Madonna Net Worth: Charity & Career

The famous and extremely talented American artist Madonna has a gigantic net worth of $850 million as of 2022.

Madonna, a.k.a the “Queen of Pop,” is renowned for her songs, compositions, and music videos.

Madonna
Madonna “The Queen of Pop”

Known for her versatility, Madonna indeed is the highest-grossing solo artist of all time. In fact, the singer-songwriter-actress is counted among the most noteworthy stars of pop culture.

The modern pop star has given us countless hits and has amassed several honorable titles for her excellence. She was one of the inaugural inductees of the UK Music Hall of Fame.

Quick Facts

Here are some quick facts about Madonna.

Full Name Madonna Louise Ciccone
Date of birth August 16, 1958
Age 64 Years Old
Gender Female
Place Of Birth Bay City, Michigan, United States
Nationality American
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Dancer, Author, Businesswoman, Composer, Record Producer, Guitarist, Lyricist
Zodiac sign Leo
Religion Catholic
Ethnicity mixed (Italian, French, Canadian)
Residence Bay City, US
Height 5’5″ (164 cm)
Weight 119 lbs (54 Kg)
Hair Color Brunette (natural)
Eye Color Green
Social Media  Instagram, Twitter
Father’s Name Silvio Ciccone
Mother’s Name Madonna Louise Ciccone
Siblings Paula Ciccone, Christopher Ciccone, Martin Ciccone, Melanie Ciccone, Anthony Ciccone, Jennifer Ciccone, Mario Ciccone
Marital status Divorced
Education University of Michigan
Spouse Guy Ritchie (m. 2000–2008)

Sean Penn (m. 1985–1989)

Children Lourdes Leon, Rocco Ritchie, David Banda, Stelle Ciccone, Estere Ciccone, Mercy James
Active Years 1979–Present
Net Worth $850 million
Last Updated September 2022

Madonna: Net Worth and Income

The net worth of Madonna is a whopping $850 million, as of 2022.

Her net worth consists of income from music sales, digital streaming, films, and live performances.

Madonna is one of the richest artists of all time.

Assets, Salary and Earnings from 1983 to 2017

Year Income Amount 
1983 Record Sales $15 million
1984 Record Sales $31 million
 

1985

Salary (A Certain Sacrifice) $100,000
Salary (Desperately Seeking Susan) $100,000
Ticket Sales $5 million
1986 Record Sales $32 million
Salary (Shanghai Surprise) $1,000
 

1987

Record Sales (Who’s That Girl) $8 million
Record Sales (You Can Dance) $7 million
Ticket Sales (The Virgin Tour) $25 million
1989 Contract (with Pepsi) $5 million
Record Sales (Like a Prayer) $20 million
 

 

1990

Record Sales (I’m Breathless) $11 million
Salary $35,000
Record Sales (The Immaculate Collection) $45 million
Assets $3.4 million
Ticket Sales (Blond Ambition World Tour) $62.7 million
1992 Record Sales (Erotica) $8 million
Salary $60 million
1993 Record Sales (The Girlie Show World Tour) $70 million
Salary (Body of Evidence) $2.5 million
1994 Record Sales (Bedtime Stories) $10 million
1995 Record Sales (Something to Remember) $20 million
1996 Record Sales (Evita) $13 million
Salary (Evita) $1 million
1998 Record Sales (Ray of Light) $22 million
2000 Record Sales $15 million
2001 Record Sales (GHV2) $12 million
Ticket Sales (World tour) $75 million
2003
Record Sales (Remixed & Revisited)
$115,000
Record Sales (American Life) $6 million
2004 Ticket Sales (Re-Invention World Tour) $125 million
2005 Record Sales (Confessions on a Dance Floor) $15 million
2006 Ticket Sales (Confessions Tour) $195 million
Record Sales (I’m Going to Tell You a Secret) $200,000
 

2007

Record Sales (The Confessions Tour) $1.55 million
Asset $12 million
Contract (with Live Nation) $120 million
2008 Ticket Sales (Sticky & Sweet Tour) $408 million
Record Sales (Hard Candy) $5 million
 

