Melanie Ciccone Biography

Melanie Ciccone is the sister of famous pop star Madonna. Her full name is Melanie Maria Ciccone and she was born in 1962 in Pontiac, Michigan.


Melanie studied Spanish Literature and Language at the University of Michigan. She has lived in several places including Brazil, Spain, the Dominican Republic, and New York City before settling in Maine with her husband.

Melanie is married to musician Joe Henry. They have been married since 1987, over 3 decades, and have two children together named Lulu and Levon Henry.

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Professionally, Melanie has worked with organizations like CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange and Warner Records. She is now an entrepreneur who produces hand embroidery, quilts, mixed media art, and prints.

Melanie’s brother Anthony Ciccone, Madonna’s eldest sibling, sadly passed away in February 2023 at the age of 66. The announcement was made by Melanie’s husband Joe Henry on Instagram.

Melanie Ciccone’s Profession

States that Melanie has worked as a “production designer and art director in the film industry”.

She is currently “Self Employed” at “Sweet Treats Etc”.

Melanie has had a successful career in the “entertainment industry”. However, this seems to be confusing her with the singer Melanie C, so is likely inaccurate.

She works with “simple materials of everyday life” including “newsprint, wax-paper, packaging, old texts, maps, bags, netting” to create artworks.

Age and Height

Melanie Ciccone was born on January 12, 1974, which makes her 47 years old. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (166 cm).

Melanie Ciccone’s Net Worth

Melanie Ciccone has had an extremely successful career in the entertainment industry, with a net worth estimated to be around $45 million. She has earned her fortune from album sales, tours, acting roles, and endorsements.

Melanie’s Top Songs and Albums


  • “Goin’ Down” (1999)
  • “Never Be the Same Again” ft. Lisa Lopes (2000)
  • “I Turn to You” (2000)
  • “Here It Comes Again” (2003)
  • “First Day of My Life” (2005)
  • “The Moment You Believe” (2007)
  • “Think About It” (2011)
  • “Dear Life” (2016)


  • “Northern Star” (1999)
  • “Reason” (2003)
  • “Beautiful Intentions” (2005)
  • “This Time” (2007)
  • “The Sea” (2011)
  • “Version of Me” (2016)
  • “Melanie C” (2020)

Melanie Ciccone pursued a successful solo career as a singer-songwriter. Her debut album “Northern Star” released in 1999 was a major hit. Over the years she has produced multiple chart-topping albums and singles, including the songs and records listed above.

In summary, Melanie Ciccone is best known as Madonna’s sister but has an interesting background in language and art, a long-term marriage and family, and a recent loss in the passing of their brother Anthony.

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