But Shakira shunned a big money deal and instead asked fans to donate to Unicef as she released a heart-warming picture of her newborn son cradled in his father's arms.
The Colombian singer shared the image on WhoSay showing week-old Milan sleeping in his striped bodysuit as he is gently kissed by besotted footballer Gerard Pique.
Welcome to the world! The very first picture of Shakira's newborn Milan shows him cradled by his father Gerard Pique; the couple have asked for donations to Unicef in his name
'We hope that, in his name, other less privileged children in the world can have their basic needs covered through gifts and donations,' the couple explained.
'Thank you for sharing this unforgettable moment with us.'
The new family are currently bonding at home in Barcelona.
Shakira's mother Nidia told reporters that the 35-year-old had 'become very emotional and the tears flowed' when she welcomed the 6lbs 6oz baby into the world.
Glowing star: Shakira looked radiant as she left the Teknon Clinic in Barcelona, Spain, with her newborn son on Sunday