Shakira is a Colombian singer of Lebanese descent, born on February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia. She is one of the most beautiful women in the world.
Biography and life story of celebrity in English.
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Full real name: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
Country of nationality: Colombia
Country of 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 – until now
Social status: married
Husband: Gerard Pique
Sons: Yilan, Sasha
Father: Don William Mubarak
Mother: Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torodo
Length: 1.57 meters
Biography, Life story
Shakira was born on February 2, 1977 in Barnquilla, Colombia, to a Lebanese father, Don William Mubarak, who was born in New York, and a Spanish mother from Catalonia, Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torodo, who was born in Colombia. Shakira is the only daughter of her husband, Don William Mubarak, who has eight children from his first wife. Shakira has five half-brothers, Alberto, Edward, Moises, Tony and Robin, and three half-sisters, Anna, Lucy, and Patricia. At the age of thirteen she moved to Bogota. A year later, she released her first album, Magia (Magic), and then released her second album, Peligro (Danger). After that, she turned to acting and got a role in a Colombian television novel. In 1995 she returned to singing: her album Pies Descalzos (Barefoot) was a major part of her success. Her single, Estoy Aquí (I’m Here) hit #1 in Colombia and attracted worldwide attention.
I interviewed 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 contained the song Inevitable (Unavoidable) and Ojos Así (Those Eyes). Shakira’s mixing of rock and Latin has given her great popularity in Spain and in Spanish-speaking countries.
With her album Laundry Service in 2002, Shakira gained huge acclaim in English-speaking countries. With English song scripts it has adapted itself to the collective taste there. Critics criticized her linguistic shortcomings, which caused the failure of some of her songs, such as, Whenever Whenever, but contrary to expectations, she has met with great success in the whole world. In 2003, Shakira went on a global artistic journey. Shakira writes her own song scripts with the help of Luis Fernando Ochoa and Lester Mendez.
Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, wrote about her:
“Shakira’s music has a tone of its own, which is unlike any other. No one can sing and dance like her, of all ages, with such an innocent feeling, which she had invented herself.”
Shakira gave birth to her lover, player Gerard Pique, two Boldins, Milan, the eldest son, and her young child, Sasha. She is a fan of Barcelona, Spain, and then Inter Milan, Italy.
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 a global statistic published by the foreign website ARY News, where the names of the ten most beautiful female artists of 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
Magia (1991) – Peligro (1993) – Pies Descalzos (1995) – The Remixes (1997) – Dónde 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).
2010 World Cup album
The 2010 World Cup album, and Shakira had a great goal to outperform the rest of the singers in the football festival every four years, which is the World Cup in which she excelled in singing with some African actors in some clips, and Shakira’s popularity after this review is her success in the show, which was admired by millions Around the world. And the name of the song is waka waka.
Awards, honors and achievements
Shakira is considered one of the most Latin American singers who have won awards and nominations. She has won two Grammy Awards and seven Latin Grammy Awards, including 4 in one night, making her the most artist to win awards in the same night. She won 3 AMA Awards, American Music Awards.
The Grammy Award is given every year and Shakira has won 2 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.