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Shakira

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Birthday
2, 1977
Birthplace
Barranquilla, Colombia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1977 (age 40)
Birthplace
Barranquilla, Colombia

About

Singer-songwriter whose 2006 song "Hips Don't Lie" became a #1 hit. She initially gained fame from her 1995 major-label debut album, Pies Descalzos, and found international success with her 2002 track "Whenever, Wherever."

Before Fame

She was known as the belly dancer girl to those in her school, and wrote a poem called "The Crystal Rose" when she was four. When she was attending UCLA, she would wear dark sunglasses and a hat so that people wouldn't gawk at her.

Trivia

Her song "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" received over 500 million views and became the seventh most-watched video on YouTube. In 2016, she voiced the character Gazelle in the Disney animated film Zootopia.

Family Life

She announced her relationship with Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique in 2011. The couple welcomed their first son, Milan Piqué Mebarak, on January 22, 2013 and their second son, Sasha Pique Mebarak, on January 29, 2015.

Associated With

She featured Beyonce on her 2007 single "Beautiful Liar."

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