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.

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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 Siblings:

Shakira is the only one of William Mebarak’s children who became famous and maintains a public life.

Her brothers are: Tonino, José Antonio, Alberto, Edward, Robin and Moisés Mebarak. And her sisters: Patricia, Lucila, and Ana Mebarak.

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Who is Patricia Mebarak?

Patricia Mebarack is based in Spain and works as a teacher for students with special needs.

Who is Lucy Mebarak?

Lucy Mebarack lived temporarily in Spain and before her famous sister moved to this country, Lucy returned to Barranquilla where she works as a neurosurgeon in a clinic.

Who is Tonino Mebarak?

Toni Mebarack is her right-hand man and the singer has a tight relationship with him. For years, Toni has been part of the team and worked as the road manager for the Dorado World Tour.

Who is Antonio Mebarak?

José Antonio Mebarack lives in Miami, Florida, and is a successful businessman with ties to Political Leaders, Presidents, and High Executives of multinational corporations in Latin America and Europe.

Who is Alberto Mebarak?

Alberto William Mebarack is a lawyer and was last seen with the Pop star during a trip to Colombia during the Christmas of 2016.

There is not much known information about Robin Mebarak, Ana Mebarak, Moises Moebarak, and Edward Mebarak, since they keep a low profile and are not so close to the artist like the rest of his brothers.