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Shakira Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Shakira Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 53 kg
Date of Birth February 2, 1977
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color
Dark Brown

Shakira is one of the most famous singers apart from being a dancer, songwriter, businesswoman, philanthropist, and a record producer from Colombia. Honored with numerous awards, including the Grammys, Latin Grammy, MTV Video Music Awards and more, Shakira is known by all worldwide. Her songs such as Hips Don’t Lie, Beautiful Lier, Loca, Waka Waka, Chantaje and more were ranked at #1 position in multiple countries. Shakira was a coach on The Voice, a singing competition for 2 seasons (4 and 6) from 2013 to 2014.

She made her recording debut at the age of 13 under Sony Music Colombia. Her first two Colombian albums were Magia (1991) and Peligro (1993). Her albums Pies Descalzos (1995) and Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998) fetched her recognition in Spanish-speaking countries.

Born Name

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll

Nick Name

Shaki

Shakira beach selfie in May 2022
Shakira beach selfie in May 2022 (Shakira / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Barranquilla, Colombia

Residence

Barcelona, Spain

Nationality

Colombian

Education

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

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

As a hobby, in 2020, Shakira completed her Ancient Philosophy course from the University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation

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

Family

  • Father – William Mebarak Chadid
  • Mother – Nidia Ripoll
  • Siblings – None
  • Others – Tonino Mebarak (Older Half-Brother), Patricia Mebarak (Older Half-Sister) (Special Education Teacher), Moises Mebarak (Older Half-Brother), Lucy Mebarak (Older Half-Sister) (Surgeon), Antonio Mebarak (Older Half-Brother), Ana Mebarak (Older Half-Sister), Alberto Mebarak (Older Half-Brother) (Lawyer), Edward Mebarak (Older Half-Brother), Robin Mebarak (Older Half-Brother)

Manager

Shakira is signed with these agencies –

  • Roc Nation
  • Richard De La Font

Genre

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

Instruments

Vocals, percussion, guitar, drums, harmonica

Label

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

Net Worth

Shakira’s net worth is estimated at $300 million as per CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

53 kg or 117 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Shakira dated

  1. Antonio de la Rúa (2000-2011) – In 2000, Shakira started dating Antonio (a lawyer and the oldest son of former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa) and this relationship went long for 11 years. Antonio proposed to 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 (2011-2022) – On March 29, 2011, Shakira revealed about her new boyfriend via Twitter, who is a Spanish footballer and played as a center-back for FC Barcelona at that time. 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 Mebarak. In June 2022, the couple confirmed that they had separated after dating for almost 11 years as Shakira had found Gerard cheating on her with another woman. During those days, Gerard was enjoying a party lifestyle, living alone in Barcelona.
Shakira with music industry executive Merck Mercuriadis in May 2022
Shakira with music industry executive Merck Mercuriadis in May 2022 (Shakira / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

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 has Dark Brown hair.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Hips
  • Curly hair
  • Petite short frame
  • Yodeling (a form of singing)

Measurements

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

Brand Endorsements

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

Religion

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.

Shakira at Cannes Film Festival 2022
Shakira at Cannes Film Festival 2022 (Shakira / Instagram)

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 BookThe Prophet (Khalil Gibran)
  • Favorite PerfumeIssey Miyake Perfumes
  • Favorite Sweets – Chocolate balls
  • Favorite Fruit – Mango
  • Favorite Song – With or Without You (U2)
Shakira on the set of Dancing with Myself in June 2022
Shakira on the set of Dancing with Myself in June 2022 (Shakira / Instagram)

