Attended the same High school as Rodney Dangerfield and New York Yankee shortstop Phil Rizzuto - Richmond Hill, Queens.
Ranked #58 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
Is a huge Marlene Dietrich fan.
Godmother of her son Declyn is Patti LaBelle.
She appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song We Are the World (1985) (TV).
Her voice range is four octaves.
Her mother has appeared in several of her videos.
In 1984 awarded a Grammy for Best New Artist.
Known for her outrageous antics, perhaps her wildest yet was appearing at a 1997 Halloween ball to raise money for AMFAR dressed as a belly dancer - when she was nine months pregnant. She drolly vogued it up for the tabloid paparazzi, who eagerly snapped hundreds of photos of her.
She is of Italian and Swiss origin.
Her first band, Blue Angel, was named after the film "Blue Engel (Angel)"
Lives in famous Manhattan apartment house on West Side called the Apthorp.
On "Press Your Luck" (1983), there was a Whammy based on her.
Honored by PFLAGG for her support of Gay families after appearing with her Lesbian sister in a PFLAGG sponsored campaign. (2005)
Son is bilingual (English and Spanish).
Met her husband on set of film, Off and Running (1991).
Her parents are Fred Lauper and Catrine Lauper. Her siblings are Elen and Fred. Sister Elen Lauper ran for the mayorship of Phoenix, and is a member of the Socialist Workers Party, a radical-leftist political group.
Born at 11 PM EST
Little Richard married Cyndi and David.
Patti LaBelle is her son Declyn's godmother and sang "Come What May" at Cyndi's wedding.
Sang in dance cover bands in the 70s, until she lost her voice in 1977, doctors told her she'd never sing again.
Toured in 1997 with Tina Turner, and 1999 with Cher.
She has a beach house in South Carolina.
At the beginning of her video for "Time after Time", she is watching the film The Garden of Allah (1936)