- Learned to belly dance at the age of 4.
- Moved to Bogotá, Colombia, at 13 to pursue a modeling career, but ended up signing a recording contract with Sony Music Colombia.
- Starred in the Colombian telenovela El Oasis in 1994.
- Gloria Estefan helped in the translation of "Ojos Así" for Shakira's first English-language album, Laundry Service.
- In 2003, Mattel launched a Shakira doll.
- Received a UN humanitarian award in 2006 for starting Barefoot, a Colombian charity that helps children escape violence.
- Launched the beauty line "S by Shakira" in 2010.
- Appointed by Barack Obama to serve on the Advisory Commission on Education Excellence for Hispanics in 2011.
- Awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.
- Often performs barefoot in concert.
- 2007, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Pop Song: Winner
- 2008, Golden Globe — Best Original Song - Motion Picture: Nominee
- 2000, Grammy — Best Latin Pop Album: Winner
- 2005, Grammy — Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album: Winner
- Milan Piqué Mebarak — Son
- Osvaldo Ríos — Ex-significant Other
- Patricia Mebarak — Half Sister
- Alberto Mebarak — Half Brother
- Edward Mebarak — Half Brother
- Moisés Mebarak — Half Brother
- Nidia Ripoll Torrado — Mother
- Antonio Mebarak — Half Brother
- Antonio de la Rúa — Ex-significant Other
- Don William Mebarak Chadid — Father
- Lucy Mebarak — Half Sister
- Tonino Mebarak — Half Brother
- Gerard Piqué — Significant Other
- Sasha Piqué Mebarak — Son
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