Birthday Girl: ShakiraOn the 2nd of February, Shakira celebrates her birthday.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SHAKIRA!
The famous singer and songwriter is celebrating her 40th birthday today, so use the comments section and wish her a HAPPY BIRTHDAY right now!
Shakira was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll. Her father is from Lebanon, and she has to thank him for that great name - Shakira means grateful in Arabic.
Shakira's studio debut - Magia - came out in 1991, when she was only 13 years old. Her second album came in 1993 (Peligro), third in 1995 (Pies Descalzos) and fourth in 1998 (Donde Estan los Ladrones?).
In 2001, Shakira debuted on English speaking market with the album Laundry Service which earned her a world-wide fame.
Her latest studio effort is last year's hit LP El Dorado (2017). Shakira will be on El Dorado World Tour from June 3 until September 6, 2018. She will do 19 Europe and North America shows - 38 in total.
Shakira is a proud mother of two boys, and she is married to the famous football player Gerard Pique.