Shakira Net Worth Is $200 Million
Born on February 2, 1977, Shakira is a Columbia singer and songwriter. She has also worked as a dancer, model, choreographer and producer. Her hit pop songs have sold more than ten million copies within the United States. Internationally, she has sold over 60 million albums. Due to her significant success, she is the second most successful Latino singer. On YouTube, she is the third most viewed musician and has achieved more than one billion vies on the website. For her work, she has been awarded several dozen international awards as well as eight Latin Grammys. She possesses a net worth of $200 million, but this amount is most likely going to increase.
In 2008, she signed a decade long contract with Live Nation that is worth $300 million. Shakira released her debut album, Pies Descalzos, in 1996. In 2001, she started making music in the English-language market. Her first English album, Laundry Service, was a hit and transformed her into a household name. This album went on to sell 20 million copies around the world. Some of her most popular songs include, “Whenever, Wherever”, “Hips Don't Lie” and “She Wolf”. Outside of the music industry, Shakira works with the Pies Descalzos Foundation to raise funding for impoverished children in her home country.
She is fluent in seven languages and has met with world leaders like Pope John Paul II and the King of Spain. Most recently, she started dating the Spanish football star, Gerard Pique. The couple met in 2010 when Shakira was creating the official song for the FIFA World Cup. By 2013, the couple had their first child together. As an activist, she has performed for Save the Music Foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative, the Prince's Trust and Live Earth. She is also a vocal opponent to some of Arizona's immigration laws.