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Madonna at the premiere o I Am Because We Are in 2008
BornMadonna Louise Ciccone
(1958-08-16) 16 August 1958 (age 65)
Bay City, Michigan, U.S.
ResidenceLisbon, Portugal
Ither names
  • Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone
  • (Catholic Confirmation name)
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
  • Sangster-sangwriter
  • dancer
  • author
  • director
  • businesswumman
  • record producer
  • philanthropist
  • actress
Years active1979–present
Hame tounRochester Hills, Michigan, U.S.
Net wirthU.S. $500 million (estimate as of September 2013)[1]
Pairtner(s)Carlos Leon (1995–97)
KinChristopher Ciccone (brother)
Muisical career
  • Drums
  • guitar
  • percussion
  • synthesizer
  • vocals
Associate acts

Madonna (born Madonna Louise Ciccone /ɪˈkn/ chi-KOH-nay; 16 August 1958) is an American sangster, sangwriter, actress, director, dancer, an entrepreneur. She haes sauld mair nor 300 million records warldwide an is recognisit as the warld's best-sellin female recordin airtist in history bi Guinness World Records. Considered tae be ane o the "25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century" bi Time for bein an influential figur in contemporar muisic, she is kent for continuously reinventin baith her muisic an image, an for retainin a staundart o autonomy athin the recordin industrie. Critics hae praised her diverse muisical productions which hae been kent tae induce controversy an aw.

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Baith Madonna's marriages endit in divorce. She wis marriet tae Sean Penn frae 1985-1989 an tae Guy Ritchie frae 2000-2008. She haes a dochter Lourdes an son Rocco. She adoptit a Malawian bairn, David Banda, an a girl, Mercy.

Tours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Her tours durin the 80's ("Who's That Girl Tour", "Blond Ambition Tour", etc.) wur vera successfu. Her 1993 "The Girle Show Tour" wis vera controversial, (some thocht o it as bad), but it wis a great success. the "Drowned World Tour" an the "Re-Invention Tour" wur the maist successfu tours o thair years. "The Confessions Tour" wis vera successfu an the "Sticky & Sweet Tour", wi ower 400 million dollars earned, became the maist successfu tour o aw time for a single airtist..

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Greenburg, Zack O'Malley (18 September 2013). "Madonna's Net Worth: $500 Million In 2013". Forbes. Forbes, Inc. Retrieved 25 Mairch 2014.