Born 2 February 1977 (age 45) Barranquilla, Colombia

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer and songwriter.

She made her recording debut under Sony Music Colombia at the age of 13.

Partner(s) Antonio de la Rúa(2000–2010) Gerard Piqué (2011–present)

Children   2

Shakira served as a coach on two seasons of the American singing competition television series The Voice (2013–2014)

With a catalog of 145 songs, Shakira has sold over 80 million records.

Years active 1990–present