Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she has been referred to as the “Queen of Latin Music” and is noted for her musical versatility.
She made her recording debut with Sony Music Colombia at the age of 13.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on 2 February 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia. She is the only child of William Mebarak Chadid and Nidia Ripoll Torrado. She is of Colombian and Lebanese descent.
Her father William was born in New York City to a family from Lebanon.
When he was five, his family moved to Colombia.
Her Colombian mother’s side has two Spanish surnames, Ripoll and Torrado, the former of which is Catalan and originates from four brothers who immigrated from Catalonia to coastal Colombia in the 19th century.
She has also claimed to have distant Italian roots through an ancestor with the surname “Pisciotti”
Shakira Children: Meet Sasha Piqué Mebarak, Milan Piqué Mebarak
Who are Shakira Children? Does she have a Son or daughter?
Piqué Mebarak,and Milan Piqué Mebarak are the kids to Colombian singer,Shakira.
Shakira gave birth to the couple’s first son Milan on 22 January 2013 in Barcelona, Spain, where the family had taken up residence.
Shakira gave birth to their second son Sasha on 29 January 2015 Shakira gave birth to the couple’s first son Milan on 22 January 2013 in Barcelona, Spain, where the family had taken up residence.