Pop Star Shakira dated Spanish center-back, Gerard Pique, from 2010 to 2022. She is one of the most successful female singers of all time with over 125 million copies sold of her various singles and albums is estimated to have a net worth of 300 million. She is also the founder of the Pies Descalzos Foundation, which raises money for poor children in Colombia.
Gerard Pique is now currently dating Clara Chia Marti who is a public relations student. Clara Chia Marti first met Gerard Pique at an event by Kosmos. Kosmos is a company founded and chaired by Gerard Pique.
Clara Chia Marti’s wealth does not even come close to Shakira’s net worth
Clara Chia Marti is estimated to have a Net Worth of $200K USD which is very less compared to Shakira’s 300 Million. The Colombian singer/songwriter is currently living in Miami with her two sons. The “hips Don’t Lie” singer sold the rights to her 145 songs in a deal estimated to be over the mark of 100 Million USD. Her El Dorado World Tour is estimated to generate over 75 million alone. She also has her own perfume brand.
Shakira paid more in taxes than Gerard Pique and Clara Chia’s combined net worth
Former Barcelona Captain Gerard Pique Earned about $10 million per year and is estimated to have a net worth of $80 million. His partner Clara Chia Marti has a net worth of around $200,000 whereas Shakira’s net worth is estimated to be over 300 million.
Shakira is currently charged with a tax fraud case in Spain. Three various authorities in Spain have charged Shakira of defrauding the country of $13.9 million between 2012 and 2014.
If Shakira loses the case and gets convicted, then she would’ve to pay the Spanish authorities a fine of $25 million and a jail sentence of 8 years. Although Shakira has denied all allegations of tax fraud. She gave an Interview to a magazine clarifying her stance on the whole issue. This is what the pop star has to say in her defense.
“I have to fight for what I believe; because these are false accusations, First of all, I didn’t spend 183 days per year at that time at all. I was busy fulfilling my professional commitments around the world. Second, I’ve paid everything they claimed I owed, even before they filed a lawsuit, So as of today, I owe zero to them.”
In October 2021, the “Pandora Papers,” one of the greatest financial data breaches ever, included Shakira among those related to offshore assets. Her interview with the magazine was the first time she publicly spoke after breaking up with the Catalonian center-back. In recent years, Spain has taken tough measures against celebrities who don’t pay their fair share of taxes, like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Despite being found guilty of evasion, neither received a prison sentence.