Shakira Net Worth (Updated 2022) – Bio

Shakira Net Worth: Shakira is a Columbian singer, songwriter, dancer, businesswoman, philanthropist, and record producer from Barranquilla who has a net worth of a whopping $350 million as of 2022.

Her full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, better known by her stage name Shaki. She is one of the most popular singers in the country and has managed to sell more than 125 million albums and tracks all around the world.

Shakira’s hit singles and music led her to become one of the most successful female singers of all time. She won numerous awards and accolades throughout her career such as Grammys, MTV Video Music Awards, and many more.

Not only she did leave a lasting impact commercially as one of the best-selling musicians of all time but she also became a pop icon worldwide and for Latino’s in America and is noted for her all roundness in music. That has also earned her a huge fan base globally.

Some of Shakira’s most popular songs including Hips Don’t Lie, Waka Waka, Chantaje, Beautiful Lier, and Loca, among others, hit several charts racking at number one place in various countries.

In this post, we will explore the total net worth of Shakira her yearly income, career, biography, luxurious lifestyle, relationship, and a lot more. 

  • Shakira is best known for belly dancing, as well as dancing hips. 

Net Worth 2022:

Net Worth $350 Million
Annual Salary$30 Million +
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter,
Record producer
Zodiac SignAquarius


  • With a catalog of 145 songs, Shakira has sold over 80 million records which made her the Best Selling Female Latin Artist of All Time and one of the Best Selling World Musical Arts.
  • Shakira’s 2018 El Dorado World Tour grossed $40.7 million worldwide.
  • She amassed 28 million dollars from the North American leg alone.
  • In 2010 The Sun Comes Out World Tour grossed more than 13 million dollars.
  • In 2008, Shakira also made a 10-year, $300 million deal with Live Nation for her concerts.
  • Meanwhile, she made $10 million on NBC’s hit music competition “The Voice” where she served as a judge for two seasons.
  • As per reports, her perfumes have grossed between $35 million to $45 million in the first year of sales.
  • Shakira’s net worth was $300 million in 2021 and recently it was announced that her net worth has reached $350 million.
  • Shakira is making more than $30 million annually.
  • Shakira also became the voice actor for the Disney animated film “Zootopia“.

Early Life:

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on the 2nd of February 1977 and was raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, by parents William Mebarak Chadid and Nidia Ripoll Torrado.

She is the only child of her parents and her father was born in New York City after her paternal grandparents emigrated from Lebanon to New York.

Shakira can speak several languages including Spanish, English, and Portuguese, and a little bit of Arabic, Italian, French, and Catalan. Her father William immigrated to Colombia when he was just 5 years old.

She is of Lebanese descent on her father’s side and has Italian and Spanish ancestry on her mother’s side. She grew up in a Roman Catholic family with her eight older half-siblings from her father’s previous relationship.

While growing up she attended many Catholic schools. Shakira has 6 older half-brothers Tonino, Moises, Alberto, Antonio, Edward, and Robin Mebarak, and has two half-sisters Patricia and Lucy Mebarak.

While spending her childhood in Barranquilla, she attended La Ensenanza School, as well as some other Catholic schools. At the age of 4, she got a chance to write her first poem called La Rosa De Cristal (The Crystal Rose).

During that time she developed an interest in watching her dad write stories on his typewriter and requested one for Christmas. When she was 7 years old Shakira got one and began writing from there. Her love for poems eventually turned into music and she started focussing on making her own tracks. 

Shakira’s music career started with the help of her father who first took her to a Middle Eastern restaurant where first discovered the Doumbek, a traditional drum utilized in Arabic theme, generally attended by belly dancing.

She immediately realized that she wanted to pursue her career as a performer after learning dance on the table through knowing how to belly dance over the years.

Early Career:

During school, Shakira established herself as a belly dancer girl and began showing her new dance skills every Friday to her class-fellows.

That was the same time when she started singing for her teachers as well as classmates and enjoyed this a lot. Because of her too strong vibrato, she didn’t make the school choir in the 2nd grade. 

Shakira started attending local events in Barranquilla where she began singing and earned some early recognition between the age of ten to thirteen. She was discovered by Monica Ariza who is a local theatre producer and helped her to start a professional music career.

During a flight from Barranquilla to Bogota, Ariza convinced the label Sony Colombia record executive Ciro Vargas to let Shakira audition in the hotel lobby.

Shakira grabbed the attention of Vargas who was impressed by her however Sony’s song and artist director was not but Vargas knew that Shakira had a unique talent.

Vargas set up an audition for her in Bogota and organized for Sony Colombia executives to be there. He had a plan to surprise them with Shakira’s performance, so she sang 3 singles which led her to sign a three-record deal.

