2 Febrero 1977
Shakira was born in February the 2nd in 1977. She was born in Barranquilla, Colombia.
When Shakira was 11 years old participated in a show called Buscando Artista Infantil. She won this show for three straight years.
When Shakira was 14 years old she moved to Bogota and released her first album. It was called ''Magia'' but only sold a thousand units.
At the age of 16 she released a second album, which she edited by herself. It was another failure so Shakira took a break from music to finish her studies.
6 Octubre 1995
In 1995 Shakira release her first official album: Pies descalzos. This album was the trigger of her career as a singer. It sold more than 500 millions of copYS. Inside and outside of Colombia.
19 Septiembre 1997
She created a foundation in order to help children in the poverty in Colombia and also around poor countries. It is called Fundación Pies Descalzos.
9 Noviembre 2001
In 2001 Shakira released a bilingual album called: Laundry Service. In this album there are songs in Spanish and their version in English.
4 Abril 2006
In 2006 she was awarded by the ONU. She won this because of her humanitarian actions and because of her foundation.
10 Junio 2010 - 11 Julio 2010
In the Mundial of 2010 Shakira was chosen as the singer of the oficial song of the event. The song called ''Waka waka (This time for Africa'' became a worldwide success.
She is married with Gerard Pique since 2011. They have two children: Milan and Sasha.