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Silvio Ciccone


Silvio Ciccone is a celebrity father and businessman from the United States. Silvio Ciccone gained fame as the father of the legendary singer-songwriter Madonna.

Early Life

Silvio Ciccone was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the United States, on the 2nd of June 1931. According to the astrology, he has a birth sign of Gemini and is currently 92 years old. He holds US nationality and belongs to Italian ethnicity.

The names of his parents are Gaetano I. Ciccone and Michelina Ciccone. Meanwhile, he grew up as an Italian immigrant in the United States. Unfortunately, there is not much information available regarding his siblings and his childhood life.

Caption: Silvio Ciccone’s old photo (Source: It’s All Madonna’s Fault)


Talking about his academic qualifications, he earned his degree from Geneva College and worked as an optical engineer after his degree.

Professional Career

Silvio Ciccone owns Ciccone Vineyards near Sutton’s Bay, Michigan, USA. He founded the Vineyards & Winery in 1996. Moreover, he bought 40 acres of land from a dry farmer and began by planting the first acre.

The firm celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016 with a celebration in the refurbished rustic barn. He and his wife, Joan, resided in Rochester Hills for more than 30 years, raising their family there. He continued the Ciccone family’s practice of producing wine by hand. Apart from his business, he is widely recognized as the father of legendary singer-songwriter Madonna.


Madonna, whose full name is Madonna Louise Ciccone, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She is also known as the “Queen of Pop” and is known for her innovative music, provocative imagery, and reinvention of her image throughout her career.

Her eponymous breakthrough studio album from 1983 propelled her to solo success. Madonna followed it up with a string of hit albums, including all-time bestsellers “Like a Virgin” (1984), “True Blue” (1986), and “The Immaculate Collection” (1990), as well as Grammy Award winners “Ray of Light” (1998) and “Confessions on a Dance Floor” (2005).

She has had numerous chart-topping songs during her career, including “Like a Virgin”, “La Isla Bonita”, “Like a Prayer”, “Vogue”, “Take a Bow”, “Frozen”, “Music”, “Hung Up”, and “4 Minutes.”

Caption: Madonna performing in the concert (Source: Wikipedia)

Apart from her singing career, she has appeared in films such as “Desperately Seeking Susan” (1985), “Dick Tracy” (1990), “A League of Their Own” (1992), and “Evita” (1996).

As a businesswoman, she launched Maverick in 1992, which featured Maverick Records, one of the most successful artist-owned companies in history. Madonna’s other business activities include fashion lines, literary works, health clubs, and filmmaking. She donates to several organizations, including the Ray of Light Foundation in 1998 and Raising Malawi in 2006, and fights for gender equality and LGBT rights.

Silvio Ciccone – Net Worth 2024

Being a businessman and celebrity, he has lived a lavishing and comfortable lifestyle. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated around $8 million whereas his salary and income are under review. According to  Forbes, Madonna’s net worth is estimated at around $580 million.

Relationship Status

Moving forward to his personal life, Silvio Ciccone married twice. Firstly, he married Madonna Fortin on July 1, 1955. With the marriage, the couple has six children Madonna, Christopher, Martin, Paula, Anthony, and Melanie Ciccone.

However, the couple got divorced later. After this, Silvia married Joan Ciccone in 1996. With the marriage, the couple has two children, Mario, and Jennifer Ciccone.

Caption: Silvio Ciccone’s family photo (Source:

The celebrity father has not been involved in any major scandals or controversies and maintains a clean profile.

Body Measurements

Silvio has got a pair of blue eyes with grey hair colour. Other than this, there is not much known about his height, weight, and other body measurement.

Social Media

The celebrity father is not active on social media such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Meanwhile, he prefers to live a private life.