Things You Need To Know About Famous American Singer Madonna

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#1- Madonna was born on 16 August, 1958, in Michigan, U.S. Her real name is Madonna Louise Ciccone.

#2- Madonna is an American singer, actress and dancer. She is also known as the "Queen of Pop."

#3- Her family members used to call her "Little Nonnie" as a child because Madonna and her mother shared the same initial name.

#4- She started her career with the rock band "Breakfast Club," performing as a drummer, vocalist, and guitarist.

#5- Madonna released 14 studio albums during her career. She released her first studio album, "Madonna" in 1983.

#6- "Like a Virgin," her 2nd studio album, was released in 1984 & became the first album by a female artist to sell more than 5 million copies in the U.S.

#7- From 1980 to 2010, Madonna was named the top-earning female musician 11 times by Forbes.

#8- Madonna is also the highest-grossing female touring artist worldwide; she made revenues of more than $1.5 billion just from her concert tickets.

#9- During the 1980s, lots of women got influenced by Madonna's image, performance, and music videos, & her style became one of the fashion trends of that time.

#10- Madonna's records have sold more than 300 million copies worldwide, also making her the best-selling female recording artist of all time.

#11- Apart from singing and acting, Madonna is also a successful businesswoman. She started a company called "Maverick" in 1992.

#12- Madonna worked on a total of 27 feature films & 11 short films in her acting career. In 22 films, she worked as an actress.

#13- For her film "Evita," which was released in 1996, Madonna won the Golden Globe Award in the category of "Best Actress".

#14- In 1978, Madonna moved to New York, and at that time she had only $35 in her pocket. Now she has a net worth of $850 million.

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