Shakira is a successful Colombian singer who is known as one of the greatest representatives of music in Spanish worldwide.
Here’s what you need to know about Shakira’s net worth:
1. His net worth is $300 million
Shakira’s net worth is estimated at $300 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. This includes revenue from more than 125 million albums sold. Shakira is a songwriter, singer, philanthropist, belly dancer, and producer.
The successful businesswoman from Colombia has made a name for herself and has enjoyed a lot of success. She released her debut album when she was only 13 years old.
Shakira signed a 10-year, $300 million contract with Live Nation in 2008, according to Celebrity Net Worth. In a lawsuit filed by her ex-boyfriend, Antonio de la Rua, he estimated that Shakira’s deal with Live Nation was worth $300 million on its own, Billboard reported. (Interestingly, in 2008 Rolling Stone magazine valued the contract at between $70 million and $100 million.)
2. He was paid $12 million to be on The Voice
When she appeared on The Voice in 2013, Shakira reportedly earned $12 million, reported Complex. She and Usher replaced Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green. Her $12 million contract was $3 million less than what Britney Spears made from The X Factor. Her contract was also $6 million less than what Mariah Carey made with American Idol, reported Complex.
3. Her ex-boyfriend sued her for $100 million
Shakira and her boyfriend Antonio de la Rúa split in 2011, although the lawyer continued to monitor her career after the breakup. In 2011, he sued her for $100 million after she ended her partnership, according to Celebrity Net Worth. (Some sources say he sued her for $250 million.) Rúa said that he helped her become the success that she was and that he was the “principal architect of her management team and her business plan that put ‘Shakira’ on the path to lasting financial success. ”, reported Billboard.
In 2013, the case was dismissed, Billboard reported. The judge ruled that the case should be filed in Colombia or the Bahamas.
4. He has a house in Barcelona and put his Miami house up for sale for $11.6 million
In 2011, the magazine HELLO! reported that Shakira was renting a house in Barcelona. Then, in 2012, Pique and Shakira bought a house in Barcelona, reported Homes Luxury. The mansion was located on a high hill and needed to be renovated. At the time, the property had security gates, two garages, and a large balcony.
She also owned a 700-acre island north of the Bahamas. She and Roger Waters of Pink Floyd bought the island for $16 million in 2011, Homes Luxury reported. They intended to turn it into a resort.
Then, in 2018, she put her Miami Beach home up for sale, Parade reported. She bought the mansion in 2001 for $3.38 million. She put it up for sale for $11.6 million. The mansion is 8,708 square feet, faces the sea, has a private dock, eight bathrooms and six bedrooms. It has a half acre lot, home gym, dance floor, fireplace and much more.
In 2018, Gerard Pique and Shakira’s home was robbed outside Barcelona, reported E! On-line. The couple was out of town, but Pique said his parents were at the house at the time of the robbery. The thieves took jewelry and watches, and her parents were not injured.
5. He Wasn’t Paid For His Super Bowl Halftime Show
Stars who perform at the Super Bowl halftime show are not paid anything, Fee reported. Expenses and production costs are covered, but the artists are not paid. Production costs can run into the millions, so the NFL still covers a lot. Since artists are watched by millions of people for 15 minutes or more, they receive a lot of value for their appearance. Maroon 5’s record sales jumped 488% after their Halftime performance in 2019.
Spanish translation of the original Heavy.com note.