2009

Record Sales (Celebration) $7 million
Asset (London mansion) $43.5 million
Asset (New York Townhouse) $40 million
2010 Record Sales (Live Album: Sticky & Sweet Tour) $160,000
2012 Ticket Sales (The MDNA Tour) $306 million
Record Sales $3 million
2013 Record Sales (MDNA World Tour) $125,000
2015 Record Sales (Rebel Heart) $1.5 million
Ticket Sales (Rebel Heart Tour) $170 million
Asset (Beverly Hills Mansion) $27 million
2016 Earnings $76.5 million
2017 Asset Value (Mansion in Portugal) $6.5 million

Net Worth of Madonna in Different Currencies

Here is the net worth of the singer in different currencies, including Bitcoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro 719,265,750
Pound Sterling £ 613,636,250
Australian Dollar A$ 1,153,020,750
Canadian Dollar C$ 1,074,574,250
Indian Rupee 62,472,535,000
BitCoin ฿ 18,714

Madonna: Houses and Cars

Houses

Hidden Hills House

This beautiful property in a celebrity-filled neighborhood spans three-acre sporting 12,500 square feet of living area.

Inside the Los Angeles House
Inside the Los Angeles House

Originally, the estate was owned by the Weeknd, and Madonna purchased it for $24.9 million. Reportedly, The Weekend spent $18.2 million back in 2018 for this secluded mansion.

The house features seven bedrooms and two extra guest bedrooms. Likewise, it boasts the amenities such as a wine room, basketball court, and theatre.

Mullholand Drive House

This is a bit old, which was purchased by the singer for $5 million back in 1992.

The house, originally built in 1920, spans 8,000 square feet. Similarly, there are nine bedrooms and six bathrooms inside this nine-story mansion.

Furthermore, the property named Castillo del Lago serves a beautiful ocean view.

Hollywood Hills

This gated estate was bought by Madonna for $3 million in 1989. The house located in Oriole Way, Hollywood, features three bedrooms, and the singer purchased it from Allen Questrom.

Beverly Hills House

The sprawling property originally built in the 1940s spreads over 15,000 square feet. This Beverly Hills estate sports iron gates supported by stone pillars which give the vibes of a classic country house.

To detail, there are three bedrooms for the family along with two master suites. Additionally, there are two staff rooms.

Aerial view of the Beverly Hills mansion
Aerial view of the Beverly Hills mansion

Furthermore, the property also boasts a guesthouse with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The guesthouse has access to a tennis court as well.

Talking about the amenities, the house features a sophisticated bar, bowling alley, home theatre, a game room, and a fitness center.

Similarly, there is a 60 feet long swimming pool with a facility of the spa as well.

Florida House at Palm Beach

This beach house in Florida is leased by the singer for $50,000/month.

Located at Sheltingham Drive, Wellington, this gorgeous pad features six bedrooms and seven and a half bathrooms.

The house spans 9,500 square feet and includes all the luxury amenities one would wish for.

Los Angeles House

It is the former house of the singer which she brought from Leon Max, the fashion designer.

New York House (Georgian Townhouse)

This spectacular Georgian townhouse was purchased by Madonna for a hefty $32 million.

In 2009, the singer bought this residence located at 152-156 East 81st Street, where she later spent an extra $1.7 million for the renovation.

Exterior of the New York townhouse
The Exterior of the New York Townhouse

To detail, the house is five-story, and the fifth story was later added by the singer after purchasing the property.

Likewise, there are 26 rooms, among which there are thirteen bedrooms.

Similarly, there are dining rooms, garages, a library, a rooftop garden, and much more inside this townhouse.

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New York House (Harperley Hall)

The singer used to live in this estate before she moved to the Georgian townhouse.

The singer sold the residence at Harperley Hall, 41 Central Park West, in 2013 for $16 million. It was first listed on the market for $23.5 million.

The property spread over 6,000 square feet requires monthly maintenance of $11,774.

