Shakira Family, Biography, Career and Net worth 2019
Shakira Family – Latino pop star Shakira seems too good to be true. One of the richest pop singers in the world, she started her way to stardom in the teens, and even then it was obvious that she was a sensation. In addition to her numerous concerts, international tours, and awards, she is also a celebrated philanthropist, savior of kids and well-educated woman.
No need to say, that such a great personality is the result of a lucky combination of her genes and a hard work of her parents, who didn’t regret either time or money for their talented girl.
Shakira is a beautiful woman, who always is surrounded by lots of male fans. But she always tried to keep in secret the name of that “only one”, who captured her heart.
In the early 2000s, she was in love with Antonio de la Rúa, the son of ex-President of Argentine. It was rumored that Antonio proposed his dancing lady, but she said “No!” Nevertheless, their love affair lasted about 11 years and in early 2011 the couple amicably separated.
That very year Shaki introduced to the wide circle of her fans her new boyfriend – the football star Gerard Pique.
The couple met at Football World Cup 2010. Then Shakira was invited as a special guest star, who performed “Waka Waka”, the official song of the event. She recorded a music video to the song, and young Gerard was one of the football players, who appeared there.
At first, the couple, who shares the same birthday with 10 year age difference, tried to keep in secret their romance. But in March 2011 the singer opened the name of her new loved one. Then each of her fans was curious, who was that mysterious athlete?
In fact, the athlete has never tried to keep his life out of public eyes. He told that he was born as Gerard Piqué Bernabéu in Barcelona. His father Joan Piqué ran a successful business, while his mother Montserrat Bernabeu directed a spinal injuries hospital.
Gerard fell in love with football at a very early age. There was no need for him to choose the area of activity – with his whole heart he felt, that it was football.
At the age of 10, he had already become a trainee at FC Barcelona academy. Frankly speaking, Gerard’s grandfather was a vice president of this club, and he made his grandson love and respect it since the earliest years.
Shakira future husband studied in the FC academy for several years. He worked very hard and developed his physical skills. As a youngster, he got numerous accolades. Piqué was selected as the player of the youngest team of Barça, named Alevín A. Except for Gerard, there were many other young players in this team, which later turned into internationally popular sports stars. During his first days in the youthful department of Barça, he got acquainted with Lionel Messi, who till now remains Pique’s friend.
Being one of the best young players, our today hero got a chance to become a professional footballer. Soon he was drafted by another famous European club Manchester United. He signed his first professional deal in 2004.
Although Shaki’s future lover was really skillful as a player, his first appearances on the field as a pro player were not so successful. That’s why he parted his ways with Manchester United and after short cooperation with some other clubs, he returned to Barcelona, where finally met his finest hour.
Having become one of the best team players in 2008-2009, soon Gerard met the main lady of his life – Shakira. Till now they live a cozy family life. Shaki and her loved one have already become parents of two sweet sons.
When the singer got pregnant for the first time, of course, she tried to make it private. But rumors of her possible pregnancy appeared, when she was spotted, visiting with her husband a baby store in Miami. Later the singer confirmed, she was expecting. The pop star canceled a number of advanced-planned public appearances because of her pregnancy. While waiting for the first for both babies, the singer and her athletic partner bought a new cozy mansion in Barcelona.
Finally, it happened. In January 2013 Shaki gave birth to the cute baby boy, which was named as Milan. Currently, the kid is 5 years old. He has already made a number of public appearances, including starring in his mother’s music video “La La La – Brazil” alongside his father and a number of other popular football players, including Cesc Fàbregas, Neymar, etc.
Milan has a younger brother Sasha.
The second son in the family of two celebs was born two years later. For the first time, Sasha appeared in public, being just 6 months old. Then his parents posted a video of the boy, kicking a ball. Thus, they hinted, that Sasha inherited his father’s genes and may follow his path in the future.
In her interview to “Hello” magazine (Spanish version) Shaki opened up, that being a mother of two boys changed her. Her world hasn’t been focused exclusively on herself since their birth. But she feels happy to make them a center of her life.
William Mebarak Chadid is not just Shakira’s father, he is one of her best friends too. A successful businessman, he comes from Lebanon. His parents immigrated to the USA, when William was just 5 years old.
Mr. Mebarak is a very rich person, who built his brand with his own hands. He sold jewelry but easily left his successful business to get on the road with his talented daughter. Shaki signed her first deal (with Sony Music) at the age of 13, and she convinced her parents to help her become a pop star.
As for now, William is known as the author of several books, including Shakira’s biography. In the book, he shares the ideas for parents, how to help children develop their talents.
In addition to the biography, Mebarak Chadid has a book of love poems and short stories. He tells that he devoted the poems to his youthful sweethearts. By the way, his feelings to Shaki’s mother he names “mature love of his second youth”.
Shakira is a lucky kid, who grew up in the family of two creative people. Her father was an amateur singer, who performed in a choir during the years of his studying, while her mother was an amateur painter.
Nidia Ripoll is the second wife of a talented businessman William Mebarak. She is a housewife. Shaki is her only child
From her father’s side, the singer has 8 half-siblings namely: Tonino Mebarak, Patricia Mebarak, Edward Mebarak, Lucy Mebarak, Alberto Mebarak, Moises Mebarak, Antonio Mebarak
Biography, Career and Net Worth
Colombian pop singer and dancer Shakira has won multiple Grammy, Latin Grammy, and American Music Awards.
Known for hits like “Whenever, Wherever” and “Hips Don’t Lie,” Shakira is the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time, with estimates of more than 70 million albums sold worldwide. Additionally, she has served as a judge on the popular singing-competition show The Voice.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on February 2, 1977, in Barranquilla, Colombia. With a Lebanese father and Colombian mother, Shakira honors both her Latino and Arabic heritage in her music. She wrote her first song at the age of 8 and signed her first record deal at 13.Ѕhаkіrа саrееr іntо muѕіс kісkеd оff whеn ѕhе ѕuссеѕѕfullу раѕѕеd thе аudіtіоn оf Ѕоnу Соlоmbіа ехесutіvеѕ whо gаvе hеr а rесоrd dеаl оf thrее аlbumѕ. Неr dеbut аlbum whісh іѕ tіtlеd Маgіа wаѕ rеlеаѕеd whеn ѕhе wаѕ јuѕt 13 іn 1991.Тhе аlbum wаѕ а соmmеrсіаl fаіlurе аnd еvеn hеr ѕесоnd аlbum tіtlеd Реlіgrо whісh wаѕ rеlеаѕеd іn 1993. Ноwеvеr, hеr thіrd ѕtudіо аlbum tіtlеd Ріеѕ Dеѕсаlzоѕ wаѕ а соmmеrсіаl ѕuссеѕѕ, аnd thе аlbum gеnеrаllу rесеіvеd fаvоurаblе rеvіеwѕ.