Hates to wear jewelry.
She learned her distinctive hip-shaking belly-dance moves from her Lebanese grandmother so she can stay true to her middle eastern roots
Was featured as #15 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002)
Is the youngest of eight siblings.
Lost her suitcase with all her songs from Donde Estan Los Ladrones in an airport in Bogota Colombia. This happened a couple of months before she walked into the recording studio to begin on that album.
She has 8 older half siblings from her father's previous marriage.
She loves to eat corozos, a little Colombian fruit that is sweet-sour.
Named her album "Laundry Service" because when she is in love she feels "clean and fresh"
The first English song she wrote was Objection, from the album Laundry Service.
Hips Don't Lie instantly soared to the top of the charts in many countries and has been at the very top for many months. It has won countless awards and is currently being performed all over the world along with Wyclef Jean.
Lists John Lennon as her #1 musical influence.
Her album 'Fijacion Oral Vol.1' is #1 on the Billboard Latin Albums Chart in September 2005.
When she was two years old her oldest half-brother died in an accident while he was riding a motorcycle and a drunk man hit him with his car.
Best concert she ever saw - Depeche Mode.
She was attached to play Mimi in a television mini series based on the Broadway musical Rent, with Neil Patrick Harris as Mark Cohen, Wilson Cruz as Angel, and Rikki Lee Travolta as Roger Davis, but the rights were pulled in order for Chris Columbus to make a film adaptation using much of the original Broadway cast.
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