Maddie Ziegler whose real name is Madison Nicole Ziegler, is an American dancer and actress who came to prominence for her appearance in Sia’s music video for “Chandelier”. She has also appeared in other music videos for Sia such as; Elastic Heart, Cheap Thrills and so on
She also made appearance in music videos for Summer Love Song by Brooke Hyland, Shine by Mack Z, Cry by Alexx Calise, Speechless by Eddie Benjamin and many others.
She was mentioned in the list of “30 Most influential teems of 2015”, 2016 and 2017 by Time Magazine. She was part of Harpers Bazaar 2015 list of “19 Rising Style Icons Aged 19 and Under” and was also named among Hollywood’s top thirty stars under age 18.
Ziegler has worked with top brands like Ralph Lauren and Capezio and also graced the cover of magazines like Cosmopolitan and People.
|Real Name:||Madison Nicole Ziegler|
|Date of Birth:||September 30, 2002|
|Birth Place:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Parents:||Melissa Ziegler-Gisoni, Kurt Ziegler|
|Siblings:||Mackenzie, Tyler Zigeler, Michele Gisoni, Mathew Gisoni, Ryan Ziegler|
|Height:||5 feet 4 in|
Maddie Ziegler was born on September 30, 2002 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to parents, Melissa Ziegler-Gisoni and Kurt Ziegler. Her parents separated in 2011 and her mother got married to Greg Gisoni in 2013.
She has a younger sister named Mackenzie, who is also a dancer and a singer. She has two older half brothers from her father’s previous marriage and two older step siblings from the previous marriage of her step father, Greg Gisoni.
She went to Sloan elementary school in Murrysville before she later left to be homeschooled in 2013.
Zieglar started her career at the age of 8 where she made appearance alongside her mother in the first season of the reality show, Dance Moms. She had a recurrent role on the show where she appeared alongside her younger sister, Mackenzie, till the last season of the show.
She came to limelight in 2014 for her appearance in Sia’s music video for “Chandelier”. She has also appeared in other music videos for Sia such as; Elastic Heart (2015), Cheap Thrills (2016), The Greatest (2016) and Together in 2020
She also made appearance in music videos for Summer Love Song by Brooke Hyland, Shine by Mack Z, Cry by Alexx Calise, Speechless by Eddie Benjamin, Freaks Like Me by Todrick Hall, Bitch by Lennon Stella and many others.
As an actress, she came through professionally for her role as Young Deb on an episode of the lifetime series, Drop Dead Diva.
She made an appearance as a guest star in episode 34 of Hitstreak Summer. She also appeared in the Disney channel series Austin & Ally and ABC’s family’s Pretty Little Liars.
Maddie also became a co-star in the high school drama film, The Fallout in March 2021.
She already boast of major endorsement deals, having worked with top brands like Capezio, Ralph Lauren, Clean & Clear, Target and so on. She has also graced the cover of numerous magazines like People, Cosmopolitan, Billboard, Vanity fair Italia, Galore and many others.
Ziegler unveiled her fashion line, Maddie & Mackenzie collection in 2014 alongside her sister. She collaborated with Sia on a lipstick, VIVA GLAM Sia, in 2018 and also launched a make-up collaboration with Morphe Cosmetics known as The Imagination Collection in 2020.
As a philanthropist, Ziegler partnered with Starlight Children’s foundation alongside her mother and sister, in 2012. This is for the main purpose of raising awareness for chronically ill youth.
She performed with Travis Wall at Nigel Lythgoe’s Dizzy Feet Foundation gala in 2016 in order to raise funds for low income children and scholarships for talented students at dance schools in the United States.
She also partnered with Dancers Against Cancer in 2016, in order to raise awareness and funding for people battling cancer.
Movies & TV Shows
- The Book of Henry
- The Fallout
- Dancing with the stars
- Dance Moms
- Austin & Ally
- Pretty Little Liars
Awards & Nominations
Maddie Zieglar has won numerous awards such as:
- Favorite Dancer 17 & Under at Industry Dance Awards (2014)
- DailyMail.com Seriously Popular Award at People’s Choice Awards (2015)
- Choice Dancer at Teen Choice Awards (2016)
- Breakthrough Performer at Industry Dance Awards (2016)
- Brand Identity at Shorty Awards (2017)
- Choice Dancer at Teen Choice Awards (2018)
She has also been nominated for several awards such as:
- Choice Dancer at Teen Choice Awards (2015)
- Dancers Choice Awards at Industry Dance Awards (2016)
- Best in Dance at Shorty Awards (2017)
Ziegler was in a relationship with the Australian teenager, Jack Kelly from early 2017 to mid 2018. Jack Kelly is the son of former New York Yankees infielder Pat Kelly.
She also began dating singer and song writer, Eddie Benjamin from 2019.
Maddie Ziegler who earns from being a dancer and acting, has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Ziegler is very active on the social media platforms with 13 million followers on Instagram: @maddiezieglar and over 1 million followers on Twitter: @MaddieZiegler. She has over 3 million followers on facebook and more than 3.5 million subscribers on her YouTube channel.