Unbelievable Story of Shakira’s Rise

Name Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
Nickname Shaki
Profession Singer, song writer, Record producer.
Weight In kilogram: 65 kg
In Pounds: 183 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown (Dyed Blonde)
Date of BirthFebruary 2, 1977
Age 40 years of age
Nationality Colombian
Hometown Barranquilla
Educational Qualification University Dropout
Debut Latin-American Album: Magia (1991)
English Album: Laundry Service
Film -El Oasis (1996)
Family Father -William Mebarak Chadid
Mother - Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado
Children Milan Pique Mebarak
Religion Catholic
Ethnicity Italian, Spanish, Lebanese
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite AnimalHorse
Marital StatusUnmarried
Boyfriends-Antonio De La Rua
- Gerard Pique (2011- Present)
Net Worth 220 million
House -Barcelona, Spain (Worth USD 5.4 Million)
-La Colorado Farmhouse (Worth USD 700,000)
- The Star Island Home (USD 3.4 million)
Favorite Band U2, The Police
Hobbies Learning History and Languages, Watching Horror movies, Playing Tennis and Golf
SchoolLa Ensenanza School, Barranquilla
University University of California, Los Angeles
Artists she has been inspired by John Lennon and Gloria Estefan
Fan mail address Shakira
Roc Nation
1411 Broadway
39th Floor
New York, NY, 10018-3410
Favorite Actor Hugh Gun
Favorite Perfume Issey Miyake Perfumes
Favorite Song With or without you (U2)
Favorite Food Pancakes With Jam
Favorite TV showsScrubs, It's always sunny in Philadelphia
CarsMercedes CLS, BMW X6, Audi A7

In this below article you’ll get to know about Shakira’s biography.

Personal Life:

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Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on 2-2-1977 in Barranquilla. Shakira was born into a family with a  Colombian mother and a Lebanese father. Her father was an essayist and gem specialist and that affected Shakira considerably in her youth.  Her name in Arabic means “lady brimming with beauty.” Shakira family has been very much supportive of her. In Shakira’s biography, you will see and will learn a lot from it.

She entered various neighborhood and national ability challenges. Shakira age was ten when she started singing. She had a few half-siblings from her dad’s past marriage. Being very talented even as a child, she began composing verses as a four-year-old and only got better and better over time. She sang and moved to engage her educators and classmates and was named ‘the paunch artist young lady’. She was popular in her surroundings and was frequently welcomed to perform at different occasions. A nearby theater maker, Monica Ariza called Ciro Vargas, a Sony Colombia official, in order to arrange a try out for the young person. In this Shakira’s biography, you will get to know all the aspects of his life.

Awed Sony Colombia seared her to record three albums. 


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In her initial years of singing, she faced immense criticism and people even told her that her voice sounded like a goat. Her two albums flopped miserably after entering the industry. But very soon she became famous and earned a very large amount of money and founded a charity organization at the age of 18. That organization provides food and education for children in different regions. At the age of  13, Shakira left Barranquilla for Colombia’s capital of Bogota for the sake of finding work. However, the albums or songs she recorded never came to light. But then she obtained her first contract with Sony Music Colombia. Shakira was able to release her first album through this contract. In this Shakira’s biography, you will get to know all the struggles he faced.

Titled Magia, Shakira’s introduction was made up altogether of melodies that she had composed between the ages of 8 and 13. However, it was banned ultimately when authorities found out that she was under the base age of 16.

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Fun Facts:

At the age of 15, Shakira released her second collection, Peligro, which didn’t receive the same amount of applause as her original album.

After a little while and the arrival of Peligro, Shakira got a chance to mark on as an on-screen character in the Colombia TV El Oasís. This was happening when things weren’t looking very good for her album.

A while after the album went marked down, “Estoy Aquí,” the main single that was released, burst into flames with circle racers at radio stations all through the Spanish-talking world, and the single soon advanced toward number one on the Latin diagrams!

This single was later accompanied with another big hit single “Dónde Estás Corazon?.” Four different singles from the collection “Antologia,” “Pienso en Ti,” “Un Poco de Amor,” and “Se Quiere, Se Mata”. All of them achieved the latin outlines.

The collection of Shakira albums ranked number one in eight different nations!

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 Shakira’s became really popular when her single Pies Descalzos which won the vocalist’s choice to forsake her light pop configuration. This also made her build a brave new style of music which was a particular mix of pop and shake which no one had heard before! To complete the album how she would have preferred, she needed to disregard the advice her manager and record company was giving her. In Shakira’s biography, you will see and will learn a lot from it.

Her album and tours made her a standout amongst the most famous music entertainers in Latin music. Her tours rattled the globe and she toured for about two years!

After the remarkable accomplishment of Pies Descalzos, people started saying that she would never be able to make something as good again.

Of her work on Ladrones,

Shakira stated: “My music is earnest, ordinary music. It is music that stems from a totally authentic source.

During the mid-year of 1999 the MTV Network, a channel which very successfully communicates in business sectors around the globe, including quite a bit of Latin America, roped in Shakira in one of its shows of MTV Unplugged.

MTV’s editors at that point refined the taped film into 60 minutes in length program that concentrated on the most critical and powerful songs in her collection.

The show was started in 2000 and was publicized all around the Latin America and also in the United States. A collection of the melodies performed on the hour-long show was additionally released in 2000.

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Best known for her sparkling hip twirl moves in the video of the tune ‘Hips Don’t Lie’, Shakira is an exceptionally fruitful Columbian pop craftsman who has sold more than 70 million collections around the world.

Shakira’s story teaches you that “falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living.”  Shakira children were always with her in concerts. Despite being a mother of 2 children she did a great job. Shakira husband has taught us actual couple goals. Shakira’s family was also very supportive towards her. So all the success she got is just because of her supportive family. The above Shakira’s biography is very much helpful for his fans.