Music Career:

In June of 1991, Shakira dropped her debut album Magia,” which was originally recorded under Sony Music Colombia in 1990 when she was only 13 years old.

The album 3 other tracks but unfortunately it wasn’t successful. These songs were recorded by her when she was 8 years old.

Although her first project gave her much exposure and has managed to sell only 12,00 copies globally. In early 1993 Shakira was invited to perform at Chile’s Viña del Mar International Song Festival, which earned her the trophy for the one-third region at the Festival.

That same year Shakira released her second studio album “Peligro” but was not commercially successful. At that point, she was determined to graduate from excessive school because her making single profession wasn’t going well.

Shakira’s third album “Pies Descalzos” launched in 1995 and became a business success followed by another album “Donde Estan los Ladrones?” in 1995. Both of the projects became successful by hitting the charts in Spanish-speaking countries.


After getting recognition in the Spanish music industry she decided to enter the Engling industry and dropped her 5th album “Laundry Service” in 2001.

The album received international success with its two tracks including Whenever, Wherever and Underneath Your Clothes which earned her a lot of fame.

The album sold more than 20 million copies all around the globe. Shakira continued to release her Spanish albums including 2005s Fijacion Oral, Vol. 1, 2005s Sale el Sol, and 2017s El Dorado.

All three albums earned a diamond certification by the RIIA (Recording Industry Association of America) as well as topped several Billboard Top Latin Albums charts.

During that time she also dropped her English albums such as 2005s Oral Fixation Vol. 2, 2009s She Wolf, and 2014s self-titled Shakira which received gold, platinum, or multi-platinum certification in different countries all across the world.

Few of her songs became sensations and have hit #1 on the charts in various countries, such as Hips Don’t Lie, La Tortura, Waka Waka (This Time for Africa), Beautiful Liar, Chantaje, and Loca. 

Shakira became a choice in seasons 4 and 6 of the American singing competition television series titled The Voice in 2013 and 2014 where she served as a coach. During the super bowl halftime show in 2022, Shakira performed with JLO. 

Shakira was announced to be the second most successful Latina singer of all time after Gloria Estefan and has sold over 125 million records worldwide. The singer also established herself as the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time.

Shakira has won a lot of awards to date for her hit music, she received:

  • 3 Grammy Awards
  • 13 Latin Grammy Awards
  • 4 MTV Video Music Awards
  • 7 Billboard Music Awards
  • 39 Billboard Latin Music Awards
  • 6 Guinness World Records,
  • A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame twice in the 2000s and 2010s

In 2009 Shakira was announced to be the Top Female Latin Artist of the Decade by Billboard. According to the report by Spotify, she is ranked as the most-streamed Latin artist and became one of only 3 female singers to have 2 music videos surpassing 2 billion views on YouTube.

Shakira Boyfriend, Lifestyle

Personal Life:

Shakira and Argentinian attorney Antonio de la Rua began dating in 2000 and the two were in a long relationship of 11 years. Antonio is a lawyer and known for being the oldest son of former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa.

In March 2001 Antonio first proposed to Shakira which she accepted, after that the two began living together like a married couple.

In one of Shakira’s 2009s interviews, she stated that their relationship was like a married pair and that they don’t need papers for that.

In August of 2010, their relationship was ended and the two got separated in early 2011. After their breakup, Antonio continued to manage her enterprise and career interests.

Antonio sued Shakira for 100 million dollars in late 2012, he supposed he was owed after Shakira completed her trade association with him at the end of 2011. In August of 2013, the Los Angeles County Superior Court judge dismissed his lawsuit. 

Relationship With Gerard Piqué:

On the 29th of March 2011, Shakira and Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué started dating. She revealed about her new boyfriend via Twitter post.

Gerard is known for being a part of the Spanish national team and plays as a center-back for FC Barcelona.

Shakira is 10 years older than Gerard Piqué. The couple first met at the shooting of Shakira’s music video Waka Waka (This Time for Africa, the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in which Gerard made his appearance.

On the 23rd of January 2013, the two welcomed their first child a son named Milan Piqué Mebarak in Barcelona. Later Shakira gave birth to her second son named Sasha Piqué Mebarak born on January 29, 2015.

The couple was living a luxurious lifestyle in a mansion in Barcelona, but unfortunately, the two separated in June of 2022 after being in a relationship for nearly 11 years.

The two break up after Shakira had found Gerard cheating on her with another lady.

