William Mebarak Chadid is a Colombian-American businessman who grabbed people’s attention for being the father of famous singer and songwriter Shakira.

Quick Info
Full NameWilliam Mebarak Chadid
DOB6 September 1931
BirthplaceNew York, United States
Age89 years
Zodiac SignVirgo
NationalityAmerican and Colombian
FatherAlberto Mebarak Spath
MotherIsabel Chadid Baizer
WifeNidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado
Lucila Mebarak (Ex-Wife)
Net WorthN/A
William Mebarak Chadid
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Where was William born and raised?

Chadid was born on 6 September 1931 in New York, the United States as a son of a father, Alberto Mebarak Spath, and a mother, Isabel Chadid Baizer. Currently, he is at the age of 89, and his zodiac sign is Virgo, as he was born on 6 September.

Chadid holds both American and Colombian nationality, and as per his ethnic background, he belongs to the ethnicity of Columbian. Further, He is Lebanese-Maronite Catholic.

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Early Life

William grew up nicely, but he seems quiet about his family members, so there is still a question mark. Likewise, about his education, he also remained quiet, so his academic qualification is still missing.


How did Chadid start his career?

Chadid is a successful businessman, but he became more famous and popular for being the father of famous Colombian singer and songwriter Shakira. She has released many albums, including “Magia,” “Peligro,” “Shakira,” and more. Besides this, she also made her appearances in several movies and series like “The Voice,” “Taina,” “Miss Americana,” and more.


Who is William married to?

William Mebarak Chadid is a married man who married his second wife, Nidia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado. The couple lived a very happy and loyal life together and still living together enjoying each other’s company. Together, the couple gave birth to their beautiful and only daughter Shakira, whose real name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, born on 2 February 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia.

His daughter, Shakira, has established herself as a Colombian singer and songwriter who has released many albums and established herself as a successful singer. William also became the grandfather of his daughter’s children Sasha Pique Mebarak and Milan Pique Mebarak.

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Currently, Shakira is in a relationship with Gerard Pique, a Spanish professional footballer who played for La Liga club Barcelona. They have been living together since 2011 and became the parents of two children.

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William Mebarak Chadid’s First Wife

But, Nidia is not his first wife as William Mebarak Chadid was married before with his first wife, Lucila Mebarak. Together they gave birth to their nine children, and among them, one child had killed in a car crash. Later, the couple ended their relationship, but the reason behind their separation is still missing.


Physical Description

William Mebarak Chadid is a good-looking man, but information about his physical statistics like height, weight, body measurements, hair color, eyes color, and more still has a question mark.


Social Media

William is not active on any social media platforms, but his daughter Shakira is active on several social media platforms, including:



Shakira is active on Instagram with the tag name (“@shakira”), where she has 70.5M followers and posted 1824 posts. In addition, she has posted many stunning photos and videos with her family and friends on her Instagram account, which many people liked and commented on.

Shakira is very popular on her social media as many people appreciate her talents and hard work in the entertainment industry.


Twitter & Facebook

His daughter is also active on Twitter with the tag name (“@shakira”), where he has 52.5M followers and tweets 7554 times. She also opened her Facebook account named “Shakira”, where she had 114M followers and posted her beautiful photos for her fans and followers.

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Net Worth

A talented William Mebarak Chadid is a businessman who grabbed people’s attention for being the father of Shakira. Currently, he is living a luxurious life, but his net worth is still missing, whereas his daughter has an estimated net worth of $350 million.



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