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, recognised as the undisputed bestselling female recording artist in history and as if that’s not all she is also the highest grossing individual touring artist in all history.
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 net worth has reached such a figure. Well here is Madonna autobiography. Here is a quick summary of Madonna’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Madonna Early Life
Madonna is the daughter of Tony a former employee engineer-designer of General motors and mother Madonna. Due to 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 are St. Fredericks and St. Andrews Catholic elementary schools. She would later join University of Michigan School of Music through a dance scholarship though she later dropped out to pursue a career in dancing.
Madonna love life is very complicated, and she has been into many relationships, and she was once married to actor Sean Penn 1985, then dated rapper Tupac Shakur, then Carlos Leon the father of her baby, then 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 off 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 later quit to start off her own solo career.
As a solo artist, her very first song was “Everybody” released in 1982 which was followed by “Burning Up” released 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, and 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 greatest female artists of all time. She has won numerous awards among totalling 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 of Madonna
Madonna net worth has been estimated to be $580 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 in addition, earning more than $1.4 billion in concert tours Madonna net worth is as 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.