Shakira –  Unique and mesmerizing voice

Full nameShakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
DOB2 February 1977
ProfessionSinger, songwriter, dancer, actress, philanthropist
Age44 years

Shakira is a profoundly fruitful Columbian pop artist, most popular for her shining hip twirl moves in the video of the melody ‘Hips Don’t Lie.’ She has sold north of 70 million collections around the world.

Having a strong fascination with music from youth, Shakira thought of her first sonnet when she was only four. At a youthful age, she would likewise move offhand at cafés playing sweet music. She frequently used to sing and move for her schoolmates and instructors at school, and procured the epithet ‘the tummy artist young lady.’

As a youngster, she started performing around her town and grabbed the eye of the nearby theater maker Monica Ariza who acquainted her with ‘Sony Colombia’ leader Ciro Vargas. She delivered her first collection ‘ Magia‘ when she was only 14. However the collection didn’t do well monetarily, it gave her the truly necessary openness. Her large advancement came as her third collection ‘Pies Descalzos’ which topped at number one of every eight unique nations.

Shakira additionally acquired a few honors and designations for the collection, and became famous short-term. Her accomplishment in Latin music urged her to take a stab at English language collections. Her first endeavor at English language collection ‘Clothing Service’ went multi-platinum, and is viewed as the best collection of her vocation.

Shakira has won different Grammy, Latin Grammy and American Music Awards. Known for hits like “At whatever point, Wherever” and “Hips Don’t Lie,” Shakira is the most noteworthy selling Colombian craftsman ever, with appraisals of in excess of 70 million collections sold around the world. Furthermore, she has filled in as an appointed authority on the famous singing-rivalry show The Voice.

Shakira Childhood & Early Life


Shakira was born Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll on 2 February 1977, in Barranquilla, Colombia, to Nidia Ripoll and William Mebarak Chadid. She has a few half-kin from her dad’s past marriage. Leaned towards expressions from her adolescence, she began composing verse at four years old and furthermore adored moving.

She sang and moved to engage her educators and classmates, and acquired the moniker ‘the paunch artist young lady.’

She became popular in her region and was regularly welcomed to perform at different occasions.

A neighborhood theater maker named Monica Ariza mentioned Ciro Vargas, a ‘Sony Colombia’ leader, to hold a tryout for the teen. Intrigued by her exhibition, ‘Sony Colombia’ marked her to record three collections.

Shakira Career


Shakira wrote her first song at the age of 8 and signed her first record deal at 13.

Her debut collection ‘Magia’ delivered in 1991. It included melodies she had composed since she was eight. The collection didn’t do well financially.

Her second collection ‘Peligro’ delivered in 1993. Despite the fact that this collection performed better compared to its ancestor, it was as yet thought to be a disappointment. Subsequent to delivering this collection, she had some time off to go to classes and graduate from secondary school.

She got back to the music business in 1996 with her third collection ‘Pies Descalzos.’ The collection brought forth six hit singles and got great audits from pundits. She went on a visit called ‘Visit Pies Descalzos’ to advance her collection.

After her initial two collections tumbled, Shakira assumed control over her third collection, becoming associated with each part of its creation. Delivered in 1996, Pies Descalzos, signifying “exposed feet,” sold multiple million duplicates. The collection included her brand name sound, a mix of Latin, rock and Arabic melodic styles. Her subsequent record, Dónde Están Los Ladrones? (1998), which deciphers as “Where are the thieves?”, arrived at the highest point of Billboard’s Latin diagrams. Not long later, Shakira won her first Grammy Award (best Latin pop collection) for Shakira: MTV Unplugged (2000).

Her next collection ‘Donde Estan los Ladrones?’ delivered in 1998. It highlighted Latin Pop style music with components of rock en Espanol. The collection became one of the most amazing selling Spanish language collections in the U.S. It sold in excess of 7,000,000 duplicates around the world.

With the success of her albums, Shakira became a music superstar in the Spanish-language markets, known for her strong vocals and incredible hip-shaking belly dance moves.

She wandered into the English language market with the collection ‘Clothing Service’ in 2001. The collection was described by Latin stone and Latin pop styles and its lead single ‘At whatever point, Wherever’ bested the ‘U.S. Bulletin Hot Latin Songs’ outline.

Her Spanish collection ‘Fijacion Oral, Vol. 1’ delivered in June 2005. It was trailed by the arrival of the English collection ‘Oral Fixation, Vol. 2’ in November. The single ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ from the last option crested at number one on the ‘U.S. Announcement Hot 100’ and proceeded to turn into her unmistakable tune.

Her collection ‘She Wolf’ delivered in 2009. With components of electropop, dancehall, and world styles, the collection sounded astoundingly not quite the same as her past works. It was valued for its uniqueness.

Alongside the South African band ‘Freshlyground,’ she sang ‘Waka (This Time for Africa),’ the authority melody of the 2010 ‘FIFA World Cup.’ The tune was a super hit.
Right after the accomplishment of the tune ‘Waka,’ she delivered her collection ‘Deal el Sol’ in 2010. The collection was widely praised and turned into an overall business achievement.

Shakira’s 10th studio collection delivered on 25 March 2014. Around the same time, she likewise played out the melody ‘Dare (La La)’ at the end service of the 2014 ‘FIFA World Cup.’
She sang ‘Try Everything’ for the movie ‘Zootopia’ which delivered in 2016. In 2018, she went on her 6th world visit named ‘The El Dorado World Tour.’

Shakira Personal Life

Outside of her bustling profession, Shakira made the Pies Descalzos Foundation to assist kids in her local Colombia with getting quality schooling. She is additionally a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and was regarded by the United Nations’ International Labor Organization for her philanthrophic endeavors in 2010.

Shakira is involved with Spanish soccer player Gerard Piqué. The couple invited their first youngster together on January 22, 2013. They named their child Milan, and that signifies “dear, cherishing and thoughtful” in Slavic; “anxious and arduous” in Ancient Roman; and “unification” in Sanskrit, as indicated by an assertion on Shakira’s site. In August 2014, the couple reported she was pregnant once more. Their subsequent child, Sasha, was brought into the world on January 29, 2015.

Shakira recently dated Antonio de la Rua, child of previous Argentine President Fernando de la Rua. In April 2013, de la Rua stood out as truly newsworthy when he sued the Latin songstress for $250 million, charging that he had made a portion of his ex’s hit tunes just as the “Shakira brand.”

Shakira is well-known for her philanthropy and charitable works. She founded the ‘Pies Descalzos Foundation’ in 1997. The foundation funds schools all over Columbia to help poor children.