We look back at how much the singer has changed changed since her 80s debut.
A teenage Madonna Louise Ciccone pictured here in her school yearbook photo – we wonder if her classmates knew they were rubbing shoulders with a future global superstar?
Even from her earliest days in the music business, Madge loved to make a statement with her clothes as seen here on stage at a concert in Phoenix, Arizona in May of 1985.
Madonna ventured into film with a part in ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ alongside Patricia Arquette.
Another film role with a part in ‘Who’s That Girl’ saw Madonna giving her blonde locks the chop!
Filming the classic video for ‘Like A Prayer’ which sold 5 million copies at the time of release, Madge dyed her blonde hair brown.
With help from Jean-Paul Gaultier, Madge created one of her most iconic looks to date – who could forget the cone-shaped bra?
When you’ve found a winning formula, stick to it! Madge championed Gaultier’s conical bra throughout the early nineties.
Dressed as Marilyn, Madonna channels old-school Hollywood glamour during her Vogue era.
If Madonna was the queen of pop, MJ was certainly the king. Here the uber-famous duo are all dolled up for the Oscars in March, 1991.
Madonna goes back to black with a dark perm in February 1992 – the very same year Madonna’s controversial book, ‘Sex’, was released.
How chic! With slicked back hair, Madge filmed her video for the single ‘Erotica’.
Madonna always put huge effort into her tours and performances to put on a brilliant show for her fans. Here she is on stage during her ‘Girlie Show’ tour, sporting a black beaded bikini and head-dress – what else?
Look at that ponytail! On UK turf, Madge gave a rare performance at the Brit Awards in 1995.
Looking quite the businesswoman with sleek blonde locks and a shirt and tie, Madge tries out yet another new look at the MTV Music Awards in New York.
After a short break, Madonna was back with her single ‘Frozen’ and a new goth look.
After the goth phase, came all-American girl as Madonna donned cowboy hats for a cover-version of American Pie.
Best buddies, Gwyneth and Madge were inseparable for many years with Gwyneth even referring to Madonna as an ‘older sister’. But rumours this year revealed that the pair were no longer on speaking terms after a major falling out.
Madge looks like a woman 20 years her junior here as she attends the UK Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Hackney Empire in London.
Another changing hairstyle for Madonna, as she goes back to her roots (quite literally) for the 72 Names of God book party in New York.
All that yoga’s paid off then! Madonna bends her bod on stage in a corset and stockings that leave little to the imagination.
Look at those guns! Madonna is thought to be taking the gym too far after being pictured with bulging veins and every-increasing biceps!
We predict a star in the making as Lourdes makes her red-carpet debut and practically upstages her mum at a charity bash in 2008.
After rumours in the press stating their relationship was strained, Madge and Guy officially filed for divorce in 2008 stating ‘irreconcilable differences’. The divorce was finalised in December of the same year.
After her divorce, Madonna turns her attention to a much younger man. Madonna and Jesus, who is a whopping 28 years younger than the singer, dated for a year.
Pictured giving son, David, a big fat kiss – Madge has come a long way since her conical bra days. But now it seems, being a parent is what gives her the most enjoyment.
After a long adoption battle, Madonna is also mum to Mercy James and it looks like she couldn’t be happier!
A new toyboy for Madonna! 24-year-old Brazilian model Brahim is soon spotted with Madonna’s family.
Madonna perfected her glam look at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit.
Wow! Madonna doesn’t let her daughter Lourdes steal the show by donning a sheer black number with fur trim at the Vanity Fair Oscar party.
Promoting her new film W.E. at the Venice Film Festival, Madge slips into her director role by wearing a sensible black dress.
Rock star Madge is back! Wearing dark shades on the red carpet for the premiere of W.E. we think Madonna looks fab at 53!