Shakira Net Worth: $300Million
Shakira Height: 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 M)
Shakira Weight: 53 kg
|Birth Date:||February 2, 1977|
|Birth Place:||Barranquilla, Colombia|
|Father’s Name:||William Mebarak Chadid|
|Mother’s Name:||Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado|
|Education:||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Profession:||Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Businesswoman, philanthropist|
|Brothers:||Tonino, Alberto, Robin, Antonio, Moises, Edward|
|Spouse:||Gerard Piqué (m. 2011)|
|Sisters:||Patricia, Lucy, Ana|
|Hair Color:||Black (orignal hair color)|
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla Columbia. Shakira is a multi-talented Columbian songwriter, singer, dancer, record producer as well as a philanthropist entrepreneur. She is also a choreographer and model as well. At the beginning of her career, she did not make much success both commercially and critically. She released her first 2 studio albums in the early ‘90s. The albums were named Peligro and Magia.
Pies Descalzos, her major label debut was released in 1996 this piece earned her wider fame in Latin-America. DόndeEstán los Ladrones was her fourth album. It was released in 1998 and it was considerably successful. The album, Laundry Service, Shakira’s fifth album, marked her entrance into the English language platform. The lead single of the album was Wherever, Whenever, a single that rocked the music industry during that time. The song became 2002’s bestselling single.
Her success in the music arena further flourished with the release of Fijación Oral vol.1, her sixth album and her seventh album; Oral Fixation vol.2 which was 2005. Hips Don’t Lie was in the seventh. The song was a huge success, both critically and commercially and it became the best-selling 21st century song.
She afterwards released her eighth and ninth albums; these are She Wolf from 2009 and Sale el Sol from 2010. Both albums were critically acclaimed but they were not commercially successful as they received limited promotion. There was a problem that led to a tense relationship between Shakira and the label; Epic Records.
In 2010, Shakira did a song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The song; “This Time For Africa” Also known as WakaWaka was an enormous success. It has recorded history as the all-time best selling World Cup song. The song’s video had more than 813 million views which made it the 9thmost viewed video on You Tube. From 2013, Shakira has been rendering coaching services on The Voice, an American version. She has made appearances in 2 of the seven season of the production. She was featured in season 4 and season 6.
In 2014, Shakira released her 10th album. Cant Rmember to Forget You is a song that Shakira did together with Rihanna. Shakira has been a great musician who has received several awards in her musical career. Among the awards that Shakira has received are 2 Grammy Awards, 5 MTV Video Music Awards, ten Latin Grammy Awards, 28 Billboard Latin Music Awards, 7 Billboard Music Awards and has even been nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
She is the current best-selling all-time Latin artist. She is also the 2nd best-selling singer in the 21st century. Forbes places her at position 58 of its Most Powerful Woman in the World list.
Below are some interesting facts on her including Shakira age and height, Shakira bra size and the height of Shakira.
Weight in Pounds: 125lbs
Height in Centimeters: 157cm
Body Measurement and Size: 32-24-37
Bra Size: 32B
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