Shakira is probably the most famous Colombian in the world when it comes to music. With more than three decades of his career, his sales have exceeded 80 million albums. With a long and widely known career, the beginnings of the singer, who now lives in Barcelona, are simple and I grew up in Barranquilla, Colombia.
This is Section 202 of the Sagitario Building, located at No. 135 on 86th Street in the Barranquilla neighborhood of El Limoncito.. As shown the peopleThe place has become a pilgrimage site for fans of the singer, because according to the local mayor’s office, it originated before gaining fame. Although space is known as his childhood residence, Neighbors are very careful when it comes to journalists and spectators They did not provide further information in this regard.
Although this information has been known for several years, after the site EnLatino.com He posted a video that went viral, and recently became a new trend on social networks. In the material in question, the reporter photographed the facade of the building while explaining: “Shakira lived here, she lived in apartment 202 with her family”.
Some of the stairs that lead to the door of the apartment located on the first floor can also be seen during filming. According to some media, This place was very special for the artist, as it was her favorite place to play guitarcomposing and translating songs.
In this way, this house preserves the essence and memories of their parents William Mubarak veryAnd the An American citizen, born in New York and of Lebanese origin, who immigrated to Colombia at the age of five with his second wife, Nidia del Carmen Ripoll TorradoColombian of Spanish descent.
It is not known if the rest of Shakira’s nine siblings from her father’s side have come to stay in that apartment.
Just over six kilometers from downtown Barranquilla, the El Limoncito neighborhood is full of trees, a family business, a parish, a park of the same name, and even a children’s playground. children.
In this sense, in another video circulated on social media that corresponds to an interview about his childhood that he gave in 1988, he revealed that Studied at Colegio San Jose de Barranquilla. Since that time, his musical talent has been evident ever since, according to O people, He won second place in his school’s art competition.
On the other hand, the magazine also collected other data on Colombian youth, such as the name of her first boyfriend: Oscar Bardot. When he was 15 and she was 13, they started a three-year relationship that ended without much conflict when the singer had to move to Bogotá.
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