Madonna is considered as the super star in the entertainment industry. She is also one of the richest with an estimate of Madonna net worth reaching 650 million dollars. In the whole world Madonna is regarded as the best selling artist as well as an influential figure in the industry. Up to date, more than 250 million copies of her albums have been sold, which increased the overall amount of Madonna net worth.
In 1958, she was born in Bay City, Michigan, but soon moved to Rochester Hills with her family. In 1977, Madonna moved to New York, where she got more opportunities to seek for career as a modern dancer. In New York, she also started her career as a singer and released her first album, which was self-titled and which reached the public in 1983. Up to date, Madonna has released 12 music albums, which featured a lot of her hit singles. Most of her first albums helped to make Madonna an international star. In 1980s, Madonna became a huge phenomenon because of her style and image.
Her singing career also helped her to launch her career as an actress, which also increased the overall amount of Madonna net worth. Her first movie in which she appeared was a 1985 production called “Desperately Seeking Susan”. Madonna also became a controversial person, thanks to her sexual themes in her recordings as well as performances. In fact, Madonna published a coffee table book, which was titled “Sex”. According to the RIAA, Madonna is the best selling artist in the world of the 20th century. In addition, she is considered as the Number 2 best selling artist in the United States with selling 64 million albums, which were certified. Moreover, the Guinness World Record Book has titled Madonna as the most successful recording artist of all time. Thus, because of such huge success, Madonna might be considered as a billionaire for many people, however, this is not the case.
In addition to being a popular singer and actress, she is also known as a song writer, author, producer, director, entrepreneur and philanthropist. These involvements also add a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Madonna net worth. Madonna became one of the first huge stars which were shown on the MTV channel. Her music was immediately loved by the audience and received a lot of comments from critics, although many of her creations received a lot of controversy.