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Born: Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone,
August 16th, 1958,
Bay City, Michigan, USA
Nicknames: Nonnie, Maddy, Mo, The Material Girl, Madge
Madonna Fortin, French-Canadian housewife, died
of breast cancer when Madonna was just 6 years old
Sylvio Ciccone, an Italian mechanic.
Husband: Guy Ritchie, director, married December 22, 2000
Daughter: Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon, (Lola) born October 14, 1996.
Father: Carlos Leon, Madonna's fitness trainer
Son: Rocco Ritchie, born August 11, 2000. Father: Guy Ritchie
Martin, Christopher, Anthony
Ex-husband: Sean Penn
| Born on August 16, 1958,
the third of eight children, Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone lost
her mother to breast cancer when she was just six years old. “I became
an over-achiever to get approval from the world,” she explained later.
“I didn’t have a mother, so I needed the whole world around me instead.”
She left the University of Michigan,
where she was studying dance, after three terms, and went
to New York with just $35 in her pocket. Becoming a regular on the
club scene, she’d signed a record deal before too long.
Success came in 1984 with "Holiday"
and "Like A Virgin" and, thanks to the latter’s provocative
video and the growing influence of MTV, she was soon a global player
in the pop world.
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"I live for meetings with men in suits. I love them because I know they had a really boring week and I walk in there with my orange velvet leggings and drop popcorn in my cleavage and then fish it out and eat it. I like that. I know I'm entertaining them, and I know that they know."
"I sometimes think I was
born to live up to my name. How could I be anything else but what
I am having been named Madonna? I would either have ended up a nun