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).
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.
Shakira Parents: William Mebarak Chadid, Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado
William Mebarak Chadid and Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado are Shakira’s parent. She is the only child between the couple.
William however had nine children from his previous marriage. He was born in New York City on 6 September 1931, to Lebanese parents. His family moved to Colombia when he was five.
Mr. Chadid is a successful businessman.
Her mother Nidia also has Spanish and Italian roots. Shakira is her only child, and she is very fond of her.
Nidia’s profile has remained undisclosed.