Biography Madonna( Picture 2017) could well be published as a practical guide for those who want to own, without outside help,succeed. After all, this singer, songwriter, dancer, film director and philanthropist in her life achieved only herself.
During his long and illustrious career Madonna has gathered a huge collection of awards. She has 7 Grammy figurines, 20 awards from the MTV Video Music Awards and dozens of songs that lead the lists of charts.
- 1 childhood and adolescence
- 2 dancer Career
- 3 Starting singing career
- 4 Debut album
- 5 second album
- 6 Marry Shona Penna or history of infernal love
- 7 Children Madonna
- 8 Commercial vein singer
- 9 Madonna today
Childhood and adolescence
Rodieh Madonna 08.16.1958 in the State of the Great Lakes - Michigan( USA) in a family of Italian and French. Perhaps the biggest shock in her life was parting with her mother - when the little Madonna Louise Ciccone turned five years old, her beloved mother dies of breast cancer.
Unfortunately, stepmother( 2 years later my father married the governess) and could not find a way to the orphaned girl. This woman, according to the apt definition of one of her stepchildren, was simply a sergeant-major and did not recognize any sentimentality. There was little support for the little Madonna in her numerous family. She had three more brothers and two sisters, who only teased and offended the girl. Two of the three brothers, who later became drug addicts, also dismissed their hands.
Interesting! Despite the fact that the girl studied brilliantly, her classmates disliked her - the wayward nature of the Madonna and at that time was not to everyone's liking. In one of the interviews, the singer said that she considered her peers "idiots," and they called her "a girl with greetings."
In 14 years, the future singer persuaded his father to send her to a ballet class Christopher Flynn. Incredibly, it was this man who could convince her to drop all the complexes and finally believe in her own uniqueness and attractiveness. Being gay, he took the future singer to concerts, exhibitions, nightclubs, where he acquainted with the shocking representatives of the bohemian environment. Later, Christopher Flynn offered her to drop the University of Michigan, in which she was in good standing, and go looking for happiness in New York.
Survive in this city with 35 dollars in a pocket, 15 of which she spent in a taxi, it was not easy. At first she lived simply starving to death, spent the night in basements, in attics and rummaged in garbage cans.
After going through the most severe casting, she finally finds work on vocation and falls into the group of choreographer Lang. Due to malnutrition, Madonna begins to weaken, so Lang arranges for her to work as a cloakroom attendant. Later, the future talent has to work and as a model.
Interesting! According to Madonna's own stories, in order to become "who she is", she had to work half to death.
Young Ciccone was easy, graceful, but ballet technique at the time it is still not enough, so at first had to work in the second part of. Her first real debut in the production of Lang was the role of a boy suffering in the Jewish ghetto.
Since the money sorely lacking, I had to withdraw housing in the cheapest and dangerous area, where it was once raped with a knife in his hand a maniac. After such a mental trauma Chikone temporarily drops her hands, she becomes scattered and ceases to believe in herself.
Start singing career
Poverty makes Ciccone to find a new part time, and she tries to Broadway musicals. The extraordinary performance of Madonna on one of the castings attracts the attention of the producers of Perrela and Van Loe. To her complete surprise, they invite her to sing "Jingle Bells".With their light hand from the dancer Ciccone turns into a singer and gets to Paris.
at the same time, she finally breaks up with her lover Dan Gilroy, away from Lang and spends about 6 months in France, Belgium and Tunisia. However, the disco music offered by the producers does not suit Louise Ciccone, and, yielding to the persuasions of Dan Gilroy, she again returns to New York. It is her lover that forces her to finally end her career as a dancer. He teaches her how to play musical instruments and she is accepted into the Breakfast Club group.
Then Madonna creates her own team - the rock band "Emmy" - and persuades Dan Gilroy to join her. At the same time she noticed the owner of the studio Camilla Barbon, who later became the personal manager of the singer. Camilla removes the patient's tolerable housing and supplies with money. Since the identity of the future singer needed a worthy "frame", Barbone picks up for her group of relevant musicians.
first time the group Madonna playsSmall clubs and on student hangouts. The drummer of her band is an African American, her former boyfriend Bray offers her to record collaborative songs. Secretly from Camilla, her ward distributes a cassette at the club "Dunsteria" and with the help of the DJ club gets acquainted with the founder of Sire Records. It was at this time that a woman of unimaginable appearance in a stylish cap from Ciccone turns into a Madonna.
Interesting! Offended Camilla for 20 years can not forgive Madonna, and only in 2000.She gives permission for her "little girl" to release early songs.
The debut album
The album "Madonna", released in 1983, at first does not go unnoticed. However, within a year he begins to gain momentum and finally gets 8th place in the Billboard 200( chart chart) and 6th place in the English chart. The songs "Borderline" and "Lucky Star" become real hits, and the single "Holiday" even falls into the top ten in Europe. At the same time, the manager of Ciccone becomes Freddie DeMann - the former manager of Jackson.
However, the singer at that time criticized for the manner of execution and too "girlish" vocals. Despite the fact that over time this album becomes a disco classic and to date the number of copies sold is 10 million, Madonna herself is unhappy with it.
