William Mebarak Chadid is an American successful businessman and author who is more popular as the dad of the famous singer Shakira. Before being a businessman, he became a journalist, health visitor, insurance agent, and teacher. In addition, he has written several books, including a book based on the biography of her daughter, Shakira.
Early life and Bio: William Mebarak Chadid
William Mebarak Chadid was born in 1931 on September 6. However, he holds Colombian-American nationality. Currently, he is 91 years old. Since he was born on September 6, his birth sign is Virgo. As for his ethnic background, he belongs to the Colombian ethnicity. He has not mentioned his religion. William was born in Lebanon to a well-family. He was born to a father, Alberto Mebarak Spath, and a mother, Isabel Chadid Baizer. When he was at the age of 5, his family moved to the United States.
Physical Appearance: William Mebarak Chadid
The 90-years-old businessman is very much private about his personal information. However, he has not provided his body measurements such as height, weight, chest size, shoe size, etc. He makes sure to keep his personal information away from the limelight.
Profession: William Mebarak Chadid
William is a multitalented person who has done several jobs in his life. He has been very successful in running a business and building his brands by himself. William has worked as a journalist, health visitor, insurance agent, and a teacher of literature too. He is also a writer who wrote many books including the book about his daughter’s biography. He considers his daughter more like a friend. William left behind all his business and success to be with his daughter. He is an author by profession currently.
Relationships: William Mebarak Chadid
Talking about his personal life, William is the husband of his two wives. His first wife was Lucila Mebarak. Lucila gave birth to nine children with William. But sadly, among those children, one of their sons died in a car accident. After living together for years, William and his first wife divorced for unknown reasons.
After separating from Lucila Mabarak, William married Nadia del Carmen Ripoll Torrado, a painter. William and Nadia welcomed their daughter, Shakira. After marrying Lucila, the couple is living a standard life happily.
William has a total of ten children. After the death of one of the sons, he now has nine children. Their names are Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, Edward Mebarak, Tonino Mebarak, Alberto Mebarak, Antonio Mebarak, Patricia Mebarak, Ana Mebarak, Moises Mebarak, and Lucy Mebarak.
William hasn’t revealed his salary to the media. so his net worth is not specified but as of 2021, William’s daughter Shakira’s net worth is roughly around $300 million. Shakira performs various concerts, tours which can be regarded as her income source.
William Mebarak Chadid doesn’t use any social media. But his daughter Sakira has 70.2 Million followers on Instagram. She has 52.9 Million followers on Twitter. she keeps posting about her new music videos, blooper, and photos of her co-workers on her social media.