5 feet 2 inches or 157 centimeters
123.5 pounds or 56 kilograms
Antonio de la Rua (2000-2011)- Beginning in 2000, Shaira began to date Antonio de la Rua. At the time, he was known for his work as a lawyer and for being a son of a former president of Argentina. Antonio de la Rua proposed to Shakira in March of 2001. They started living together and were a couple for about 11 years. In August of 2010, they broke up. The breakup was announced by Shakira in January of 2011.
Gerard Pique (2011-current)- On March 29, 2011, Shakira announced that she was dating a Spanish football player. Gerard Pique was a centerback for the Barcelona Football Club. The couple began living together in Barcelona and Shakira soon became pregnant with their first child. On January 22, 2013, she gave birth to Milan Pique Mebarak.
Shakira has never had plastic surgery procedures before.
She has a total estimated net worth of $220 million.
At birth, Shakira’s name was Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll.
She occasionally goes by the nickname of Shaki.
Shakira was born on February 2, 1977, so she is currently 37 years old. In February of 2015, she will turn 38 years old.
She is an Aquarius.
Shakira was born in Barranquilla, Colombia.
She is a Colombian by birth.
She attended La Ensenanza Catholic School in her native town.
Father: William Mebarak Chabid
Mother: Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torado
Brothers: Tonino Mebarak, Alberto Meberak, Edward Mebarak and Moises Mebarak
Sisters: Lucy Mebarak and Patricia Mebarak
Curvy and Fit
She is primarily a singer and songwriter. In addition, she has worked as a model, dancer, record producer and choreographer.
She is known for her hips and hourglass figure.
Lebanese and Spanish
Best Known For
She is known for her belly dancing in music video’s like Suerte and Hips Don’t Lie.
In 1996, Shakira appeared in the movie, El Oasis. She played the character Luisa Maria in this film.
Shakira recorded her first album in 1990 when she was only 13 years old. It was released by Sony Music Colombia on June 24, 1991 and was titled Magia.
Shakira’s Favorite Things
Favorite Candy: Chocolate Balls
Favorite Color: Black
Favorite Food: Pancakes Covered in Jam
Favorite Acotr: Hugh Gant
Favorite Television Shows: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Scrubs
Favorite Song: U2’s With or Without You
Favorite Flowers: Sunflowers and Daisies
Favorite Sports: Frisbee and Skateboarding
Favorite Animal: Horse
Favorite Bands: the Police and U2
Favorite Fruit: mango
Favorite Latin Band: Soda Stereo
Favorite Book: Khalil Gibran’s the Prophet
Favorite Kind of Music: Merengue
Favorite Author: Oriana Fallaci
Shakira can speak seven languages. In addition to Spanish, she is fluent in English and Porterhouse. She is also partially fluent in Catalan, Arabic, French and Italian.
Shakira has three dogs who are called Gordito, Chan and Coquito.
When she is bored, Shakira has been known to paint fried eggs.
Some of her hobbies include collecting rings and watching scary movies.
In 1995, Shakira started the non-profit called Pies Descalzos Foundation. The goal of the foundation was to help impoverished Colombian children get proper schooling.
Among her dislikes include jewelry, alcohol, candy and coffee.
One of her influences is John Lennon.
Her name comes from an Arabic word that means full of grace.
One of the reasons that she knows so many languages is because of her desire to learn the languages and history of each place that she visits.
She was given an IQ tested and the results showed that she had a genius level of an IQ.
Her cousin was the 2005-2006 Miss Colombia. Shakira’s cousin, Valerie Dominquez, still does modeling work.
Mattel created several Barbie dolls that were designed from Shakira’s appearance.
Shakira is the youngest of her eight siblings.
When she was younger, her Lebanese grandmother was the person who taught her how to belly dance.
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