although Madonna has been a popular name in the music industry for decades, her ethnicity, nationality, age and height is often a subject of interest.
Madonna is an iconic figure in the music industry, known for her unique fashion sense, captivating performances, and countless hits that have topped the charts over the years.
But let’s take a closer look at the ancestral roots of the Material Girl singer, where she was born, how old she is and how tall she stands.
Madonna’s ethnicity includes Italian (mostly on her father’s side), while on her mother’s side she is of French Canadian descent, with some remote Swiss French and English.
Madonna ethnicity through grandparents
The singer of La Isla Bonita, Madonna is the daughter of Madonna Louise (Fortin) and Silvio Anthony Tony Ciccone.
Madonna’s paternal grandparents were immigrants from Italy. Her mother had French Canadian ancestry with some Swiss French and English roots.
On her father’s side, Madonna’s grandfather, Gaetano S. Guy Ciccone, was from Pacentro in the province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy. His parents were Nicola Pietro Ciccone and Anna Maria Mancini and Nicola was the son of Domenico Ciccone and Elenora/Eleonora Lucci.
Madonna’s paternal grandmother, Michelina Dijulio/Di Julio was also from Pacentro. She was the daughter of Raffaele Dijulio and Concetta or Giovanna Battista Laccone. Raffaele, in turn, was the son of Costantino Donato Dilulio/DiJulio and Olympia Pantaleo.
The Material Girl singer’s maternal grandfather, Willard Fortin, who was born in Michigan, was the son of Narcisse Nelson Fortin and Rosa/Rosie/Rose E. Lajoie. Narcisse herself was from Rimouski, St Simon, Quebec, Canada. He was the son of Narcisse Nelson Fortin and Felicite/Felecite/Phillis Rioux. Rosa, on the other hand, was born in Michigan. She was the daughter of French Canadian parents, Charles Lajoe, of St. Joseph, Maskinonge, Quebec, and Rose Elly/Ella/Rosalie Coulombe.
Still clinging to the Frozen singer’s ancestry, her maternal grandmother, Elsie Mae Fortin, was born in Standish, Arenac, Michigan, to French Canadian parents, Guillaume Henri Shorty Fortin and Marie Louise Demers. Fortin was the son of Nasaire Henri Fortin and Emelie/Emilie Daniel. Marie Louise, on the other hand, was born in Chatham, Kent, Ontario. She is the daughter of Eustache Demers, from Sainte Martine, Quebec, and Louise Masse, from what was then Lower Canada.
How old is Madonna?
Madonna who was born on August 16, 1958, is currently 64 years old. The 4-minute singer is clearly in her mid-60s and heading towards her 70s.
Fellow singers who are in their sixties Jon Bon Jovi, Paula Abdul, Seal, Anthony Kiedis, Until Lindemann, Dave Gahan, Taylor Dayne, Ian Brown, Travis Tritt, Corey Hart, Thomas differentAnd Ragheb Alamaamong other things.
How tall is Madonna?
Most reports suggest that the Frozen singer Madonna is 1.55 meters tall. While people have often discussed her short stature given her success as a musician, Madonna’s height is actually an average number for an American woman.