10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shakira!

  
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Shakira was a well-established singer in Latin America before she made it big in North America. Since she made her debut in the English language market back in 2001, she has only become more and more successful. Since the Latin songstress is celebrating her birthday, here is a list of 10 things you didn’t know about Shakira!

10. Multilingual

She is a native Spanish speaker who speaks English and Portuguese, as well as some Italian, French, Catalan and Arabic.

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9. Social Activist

The “Hips Don’t Lie” songstress is a social activist. She has founded two non-profit organizations, the Pies Descalzos Foundation and LAS Foundation, which are dedicated to providing education and nutrition to poor and impoverished children.  She is also a UNICEF ambassador, as well as one of their global representatives and she is also a member of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.

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