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BIOGRAFIA DE SHAKIRA

Nombre artstico: Shakira.

Nombre completo / verdadero: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll.

Fecha de nacimiento: 2 de febrero de 1977.

Lugar de nacimiento: Barranquilla, Colombia.

Ocupacin actual: Compositora, productora discogra fica, bailarina y cantante de Pop.

Vida: Shakira significa en a rabe agradecida, es hija de Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado de
ascendencia italiana y espan ola y del estadounidense de origen libane s William Mebarak
Chadid. De un matrimonio anterior de su padre tiene ocho hermanos. Desde muy pequen a
ya estaba interesada en escribir, al pricipio poemas que ma s tarde se convertiran en
canciones. Cuando tena ocho an os tiene que trasladarse a vivir a Los ngeles con unos
familiares porque su padre se declara en bancarrota. Cuando regresa a Barranquilla y
como ella misma confiesa piensa que es el fin del mundo cuando comprueba que
pra cticamente todas las posesiones de su familia se han vendido.

En 1988, con 11 an os participa en un concurso infantil en la TV, colombiana, Telecaribe, y


consigue ganar tres an os seguidos. Debuto en 1996 con Pies Descalzos y consiguio el e xito
profesional en 2001 con Servicio de Lavandera.
La cantante tambie n tiene una faceta solidaria, en 1995 crea la Fundacio n Pies Descalzos,
que ayuda a nin os del mundo y colombianos.

En el an o 2011 confirma su relacio n con Gerard Pique (1987), futbolista del FC Barcelona,
es considerado uno de los mejores defensas del mundo. nteriormente tuvo una relacio n,
durante once an os con ntonio de la Ru a, a la que puso fin en enero de 2011.

Discografa: Ha vendido ma s de 60 millones de discos, ha ganado 2 premios Grammy y 7


Grammy Latino. Tiene una abundante discografa.Ha publicado ocho lbumes de estudio,
Pies descalzos (1996), Do nde esta n los ladrones? (1998) Servicio de lavandera (2001),
Fijacio n oral Vol. 1 y Vol. 2 (2005), Loba/She Wolf (2009), Sale el sol (2010).
2005: Oral Fixation Vol. 2
dema s tiene gran cantidad de sencillos, recopilatorios, EP, remixes, recopilatorios y varias
giras mundiales. Ha participadao en colaboraciones con lejandro Sanz, Beyonce , Miguel
Bose , Madonna, Pink, nnie Lennox y Wyclef Jean.

Otras apreciaciones: Shakira es una de las cantantes mejor pagadas segu n Forbes. En
2010, tras el tremendo e xito de su tema para el Mundial de fu tbol, sigue organizando giras
mundiales y editando a lbumes y singles.
SHAKIRA BIOGRAPHY

Artistic name: Shakira.

Full / true name: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll.

Date of birth: February 2, 1977.

Place of birth: Barranquilla, Colombia.

Current occupation: Composer, record producer, dancer and pop singer.

Life: Shakira means in grateful rabic, is daughter of Nidia of the Carmen Ripoll Torrado of
Italian and Spanish ancestry and the merican of Lebanese origin William Mebarak
Chadid. Of a previous marriage of his father has eight brothers. From an early age I was
already interested in writing, at the beginning of poems that would later become songs.
When he was eight years old, he had to move to Los ngeles with relatives because his
father declared bankruptcy. When she returns to Barranquilla and as she confesses herself
thinks that it is the end of the world when she verifies that practically all the possessions
of its family have been sold.

In 1988, at age 11, she participated in a children's competition on TV, in Colombia,


Telecaribe, and managed to win three consecutive years. He debuted in 1996 with Pies
Descalzos and achieved professional success in 2001 with Laundry Service.
The singer also has a solidarity side, in 1995 creates the Pies Descalzos Foundation, which
helps children of the world and Colombians.

In 2011 confirms his relationship with Gerard Pique (1987), FC Barcelona footballer, is
considered one of the best defenses in the world. He previously had a relationship, for
eleven years with ntonio de la Rua, which ended in January 2011.

Discography: Has sold over 60 million records, won 2 Grammy wards and 7 Latin
Grammy wards. It has an abundant discography. It has published eight Studio albums,
Pies barefoot (1996), Where are the thieves? (1998), Laundry Service (2001), Oral Fixation
Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (2005), Loba / She Wolf (2009), The Sun Is Out (2010).
2005: Oral Fixation Vol. 2
It also has a lot of singles, compilations, EP, remixes, compilations and several world tours.
He has participated in collaborations with lejandro Sanz, Beyonce , Miguel Bose ,
Madonna, Pink, nnie Lennox and Wyclef Jean.

Other appreciations: Shakira is one of the best paid singers according to Forbes. In 2010,
following the tremendous success of his theme for the World Cup, continues to organize
world tours and editing albums and singles.