Happy Birthday Shakira: The Queen of Latin music, Shakira has turned a year older on Tuesday, February 2. Over the career the spans across three decades, the music icon has delivered several icon hits to the music industry. The singer is celebrating her 44th birthday today and on the special occasion of Shakira’s birthday, here we have created a fun trivia quiz on the life of the actor.
1 – The full name of the Colombian singer is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll. The name Shakira is taken from the Arabic word for “thankful.”
2 – The beautiful singer recorded her very first album when she was only 13
3 – Shakira speaks several languages: Spanish, Portuguese and English (and also some Italian, French and Catalan).
4 – Shakira and her husband – Barcelona defender Gerard Pique, share the same birthday. She’s 10 years older than the Spanish footballer.
5 – Shakira’s song Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) is the biggest selling World Cup Song of all time!
6 – Shakira was invited to The White House by President Obama in 2010 to discuss early childhood development and in 2011 was appointed as a member of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
7 – Shakira received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.