The Who’s Who of Barcelona

If all that springs to mind when Barcelona and ‘celebrity’ are mentioned in the same sentence is ‘footballer’ then you need to read on to hear all about the city’s newest inhabitant.  

For whilst strolling down Barcelona’s famous 5km shopping street or getting a bite to eat at Cal Pep, one of Barcelona’s best known tapas restaurants you may be lucky enough to spot the following… 

Saucy Columbian singer Shakiria has now taken up residency in the wealthy district of Pedralbes Barcelona…

A Grammy award singer, Shakiria has sold nearly 50 million albums worldwide and had four top selling hits in the past decade. Renowned for her infamous dance moves and catchy tunes, this is an artist with serious star quality…!

However, let’s not forget the fantastic array of talent and star power of one of Spain’s most famous football clubs FC Barcelona several of whose world famous players live in or close to the city.

 Lionel Messi

 The Argentine football player is considered one of the best football players of his generation with the world famous Diego Maradona naming him as his successor.

Not to mention FC Barcelona players:

 Victor Valdes, who lives nearby to Barcelona in Gavà Mar.

David Villa who owns a penthouse worth 6.5 million euros, a mere 5 minutes from the Nou Camp stadium.

Gerard Piqué who resides in the quiet village of Cabrils in the Maresme. 


So why go to Hollywood to take the star tour when you can hop to Barcelona and enjoy star gazing both night and day.