Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone, the Material Girl
August 10, 2007 10:42pm CST
Madonna was born August 16, 1958, in Bay City, Michigan. THe elsdest of 8 children, she lost her mother to cancer when she was 6 years old, leaving her engineer father to raise their 8 children. Madonas star quality was evedent at an early age, which prompted her to participate in school shows, be a school cheerleadear, as well as take piano and ballet lessons.