February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla
Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia
Colombian pop vocalist
This article is about the musician. For her self-titled album, see Shakira (album). For other uses, see Shakira (disambiguation). This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Mebarak and the second or maternal family name is Ripoll. Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (pronounced: ÊƒaËˆkiÉ¾a isaËˆÎ²el meÎ²aËˆÉ¾ak riËˆpol; born February 2, 1977), (English /ÊƒÉ™ËˆkÉªÉ™rÉ™/) is a Colombian singer-songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.