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Born Name

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Barranquilla, Colombia


Barcelona, Spain




Shakira went to La Ensenanza School, Barranquilla and other Catholic schools.

Later, at UCLA Extensions, she attended a summer class and studied courses on History of Western Civilization.


Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Model, Choreographer, Record Producer


  • Father – William Mebarak Chadid
  • Mother – Nidia Ripoll
  • Siblings – None

She has 8 older half-siblings due to her father’s earlier marriages.


Shakira is signed with these agencies –

  • Roc Nation
  • Richard De La Font


Pop, Latin pop, folk, rock en español, dance, world


Vocals, percussion, guitar, drums, harmonica


Columbia, Epic, Live Nation, RCA Records, Sony Music Latin




5 ft 2 in or 157 cm


53 kg or 117 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Shakira dated

  1. Antonio de la Rúa (2000-2011) – In 2000, Shakira started dating Antonio (is a Lawyer and Oldest son of former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa) and this relationship went long for 11 years. Antonio proposed Shakira in March 2001 and they started living together as married couples. But, this relationship also saw an end in August 2010. This separation was told by Shakira on January 10, 2011.
  2. Gerard Pique (2011-Present) – On March 29, 2011, Shakira told about her new boyfriend via Twitter, who is a Spanish footballer and plays at center back for FC Barcelona. On January 22, 2013, Shakira gave birth to a baby boy, named Milan Piqué Mebarak in Barcelona, Spain where they live. Later, on January 29, 2015, the couple welcomed the second child, son Sasha Piqué i Mebarak.
Shakira with her boyfriend Gerard Pique

Race / Ethnicity


She has Lebanese ancestry on her dad’s side while she is of Italian and Spanish descent on her mom’s side.

Hair Color

Dyed Blonde

She has naturally “Brown” colored hair.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Hips
  • Curly hair


34-24-37 in or 87-61-94 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 36 (EU)

Shoe Size

7 (US) or 37.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Reebok (2002), Panasonic (2007), Crest (2013), Oral B (2013), etc.


Roman Catholicism

Best Known For

Her dancing hips, belly dancing and 2000s hit “Hips Don’t Lie”.

First Album

Magia was released on June 24, 1991, but recorded in 1990 (When she was 13 years old) with Sony Music Colombia.

First Film

1996 film El Oasis for her role as Luisa Maria.

Personal Trainer

Tracy Anderson

Shakira Favorite Things

  • Favorite Food – Pancakes with Jam
  • Favorite TV Programs – Scrubs (2001-2010), It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
  • Favorite Animal – Horse
  • Favorite Band – U2, The Police
  • Favorite Latin Band – Soda Stereo
  • Favorite Music Type – Merengue
  • Favorite ActorHugh Grant
  • Favorite Color – Black
  • Favorite Flowers – Daisy and Sunflower
  • Favorite Sport – Skateboarding and Frisbee
  • Favorite Author – Oriana Fallaci
  • Favorite Book – The Prophet (Khalil Gibran)
  • Favorite Perfume – Issey Miyake Perfumes
  • Favorite Sweets – Chocolate balls
  • Favorite Fruit – Mango
  • Favorite Song – With or Without You (U2)

Shakira Facts

  1. Shakira knows native Spanish, fluent English and Portuguese and some Italian, French, Catalan and Arabic.
  2. Shakira likes to paint fried eggs, watch horror movies and collect rings but hates alcohol, coffee, candy and even jewelry.
  3. Shakira is a cousin of model and 2005–2006 Miss Colombia, Valerie Domínguez.
  4. Shakira began her own beauty line “S by Shakira” with parent company Puig in 2010.
  5. Shakira is a philanthropist too. In 1995, she founded “Pies Descalzos Foundation”, which is a charity with special schools for poor Colombian children.
  6. Shakira likes history very much and learns the history and language of the countries, she visits.
  7. Shakira (feminine of Shakir) is in Arabic which means, grateful or full of grace.
  8. Mattel has made many Barbie Dolls based on Shakira’s look.
  9. John Lennon’s music greatly influenced Shakira.
  10. She fired her beauty staff after deciding that she had become too obsessed with her appearance.
  11. She has 3 dogs, namely, Coquito, Chan, and Gordita.
  12. Visit her official website @
  13. Connect with Shakira on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, YouTube VEVO, Tumblr, PinterestGoogle+, Google+ VEVO, and iTunes.


  1. Ok, so i’m the shortest of my class, but i’m still taller than Shakira (also i’m 58 kg and she is 57), and i’m only 13. WOW !!!. Still, no offence she is the hottest girl alive, but wtf.

  2. OMG, I’m a big fan of Shakira. She’s so… honest. She’s beautiful, slim, talented, hearty and smart! She’s got amazing songs and also amazing figure. Thanks you exist, Shaki 🙂

  3. Shes so pretty I am “5,5.5” and I am 116 pounds I am surprised she would weigh more than me!Although I am at risk for an eating disorder but I don’t look skinny.


  5. There is probably a mistake relative to her Measurements :

    Her breasts are smaller : this is even a source of complex to her (check out the lyrics of whenever wherever or objection)

    and she’s definitely not 56 kg but rather 48.

    She’s slim

  6. Omg if that information is correct, she is absolutely beautiful. I love her “Hips Don’t Lie” song. She’s a stunner with an amazing voice.

    I’m 19 and I’m the same bra size (32B), the same height (5ft 2″) and the same shoe size! My weight is a little less though (105 pounds). She’s very fit for her age, wow.

    Really wish I could dance like her, hopefully I’ll learn. She’s really so beautiful, and the name Shakira is awesome.

    I can’t believe people have said mean things about her height. Silly judgmental people, everyone’s different. There’s nothing wrong with being 5ft 2″, that’s a nice height, especially for her body dimensions it’s perfect.


  7. Shakira is literally my favorite singer!!! I love her songs, and her personality!!! She is the same height and weight as me!!!! I am half Portuguese and half Lebanese.


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