Shakira Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Family

Real NameShakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
Profession(s)Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Philanthropist, Record Producer, Entrepreneur
Date of BirthFebruary 2, 1977
Age (as in 2018)41 Years
Birth PlaceBarranquilla, Colombia
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Bonds Cay, The Bahamas
Miami, Florida
ReligionRoman Catholic
Zodiac Sign/Sun SignAquarius
EthnicityFather: Lebanese
Mother: Colombian, including Italian/Sicilian, Spanish [Castilian], Catalan
Net Worth (Approx.)$ 220 Million
Physical Status
Height (Approx.)in centimeters: 157 cm
in meters: 1.57 m
in feet inches: 5′ 2″
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms: 53kgs
in pounds: 117 lbs
Figure Measurements
34-24-37 Inches
Bra Size32B
Shoe Size7 (US)
Dress Size4 (US)
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourDyed Blonde
Cars CollectionMercedes Benz S600, Mercedes Benz SL550, Mercedes Benz GLK, Mercedes Benz SLK 250, BMW X6, Audi A7, Range Rover
Properties/House/AddressStar Island home, Barcelona home
Private IslandBonds Cay
Fan Mail AddressShakira
Roc Nation
1411 Broadway
39th Floor
New York, NY 10018-3410
Educational QualificationUniversity Drop Out
SchoolLa Ensenanza School, Barranquilla.
College/UniversityUniversity of California, Los Angeles
DebutLatin: American Album: Magia (1991)
English Album: Laundry Service
Film: El Oasis (1996)
Favourite Things
Favourite Book“The Prophet” by Khalil Gibran
Favorite ColourBlack
Favourite Food(s)Mojarra fried with patacon, Arabian food, Seafood
Favourite Song“With or Without You” by U2
Favourite Perfume(s)S by Shakira, Issey Miyake Perfumes
Favourite Music(s)The Police, John Lennon, U2
Favourite ActorHugh Grant
Favourite Movie GenreHorror
Favourite Sport(s)Basketball, Golf, Swimming, Tennis
Favourite FlowerDaisy and Sunflower
Favourite PetDog, Bunnies
Favourite WriterOriana Fallaci
Favourite FruitMango
Hobbies/InterestsHorse Riding, Painting, Reading, Watching Movies, Listening Music, Golf, Tennis, Basketball and Swimming
ControversiesNot Known
Family, Boyfriends, More
FamilyFather: William Mebarak Chadid
Mother: Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado

Step-Brothers: Tonino Mebarak, Edward Mebarak, Robin Mebarak,
Alberto Mebarak, Antonio Mebarak and Moises Mebarak
Step-Sisters: Lucy Mebarak, Ana Mebarak and Patricia Mebarak
Affair(s)/Boyfriend(s)Antonio De la Rua, Son of Former President of Argentina (2001-2010)
PartnerGerard Piqué (2010-2017)
Children(s)Son: Milan Piqué Mebarak, Sasha Piqué Mebarak (Son)

Daughter: None

Some Lesser Known facts about Shakira

  • The name Shakira comes from Arabic means “grateful”.
  • Shakira speaks fluent in Portuguese, English, Italian, Arabic and Spanish Language
  • Shakira and her former husband Gerard Piqué share the same birthday.
  • Shakira is 10 years older than Gerard Piqué.
  • She doesn’t likes to drink alcohol and coffee.
  • She has done many Television Shoes such as Taina, 7 vidas, Ugly Betty, etc and many films such as Zootopia.
  • Shakira has won numerous of awards and achievements in her life such as ALMA Awards, American Music Awards, Grammy Awards, etc.
  • Mattel a doll manufacturer has made several dolls inspired by the ‘Shakira’ look.
  • She was listed by Forbes the highest earning female artist of 2008.
  • She would like to be a psychologist or an astronomer.
  • Her 2010 FIFA World Cup official song, “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”, became the biggest-selling song of all time with withh over 1.8 billion views and one of the most viewed music videos on YouTube.
  • She is an avid painter and one of her favorite things to paint is fried eggs.
  • Shakira is not fond of wearing jewelry.
  • Shakira has three dogs named Coquito, Chan and Gordita.
  • She loves chocolate but is not fond of candy.
  • Does Shakira Smoke ? No!
  • Does Shakira Drink Alcohol ? No!

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