Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado - Updated Jun 2024

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Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado

Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado is a famous Colombian celebrity mother of Shakira. Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado’s daughter is well-known around the world as the “Queen of Latin Music”.

Early Life

There is no verified detail related to the date of birth, exact age, and zodiac sign of Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado. She also has yet to share insights into her parents, siblings, educational journey, and other personal details.

This personality’s nationality is Colombian and has two Spanish surnames – Ripoll and Torrado. The former is Catalan which originates from four brothers who immigrated from Catalonia to coastal Colombia in the 19th century.

Personal Life

Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado’s husband is William Mebarak Chadid. This personality is William’s 2nd wife. From her husband’s previous marriage to Lucila Mebarak, Torrado has 8 step-children.

Moreover, Torrado and William have only one biological child and her name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll. The couple welcomed their daughter on 2 February 1977.

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Caption: Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado with her husband and daughter in an old photo. Source: Portal Shakira


Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado is a celebrity mother of Shakira. Likewise, she is also famous as the celebrity mother-in-law of Spanish professional footballer -Gerard Piqué.

As a celebrity mother, this personality has a net worth of around 5 million dollars. On the other hand, her artist daughter Shakira is worth $300 million.

Her daughter’s full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll and was born on 2 February 1977. Likewise, her daughter is referred to as the “Queen of Latin Music”.

As such, daughter Shakira is noted for her musical versatility who made her recording debut with Sony Music Colombia. Her daughter did this at the young age of 13 years.

Her daughter’s initial two albums were commercial failures and they were named Magia and Peligro. Following this, Torrado’s daughter gained more fame in Hispanic countries with her next albums namely Pies Descalzos and Dónde Están los Ladrones.

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Caption: Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado posing for a photo with her husband and daughter. Source: Instagram

Moreover, her daughter entered the English-language market with her 5th album titled Laundry Service. Some of her earlier most popular songs are Whenever, Wherever, and Underneath Your Clothes.

 Her daughter then gained solidified success with the Spanish albums Fijación Oral, Vol. 1, Sale el Sol, and El Dorado. \

Moreover, her daughter’s English albums Oral Fixation, Vol. 2, Shakira, and She Wolf were all certified gold, platinum, or multi-platinum in various countries worldwide.

Additionally, some of her daughter’s famous #1 songs are La Tortura, Hips Don’t Lie, Beautiful Liar, Waka Waka (This Time for Africa), Loca, and Chantaje. Additionally, her daughter was a coach on two seasons of The Voice.

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Caption: Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado posing for a photo with her family at an event. Source: SFGATE

Likewise, Torrado’s daughter has sold over 80 million records with a catalog of 145 songs. This has made her daughter one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

As mentioned in Forbes Colombia, her daughter is the top-selling female Latin artist of all time as of 2018. Authorities also credit her daughter for opening the doors of the international market for other Latin artists.

Additionally, her daughter has received numerous awards. Some of Torrado’s daughter’s awards include 7 Billboard Music Awards, three Grammy Awards, 4 MTV Video Music Awards, 6 Guinness World Records, 12 Latin Grammy Awards, and 39 Billboard Latin Music Awards.

Furthermore, her daughter Shakira also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Similarly, Billboard named her daughter the “Top Female Latin Artist of the Decade” twice in the 2000s and 2010s. In 2011, her daughter received the “Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year” and “Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year”.

Her daughter received these awards for her philanthropic work with her Barefoot Foundation as well as her contributions to music.

Furthermore, her daughter Shakira was appointed to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics in the US in the same year. Then in 2012, the French government appointed her daughter the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.

Net Worth 2024

However, there is no information about her earnings and net worth. On the other hand, her daughter, Shakira has a net worth of $350 million as of 2022.

Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado – Social Media

Moving on, Shakira’s mother doesn’t have a social media account on any platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc. Nevertheless, she occasionally appears on her daughter Shakira’s Instagram profile @shakira.

Nidia Del Carmen Ripoll Torrado – Body Measurements

Nidia Del stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches and her weight is around 80 kgs. Similarly, the celebrity mother of Shakira has blonde hair and brown eyes.

Besides this, Shakira’s mother’s other body measurements like her chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, shoe size, etc are still a mystery.


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