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. Staring her career as a dancer, Ziegler became 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 15-year damsel has gained a lot of fame over the years, who is also an internet sensation, having a massive fan following on various social media platforms.
This biography provides everything that you wanted to know about this little champ Maddie Ziegler, including her childhood, acting career, personal life, family, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Madison Nicole Ziegler
Maddie, Bubby, Maddog, Missie
Dancer, Actress, Model
Birthday / Date of Birth
Maddie Ziegler was born on 30 September 2002, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
She is currently 15 years old.
Ziegler went to Sloan Elementary School until 2013, and thereafter, she was homeschooled.
She has Polish and German ancestry.
- Father – Kurt Ziegler
- Mother – Melissa Ziegler-Gisoni
- Siblings – Mackenzie Ziegler (Younger Sister) (Dancer, Actress), Michele Gisoni (Older Step-Sister), Tyler Ziegler (Paternal Older Half-Brother), Ryan Ziegler (Paternal Older Half-Brother), Mathew Gisoni (Older Step-Brother)
Maddie has been dating Jack Kelly for over a year.
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 52 kg
- In Pounds – 115 lbs
- Measurements – 30-24-31
- Bust – 30 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 31 inches
- Bra Size – 28B
She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 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 cancelled 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.
Maddie Ziegler Favorites
- Favorite Dance Styles – Contemporary, Tap
- Favorite School Subject – Mathematics
- Favorite Colors – Neon blue, pink, purple
- Favorite Animal – Dolphin
- Favorite TV Shows – Jessie (2011-), Shake It Up (2010-2013)
- Favorite Singer – Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Sia, Harry Styles
- Favorite Book – Dolphin Tales
- Favorite Cities – New York, Los Angeles
Maddie Ziegler Net worth
Maddie Ziegler has an estimated net worth of $5 million US dollars as of 2018. 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.
Social Media Portfolio
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.
Maddie Ziegler Facts
Maddie began dancing when she was 2, and had participated in various dance competitions and eventually won 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.
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 nomination 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 from 2015.
She was also included in Harpers Bazaar 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.