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Madonna

Biography, Age, Net Worth, Children, Boyfriend, Parents & Popular Questions

Madonna Basic Information

Stage Name: Madonna
Real Name: Madonna Louise Ciccone
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Dancer, Record Producer, Director, Author, Businesswoman
Date Of Birth/Age: August 16, 1958 (65 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Bay City, Michigan, U.S.
Gender: Female
Nationality: American
Marital Status: Single
Education:
  • St. Frederick’s Catholic Elementary School,
  • St. Andrew’s Catholic Elementary School,
  • West Middle School
  • Rochester Adams High School, University of Michigan (On Scholarship)
Height: 1.65 m
Net Worth: $850M

Madonna Biography

Born on August 16, 1958, Madonna Louise Ciccone is a prominent American singer-songwriter, actress, and “Queen of Pop.” Her talents in songwriting, music production, and visual presentation have earned her praise for her artistic versatility. Madonna is well-known for constantly reinventing herself while maintaining control over every aspect of her career. She has pushed the boundaries of artistic expression in mainstream music by combining social, political, sexual, and religious themes in her writings, drawing both criticism and acclaim from the literary community.

Madonna has become a significant cultural icon of the 20th and 21st centuries, with an extensive body of academic evaluations and literature dedicated to her and even an academic subdiscipline called Madonna studies. She began her solo career with the album “Madonna” after playing in rock bands Breakfast Club and Emmy as a drummer, guitarist, and vocalist.

Madonna’s albums, such as “The Immaculate Collection,” “True Blue,” “Like a Virgin,” “Ray of Light,” and “Confessions on a Dance Floor,” have been bestsellers and Grammy Award winners. She has also acted in films like “Desperately Seeking Susan,” “Dick Tracy,” “A League of Their Own,” and “Evita,” which earned her a Golden Globe for Best Actress. However, her later films received mixed reviews.

Madonna’s entrepreneurial spirit led her to start the successful artist-run label, Maverick Records, in 1992. She has also ventured into other business ventures, such as running health clubs, fashion labels, and writing. She has also founded the Ray of Light Foundation and Raising Malawi to support various charities.

Madonna is the best-selling female music artist of all time, having sold over 300 million copies of her albums worldwide.

Madonna, Yours Truly, Artists, April 17, 2024

Net Worth

Madonna, who has a net worth of $850 million, is renowned as one of America’s most successful recorded musicians and performers. While she is often hailed as a source of inspiration for other musicians, she is particularly well-known for her boundary-pushing music, songwriting, visuals, and fashion.

Children

Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon 

Following in her mother’s footsteps, the introverted 23-year-old Lourdes, also known as Lola, is carrying forward her mother’s legacy. She is the eldest child of Madonna and is actively involved in her mother’s Material Girl clothing line, in addition to performing and having a substantial Instagram following. Although she possesses talents in singing and dancing, her true passion lies in the world of fashion, which she takes very seriously.

Rocco Ritchie

Rocco, the second child of Madonna and director Guy Ritchie, went through a notable rebellious phase as a young adolescent. He even left his mother’s Rebel Heart World Tour to live with his father, causing a custody dispute between Madonna and Guy. Eventually, the court ruled in favor of Guy, allowing Rocco to complete his college education in the United Kingdom. Now 19 years old, Rocco has returned to New York and is reconciling with his mother.

David Banda Mwala Ciccone Ritchie

David is Guy and Madonna’s first adoptive son and second child. The couple came to Malawi to adopt their lovely baby after placenta previa issues prevented Madonna from getting pregnant. David, who is now 14 years old, enjoys singing and appears to be on the verge of a bright soccer career.

Mercy James

Madonna’s second adopted child, Mercy, hails from Malawi and is around the same age as her other adopted child, David. Although Mercy remains somewhat of a mystery, it is known that she possesses exceptional piano-playing abilities.

Estere Ciccone and Stella Ciccone

Estere and Stella, who are twins and like their adopted siblings, hail from Malawi. Their mother passed away within a week after their birth, and their grandmother could not care for them properly. Consequently, they were placed in an orphanage.

