Madonna celebrates her father Silvio's 90th birthday at vineyard

‘He’s a survivor who worked hard for everything he had’: Madonna, 62, celebrates her father Silvio’s 90th birthday with her children after flying back to her family’s vineyard in Michigan

  • The hitmaker was joined on the family getaway by five of her kids, daughters Lourdes Leon, 24, Mercy James, 15, Estere, eight, Estelle, eight, and son David Banda, 15. Her son Rocco, 20, was not in attendance
  • Posting footage from the trip, Madonna gushed her father ‘lived through many traumas’ after growing up in the US as an Italian immigrant
  • The family appeared to enjoy the picturesque sites and open fields on the stunning vineyard in Suttons Bay

Madonna celebrated her beloved father Silvio Ciccone’s 90th birthday on Wednesday by returning to her family’s vineyard in Michigan.

The superstar, 62, was joined by five of her six children, with her eldest son Rocco, 20, absent from the festivities, to mark Silvio’s special day in Suttons Bay, and openly documented the occasion on social media.  

Posting footage from the trip, Madonna gushed her father ‘lived through many traumas’ after growing up in the US as an Italian immigrant, proudly branding him ‘a survivor who worked hard for everything he had.’ 

Celebrate: Madonna, along with five of her six children, flew out to her home state of Michigan to celebrate her father Silvio’s 90th birthday at the family’s vineyard in Suttons Bay

In the caption Madonna wrote: ‘My father is a survivor growing up as an Italian Immigrant in the US and living thru many traumas but always working hard for everything he had.’ 

Ciccone Vineyard and Winery, which was established in 1995, is run by Silvio and his wife Joan, with Madonna’s half-siblings Mario and Paula acting as Vineyard Manager and Wine Maker.

The Material Girl singer continued: ‘He taught me the importance of hard work and earning one’s way in life………….Again I thank you.

‘It was so special to spend your 90th birthday with you and my children in your vineyard,’ concluded Madonna, followed by a slew of birthday-related hashtags and emojis.

Sweet: The superstar was joined by five of her six children to mark Silvio’s special day in Suttons Bay, and openly documented the occasion on social media

Happy: Posting footage from the trip, Madonna gushed her father ‘lived through many traumas’ after growing up in the US as an Italian immigrant, proudly branding him ‘a survivor who worked hard for everything he had’

To commence her slideshow, Madonna included a black-and-white snapshot of her hugging her 90-year-old father from behind as they hung out outdoors.

Mixed among the still images were videos of the sprawling vineyard, which the pop songstress captured while riding on the back of a golf cart.

Madonna was joined on the family getaway by five of her kids, daughters Lourdes Leon, 24, Mercy James, 15, Estere, eight, Estelle, eight, and son David Banda, 15.

Missing from the action was the pop star’s eldest son Rocco, 20, who she shares with ex husband and renown filmmaker Guy Ritchie.

Many of the images, shared to Madonna’s Instagram on Thursday, showed her eight-year-old twin daughters having a blast in the open fields and basking in the sun.

Five of six: Madonna was joined on the family getaway by five of her kids, daughters Lourdes Leon, 24, Mercy James, 15, Estere, eight, Estelle, eight, and son David Banda, 15 

Special: ‘It was so special to spend your 90th birthday with you and my children in your vineyard,’ concluded Madonna, followed by a slew of birthday-related hashtags and emojis

Style icon: Madonna uploaded a portrait of herself posing beneath a large tree, while rocking a black wide-brimmed hat and a black button up dress covered in white and pink flowers 

The duo, who the Devil Pray singer adopted in 2017, had their hair styled in beaded braids and pranced around the vast vineyard in coordinating looks. 

Lourdes made an appearance in two snapshots, including one image that showed her posing with her famous mother inside of barn.

The 24-year-old fashionista had on a brightly colored floral dress and wore her lengthy brunette hair in an effortless half up half down style. 


