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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.

William is the father of four children and husband of two wives. He married his first wife, Lucila Mebarak with whom, they had nine childrens, and after divorcing his first wife, he married Lucila Mabarak. William and Lucilla gave birth to the daughter, Shakira. Shakira is a famous American singer.

Early Life

William Mebarak Chadid was born in 1931 on September 6. However, he holds Colombian-American nationality. Currently, he is 90 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. Besides this, he has not shared anything, so it is still a question mark about his siblings and childhood life. As for his education, William has not shared his educational background and qualifications. 

William Mebarak Chadid

Professional Career

William is a sucessful businessman and an author by profession. He has worked in different sectors such as insurance agent, literature teacher, journalist, and health visitor. In addition, he is also a writer as he has written several books, including a book based on the biography of her daughter.

However, he is more famous as the dad of the most famous singer, Shakira, than from his work. Her daughter, Shakira, is famous for several hit songs and albums, such as Shakira, Magia, Peligro, etc.

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Personal Life of 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. 

Children

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 Mebarak Chadid

Net Worth

William Mebarak Chadid is a successful American businessman. He is famous for being the dad of Shakira. As of 2021, he has been living a luxurious life happily. However, he has not shared his net worth. But we do know about his daughter's net worth, i.e., $400 million.

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Social Media

The businessman does not seem interested in social media platforms. He might be enjoying his real life, or he might be busy, so he might not have time for social media. However, His daughter, Shakira, is active on social media such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc. She has gathered more than 70M followers on Instagram named @shakira and more than 52 million followers on Twitter. Similarly, 114 million followers follow her official Facebook page.

William Mebarak Chadid

Physical Statistics

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.

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