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She is the only child of William Mebarak Chadid and Nidia Ripoll Torrado.
Her paternal grandparents emigrated from Lebanon to New York City, where her father was born.
Her tenth album, Shakira (2014), is preceded by its lead single, "Can't Remember to Forget You".
Shakira has received numerous awards, including 5 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 Grammy Awards, 13 Latin Grammy Awards, 7 Billboard Music Awards, 33 Billboard Latin Music Awards and has been Golden Globe-nominated.
The images stayed with her, and she said to herself: "One day I'm going to help these kids when I become a famous artist." It was at this approximate time that she met local theater producer Monica Ariza, who was impressed with her and as a result tried to help her career.
During a flight from Barranquilla to Bogotá, Ariza convinced Sony Colombia executive Ciro Vargas to hold an audition for Shakira in a hotel lobby.
She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and sold over 125 million records worldwide making her the best selling South American singer and one of the best selling artists of all time. President Barack Obama to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics – a four-person group that will give advice to the president and Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
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The music teacher told her that she sounded "like a goat".
To instill gratitude in Shakira for her upbringing, her father took her to a local park to see orphans who lived there.
One thing we've learned from Shakira's time in the public eye is that she is a girl who loves a good long-term connection.
We've only seen her with a few men and only in relationships that last years on end.