Madonna Biography

Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and image, and for retaining a standard of autonomy within the recording industry. Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions which have also been known to induce controversy. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pop", she is cited as an influence among other artists around the world.

Born in Bay City, Michigan, Madonna moved to New York City to pursue a career in modern dance. After performing in the music groups Breakfast Club and Emmy, she signed with Sire Records in 1982 and released her self-titled debut album the following year. She followed it with a series of commercially successful albums, including the Grammy Award winners Ray of Light and Confessions on a Dance Floor. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Madonna
Full Name:
Madonna Ciccone
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Film Producer, Actor, Dancer, Film director, Author, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Screenwriter, Record producer
Ethnicity:
Italian American, Cuban British, French Canadian
Religion:
Jewish Renewal, Catholicism
Date of Birth:
August 16, 1958 (61)
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Marriages
Divorces
  • 2008-12-15
    Pop singer Madonna (50) divorces film director Guy Ritchie (40) due to unreasonable behavior after almost 8 years of marriage
Madonna Timeline
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