Birth Name: Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: February 2, 1977
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia
Height: 5' 2"
Weight: 106 lbs
Significant Other(s): Antonio de la Rua, son of the President of Argentina
Osvaldo Rios, actor; no longer together
Father: William Mebarak (jewler, clock salesman)
Mother: Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado
Sisters: Lucy (neurosurgeon), Robin and Patricia
Brothers: Tonino (road manager), Alberto (lawyer), Moises and Edward
Claim to Fame: Multi-platinum, Latin pop sensation crossed over with the hit album Laundry Service (2001)
Awards: 2000: Grammy: Best Latin Pop Performance, Shakira: MTV Unplugged
Fun Fact: Her name is Arabic for "woman full of grace"