Get on stage with Shakira
My brain, I believe, is the most beautiful part of my body
- Having sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, Shakira is the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time.
- She is the only South American artist to reach the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100
- In 2007, Shakira enrolled in a Western Civilization course at UCLA. She used a different name so she would not be recognized
- Her mother is half Colombian and half Italian and her father is American with Lebanese and Macedonian ancestry. In addition to Spanish, Shakira is fluent in Portuguese, Italian and English
- Born Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll on February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia