Biography / Wiki
Madonna is popularly known as ‘Queen of Pop’ and is a renowned name in the pop music world. She is a versatile artist who has become an inspiration to many other artists as well. She faced a radical change after her mother passed and her father remarried.
Even after so many obstacles she chased her dream and registered her name in the ‘Guinness World Record’. She has bagged uncountable awards and has become a style icon in the entertainment industry.
Height / Weight / Age
|Date Of Birth||August 16, 1958|
|Height||In Centimeters – 164 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’5”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 54 kg
In Pounds – 119 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||8 (US)|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
Her net worth is estimated to be $800 million approximately. Her car collection includes the BMW 7 series, Cooper S, Audi A8, and Maybach 7. She owns a Hollywood Hills Mansion worth $28 million, a Georgian Townhouse, an Ashcombe House worth 15 million, a Manhattan Apartment worth $40 million, and many more.
Education / Family
She was born to Silvio Ciccone and Madonna Fortin. She has three brothers named Christopher, Martin, and Anthony and two sisters named Paula and Melanie. At a very young age, she lost her mother and her father’s remarriage turned her into a rebel.
She attended St Andrews School, West Junior High, and many more for elementary education. In 1978, she abandoned her studies and moved to New York to pursue her career. To survive in New York, she did many odd jobs such as waitress and nude modeling.
|Real Name||Madonna Louise Ciccone|
|Nickname||Queen of Pop, Little Nonny, Queen of Video, The Material Girl, Madge, Maddy, Mo, Esther|
|Birth Place||Bay City, Michigan|
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, dancer, record producer, philanthropist|
|School||St Frederick’s Catholic Elementary School
St. Andrew’s Catholic Elementary School
West Middle School
Rochester Adams High School
|College||University of Michigan|
|Home Town||Pontiac, Detroit
Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States
|Debut||Song – Everybody (1982)
Album – Madonna (1983)
Film – Vision Quest
|Fathers Name||Silvio Anthony “Tony” Ciccone|
|Mothers Name||Madonna Louise Fortin
|Brothers||Anthony, Martin (elder)
|Sister||Paula, Melaine (both younger)|
Career / Fashion And Style
She formed a band and named it ‘Madonna & the Sky’. She signed a contract with the company named ‘Sire Records’ which was owned by ‘Warner Music Group’. She released her two solo albums ‘Everybody’ and ‘Madonna’ in 1982 which topped the dance charts.
In 1984, her album ‘Like a virgin’ had hit the stores and with a huge success, she became an international figure. MTV honored her by the ‘Artist of the Decade: Mega Artist in 1989. ‘Madonna: Truth or Dare’, was her first documentary film which was released in 1991 which was based upon the incidents that occurred during her ‘Blond Ambition World Tour’.
Along with Warner Music Group, she has co-founded the ‘Maverick Records’ in 1992. For endorsement, she was associated with brands like Semtex Girls, Hard Candy Fitness, and Truth or Dare by Madonna. The TRL Awards presented her with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in 2006.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
Jean Michel Basquiat
John ‘Jellybean’ Benitez
John F Kennedy Jr.
|Children||Daughter – Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon, Mercy James (orphan)
Son – Rocco John Ritchie, David Banda Mwale Ciccone Ritchie
The list of her favourite things is here.
|Favourite Food||Rice Krispies, Caviar, Burrito, Salad|
|Favourite Books||The Bad Girl, The Time Traveller’s Wife, Shantaram|
|Favourite Poet||Sylvia Plath|
|Favourite Actresses||Carole Lombard, Judy Holliday, Marilyn Monroe|
|Favorite Sport||Boxing, basketball|
|Favourite Perfume||Farcas and Truth or dare by Madonna|
|Favourite Color(s)||Black, blue|
Some Interesting Facts About Madonna
- She has become the best selling female recording artist by selling over 300 million albums.
- Recording Industry Association of America titled her as the best selling female rock artist.
- In 1990 concerts, she has earned the US $1.31 billion.
- She has been one of the five founding members of the UK hall of fame.
- Since the age of 15, she has been vegetarian and will not eat meat till death.
- In 2004, she adapted Kabbalah and named herself Esther which means star.
- Out of 18 nominations for Grammy’s, she has won five.
- In 1985, her nude photographs were published by Playboy and Penthouse.
- The video ‘like a virgin’ of her song was tried to be banned by The Family Organisation because the video promoted sex before marriage.
- Her hobby is collecting art deco paintings of Tamara de Lempicka’s.
- Ella Fitzgerald, Prince, and Chaka Khan are her inspirations.
- In school, she was known for her high grades and notoriety at the same time.