She owns homes in the Bahamas; Miami; Barranquilla, Colombia; and Barcelona, Spain. Image courtesy: Google search
Shakira and boyfriend Gerard Pique share the same birthday, February 2nd.Image courtesy: Google search
She has made cameo appearances on Ugly Betty and Wizards of Waverly Place, both times playing herself.Image courtesy: Google search
Despite having adoring fans, she did have a run in with a fanatic fan who had a bag of cement and attacked her. Fortunately, she was not hurt in the process. Image courtesy: Google search
She does not like her ears so that she does not like her hair up and often tries to cover them while her hair is arranged in ponytails. Image courtesy: Google search
Shakira began dating the son of the then president of Argentina, Antonio de la Rua in 2000. However, in 2011, after 11 years together, the couple announced their plans to separate.
Shakira doesn't have a single tattoo on her body. Image courtesy: Google search
She is immortalized with a 5-meter (16-foot) iron statue in her home city on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
Shakira doesn't drink alcohol and coffee, nor does smoke. Image courtesy: Google search
She's fluent in Portuguese, Italian, English, Spanish and Arabic. Image courtesy: Google search
Steven Spielberg offered her a part in his film 'The Mask of Zorro' in 1998. However, she felt unable to accept, as she believed her English wasn't good enough. The role went to Catherine Zeta Jones. Image courtesy: Google search
When she was a teenager, she represented Colombia at the Festival Vina del Mar and earned the third place through her own song, "Eres." Image courtesy: Google search
When she was two years old her oldest half-brother died in an accident while he was riding a motorcycle and a drunk man hit him with his car. Image courtesy: Google search
According to Forbes Magazine, Shakira was the fourth highest-earning woman in music for 2008 behind Madonna, Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion. Image Courtesy: Google search
Her song "La Tortura" at one time held the record for Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks chart, appearing at number-one more than any other single with a total of 25 non-consecutive weeks a record currently held by the Enrique Iglesias song Bailando with 41 weeks. Image courtesy: Google search
Shakira became the first artist in the history of the Billboard charts to earn the coveted number one spots on both the Top 40 Mainstream and Latin Chart in the same week doing so with "Hips Don't Lie".
According to Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, "Hips Don't Lie" was the most-played pop song in a single week in American radio history. It was played 9,637 times in one week. Image courtesy: Google search
According to Sony, Shakira is the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time, having sold between 50 and 60 million records. Image courtesy: Google search
The intense training has afforded her a fluidity in her body movement most seen in the videos to her hits "Ojos Asi", "La Tortura", "Hips Don't Lie", "Whenever, Wherever / Suerte", "Beautiful Liar" and "She Wolf / Loba". Image courtesy: Google search