It’s no secret that America is a home for several young talents and one such multi-talented personality is Maddie Ziegler. She boasts amazing talents through which she achieved stardom at a very young age. Starting her career as a dancer, Ziegler became an overnight sensation after appearing in Lifetime’s reality show Dance Moms along with her mother. It was a reality television show about young and talented kids and their troublesome mothers who often quarreled. Shortly after she got noticed for her exceptional dancing skills, she eventually branched out to other areas like acting and modeling. The 16-year damsel has gained a lot of fame over the years, and is also an internet sensation, having a massive fan following on various social media platforms.
Maddie Ziegler Biography
Maddie Ziegler was born on the 30th of September 2002, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America. She is currently 20 years old.
|Birth Name||Madison Nicole Ziegler|
|Nickname||Maddie, Bubby, Maddog, Missie|
|Date of Birth||September 30, 2002|
|Place of Birth||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Age||20 years old|
|Profession||Dancer, Actress, Model|
|Ethnicity||Italian, Polish and German|
Family and Education
Madison Ziegler is the oldest child of parents, Melissa Ziegler-Gisoni and Kurt Ziegler. She has a younger sister named Mackenzie Ziegler, who is also an actress and dancer. After her parents divorced when she was six years old, her mother remarried Greg Gisoni in 2013. She also has two older paternal half-brothers, Ryan and Tyler, and two older step-siblings, Matthew and Michelle.
Ziegler was educated at Sloan Elementary School until 2013, and thereafter, she was homeschooled. She lived in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, for most of her life while also spending part of their time in Los Angeles.
Madison Ziegler Boyfriend
Maddie dated Australian singer Eddie Benjamin from 2019 to 2013. She was in a relationship with model Kailand Morris from October 2018 to 2019.
Previously, she was in a relationship with Australian Instagram Star, Jack Kelly, the son of former New York Yankees infielder Pat Kelly.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 6 inches|
Centimeters – 168 cm
Meters – 1.6 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 52 kg|
Pounds – 115 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||7.5 (US)|
|Dress Size||2 (US)|
Maddie first starred in a short dance film Lucky Thirteen in 2015. In 2017, she made her first theatrical film appearance as Christina Sickleman in the film The Book of Henry.
In 2010, Maddie debuted in Paula Abdul’s reality television program Live to Dance, but the show was canceled before it aired.
In 2011, eight-year-old Ziegler and her mother appeared on the first season of Lifetime’s Dance Moms, a reality show about the young dancers on Abby Lee Miller’s Abby Lee Dance Company Elite Competition Team and their often quarrelsome mothers.
In the course of her career, Maddie Ziegler has endorsed several brands and appeared in their commercials, including Clean & Clear, Capezio, Target, and Ralph Lauren, among others, In 2017, she signed a record deal with Kalahari Resorts.
- Dance Styles – Contemporary, Tap
- School Subject – Mathematics
- Colors – Neon blue, pink, purple
- Animal – Dolphin
- TV Shows – Jessie (2011-), Shake It Up (2010-2013)
- Singers – Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Sia, Harry Styles
- Book – Dolphin Tales
- Cities – New York, Los Angeles
Maddie Ziegler Net Worth
Maddie Ziegler has an estimated net worth of $5 million US dollars. Her earning comes from many dance performances, music videos, and endorsements.
The fashion line, The Maddie & Mackenzie Collection, which she launched with her sister Mackenzie in 2014, is very popular among American teens. She launched an eponymous casual fashion line, for girls and juniors, in October 2016, including tops, dresses, jackets, and other items.
Madison Ziegler on Social Media
Ziegler is active on social media, where she has over 14 million Instagram followers, over 1.3 million Twitter followers, and over 3.6 million followers on Facebook. Her YouTube channel has more than 3.7 million subscribers
Maddie Ziegler Facts
Maddie began dancing when she was 2 and participated in various dance competitions, eventually winning many of them.
Ziegler got dance training from Abby Lee Dance Company. She is called Abby’s favorite.
Maddie knows various dance forms like acro, ballet, tap, lyrical, jazz, and aerial.
Ziegler is equally popular on social media, with more than 10.5 million Instagram followers, over 1.3 million Twitter followers, and over 1.2 million followers on Facebook.
She has appeared in music videos for such artists as Alexx Calise, Sia, and Todrick Hall.
She gained international fame and recognition for appearing in Sia’s music video, Chandelier, which received several nominations including Grammy Award for Best Music Video in 2015.
Her popularity skyrocketed since then and has appeared in a bunch of television shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Dancing with the Stars, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Saturday Night Live, as well as at the Hollywood Bowl.
Maddie Ziegler has graced the covers of famous magazines and also featured in numerous fashion editorials, including Kode, Schön! Magazine, Elle, Spirit, Nylon, Seventeen, Harper’s Bazaar, People, Dazed, Cosmopolitan, i-D, Billboard, Teen Vogue, Stella, Maniac, Vanity Fair Italia, Flaunt, Paper, and Galore.
She also appears on the cover of Sia’s 2017 album Everyday is Christmas.
She has two pets dogs, named Maliboo and Molly.
Maddie released her own memoir, The Maddie Diaries, in 2017, which became a New York Times Best Seller.
She has been included in the list of the “30 Most Influential Teens” for consecutive three years starting in 2015.
She was also included in Harpers Bazaar’s 2015 list of “19 Rising Style Icons Aged 19 and Under”.
Maddie Ziegler won a 2016 People’s Choice Award, a 2016 Teen Choice Award, and a 2017 Teen Choice Award.