Shakira net worth: How much does the Latina pop star have in the bank?
Jn week, rumors surfaced that Barcelona’s Gerard Piqu had cheated on his longtime partner Shakira, and the two have now announced their separation.
According to reports, Piqu has been living alone in an apartment since the singer caught him cheating on him.
Many people are curious about Shakira’s career and net worth since the rumors surfaced. Here are the answers to these and other questions.
What is Shakira’s net worth in 2022?
Shakira has a net worth of $350 million and sold over 75 million records worldwidemaking her one of the best-selling musical artists in the world.
Shakira also created the Barefoot Foundation, which helps underprivileged children. Barcelona and the foundation have collaborated to provide sports education to children.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born in Barranquilla, Colombia on February 2, 1977. Shakira is an Arabic word meaning “grateful”. William Mebarak Chadid and Nidia Ripoll Torrado raised her as their only child. Her father was born in New York, where her paternal grandparents emigrated from Lebanon. Shakira’s father moved to Colombia when he was five.
On her mother’s side, she is Spanish and Italian. She grew up as a devout Catholic who attended Catholic schools. From her father’s previous marriage, she has eight older half-siblings. Shakira grew up in Barranquilla, Colombia, a city located on the country’s northern Caribbean coast.
At the age of four, she wrote her first poem, “La Rosa De Cristal (The Crystal Rose).” As a child, she was captivated watching her father type stories on his typewriter and asked for one for Christmas. She received one when she was seven and has been writing poetry ever since. Eventually , these poems became songs.
Shakira’s debut album, “Magia”, was released in June 1991, when she was just 13, and included the single “Magicalong with three other singles. She’s been collecting songs since she was eight years old.
The album did well on Colombian radio and gave the young Shakira much exposure, but it did not sell well in the United States, with only 1,200 copies sold worldwide. His second album,Peligro“, from 1993, was also a flop.
“Descalzo Pies,” released in 1995, and “Donde Estan los Ladrones?released in 1998 were both hits in Spanish-speaking countries. Shakira’s fifth album, “Laundry service,” marks its first foray into the English-speaking market (2001). It sold over 20 million copies and spawned the international number one singles “Anytime anywhere” and “Under your clothes.”
Shakira and Gerard Piqu, a Spanish footballer, started dating in 2011. He is a member of FCBarcelona as well as the Spanish national team. Shakira is his junior by ten years. They first met in the spring of 2010 when he appeared in the music video for her song “Waka Waka (This time for Africa),” which was chosen as the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Milan, born January 22, 2013, and Sasha, born January 29, 2015, are the two sons of Shakira and Gerard. The couple recently announced that they would be divorcing.
Shakira has signed a ten-year contract, $300 million deal with Live Nation in 2008. She also reportedly did $12 million from “The Voice” in 2013.
Shakira’s minimalist Miami mansion has been listed for $11.6 million in 2018. The 20,726 square foot property on Miami’s North Bay Road overlooks the water and has over 100 feet of access to Biscayne Bay.
The home has six bedrooms and seven and a half bathrooms and measures 8,708 square feet. Matt Damon, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez and Michael Bay are all neighbors.