Cynthia Ann Stephanie “Cyndi” Lauper is a Grammy, Emmy, and Tony award-winning artist. Over her 30 year career, she has set her place in history as a pop icon.
After the success of her fist album, She’s So Unusual, Cyndi earned the Best New Artist Award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985. Since 1989, Cyndi has released nine studio albums and is one of 25 artists to achieve “GET” status by winning Grammy, Emmy, and Tony awards.
She wrote 15 songs for the musical Kinky Boots and is the first woman to ever achieve this and do so on her own. She says that it took her about four years to write all the songs. In 2015, she was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
About Cyndi Lauper
·Net Worth – $15 Million
·Birth Date – June 22, 1953
·Birth Place – New York City, New York
·Profession – Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Activist
·Nationality – American
·Marital Status – Married
Cyndi became a New York best-selling author with Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir. She co-founded the True Colors Fund in 2008, to bring attention to homelessness among the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender youth community. Helping others has always been important to her, as well as making a difference in people’s lives. In 2010, Cyndi came in sixth place on Celebrity Apprentice and donated her winnings to the True Colors Fund.
Cyndi Lauper was one of the first female artists to appear on MTV in the 80s. Her iconic single, “Girls Just Want to Have Fun”, established her as a ‘feminist idol’. Her song “Time After Time” was raked by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the 100 Best Songs of the Past 25 Years and VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of the 80s.