Her other ventures include fashion design, writing children's books, health clubs, and filmmaking.
Referred to as the "Queen of Pop", Madonna is often cited as an influence by other artists.
Born and raised in Michigan, Madonna moved to New York City in 1977 to pursue a career in modern dance.
Since Madonna had the same name as her mother, family members called her "Little Nonni".
She has two elder brothers, Anthony and Martin, and three younger siblings, Paula, Christopher, and Melanie.
; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.