Madonna is an American singer-songwriter, actress and entrepreneur. She rose to fame in the 1980s. Her 1984 album Like a Virgin became the first by a female artist to sell over 5 million copies in the U.S., and the title track topped Billboard's Hot 100 chart for six consecutive weeks. Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over 300 million records. She is known for songs such as "Material Girl," "Crazy for You," "Papa Don't Preach," "Vogue," "Justify My Love," "Secret" and "Ray of Light." Her most famous films include Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), A League of Their Own (1992) and Evita (1996).
Full Name
Madonna Louise Ciccone
Bay City, MI


How many kids does Madonna have?

Madonna has six children. She shares daughter Lourdes Leon with ex-husband Carlos Leon and her sons, Rocco Ritchie and David Banda Ritchie, with ex-husband Guy Ritchie. Madonna also adopted three daughters on her own: Mercy James in 2007 and twins Estere and Stella in 2017.

What is Madonna doing now?

Madonna is still touring and performing after relocating to Portugal in 2017. She released her 14th studio album, Madame X, in June 2019. The "Queen of Pop" also opened the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards with a surprise appearance and announced in 2021 that she plans to release deluxe editions of her "landmark albums" in 2022.

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