Shakira net worth 2022: Tax fraud trial in Spain

Shakira net worth 2022: Tax fraud trial in Spain

A Spanish judge approved a trial for Colombian pop singer Shakira on charges of tax fraud.

Spanish prosecutors accused her of failing to pay $13.9 million in taxes on income earned between 2012 and 2014.

Prosecutors are seeking an eight-year prison sentence and a hefty fine if she is found guilty of tax evasion.

Shakira repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and refused a trial.

Her PR firm confirmed that she has already paid all that she owed and an additional 3 million euros ($2.8 million) in interest.

Shakira is a Colombian-born international pop star who has a net worth of $300 million in 2022.

In 2008, Shakira signed a 10-year $300 million deal with Live Nation.

In 2021 Shakira sold the rights to her publishing catalog to Hipgnosis Songs Fund for at least $100 million.