Born: February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia
Height: 5’2″ or 1.57m
Background: Shakira-Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model. Born and raised in Barranquilla she took an interest in Belly dancing and began performing at school. She entered the English-language market with her fifth album, Laundry Service with her hit single “Whenever, Wherever” that hit the Billboard charts and became the best selling single in 2002. She is also married to current Soccer superstar Gerard Piqué and have 2 children together.