How many languages does Shakira speak?

Most people have heard a song or two by pp artist Shakira – usually in English – but it might surprise you to learn that she speaks 5 languages fluently.

How many languages does Shakira speak?

Shakira speaks Portuguese, Italian, English, Spanish, and Arabic.

Who is Shakira?

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, and model. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating her vocal abilities and dancing skills. Shakira entered the music industry at age 13 with the release of her first album, Pies Descalzos (Barefoot).

Does Shakira have songs in Spanish?

Yes, Shakira has songs in Spanish. She is a Spanish-speaking artist.

Songs in Spanish that include “La Tortura,” “Hips Don’t Lie,” and “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa).”

Who are Shakira’s children?

Shakira has two sons. She had her first son, Milan Piqué Mebarak, in January 2013. He is named after the city of Milan in Italy where she was working on an album at that time. Her second son, Sasha Piqué Mebarak, was born on January 29th 2015. He was named after one of her closest friends Sasha Pivovarova.

What are some of Shakira’s awards?

Some of her awards include: Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album (for Fijación Oral Vol. 1 and MTV Unplugged), and American Music Awards for Favorite Latin Artist, among others.

What is the story behind Shakira’s name?

Shakira means “thankful” in Arabic. Her full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll.

What is the name of Shakira’s first album? What language was it released in?

Shakira’s first album was called “Pies Descalzos.” It was released in 1995 when she was just 18 years old. It is in Spanish.

Does Shakira write her own music?

Yes, Shakira writes her own music. She is a songwriter and composer.

What countries has she performed in?

Shakira has performed in the United States, China, Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela among others.

Who is Shakira’s manager?

Shakira’s manager is Gerard Piqué. Piqué is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central defender for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team.


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