Birth & Family History
Milan was born on January 22, 2013, in Barcelona, Spain. He has a younger brother named Sasha, who was born on January 29, 2015. Milan’s mother was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, as the only child of William Mebarak Chadid and Nidia Ripoll Torrado. While Milan’s maternal grandmother is a Colombian native, his maternal grandfather was of Lebanese descent. He was born in New York City, USA, and immigrated to Colombia at the age of five. Milan’s father was born and raised in a Catalan family. His own father, Milan’s paternal grandfather, is Joan Piqué, a businessman, while his mother, Milan’s paternal grandmother, is Montserrat Bernabeu, the director of a spinal injuries hospital in Barcelona. Milan has one uncle through his father, Marc Piqué.
Shakira, as a singer and musician, has been active in the industry since 1988. She released her first studio album, ‘Magia’, in June 1991 in Colombia. Her first US album, ‘Dónde Están los Ladrones?’, was released in September 1998. Over the course of her three-decade-long career, she has put out 11 studio albums, four live albums, and five compilation albums and has sold over 70 million albums worldwide. Furthermore, she is a three-time Grammy winner and holds six Guinness World Records.
Piqué began his career as part of the FC Barcelona's youth teams as a defensive midfielder. He later played for the English club Manchester United and was a member of their 2006 English Football League, 2008 English Premier League, 2008 English Super Cup, and 07/08 Champions League winning squads. In 2008, he returned to Barcelona. He had been a member of the Spanish national football squad for several years and announced his retirement from international football in 2018. He was part of the most successful Spanish football team in history that won the FIFA World Cup in 2010 and UEFA European Championship in 2012.