Portugal House

In 2017, the pop star purchased an 18th-century mansion in Lisbon for a generous $8.2 million.

Exterior of the Madonna's Portugal House
The Exterior of the Madonna’s Portugal House

Madonna has been living in this estate with her children since the outbreak of the COVID-19. The residence used to be a boutique hotel and now belongs to the singer.

To detail, there are four bedrooms and seven bathrooms inside this gorgeous house spanning 16,146 square feet.

Additionally, there is a guesthouse and a cottage for caretakers.

Cars

Here is the list of cars owned by the great singer along with their prices:

Maybach 57: The price of this model is $358,000.

Mercedes-Benz W140: This flagship model costs about $41,400 and comes with several handy features like navigation tools, stability control, and voice controls. Furthermore, the sedan/saloon coupe sports airbags and rain-sensing wipers.

Madonna inside her Mini Cooper
Madonna Inside her Mini Cooper

Cooper 5: Reportedly, the singer splurged $55,000 to purchase this beauty. The mini cooper has a seating capacity of five and gives a mileage of 20.7 kmpl.

Maybach 625: This another Maybach model was purchased by Madonna for $500,000.

Jaguar XE: Madonna spent $90,000.

BMW 7 series: Another prized car in the singer’s car collection is this BMW 7 series which costs $80,000.

Madonna: Lifestyle and Vacation

Lifestyle

For someone over sixty years old, Madonna is extremely fit and lives a healthy life.

Exercises and Workout Regime

Also, as the pop star appears in her music videos, it is important for her to stay in shape.

Reportedly, she works out six days a week. To detail, her exercise routine consists of circuit training, resistant training, and aerobics. She also does yoga, pilates, and dance routines.

Moreover, planks, squats, weight-lifting, push-ups, and pull-ups are also included in her fitness regime.

Diet and Meal Plan

The singer believes in green and consumes a vegetarian-based diet. She avoids meat products, gluten, and dairy.

As a matter of fact, she has her own chef who specialized in macrobiotic cooking. Her private chef prepares the foods which are majorly influenced by East Asian Cuisine.

Well, the famous singer was introduced to this particular diet by her ex-husband Guy Ritchie.

Basically, Madonna eats six small meal portions throughout her day. She has soup and vegetables for her every day but also loves eating quinoa and avocado rolls. And she eats a lot of seasonal fruits.

Now let’s talk about her cheat diet- on such days, the singer does pizza, chips, or french fries. She calls these her comfort food, and these sure are very comforting!

Vacation

In 2020, Madonna was spotted spending her vacation on an island.

Madonna Net Worth Madonna on her Vacation with her boyfriend
Madonna Vacationing With Her Boyfriend

The singer was there with her family and her new boyfriend Ahlamalik Williams.

Likewise, a couple of years back, Madonna spent a sweet getaway with her family in the Maldives.

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Madonna: Charity

There are indeed a lot of philanthropic works done by Madonna. In fact, she started quite early in her career.

The singer was one of the activists for the HIV/AIDS epidemic stirred in the 1980s. She worked by raising awareness as she lost a few of her close people to the disease.

Likewise, in 1987, she donated the amount raised by her “Who’s That Girl Tour.” The money was contributed to the American Foundation for AIDS Research.

In 1998, Madonna founded the Ray of Light Foundation, a non-profit organization that ensures the protection of vulnerable children.

It focuses on The Afghan Institute of Learning and the Palestine Fair Trade Association (PFTA).

To illustrate, the foundation fights for equality for all mankind. Also, the singer relentlessly makes sure the safety of young girls and their rights to have a quality education.

She has been equally involved in charity works in her hometown. In 2014, she donated money to three non-profit organizations, all working to uplift impoverished youths of Detroit.

Madonna donated funds to open a gym facility in Detroit and further helped in supplying the types of equipment needed for the facility.

Likewise, the singer has donated utilities such as clothes and sleeping bags for several homeless people of the city.

Raising Malawi

Madonna established another organization in 2006 with the name Raising Malawi which is also regarded as one of her most notable projects.

