Shakira net worth: Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model, Shakira has a net worth of $220 million.
The richest Colombian singer and a singing diva, which has made millions of people around the world dance to her music in her own dancing steps, Shakira is one of the most popular singers in the world. Shakira is a singer, dancer and a choreographer who has been dominating American music industry with her mesmerising voice and belly dancing skills. Shakira is a household name in every country in the world and she found this fame with her chart-topping singles like “Whenever, Wherever”, “Hips Don’t Lie” as well as “Waka Waka”, the official song for 2010 FIFA World Cup and many more.
She was born as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll on February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia. Shakira was interested in poetry and belly dancing from an early age but wanted a career in music from the time she entered teenage. She was first contracted by Sony Music Colombia when she was only thirteen years old and that is when she debuted with the album “Magia”.
Her first studio album “Magia” couldn’t do a good job in the market which is why; Shakira released a seond album “Peligro” as the follow-up album. But she claimed to fame from her third album “Pies Descalzos” which she recorded after finishing her high school. After this, Shakira became widely famous in Latin America but for her, much more was yet to come.
Shakira extensively widened her fans and followers when she released her fifth album named “Laundry Service” in English language which contained the hit single “Whenever, Wherever”. She has released ten albums till date, sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and given the peak of success she’s enjoying right now, she will be selling much more in the time ahead. Shakira has garnered a lot of respect and recognition for her contribution in show business. This Walk of Fame starrer has earned two Grammy Awards, five MTV Music Video Awards and many more highly reputed awards.
With all the recognition and widely selling albums complemented with her passionate live concerts and tours, money just flows in for Shakira. This dancing diva has outnumbered her colleagues in terms of money and fame as she is the third highest selling and the richest Latin singer.
With her riches counting in millions, Shakira has been living a grand life with her long term boyfriend, famous footballer, Gerard Pique and their two sons in Spain. An active philanthropist and an influencing woman, Shakira has a net worth of $220 million as of 2015.
Quick Facts about Shakira
Full name: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
Birth Date: February 2, 1977
Birth Place: Baranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia
Height: 5ft 1 in
Profession: Singer, Dancer, actor, philanthropist
Ethnicity: Colombian, Latin American, Lebanese
Marital Status: In a relationship with Gerard Pique
Astrological Sign: Aquarius