My favourite singer is Shakira. She was born on February 2, 1997 in Barraquilla, Colombia. Her all name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll. She is the only child of Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado and William Mebarak Chadid. Her mother is from Colombia and her fother is from Lebanese. She wrote her first poem, entitled "The Crystal Rose" when she was only four years old. She wrote her first sing when she was eight, and she record her first CD when she was thirteen. Her occupations are: singer-songwriter, misician, record producer, philanthropist and dancer. She plays the guitar, harmonica, drums, percussion and vocals. Her album most successful is "Servicio de lavanderia", and the sing most successful is "La Tortura". She won a lot of prizes.