Madonna Net Worth Madonna in Malawi
Madonna in Malawi

The singer co-founded this non-profit organization with Michael Berg, and the objective of this foundation is to help the one million impoverished orphans of Malawi. To detail, it ensures health facilities and quality education.

Madonna has devoted herself to traveling to different places for helping vulnerable groups and also has produced several documentaries to shed light upon the persisting situation of the country.

The singer adopted four of her six children from Malawi.

In 2017, Madonna established Mercy James Institute of Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care which happens to be the first children hospital in Malawi.

Other Causes

The pop-queen is also an avid supporter of the LGBTQ community and has been honored with the “Advocate for Change Award” for her works.

Moreover, she has also shown her support to Pride Foundation through her song “I Rise” from her Madame X album.

Other causes that Madonna supports are:

  • Amnesty International
  • Afghanistan Relief Organization
  • CHIME FOR CHANGE
  • Bony Pony Ranch
  • Every Mother Counts
  • Live Earth
  • Millennium Promise
  • Greenpeace
  • UNICEF
  • Special Olympics
  • MusiCares
  • Raisa Gorbachev Foundation
  • Sentebale
  • Save the Children
  • UN Millennium Project
  • Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
  • Partners in Health

Madonna: Songs, Movies, Investments, Endorsements, and Books

Songs

Talented American pop singer Madonna has released 88 singles, among which she made a record with fifty no 1 hits.

Likewise, Madonna also released 24 promotional singles.

Here we have mentioned fifteen greatest hits given by the Queen of Pop, as picked by the Billboard:

  1. Like a Prayer” (1989)
  2. “Vogue” (1990)
  3. “Into the Groove” (1985)
  4. “Express Yourself” (1989)
  5. Ray of Light” (1998)
  6. “Hung Up” (2005)
  7. “Holiday” (1983)
  8. Open Your Heart” (1986)
  9. “Music” (2000)
  10. “Take a Bow” (1994)
  11. Papa Don’t Preach” (1986)
  12. “Live to Tell” (1986)
  13. “Material Girl” (1984)
  14. “Borderline” (1984)
  15. “Justify My Love” (1990)

Movies

Along with her songs, there are a handful of movies in which Madonna has acted.

Some of those movies are A Certain Sacrifice (1979), Vision Quest (1985), Shanghai Surprise (1986), Who’s That Girl (1987), Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989), The Next Best Thing (2000), and Blue in the Face (1995) among others.

Likewise, Madonna received $80,000 to appear in the 1985 film Desperately Seeking Susan. Similarly, she was paid $35,000 to appear in the 1990 movie Dick Tracy.

From the 1996 movie Evita, Madonna received a paycheck of $1 million. Body of Evidence (1993) is the highest-paying movie as the pop queen bagged $2.5 million appearing in the film.

Shows

Madonna has made a guest appearance in some of the famous talk shows like The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Graham Norton Show, and others.

Investments

In 2010, Madonna invested $1.5 million in Vita Coco, a company selling coconut-based products. She decided to invest her money in this company after drinking their coconut water every day while she was on her music tour.

Fortunately, this investment became quite fruitful for the mega musician as the company sought a sale of one billion USD, as of 2017 attracting other big companies such as Pepsi.

Other business investments done by her include co-establishing Maverick back in 1992. Madonna co-founded this American Entertainment Company with Time Warner.

Madonna has also invested in several real estate. She owned/owns properties in different places in the US and other countries like England and Portugal.

Endorsements

Madonna has collaborated with numerous brands and has supported many companies throughout her journey.

During the peak of her career, the singer collaborated with Pepsi promoting their products. Meanwhile, the company promoted her album- Like A Prayer.

Reportedly, Madonna made almost $5 million from this endorsement.

The singer has launched several brands and products of her own.