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. In 2010, Shakira began her own beauty line “S by Shakira” with the parent company Puig.
  5. Shakira is a philanthropist too. In 1997, she founded “Pies Descalzos Foundation” (also called Barefoot 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. When she was 2, her oldest half-brother got hit by a car (driven by a drunk man) while he was riding his motorcycle and died in the crash.
  9. Mattel has made many Barbie Dolls based on Shakira’s look.
  10. John Lennon‘s music greatly influenced Shakira.
  11. She is blessed with a perfect pitch. She can sing any note without a prior hearing or recognize any note just by hearing it.
  12. She fired her beauty staff after deciding that she had become too obsessed with her appearance.
  13. Shakira owns houses in the Bahamas, Barcelona (Spain), Miami, and Barranquilla (Colombia).
  14. Shakira learned the art of Arabian belly dancing from her Lebanese grandmother. Her grandmother wanted her to stay true to the roots of the Middle East.
  15. She has 3 dogs, namely, Coquito, Chan, and Gordita.
  16. Shakira is a big fan of Indian (Bollywood) music and movies. Her performance at the 2006 MTV Video Awards was choreographed by Indian choreographer Farah Khan. It was one of her most memorable performances and she performed in traditional Indian clothing.
  17. On December 4, 2020, she collaborated with Black Eyed Peas to release the music video for the song Girl Like Me.
  18. In 2020, Shakira was the 7th most-searched person in the United States on Google. However, she was the most Googled musician of the year 2020.
  19. In 2021, Shakira was ranked #17 in the list of “50 Most Influential People on Twitter” as per Brandwatch Consumer Research. Taylor Swift was ranked #1.
  20. In December 2021, Shakira teamed up with NBC for the launch of a dance challenge series titled Dancing with Myself.
  21. In April 2022, Shakira teamed up with Rauw Alejandro for a Spanish-language song titled Te Felicito.
  22. In May 2022, Shakira’s father was hospitalized after he suffered a bad fall.
  23. Shakira is a contralto.
  24. Shakira is considered the “Queen of Latin Music”.
  25. Shakira has served as the executive producer of the NBC dance competition show Dancing with Myself that first premiered on May 31, 2022.
  26. In 2022, Shakira appeared in Netflix’s original documentary film Jennifer Lopez: Halftime as herself.
  27. In November 2017, Shakira’s name came in Paradise Papers which is a collection of confidential electronic documents containing offshore investments.
  28. Released in 2016, she gave her voice to a character named Gazelle, who is the biggest pop star in Disney’s Zootopia. Worldwide, the movie earned over $1 billion. Shakira also sang an original song for the film “Try Everything”.
  29. In 2020, after having 4 songs from different decades to have over 100 million streams on Spotify, Shakira became the first female artist (and third overall after Michael Jackson and Eminem) in history to achieve this feat.
  30. In 2020, Shakira made a new record of 37 at the Vevo Certified Awards with the most videos with over 100 million streams ever.
  31. She was at #5 in the list of Online Video’s Most Viral Artists of 2010 with 404,118,932 views.
  32. Shakira was honored by Harvard Foundation as the Cultural Rhythms Artist of the Year in 2011.
  33. Shakira has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6270 Hollywood Blvd which she received in 2011. She was first approached for the star in 2004, but she turned down the offer.
  34. In 2014, Shakira became the first musical act to perform 3 times at FIFA World Cup.
  35. In 2006, a 16-feet tall statue was erected in a park in her hometown Barranquilla near Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez (football stadium).
  36. In January 2021, Shakira sold her music catalog which contained 145 songs to Hipgnosis Songs Fund for an undisclosed amount.
  37. In December 2018, Shakira was charged with tax evasion and it was reported that she had failed to pay $16.3 million between the years 2012 and 2014. However, she denied the accusations in June 2019. In July 2022, it was revealed that the Spanish prosecutor was seeking a prison term of 8 years and a fine of more than 23 million euros for Shakira in the tax fraud case.

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25 COMMENTS

  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.

  4. OMG, I LOVE HER, SHE IS TOOOO BEAUTIFUL, HER SONGS ARE PERFECT, I LOVE HER SOOO MUCH, SHE IS SO CUTEEEE….!!! ♡♥♡♡♥

  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.

  8. Shakira is tiny. My 10 year old cousin got a picture with her without her heels on and she was a head taller than her. Shakira had to get on tip toes for the pic.

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