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What nationality is Shakira?

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03/10/2017

Real name: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll

Place of Birth: Barranquilla Colombia

Maternal ancestry: Spanish (Catalan) and Italian ancestry

Paternal ancestry: Lebanese ethnicity

Her name Shakira means "thankful" in Arabic.

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She's from Barranquilla, Colombia.

Her father is Lebanese and her mother is Colombian.

in her childhood, she lived in barranquilla, dreaming to become a singer.

Shakira was brought up as a Roman Catholic.