Her full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll and her stage name is Shakira. She is a famed singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer and philanthropist of Colombia. She is an excellent singer and dancer since her school days and has special command on bally dancing. At the start of her career, she had to face some slumps at first, but, she tried hard and produced her own albums and got world wide fame in 1998. She got tremendous fame all over the world due to her super hit English song “Whenever Wherever” form album Laundry Service in 2001. And in 2005, another super hit song “Hips don’t lie” from her album Oral Fixation took her on the sky of success in the music history. She has won so many awards like: 2 Grammy Awards, 7 Latin Grammy Awards, and 12 Billboard Latin Music Awards.
More than 60 million copies of her albums have been sold all over the world up till now making her a highest-selling Colombian artist all the time. Her song “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” was the official song for 2010 FIFA World Cup. She is famous all over the world for her generous nature and has been performed in so many charity concerts and has donated millions of dollars generously in many humanitarian causes. Some of her hit albums are: Pies Descalzos, Donde Estan los Ladrones, Laundry Service, Fijacion oral vol.1, Oral Fixation vol.2, She Wolf and Sale el sol.
Although, she appeared with numerous fake tattoos in many live concerts but she is not well impressed with the real tattoo work or any kind of body piercings. Many female singers of her age have so many tattoos and body piercings just for fun. Some have tattoos at some private and hot areas. Some have the tattoos for their life partners and lovers as well. The tattoos are of permanent nature and it’s very difficult to remove them from bodies.