5 interesting facts about Shakira

5 interesting facts about Shakira

1. Shakira was born in Barranquilla, Colombia on June 25th, 1977.

2. At the age of 5, she began singing and dancing at her brother's wedding reception.

3. She began her music career as a backing singer for several Colombian artists before signing with Sony Music Latin in 1998. 

4. Her second album Laundry Service debuted at number two on the Billboard 200

and spawned four singles: "Hips Don't Lie", "La La La", "#WakaWaka" and "Viva la Vida". It has been certified diamond by RIAA .

5. Her breakthrough came two years later when she sang the song "Waka Waka" with Wyclef Jean during the Miss World finals in London."