According to Stein, the founder of Sire Records, this woman's will was as strong as her talent.
second disc( 1984), entitled «Like a Virgin»( «Like a Virgin") diverges circulation of 26 million. And occupies 11 th place in the charts of the US album. On the song "Material Girl" a clip is shot, and Madonna becomes a real star. All of its follow-up singles occupy the leading positions in the world charts. Ciccone goes on a tour around the world "Blond Ambition".Fans begin to mass imitate the pop diva and dress for Madonna.
Interesting! kind of advertising becomes even persecution by the Catholic Church after its clip «Like A Prayer» and termination of the contract for too frivolous behavior with "Pepsi".
The first serious scandal, which seriously endangered her career, is the publication of a photo of a nude singer, made in the days of her hungry dancing past. However, Madonna does not lose heart. Dressed in old-fashioned clothes at a charity concert, she answers the crowd, shouting "Yes, undress!": "If I undress even into the wild heat, it's only used against me!".
Marry Shona Penna or history of infernal love
In 1985 Ciccone, the apt definition of the artist and the producer Warhol surrounded by a mixture of "celebrities and nobodies" marries sexual and temperamental Shona Penna. Her first impression of Madonna, the future husband once described the following phrase: "A negative voice, but an ideal ass."But Chiconnay, unfortunately, was madly in love.
The groom's peculiar character shows on the day of the wedding. Curious journalists who have invaded the territory of the party, he in a drunken state is firing from a revolver.
A talented actor, Oscar winner, Penn is very jealous of his wife for fame. Confusion with the press, a failure in a joint with the Madonna film, jealousy and endless booze of his wife turned him into a monster. In the family, scuffles began. Shawn raised his hand to his wife's acquaintances. So, a friend of Volinsky got from Penn only because he at the restaurant kissed Madonna on the cheek. After the marriage once simply turned into an endless material for criminal reports, the Pennies parted.
Interesting! Husband did not demand a share of the Madonna earned 70 million dollars. Poor he was not - after the divorce he had about 5 million of his own money.
For the first time to become the mother of CicconeDecided at 38 years old. She did this, as always, very extravagantly, offering her coach Leone to become a father. Naturally, the marriage was not registered.
The second child of the singer was born thanks to the director from England, Guy Ritchie. After marrying him in 2000, she brought out Rocco's son. The couple also adopted a one-year-old boy named David Banda from a poor African family.
The marriage lasted 8 years - in 2008 Guy Ritchie and Ciccone officially terminated it.
After the divorce, Madonna agrees to pay to the former husband of 10 million. Pounds on training( by court the children should liveAlternately with her and Richie).In 2009, the famous singer adopts a girl from Malawi named Mercy James.
Interesting! Despite the not-so-decent behavior on stage, the children are brought up by Madonna in rigor. In any case, she for a long time forbids them to view their own clips, considering them not very suitable for children's eyes.
Despite numerous romances with men, children are always with her, and this right is Madonna very firmly defend in court. Guy Ritchie also believes that Ciccone is definitely a good mother. Despite the rigor in education, the singer provides them with enough independence and tries not to encroach on their freedom of choice, whether it be choosing a profession or a partner.
Commercial vein of singer
Madonna is known today to the whole world not only as the most popular singer and idol of shocking, but as a fintes guru and legislator of youth fashion.
The inexhaustible energy of Madonna allowed to unite the experience of the world fitness industry in its own sports movement. To maintain the ideal figure, this woman has been training for many years daily, without interrupting her studies, even during long tours. Her unique experience, she decided to translate into the ideology of her own sporting movement. In 2010, she created fitness clubs "Hard Candy", which are now enjoying success around the world.
Together with her daughter Lurdes Chikkone and Madonna has developed its own low-cost avant-garde collection of clothes for teens 12-19 years old. By the way, in one of her presentations Madonna meets with another boyfriend Brahim Zeb, with which it will hold for 3 years.
Ciccone's clothing is sold quite successfully by the Macy's chain of stores. Madonna tried herself and in the role of the model - the fans were appreciated by her videos of the Dolce & Gabbana collection.
Interesting! In 2011, the face of the brand of clothing Material girl by Ciccone was the daughter of another man, the legend - rocker Osborna Kelli.
Many critics see the reason for the singer's frantic success not in her talents, but in her ability to be incredibly plastic and play on changing the image. The author of the book about Madonna Mark Bego called her "the ideal performer of light singles".
course, not all of her career smoothly. So, the disc "American Life" was a failure. Critics believe her and a very mediocre actress - although she starred in many films, only "Evita" is considered more or less successful.
However, in her polished arrangements and vocal songs, she knows how to touch topics that are close to everyone: love for a partner, self-respect, aspiration for leadership. Perhaps, that is why her singles are soft and tender, then, on the contrary, they are rude and straightforward - from year to year they find more and more listeners. Madonna's latest album, released last year, with the title «Rebel Heart»( «Rebel Heart"), as always, enthusiastically received by the audience and was able to overtake rivals a day after the beginning of the sale.
IntIt is interesting! On its last tour of 2015-2016, held in America, Europe and Asia, visited 1,045,479 spectators. The total profit of all the tours of this singer was 1.3 billion dollars and made her the most successful performer in the history of music. Today her condition is close to a billion.
At 58, the Madonna continues to amaze. It is possible that we will hear a lot and learn about a phenomenon called Madonna Louise Ciccone.