Shakira Net Worth


Shakira is a Colombian singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, model, record producer who has a net worth of $220 million. Born on February 2, 1977 and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin, Arabic and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. She is the second most successful Latin singer of all time after Estefan and highest selling Colombian singer of all time having sold more than 120 million copies worldwide till date and 10 million copies in United states of America.

Shakira released her first studio albums, Magia and Peligro, in the early 1990s, failing to attain commercial success; however, she rose to prominence in Latin America with her major-label debut, Pies Descalzos  (1996), and her fourth album, Donde Estan Los Ladrones? (1998).In 2001, her English-language debut album “Laundry Service” was released with lead single “Whenever Whenever” which  sold 20 million copies around the world.  Her success was congealed with her sixth and seventh albums Fijacion Oral, Vol.1 and Oral Fixation, Vol.2(2005), the latter of which produced the best-selling song of the 21st century, “Hips Don’t Lie”. Shakira’s eighth and ninth albums, She Wolf (2009) and Sale El Sol (2010), received critical praise but suffered from limited promotion due to her strained relationship with label Epic Records. Her official song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, “Waka Waka(This Time For Africa)”, became the biggest-selling World Cup song of all time. With over 720 million views, its music video is the Seventh most watched video on Youtube. Since 2013, Shakira has served as a coach on the American Version of The voice, having appeared in two of its six seasons (4 and 6). Her tenth album Shakira (2014) is preceded by its lead single “Can’t Remember To Forget You”.

Shakira is also the founder of the Foundation, which raises money for poor children in Colombia. She is the third most viewed artist of all time on YouTube and is one of only three people to surpass 1 billion views on the site. Shakira has won dozens of international awards for her work including two mainstream Grammys, eight Latin Grammys, four Awards, six mainstream Billboard Awards and 23 Billboard Latin awards. In 2008, Shakira signed a 10 year, $300 million deal with concert company Nation.

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