essential introduction. Her enormous leap forward came as her third collection ‘Pies Descalzos’ which crested at number one out of eight unique nations. She likewise earned a few honors and awards for the album and got well known medium-term.

Her accomplishment in Latin music urged her to take a stab at English language collections. Her first endeavor at English language collection ‘Laundry Service’ went multi-platinum and is viewed as the best collection of her vocation.

 Quick Facts

Birth Date   February 2, 1977
Place   Barranquilla, Colombia
Nickname   Shakira
Nationality   Colombian
Occupation   Actress, Singer
Zodiac   Aquarius
Age 43 years (as of 2020)
Ethnicity   Lebanese
Education   Not Mentioned
Active Years   1990-Present
Relationship Status   Married
Spouse   Gerard Piqué

Body Measurements

Height 1.57m
Weight 54 kg
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown

Family Members

Father William Mebarak Chadid
Mother Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado
Children Milan Piqué Mebarak

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll aka Shakira was born on 2 February 1977, in Barranquilla, Colombia, to Nidia Ripoll and William Mebarak Chadid. She has a few half-kin from her dad’s past marriage.

Slanted towards expressions from her youth, she began composing verse at four years old and furthermore adored moving.

She sang and moved to engage her educators and classmates, and earned the epithet ‘the belly dancer girl.’

She got renowned in her region and was frequently welcomed to perform on different occasions.

A neighborhood theater maker named Monica Ariza mentioned Ciro Vargas, a ‘Sony Colombia’ official, to hold a tryout for the youngster. Intrigued by her exhibition, ‘Sony Colombia’ marked her to record three albums.


Shakira’s introduction album ‘Magia‘ was released in 1991. It included tunes she had composed since she was eight. The collection didn’t do well economically.

Her second album ‘Peligro’ got released in 1993. Even though this collection performed superior to its ancestor, it was as yet thought to be a disappointment. During the release of this album, she took a break to go to classes and graduate from secondary school.

She came back to the music business in 1996 with her third album, ‘Pies Descalzos.’ The collection generated six hit singles and got positive audits from pundits. She went on a visit called ‘Visit Pies Descalzos‘ to advance her collection.

Her next collection ‘Donde Estan Los Ladrones?‘ discharged in 1998. It included Latin Pop style music with components of rock en Espanol. The album got extraordinary compared to other selling Spanish language collections in the U.S. It sold more than 7,000,000 duplicates around the world.

Shakira wandered into the English language to advertise with the collection ‘Clothing Service’ in 2001. The album was described by Latin stone and Latin pop styles and its lead single ‘At whatever point, Wherever‘ bested the ‘U.S. Bulletin Hot Latin Songs’ diagram.

Her Spanish collection ‘Fijacion Oral, Vol. 1‘ discharged in June 2005. It was trailed by the arrival of the English album ‘Oral Fixation, Vol. 2‘ in November. The single ‘Hips Don’t Lie‘ from the last topped at number one on the ‘U.S. Bulletin Hot 100’ and proceeded to turn into her mark tune.

Her collection ‘She Wolf‘ discharged in 2009. It was acknowledged for its uniqueness.

Alongside the South African band ‘Freshlyground,’ she sang ‘Waka (This Time for Africa),’ the official melody of the 2010 ‘FIFA World Cup.’ The tune was a super hit.

In the wake of the accomplishment of the melody ‘Waka,’ she discharged her collection ‘Deal el Sol’ in 2010. The album was widely praised and turned into an overall business achievement.

Shakira’s tenth studio collection discharged on 25 March 2014. Around the same time, she additionally played out the tune ‘Dare (La)‘ at the end service of the 2014 ‘FIFA World Cup.’

She sang ‘Try Everything’ for the film ‘Zootopia,’ which discharged in 2016. In 2018, she went on her 6th world visit titled ‘The El Dorado World Tour.’

Highlights and Achievements

  • Shakira has won two ‘Grammy Awards‘; ‘Best Latin Pop Album‘ (2001) for ‘MTV Unplugged‘ and ‘Best Latin Pop/Alternative Album‘ (2006) for ‘Fijacion Oral Vol. 1.’
  • She is the pleased receiver of eight ‘Latin Grammy Awards,’ including ‘Best Pop Vocal Album‘ in 2010 available to be purchased ‘el Sol.’

Shakira Net Worth

The net worth of Shakira is $350 million dollars.

Salary $20 million
Source of Income Acting, Singing
Net Worth $350 million dollars


Shakira was involved with legal advisor Antonio de la Rua for quite a while before throwing in the towel in 2011.

In 2011, she began dating Spanish football player Gerard Pique. Shakira and Gerard were honored with a child on 22 January 2013. On 29 January 2015, Shakira brought forth their subsequent child.

She is a well-known kindness and charitable works. She established the ‘Pies Descalzos Foundation’ in 1997.

Social Media Profile

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Official Website No official account

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