Nicknamed the “Queen of Pop,” the music icon Madonna is an entrepreneur, a songwriter, an actress, and a singer. She is one of the most influential artists on the planet, recognized as the undisputed bestselling female recording artist in history. As if that’s not all, she is also the highest-grossing individual touring artist in all history. Let’s find out more about how much is Madonna Net Worth!
Madonna is among the richest self-made women today on the planet and considering she has sold over 300 million records globally; one can understand how Madonna’s net worth has reached such a figure. Well, here is Madonna’s autobiography.
Madonna is the daughter of Tonya, former employee engineer-designer of General motors and mother Madonna. Due to the sharing of names between her and the mother, she used to be called “Little Nonni.”She was born in 1958 in Michigan but was brought up in Rochester Hills.
Her mother died from breast cancer and left her with two brothers and three other younger siblings in the care of the father. She went to several schools before joining Rochester Adams High School, and among the schools she went to are St. Fredericks and St. Andrews Catholic elementary schools. She would later join the University of Michigan School of Music through a dance scholarship though she then dropped out to pursue a career in dancing.
Madonna’s love life is very complicated, and she has been into many relationships. She was once married to actor Sean Penn 1985, then dated rapper Tupac Shakur, later Carlos Leon, the father of her baby, married Guy Ritchie with whom they had a son within 1998.
Currently, Madonna resides in Lisbon, Portugal, with her adopted children from Malawi.
Madonna started her career as a backup singer and a dancer for an artist known as Patrick Hernandez in 1979 and later formed a rock band known as The Breakfast Club and another one called band Emmy. She then quit starting her solo career.
As a solo artist, her very first song was “Everybody” released in 1982, which was followed by “Burning Up,” published in 1983, and both songs were commercially successful. Her debut album Madonna was released in 1983 and had hits such as “Holiday,” “Lucky Star,” and “Borderline.” She went ahead in 1984 to release her second album Like a Virgin and sold more than 20 million copies worldwide topping in countries such as Germany, New Zealand, US, UK, and Spain.
From 1986 Madonna has released some other albums. They are namely True Blue (1986), Like a Prayer (1989), Erotica (1992), Bedtime Stories (1994), Ray of Light (1998), Music (2000), American Life (2003), Confessions on a Dance Floor (2005), Hard Candy (2008), MDNA (2012), and Rebel Heart (2015).
Apart from music, Madonna has also been featured in some films such as The Next Best Thing (2000), Swept Away (2002), Die Another Day (2002), I’m Going to Tell You a Secret (2005), and Arthur and the Invisibles (2006).
Awards & Achievements
Madonna is a global cultural icon and among the top 20 most celebrated female artists of all time. She has won numerous awards among totaling to 294 and has been nominated 643 times. Some of these awards are being inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 3 American Music Awards, 6 ASCAP Pop Awards, 5 Billboard Music Awards, 3 Echo Awards, 2 Golden Globe Awards, 16 Guinness World Records among many others.
Net Worth & Salary of Madonna
Madonna Net Worth has been estimated to be $900 million. Considering she is the best-selling female artist and the fourth best-selling artist of all time, having sold more than 300 million records globally and also earning more than $1.4 billion in concert tours Madonna net worth is a result of music. To add on her net worth, she has clothing lines and also perfume lines in her list of money-making gigs.
Clinching the crown of the best-selling female artist of all time is no joke since such success comes with lots of input of hard work, no wonder. She has crowned as the 21st century most enduring acts as well as one of the wealthiest individuals on the planet. Her three decades career which comprises of film directing, businesses., art has made her emerge as one of the wealthiest musicians on the planet.