A fashion 'It' girl and a 'serious artist'. What each of Madonna’s six kids are doing right now.

Don’t you love it when celebrity kids grow up to follow in their parents’ footsteps?

Madonna’s daughter Lourdes Leon has hit the news for taking part in a simulated orgy in a Miami fashion show last Friday.

Lourdes, who’s now 23, kissed and undressed another female model, while other models writhed near-naked around them, as part of Desigual’s “Love Different” show.

"Lourdes Leon has hit the news for taking part in a simulated orgy in a Miami fashion show last Friday." Image: Getty

It brings back memories of Madonna kissing Britney Spears at the 2003 MTV VMAs, or stripping off for her 1992 book Sex, or... well, any number of other headline-grabbing moments in her career.

Madonna’s kids – all six of them – sure are growing up fast. Here’s a look at what they’re doing now.

Lourdes, aka “Lola”, 23.

Lourdes, whose father is Madonna’s former personal trainer Carlos Leon, has been in the spotlight from a young age. She was a flower girl in that iconic 2003 MTV VMAs performance, and also modelled for her mum’s Material Girl line.

Lourdes studied performing arts but has had most success as a model. As well as walking the runway, she’s featured in ad campaigns for Miu Miu, Stella McCartney and more. She’s been dubbed one of fashion’s “It” girls.

Speaking to British Vogue in May this year, Madonna said Lourdes was “insanely talented”.

“I'm green with envy because she's incredible at everything she does," she added.

Rocco, 19.

Madonna’s son with British movie director Guy Ritchie, Rocco has been through a bit of a rocky patch with his mum.


He went on tour with her when he was 14 and 15, even dancing in her show, but then decided he would rather live with his dad in the UK.

There was a custody battle, and at one point, Rocco took a dig at Madonna online. On a video of his mum with his siblings, he posted, “So glad I don’t live here anymore.”

In 2016, Rocco was arrested for possession of cannabis. However, he seems to have settled down since then, enrolling in a fine arts course earlier this year. He’s said to be very serious about his art.

David Banda, 14.

David was adopted from Malawi in 2006. He’s shown a talent for football, and at the age of 12, he won a spot in Portuguese football club Benfica’s youth academy. Madonna moved the family to Lisbon so he could take up the opportunity.

"I’ve been desperate to get him into the best academies with the best coaches, but the level of football in America is much lower than the rest of the world,” she told Vogue Italia.

Earlier this year, Madonna told British Vogue that she had more in common with David than any of her other children.

“What he has more than anything is focus and determination,” she said. “I’m pretty sure he got it from me.”

Mercy James, 14.

Mercy was also adopted from Malawi, in 2009.

In 2017, Madonna returned to Malawi to open the country’s first paediatric surgery and intensive care centre, which she named the Mercy James Centre. Mercy, clearly a fan of her mum, gave a speech where she described her as “the bomb”.

More recently, Mercy has been getting attention for her piano playing. Madonna posted a video of her playing Mozart on Instagram in October this year. The teen shows some impressive skills.


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Stella and Estere, seven.

Madonna got to know the twin girls on her regular visits to Malawi and eventually decided to adopt them in 2017.

“Sometimes I would just close my eyes and just think, ‘Why isn’t my kitchen filled with dancing children?’” she explained to People.

Madonna got her dancing children. She regularly posts videos of Stella and Estere to Instagram, and it’s obvious they love to dance, sing and more.

In a video posted just last week, the two of them are dressed up in wigs and high heels, showing off their “Dolce and Baganna” handbags. They both look almost scarily comfortable in front of the camera – just like mum.


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