When comes to charity and social work Shakira is on the list at the top as she is the founder of an organization that raised money for poor children in Colombia the company called Pies Descalzos Foundation


Full NameShakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
Age45 years old
Date Of BirthFebruary 2, 1977
Birth PlaceBarranquilla, Colombia
Height5 ft 2 in (157.5 cm)
Weight53 kg (117 lbs)
Figure Measurement34-24-37
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown (Natural)
Ex-BoyfriendGerard Pique
FatherWilliam Mebarak Chadid
MotherNidia Ripoll
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Real Estate:

Shakira bought a massive property located in the ultra-exclusive area of Miami Beach Florida. The house sits on a 6,500-square-foot estate and features 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, and a large outdoor swimming pool.

The singer paid roughly $3.5 million for this house surrounded by palm trees and high security.

Shakira can count other prominent celebrities such as Matt Damon, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Bay, and Alex Rodriguez as her neighbors. She listed the mansion for $11.6 million in 2018.

Barcelona Property:

Apart from that Shakira and her partner also bought a mega-mansion which is located in one of the largest cities in Spain, Barcelona.

The home features a large number of bedrooms and bathrooms, a huge balcony, two garages beneath the property as well as several improvements thought to be underway inside.


Shakira paid $5 million for the house located in an area known as the Berry Islands in the Central Bahamas. She also invests in numerous properties in different countries.

Cars Collection:

Shakira has been referred to as the queen of Latin Music and has a net worth of $350 million so she can afford fancy cars. She is the owner of luxury cars including an “Audi AS” which offers a V8 engine and the cost of the car is $80,000. No.2 “Chevrolet Suburban” is one of the most comfortable SUVs in the world and the cost of the car is $60,000.

No.3 “Audi Q7” price of the car is around $60,800. The “Mercedes Benz SLK 250” was a birthday gift from her boyfriend and it comes equipped with a 2.1-liter turbocharged engine. Shakira has many cars in her garage including “Mercedes Benz SL550”, “BMW X6”, “Mercedes Benz S600”, etc.

  • Audi AS                                                      $80 thousand 
  • Chevrolet Suburban                             $60 thousand
  • Audi Q7                                                      $60 thousand
  • Mercedes Benz SLK 250                     $40 thousand
  • Mercedes Benz SL550                          $110 thousand 
  •  BMW X6                                                   $100 thousand
  • Mercedes Benz S600                            $200 thousand

Shakira Net Worth, Biography

Shakira Net Worth:

As of 2022 Shakira Net Worth is estimated to be around $350 million, becoming one of the richest singers in the country. She is also one of the highest-paid singers in Columbia and garnered a lot of success all around the world.

Shakira’s net worth of primarily attributed to her extensive discography, chart-topping hits, albums, and blockbuster tours and concerts worldwide.

She partnered with Spanish company “Puig” in 2010 which led to the creation of her line of cosmetic, personal care products, and fragrances.  

. Shakira has a YouTube channel where she has managed to accumulate over 36 million subscribers and a hefty amount of her income comes from that channel. She also has done endorsement work for brands like Reebok, Panasonic, Crest, Oral B, and many more.


Shakira is well known Columbian singer who started singing at an early age and was encouraged by her father to perform. She even started singing locally as early as 10 years old. Shakira began performing in earnest back in 1990 and is never looked back since.

During that time she released one album after another and is almost constantly on tour, this alone has generated a great deal of income. Shakira was born on February 2, 1977, in Barranquilla, she is 45 years old as of now.

Most of her songs crossed a billion views on YouTube like the music video of “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa),” which amassed more than 3 billion views

Interesting Facts:

  1. Her birth name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll she gained fame with her stage name Shakira.
  2. Shakira made a name for herself in different professions including music, acting, choreography, and dancing, as well as being a record producer. 
  3. She grabbed the attention of several record labels and signed deals with Roc Nation, Richard De La Font, Columbia, Epic, Live Nation, RCA Records, and Sony Music Latin.
  4. She is known for using different music genres including Latin pop, Pop, folk, rock en español, world, and dance. 
  5. Growing up she learned several instruments such as harmonica, drums, guitar, percussion, and Vocals. 
  6. Shakira can speak various languages including English, Spanish, Catalan, Arabic, French, Italian, and Portuguese. 
  7. She doesn’t like to wear jewelry.
  8. The famous 2005-2006 Miss Colombia, Valerie Domínguez is her cousin.
  9. Shakira is heavily influenced by John Lennon‘s music.
  10. In 2021, Shakira was named as the 17 Most Influential People on Twitter in the list of their 50 Most Influential Individuals on social media.
  11. She is known for being the Queen of Latin Music.
  12. She made her appearance as herself in Jennifer Lopez: Halftime a Netflix original documentary movie in 2022.

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Shakira Net Worth is currently $350 Million.

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Shakira’s yearly income is $30 million.

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Shakira was born on February 2, 1977, in Barranquilla, Columbia, she is 45 years old.

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