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Shakira’s Net Worth: $300 million dollars
Colombian-born international music superstar, singer, songwriter, producer, belly dancer and philanthropist, Shakira who has a net worth of $300 million dollars and has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide to date has sold 25 million albums in the US alone and is the second most successful Latina singer in history after Gloria Estefan.
Shakira is a practicing Roman Catholic and her first dialect is Spanish though she’s also very conversant in English and Portuguese. Shakira who is the highest selling Colombian singer of all time’s 2001 English-language debut album “Laundry Service” has sold 20 million copies far and wide. Shakira who in addition is the founder of the Pies Descalzos Foundation, that is a fund-raising foundation for poor children in Colombia, is the third most viewed artist in history on YouTube and also one of just three individuals to surpass 1 billion views on the site.
Shakira who has also won many global awards for her work including two mainstream Grammys, 13 Latin Grammys, four American Music Awards, seven mainstream Billboard Awards and 33 Billboard Latin awards, In 2008, signed a 10 year, $300 million deal with concert company Live Nation.
Shakira who released her debut studio album Magia in 1991, released the albums Peligro in 1993 and Pies Descalzos in 1995. While her album Donde Estan los Ladrones? that was released in 1998 reached #1 on the US Latin chart. She released the album Laundry Service in 2001 that reached #2 in the US and #1 in Spain. She also released the profoundly successful albums Fijacion Oral, Vol. 1 and Oral Fixation, Vol. 2 in 2005. In addition she released the popular albums She Wolf in 2009, Sale el Sol in 2010, Shakira in 2014, and El Dorado in 2017.
Shakira is at the moment in a relationship with Spanish international football star, Gerard Piqué, with whom she welcomed a baby boy in January 2013 and live together in Barcelona when not on the road.