Shakira Biography

Shakira  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. In 1990, at age 13, Shakira moved to Bogotá in hopes of pursuing a modeling career, but wound up signing a record deal with Sony's Colombian division instead.
With the success of her albums, Shakira became a music superstar in the Spanish-language markets, known for her strong vocals and incredible hip-shaking belly dance moves.

Birth Name : Shakira
Nickname : Shaki
Birthday  : February 02,1977
Birth place :Barrabquilla, Colombia
Height : 1.57m
Weight : 55 kg
Zodaic Sign : Aquarius
Father's Name : William Mabarak Chadid
Mother's Name : Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado
Profession : Singer