Madison VanDenburg is an up-and-coming singer and musician who caught the spotlight after appearing on season 17 of the talent hunt show, American Idol as a contestant. She has been grabbing the eyeballs of the judges as well as audiences with her flawless and mesmerizing performances ever since she made her debut on the show. She is one of the tough contenders on the show and judge Katy Perry dubbed her as the next Kelly Clarkson when she performed Kelly’s “Already Gone” in Hollywood Week round. So, who is Madison VanDenburg? Here’s everything we know about the singer.
Madison VanDenburg Biography
Madison VanDenburg was born on the 12th of February 2002, in Latham, New York, United States of America. She is currently 22 years old.
|Date of Birth
|February 12, 2002
|Place of Birth
|Latham, New York, U.S.
|22 years old
|Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Family and Education
Unfortunately, not much is known about her early life and her family. Her father, Skip Vandenberg, owns a restaurant in their hometown known as Philly’s Bar and Grill, and he also handles her daughter’s finances and bookings. Her mother is a homemaker.
Madison is being supported by her father and her older sister Taylor but miserably misses the loving support of her mother during the live shows as she has a serious traumatic fear of flying. She is currently in her junior high at Shaker High School in Latham, New York.
Madison Personal Life
Speaking about her personal life, Madison VanDenburg has been in an intimate relationship with her boyfriend Steven Mallory. He is also a high school grader, who is into motor cross sports. Though she doesn’t often post about her boyfriend on social media, it appears that they have been together for over two years now, and their love is still growing stronger by the day.
The stunning beauty possesses an amazingly attractive body with her chubby figure, dark brown hair, and light brown eyes. She has grabbed the eyeballs of many hearts since entering the American Idol, thanks to her extravagant looks, strong personality, and elegant visage.
The self-poised singer has beautiful body measurements, but she hasn’t revealed her physical attributes to the public. However, looking at her closely, her well-proportionate measurements would be likely –
|Feet – 5 feet 2 inches
Centimeters – 157 cm
Meters – 1.57 m
|Kilograms – 68 kg
Pounds – 149 lbs
Madison has been singing since she was five years old. She explored her love for music at a very young age and started taking piano and guitar lessons when she was 9 years old. She used to be a member of her school chorus and band where she would play the flute as well as showcase her singing talents.
As a developing musician, Celine was her early inspiration, and her global hit song “My Heart Will Go On” was her all-time favorite song at that time. She later realized that performing before crowds was her cup of coffee and began performing at her father’s restaurant through her middle school. Thereafter, she took music very seriously and eventually made it to the Season 17 of ABC’s American Idol.
Madison released her first single, “Need a Little Heartbreak” in June last year. She is currently working on her debut EP and she performs at various live music venues, bars, and clubs all around her hometown.
Madison made her television debut as an aspiring singer, appearing on the Season 17 of the talent hunt show, American Idol in 2019.
Madison VanDenburg Net Worth
Although Madison has just launched her career through Idol, she has already earned a name for herself in the pop scene. Besides singing, she is also a talented musician, playing guitar and piano since she was young.
Considering her popularity on social media and the fact that she just landed in the pop scene, she has a long way to go, and her net worth is very likely to grow in the coming years.
Madison VanDenburg Facts
VanDenburg got her start as a professional singer at a young age when she portrayed the lead role in the musical Annie in sixth grade. She received a standing ovation for her performance from the crowd which eventually explored her love for music and performing in front of the crowd.
She cites musical artists Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys, and Moriah Formica as her biggest musical influences.
Madison won the Capital District Soap Box Derby in Albany, New York, at the age of just eight, which earned her a spot to compete at the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championships in Akron, Ohio.
According to her Facebook bio, her genres include a diversity of R&B, country, pop/rock, and acoustic music.
She has been singing since she was five years old. While still in middle school, she would perform at her father’s restaurant, quenching her thirst for music. She eventually began performing at venues across New York.
Madison has won the “Raise Your Voice” voice competitions, hosted by CASA, twice in a row.
She has sung the National Anthem at venues such as the Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy and race tracks, such as the Lebanon Valley Speedway.
Throughout her entire school career, Madison honed her singing prowess by singing at local clubs and venues. She is classically trained to play piano and guitar and has been playing them her entire life. She also played flute during her schooling.
Madison has been close friends with The Voice’ Star Moriah Formica since they were young.
During the top 8, Madison performed the rendition of “The Show Must Go On” by Queen and “A Million Dreams” from The Greatest Showman in a duet with Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon. She’s already advanced to the top 6.
In 2023, she released her EP titled “Love N War”, featuring singles “Benz”, “How You See It”, “I Guess You Won”, and “What Do I Do Now”.