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Shakira, a Colombian singer of Lebanese origin, was born on February 2, 1977 in Barnquilla, Colombia. She is one of the most beautiful women in the world.

Biography and life story of celebrity in English.

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Name in English: Shakira
Full real name: Shakira Isabel Mebarek Ripoll
Nationality: Colombia
Language: English – Spanish – Portuguese
Religion: Christianity (Roman Catholic)
Origin: Lebanon
Date of birth: February 2, 1977
Place of birth: Barnquilla, Colombia
Age: 45 years old (in 2022)
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Profession: Singer, actress
Genre: Latin pop, dance-pop, rock
Years of activity: 1990 – present
Social status: Married
Husband: Gerard Pique
Sons: Yilan, Sasha
Father: Don William Mubarak
Mother: Nydia del Carmen Ripoll Torodo
Length: 1.57 metres

Biography, Life story

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Shakira was born on February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia, to a Lebanese father named Don William Mubarak, who was born in New York, and a Spanish mother from Catalonia named Nydia del Carmen Ripoll Torodo, born in Colombia. Shakira is her only daughter from her husband, Don William Mubarak, who has eight children from his first ex-wife. Shakira has five half-brothers, Alberto, Edward, Moises, Tonio, and Robin, and three half-sisters, Ana, Lucy, and Patricia. At the age of thirteen, I moved to Bogota. A year later, she released her first album, Magia (Magic), and then her second album, Peligro (Danger). After that, she turned to acting and got her a role in a Colombian TV novel. In 1995 she returned to singing: her album Pies Descalzos (Barefoot) played a major role in her success. Her single Estoy Aquí (I’m Here) hit number one in Colombia and brought her worldwide attention.

She met Emilio Estefan, who was the producer of her next album: Dónde están los ladrones? (Where are the thieves?). This album cost about three million dollars. The album contains the song “Inevitable” (Unavoidable) and the song “Ojos Así” (Such Eyes). Shakira’s mixture of rock and Latin vocals has given her great popularity in Spain and in Spanish-speaking countries.

With her 2002 album Laundry Service, Shakira gained huge popularity in English-speaking countries. With English lyrics she adapted herself to the collective taste there. Critics criticized her linguistic shortcomings, which caused the failure of some of her songs, such as whenever, but contrary to expectations, she was a great success in the whole world. In 2003, Shakira went on a global artistic journey. Shakira writes the lyrics herself, with the help of Luis Fernando Ochoa and Lester Mendez.

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel laureate in literature, wrote about her:

“Shakira’s music has its own tone, which is unlike any other. No one can sing and dance like her, at all ages, with such an innocent feeling, which she invented herself.

Shakira gave birth to her lover, player Gerard Pique, with two sons, Milan, the eldest son, and her young child, Sasha. She is a fan of Barcelona, ​​Spain, and then Inter Milan.

Shakira speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, a little French, Italian and Catalan.

One of the most beautiful women in the world

Shakira ranked #10 in the list of the most beautiful women in the world, according to international statistics published by the foreign website ARY NEWS, where the names of the ten most beautiful artists for the year 2015 were announced as follows:
#1 Shailene Woodley #2 Jennifer Lopez #3 Deepika Padukone #4 Candice Swanepoel #5 Emma Watson #6 Gal Gadot #7 Taylor Swift #8 Kate Upton #9 Priyanka Chopra #10 Shakira

List of works – Discography

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Magia (1991) – Peligro (1993) – Pies Descalzos (1995) – The Remixes (1997) – Donde Están los Ladrones? (1998) – MTV Unplugged (2000) – Laundry Service (2002) – Grandes Exitos (2002) – Live and Off the Record (2004) – Fijación Oral Vol.1 (2005) – Oral Fixation Vol. 2 (2005) – She Wolf (2009) – Sale El Sol (2010).


Dónde estás corazón (1995) – Estoy aquí (1995) – Antología (1996) – Se quiere, se mata (1997) – Ciega, sordomuda (1998) – Ojos así (1998) – Tú (1999) – Inevitable (1999) – No Creo (1999) – Moscas en la casa (2000) – Whenever, Wherever (2001) – Underneath Your Clothes (2002) – Objection « Tango » (2002) – Que me quedes tú (2003) – La Tortura (2005) – No (2005) – Día de enero (2005) – Don’t Brother (2005) – Hips Don’t Lie (2006) – Timor (2008).

World Cup 2010 album

World Cup 2010 album, and Shakira had a great goal in outperforming the rest of the singers in the football festival every four years, which is the World Cup in which she excelled with her songs with some African actors in some clips, and Shakira’s popularity after this review was her success in the show, which was admired by millions Around the world. And the name of the song is waka waka.

Awards and Honors

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Shakira is considered one of the most award-winning Latin American singers and nominations. She won two Grammy Awards and seven Latin Grammy Awards, including 4 awards in one night, which made her the most award-winning artist on the same night. She won 3 AMA Awards, the American Music Awards.
A Grammy Award is awarded each year and Shakira has won two awards out of 5 nominations.
According to Sony, Shakira is the best-selling Colombian singer of all time, with sales of more than 72 million copies. According to Yahoo, “Hips don’t lie” is the best-selling song of the 21st century.