Madonna, Yours Truly, Artists, April 17, 2024

Boyfriend

Ahlamalik Williams

Madonna first met Ahlamalik Williams, a backup dancer, in 2015, and the two started dating in 2018. Despite the significant age difference between them, with Ahlamalik being around 40 years younger than Madonna, she was unfazed by others’ opinions. Ahlamalik, born in Sacramento, California, is a talented dancer and choreographer who has worked on numerous productions, including Madonna’s 2019 Madame X tour. Although Madonna shared a private video of the couple kissing on her Instagram in March 2021, they generally keep their relationship private. However, in the spring of 2022, the couple announced their split after more than four years of dating.

Madonna, Yours Truly, Artists, April 17, 2024

Parents

Madonna’s father, Silvio “Tony” Ciccone, was born to Italian immigrants and was the first in his family to obtain a college degree, graduating with an engineering degree. Madonna’s mother, Madonna Fortin, was of French Canadian descent and worked as an X-ray technician and former dancer. Madonna’s parents got married in 1955 and moved to Michigan due to her father’s job.

Madonna’s mother was a deeply religious woman, regularly welcoming priests and nuns into their home, which had a significant impact on Madonna. However, Madonna was devastated when her mother passed away at the age of 30 due to breast cancer. Madonna herself was only 5 years old at the time.

Madonna, Yours Truly, Artists, April 17, 2024

Are Madonna and Weird Al friends?

According to the Daily Mail, Weird Al and Madonna may have never met.

Are Madonna and Rosie O'donnell still friends?

They still and have remained close friends over the years.

Are Madonna's kids adopted?

A good number of them are.

Are Madonna and Lady Gaga friends or related?

They aren’t related and that’s for sure. They may decide to be good pals in the future, but for now, they keep it cool and stay out of each other’s path.

Are Madonna and Cher friends?

Cher has clarified that she’s not very fond of Madonna, but she has also said that she respects her as an artist.

Are Madonna and Cyndi Lauper friends?

Not exactly. They aren’t feuding either.

Are Madonna's twins adopted?

Yep, they are. From Malawi, Africa.

Can Madonna sing?

Yes, she can.

Can Madonna speak Spanish?

Yes, she can, in addition to English and French.

Can Madonna play any instruments?

Yes, she can play both drums and guitar.

Can Madonna dance?

Madonna got her start as a dancer, so of course, she can.

Can Madonna speak Italian?

No, she doesn’t.

Can Madonna play baseball?

Yes, she now can. She had to learn for the purpose of a movie role.

Can Madonna play drums?

Reportedly, she can.

Can Madonna's daughter sing?

She can…to the point of wanting to pursue a music career.

Can Madonna speak French?

Yes, she can fluently.

Did Madonna adopt?

Kids? Yes, she did. A good number of them are from Malawi, Africa.

Did Madonna date Tupac?

It’s been confirmed that Madonna and Tupac did become romantically involved with one another at one point in the nineties.

Did Madonna go to college?

She did, yes.

Did Madonna write like a prayer?

Madonna wrote the song with her long-time collaborator Patrick Leonard.

Did Madonna write her songs?

Madonna does have writing credits on all her songs.

Did Madonna invent voguing?

Vogue or voguing didn’t originate with Madonna.

Did Madonna retire?

No, she didn’t and hasn’t.

Does Madonna have biological children?

She has a biological daughter, Lourdes, with former partner Carlos Leon.

Does Madonna still perform?

She is still going strong.

Does Madonna have a boyfriend?

Not for now, no. She just recently broke up with her boy toy, Ahlamalik Williams.

Does Madonna own her masters?

She does own her masters.

Does Madonna write her music?

She does most of the writing, yes.

Has Madonna ever been married?

Yes, twice.

Has Madonna won an Oscar?

Not yet, no.

Has Madonna ever won a Grammy?

Yes, she has.

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