Madison Bailey is a new breakout star from North Carolina who caught the spotlight for her role as Kiara on Netflix’s hit teen drama series, Outer Banks. Her other acting roles include television shows including Wendy in Black Lightning and Carla in Creepshow.
Madison Bailey Biography
Madison Bailey was born on the 29th of January 1999, in Kernersville, North Carolina, United States of America. She is currently 23 years old.
|Birth Name||Madison Bailey|
|Date of Birth||January 29, 1999|
|Place of Birth||Kernersville, North Carolina, U.S.|
|Age||23 years old|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
Family and Education
Very little is known about Madison’s biological parents. She is the youngest of seven siblings. Her mother, Mary, died in 2018 due to sepsis. She was raised by her foster parents, Mary Katherine Bailey and Alex Bailey. They have raised several foster kids including Madison, and as a matter of fact, she has several siblings.
For her education is concerned, she attended East Forsyth High School before being homeschooled along with other foster kids.
Madison Bailey Love Life
Now, this is the topic that most of you are probably looking forward to. There is not a lot we have to share regarding her personal matters as she refrains herself from talking about her private life to the media.
She came out as queer quite recently and it looks like she’s no longer in a relationship with her boyfriend JJ Hawkins. Well, Madison Bailey is romantically linked up with the Basketball player Mariah Linney. They have been together since then.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 8 inches|
Centimeters – 173 cm
Meters – 1.73 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 52 kg|
Pounds – 114 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||2-4 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Plump lips|
Madison launched her acting career with a guest appearance on Constantine, where she played Caroline in an episode of season one.
Bailey’s first silver screen appearance came in 2018 with Bottle Girl, directed by Joe Menendez, playing the role of Jackie.
Her Claim to Fame
Madison Bailey, who is in her early twenties, has already garnered much attention for herself, thanks to her role as Kiara on Netflix’s hit teen drama, Outer Banks. She plays one of the three lead characters in the series, the other two characters are John B (played by Chase Stokes) and Sarah Cameron (played by Madelyn Cline).
This is her first major role so far in her career. In the series, her character, Kiara, comes from a wealthy family, the daughter of a successful restaurant owner, and lives in Figure Eight. Though she’s technically a Kook, the wealthy community disapprove of her as a Kook. She joins the “wrong side of the society” who are called “Pogues” and goes on a quest with her former close friend Sarah.
Madison Bailey Net Worth
As of 2023, Madison has an estimated net worth of roughly $500,000.
Social Media Presence
Without a doubt, Madison is a recent crush of tens of millions out there. Much of her claim to fame is after her portrayal of Kiara on Outer Banks and has since her social media presence has grown exponentially.
The young Carolina beauty is already a hit on Instagram, where she has over 6.5 million followers and the numbers are growing still. You can binge on pics of her everyday life, travel, modeling, behind-the-shoot, and a lot more.
She became interested in acting when she did a small part in a high school musical, The Pajama Game, during her freshman year in high school.
Bailey briefly worked in a studio called in-STUDIO, a Greensboro acting studio run by Drew Matthews, where she used to record others audition tapes.
She quit her diploma midway and moved to Los Angeles to focus on her acting career.
She is more scared of ants than spiders.
Bailey started riding horses when she was 7.
Madison Bailey is close friends with her Outer Banks co-stars Chase Stokes and Madelyn Cline.
Her favorite character from Outer Banks is JJ, played by Rudy Pankow.
Her older sister, Katie Bailey, is her stunt double on Outer Banks.
Madison Bailey played Wendy Hernandez, a recurring character, in season 2 of Black Lightning on The CW.
She knows how to play the ukulele.
She has a baby tooth.
Bailey’s last meal on earth would be green curry and Thai tea.
She learned how to ride a bike when she was 12 years old.