Strike a pose: Lourdes appeared in two snaps, including one image that showed her posing with her famous mother inside a barn (left), while another showed 15-year-old daughter Mercy in conversation with her 90-year-old grandfather (right)

Sweet: One sweet shot showed David walking arm-in-arm with Silvio as they exited the vineyard’s stunning wedding venue

Highlighting her own ensemble, Madonna uploaded a portrait of herself posing beneath a large tree.

The Madame X hitmaker let her blonde hair flow out from under a black wide-brimmed hat and a black button up dress covered in white and pink flowers.

Another shot showed 15-year-old daughter Mercy engaging in conversation with her 90-year-old grandfather, while donning a stunning floral print dress. 

Madonna also included a selfie Mercy had taken of herself and older brother David in their formal wear. 

Selfie snap: Madonna also included a selfie Mercy had taken of herself and older brother David in their formal wear


Family time: In two images, Madonna captured David chatting with his younger sister before heading indoors to sit across from his mother at a table

Having a blast: Many of the images, shared to Madonna’s Instagram on Thursday, showed her eight-year-old twin daughters having a blast in the open fields and basking in the sun


Twinning: The duo, who the Devil Pray singer adopted in 2017, had their hair styled in beaded braids and pranced around the vast vineyard in coordinating looks

One sweet shot showed David walking arm-in-arm with Silvio as they exited the vineyard’s stunning wedding venue, while another showed the 15-year-old sitting across from his mother at a wooden table.

Mixed among the family shots was one snap of the gorgeous cake that was served to Silvio, which was covered in fresh berries and a golden topper. 

To close out the emotional slideshow, Madonna and her brood posed around Silvio for a gorgeous family snapshot with the sprawling vineyard as their backdrop.

Madonna was seated next to her father, who looked beyond thrilled to be ringing in his birthday surrounded by his daughter and grandchildren. 

Happy Birthday! Mixed among the family shots was one snap of the gorgeous cake that was served to Silvio, which was covered in fresh berries and a golden topper

Stunning: Mixed among the still images were videos of the sprawling vineyard, which the pop songstress captured while riding on the back of a golf cart


Stunning: Mixed among the still images were videos of the sprawling vineyard, which the pop songstress captured while riding on the back of a golf cart

On Silvio’s actual birthdate, the Vogue singer shared a cute image of herself as a baby alongside her parents, as well as a still of her and Silvio from her I’m Going to Tell You A Secret documentary, which chronicled her Re-Invention World Tour in 2004.

Madonna also shared a clip from the same documentary in which her father lead her and her tour crew in a prayer before the show, with the star writing in the caption of her father: ‘Thank you for giving me life!’ 

After her dad finished praying, Madonna told her dad that she’s ‘going to swear now’ and to not ‘be upset’, before then leading the group in an enthusiastic chant as they got geared up for the show. 

Family: Madonna, (pictured as a baby)  has shared a sweet childhood photo and a behind-the-scenes video featuring her father Silvio Ciccone as she wished him a happy 90th birthday on Wednesday


Lovely: Taking to Instagram, the Queen of Pop uploaded as a still of her and Silvio from her I’m Going to Tell You a Secret documentary, alongside a clip of herself and Silvio in prayer before the show

As she exclaimed that ‘we’re going to tear the roof off this f***er’, she physically cringed at the thought of cursing in front her parent, while she, her father and the rest of her crew giggled away.

They then finished their chant in which Madonna, dressed in a sparkly corset, hot pants and stockings, was hailed as ‘the Queen’.

The touching video ended with the Material Girl hitmaker embracing her dad before they sweetly held hands as they made their way towards the stage.

Captioning the video, Madonna penned: ‘Heavenly Father (Dad) Thank you for giving me life…And all other Blessings you’ve bestowed upon me. Happy 90th Birthday! You are the O.G.’ 

Memories: The touching video ended with the Material Girl hitmaker embracing her dad before they sweetly held hands as they made their way towards the stage

Message: Captioning the video, Madonna penned: ‘Heavenly Father (Dad) Thank you for giving me life…And all other Blessings you’ve bestowed upon me. Happy 90th Birthday! You are the O.G’

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