Fashion Brands

Talking about her own fashion brands, the mega singer has produced five brands, and they are:

  • H&M (2007): Collaborating with H&M, Madonna produced the clothing line M by Madonna.
  • Dolce and Gabbana (2010): The singer collaborated with D&G to launch her own line of sunshades with the name MDG.
  • MG Icon LLC (2010): Teaming up with MG Icon, Madonna launched her next brand Material Girl.
  • MG Icon and Macy’s (2011): One year later, Madonna again joined this company to produce another lifestyle brand, Truth or Dare. The brand pioneered in handbags, footwear, lingeries, and perfumes.
  • MDNA Skin (2014): Her own range of beauty products- MDNA SKIN was launched in 2014 in Tokyo. The range was later brought to the US in September 2017.

Before launching all these brands, in 1985, Macy’s honored Madonna with a separate section by name Madonnaland in New York.

Likewise, the mega pop star has appeared in numerous commercials such as BMW, Mitsubishi, H&M, Pepsi, Estée Lauder, etc.

Madonna Net Worth Madonna on the cover of Rolling Stone
Madonna on the Cover of Rolling Stone

Madonna has been featured on the covers of several magazines- TIME, Vogue, Playboy, GQ, RollingStone, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Optimist, Glamour, to name a few!

Book Publication

Madonna has authored several books.

Some of the books written by her are Sex (1992), The English Roses (2003), Mr. Peabody’s Apples (2003), Yakov and the Seven Thieves (2004), Friends for Life! (2008), Too Good to Be True (2006), Lotsa de Casha (2005), Runway Rose, and many more.

Madonna Net Worth Biography, Madonna
Biography, Madonna

There are numerous biographies written by other writers about Madonna’s life and career. One of these biographies is Madonna: An Intimate Biography, written by Randy Taraborrelli and released in October 2007.

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Career

Madonna was born on August 16, 1956, in Michigan. She was born to Silvio Ciccone and Madonna Louise. Madonna lost her mother to breast cancer when she was seven years old.

Growing up, she went to St. Fredrick’s and St. Andrew’s Catholic Elementary Schools. Later, she attended Rochester Adams High School.

Having great dancing skills, Madonna received a dance scholarship in her high school and afterward enrolled in the University of Michigan. Nevertheless, she left the college and shifted to New York City to pursue her career.

In New York, the singer joined the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. Meanwhile, she worked on several jobs to pay for her Dance class.

In 1982, she was signed by Sire Records and released her debut single Everybody from the album, Madonna.

Likewise, in 1983, she released Holiday, which entered the US Billboard Hot 100 and became her first hit song.

Madonna kept giving blockbusters and established herself as a promising music icon. The fact that she uses both her vocals and dance talents makes her one of the best recording artists.

Personal Life

In 1985, Madonna married Sean Penn, the American actor. Back then, the couple also bought an apartment together.

However, they got divorced in 1989.

Madonna Net Worth Madonna with her six children
Madonna With Her Six Children

Then in 2000, the singer married Guy Ritchie, the English film director. Ritchie and Madonna were blessed with a son, Rocco Ritchie. After eight years of marriage, the couple separated.

The singer has adopted four kids, David, Mercy, Esther, and Stella. Also, Madonna has a biological daughter, Lourdes Maria Ciccone. She had the daughter with her ex-partner Carlos Leon.

Interesting Facts About Madonna

  1. After the death of her mother, her father married his housekeeper Joan Gustafson. Madonna has a stepbrother and a stepsister from her stepmother.
  2. During her struggling phase, the singer worked in Dunkin’ Donuts. However, Madonna was fired for spraying jam in a customer’s face.
  3. The English musician Sting is the Godfather to Madonna’s son Rocco Ritchie.

FAQs

Does Madonna hold a Guinness World Record?

Yes, Madonna was included in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2000. Since her first album, the singer has sold over 300 million records globally, and this earned her the title of the world’s top-selling female artist.

How many No. 1 Has Madonna had?

The pop queen has 50 No. 1 hits.

Has Madonna won the Grammy Award?

The singer has been nominated twenty-eight times in Grammys, and she has won seven. To illustrate, she won the prestigious title for Blond Ambition World Tour Live (1992), Ray of Light (1999), Beautiful Stranger (2000), Confessions on a Dance Floor (2007), and The Confessions Tour (2008).

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