Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on 2 February 1977 and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia.
She is a Colombian singer known for her musical dexterity and is often referred to as the “Queen of Latin Music”.
The Colombian superstar rose to fame mostly in Hispanic countries with her albums Pies Descalzos (1995) and Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998).
She made inroads into the English-language market with Laundry Service, which was her fifth album in 2001. This album sold well over 13 million copies globally.
Her name Shakira is feminine of Shakir which is Arabic for grateful. She was raised catholic and attended catholic schools.
Shakira is reported to have a very high Intelligence Quotient (IQ), some saying it is near 140.
Shakira Net Worth 2022 Forbes
Shakira, the Latino superstar, has an estimated net worth of $300 million as of 2022.
The Colombian singer is the most awarded Latin singer of all time, having won 333 awards from 732 nominations, including 3 Grammy Awards and 12 Latin Grammy Awards.