William Mebarak Chadid - Updated Jul 2024

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William Mebarak Chadid

William Mebarak Chadid is an American Celebrity Father. Willaim Mebarak Chadid is popular for being the father of the superstar, Shakira. He is also an author and has written the book “Al Viento y Al Azar”.

Early Life and Childhood

William Mebarak Chadid was born on September 6, 1931, in New York City, New York, USA. He is 92 years old and is under the astrological sign, Virgo. He holds American-Colombian nationality.

His father’s name is Alberto Mebarak Spath and his mother’s name is Isabel Chadid Baizer. He was born to his parents in the USA but immigrated to Colombia when he was 5 years old. And, his parents were from Lebanon.

Other than this, no information regarding his other family members such as his siblings, cousins, grandparents, and relatives is available as of now.


Regarding Chadid’s educational background and qualifications, no details have come forward until now. However, considering the time and his age, he must have completed at least his high school.

William Mebarak Chadid

Caption: William during an interview (Source: The Pinnacle List)

Career and Professional Life

William Mebarak Chadid is very old at the moment and is not working at all. He is at the age where he is resting and enjoying his life. Also, looking at the past, no information regarding Chadid’s career as well as professional life is available to us. However, he must have lived a good life being the father of Shakira.

Talking about William’s daughter, Shakira who is a Colombian singer and songwriter, was born and raised in Barranquilla. She is popular as the “Queen of Latin Music” and has received praise for her versatility. She started her recording career at 13 years old. Shakira was able to gain prominence with albums such as Pies Descalzos and Dónde Están los Ladrones. She later went on to achieve international success with her English-language album, Laundry Service, selling over 13 million copies worldwide. Her crossover hits such as “Whenever, Wherever” and “Underneath Your Clothes” solidified her reputation as a leading artist. Broadcast Music, Inc. recognized her as a pioneering figure who expanded the global influence of Latino singers.

William Mebarak Chadid

Caption: William Mebarak Chadid along with his daughter, Shakira (Source: AmoMama)

William Mebarak Chadid – Relationship Status

William Mebarak Chadid tied the knot with his first wife, Lucila Mebarak. They had 8 children together but they later divorced and are no longer together. He then went on to marry Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado with whom he had a daughter whose name was Shakira.

His other children’s names are Robin, Moises, Tonino, Alberto, Jose, Lucy, Ana, and Edward. The sad information is that his eldest son passed away at the age of 19 due to an accident.

William Mebarak Chadid

Caption: William with his wife, Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado (Source: Celeb Critics)

Body Measurements

The body measurements of William Mebarak Chadid such as his height, weight, chest size, waist size, hip size, and others are unknown as of now. Moreover, Chadid has white hair now as he is old but used to have light brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Social Media

William Mebarak Chadid is not active on any social media platforms. He is now old to be using social accounts and it may be difficult for him to understand it as well.

William Mebarak Chadid – Net Worth 2024

As per wealth-ideas, William Mebarak Chadid has a net worth of $30 million. However, we do not know about his income source but we can be sure that it was through his daughter’s income as well.