Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (b. 2 February 1977 in Barranquilla), simply as Shakira, Lebanese Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Engaged in a massive explosion at the end of the 90s, Latin Pop and Latin Rock music is one of the most important names furyasındaki. In particular, the figure of half-Arab half-Latin American dances and appreciation of people gathered. At the same time, two times the artist, the Grammy and Latin Grammy-nominated seven times together, winning 14 times the Billboard Latin Music Award. According to Sony Music İspnaya'ya shakira in America with a total of 9.6 million people around the world just over 60 million albums sold. Shakira is to record sales of 100 million singles sales are recorded past.
Shakira $ 140 million with net assets of the richest in the world are among the best-selling Colombian artist şarkıcları Latin pop. "Hips Do not Lie" lead single to the present 20 million was the sale of the last 10 years lead the best-selling single. World Cup in 2010, performing the song "Waka Waka" by the sale of 5 million was the story of the World Cup's best-selling song. The song is on YouTube more than 350 million have been following the 3 videos. Shakira, America, Australia and England, rose to # 1 was the only South African artist.
At the same time in Colombia, Shakira Pies Descalzos, founder and honorary chairman of the non-governmental organization. 6 years old, was the first of his compositions. Grandmother learned to dance. In addition, Shakira loves, alcohol and coffee drinking, chocolate. In an interview, "If there's nothing better than chocolate, more chocolate than he is." He said. The mother tongue Spanish. Speaks fluent English and Portuguese. In addition, French, Italian and Arabic, a little konuşabiliyor.Ayrıca Artist of the Year by Harvard University in 2011 and elected.