Synopsis Hugely successfully Colombian pop singer and dancer, Shakira (b. February 2, 1977) has won two Grammy Awards, seven Latin Grammy Awards, twelve Billboard Latin Music Awards, and has been Golden Globe-nominated. She is the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time, and the second most successful female Latin singer after Gloria Estefan. Her U.S. album sales stand at 9.6 million.
Shakira is in a relationship with Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique. The couple welcomed their first child together in January 2013. They named their son Milan, which means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification, according to a statement on Shakiras website.