We recognize this famous Colombian singer from her support for football and all the amazing tracks she has released over the past couple of years only to spread a lovely combination of English and Spanish songs – She’s Shakira!
During the last two decades, Shakira has made a huge name in the music industry with her catchy Latin tunes. Shakira has been releasing new sounds on the Latin charts since the 1990s, but she made her way to the US charts in 2001 with her top track “Whenever-Wherever.”
Also, Shakira never had her own US No#1 single until the year 2016 with the all-time favorite “Hips don’t lie.”
Furthermore, Shakira hasn’t launched any new albums since 2017, but she has released some new singles at the beginning of 2020, and because of this very reason, a lot of fans are expecting a new album from her.
In the past years, Shakira has toured all around the world and received 13 Latin Grammy Awards, 3 Grammys, and she even has her star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In addition to this, she has participated as a judge in The Voice – season 4 and 6. She even did a voice cover in the famous Disney animated movie “Zootopia”. She created an original song for the movie.
So, how much net worth has been specified to this super bowl singer? More importantly, how does she make use of it?
The Beginning of Shakira’s Career
The pop-star Shakira was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, on 2nd February 1977, her family suffered from a lot of hardships and poverty. At the age of 8, her family became bankrupt, and they suffered from a huge loss.
The spark in Shakira began when she tried to accept the cruel reality of her life as a poor girl. One day, her parents took her to a park where the orphans were working with glue, and she tried to match their situation with theirs by making a promise to her that one day she would vindicate her parent’s economic and social situation and will do something about these out-of-luck kids.
She explained her story to The Guardia, and in the interview, she said that she could never get that twisted image of the orphaned park out from her mind.
After signing a record deal at the age of 13, Shakira launched her debut album in 1991, called Magia. She even released another album, but both of her albums did not appeal to the listeners much.
Later on, she received a lot of recognition in her Latin music career with her two albums – DondeEstan Los Landrones? (1998) and Pies Descalzos (1995), and in one of these albums, her hit song “Whenever, Wherever” also made the fans go crazy about her.
When it comes to Shakira’s personal life, she was in a good relationship with Argentinian attorney Antonio De La Rua, for 11 years – from 2000-2011. In an interview with the press, she described her relationship with Antonio has if they were a married couple who didn’t need any papers to clarify.
Sadly, they both separated in 2011, but her former partner tried to oversee her career and business interests by suing her for $100 Million, as he thought he deserved his share from their business partnership after their separation.
Luckily, Shakira fell in love with a Spanish football player, Gerard Pique, and they started dating in 2011. He was a footballer for the Spanish national team and FC Barcelona.
They had their first encounter during the making of Waka Waka in 2010. Here’s another interesting detail, Gerard Piques is 10 years younger than her – but age ain’t anything but just a number, right?
Currently, Shakira and Gerard are living happily in Barcelona with their two sons.
Shakira’s Net Worth
According to a reliable estimate, Shakira has a net worth of $300 million dollars. Her singing, writing, dancing, philanthropist, and producing career are still flourishing, and she will forever remain an icon.