Celebrate Madonna’s Birthday With Her Best Instagram Photos [SLIDESHOW]
Today, August 16, is Madonna’s birthday.
Born Madonna Louise Ciccone, Madonna turns 60 years old today, and she has packed in a massive career during her nearly four decades in entertainment.
Madonna is the highest selling female recording artist in history. She’s churned out hit after hit, including her number ones like “La Isla Bonita,” “Like a Virgin,” “Like a Prayer,” “Vogue,: “Take a Bow,” “Frozen,” “Music,” “Hung Up,” and “4 Minutes.”
She’s also the highest grossing single performer of all time, outselling every other solo artist in concert ticket sales in history.
Madonna is estimated to be worth somewhere north of $800 million, which is higher than the net worths of Elton John, Lady Gaga, Cher, and Adele.
Madonna still spends time performing, but she also devotes a considerable amount of time and money to charitable causes, like creating accessible pediatric health care across the world.
There’s no doubt Madonna has put an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. Check out some of her most iconic photos below.