In case you’ve watched the Lifetime Reality Series Dance Mom, You might have come across Maddie Ziegler who starred as the first dancer, Who is the Dancer Maddie, How old is Maddie Ziegler 2019? Her Height, Weight & Net Worth Today? This will all be covered as we port over to the Biography of Mackenzie Ziegler sister Maddie.
MADDIE ZIEGLER [KEY BIOGRAPHY]
|Birth Name||Madison Nicole Ziegler (F)|
|Birth Date (Age)||30th September 2002 (17 Years) old
|Birth Place||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States)
|Profession||American Dancer, Actress & Model|
|Sister||Mackenzie Frances Ziegler, Michele Gisoni|
|Height||5 feet. 7 inches (1.7m) tall|
|Father||Kurt Ziegler, Greg Gisoni (Step Father)|
|Net Worth||$5 million approx.
WHO IS MADDIE ZIEGLER?
From a Dancer to a TV Reality Star, The Gen Z generation is really wonders! Maddie Ziegler can’t be regarded as Teen Prodigy Dancer alone but a well successful Actress, Model & Writer. She has won exclusive awards and starred on popular movies & music videos which got her the fame of today. Maddie who broke into limelight with her eccentric dance moves isn’t a naturally gifted Dancer, Ziegler had to work really hard to become who she were today, She noted this during an interview. “I wasn’t really good at dancing in the beginning, and I had to work really hard,”.
As a celebrity, You will surely have few obstacles which might trigger the motion for your success, Such is for Maddie Ziegler also, She got her arm broken when she was about starting horseback riding lessons. Well, Maddie might not have had chances of becoming a Famous Dancer but an Equestrian.
RISE TO FAME
The two times award winner (2016 & 2017) for Teen Choice Award winner kick started her career as a Dancer when she struck age 2, Maddie went offstage for her debut dance recital at her 3rd year, The passion of becoming a pro dancer groans in her consequently and her Mom Mellisa had to take Maddie & Her younger sister Mackenzie to Abby Lee Dance Company taking classes as a Ballet Dancer. The Ziegler sisters learnt jazz, contemporary, lyrical, pointe, tap & acrobatic dance. When she joined Abby Miller dance group, Maddie’s hard work pushed her from being the worst dancer to being the Group Lead Dancer. However, Maddie was more concentrated on Lyrical and Tap that won her mammoth titles.
Maddie became internationally recognized in 2011 when her Dance Group Abby Lee joined the American TV Series Lifetime Dance Mom, She was the Top Performer during the series starring along with her sister & mother Mellisa, The lifetime reality series which kick started in July, 2011 was aimed at training young dancers at Abby Dance Company & their troublesome mothers. Maddie Ziegler ran the show with Mackenzie & Mellisa for 6 complete seasons, They left the series in 2016. Dance Mom besides, Maddie also participated in various Dance Competitions including Abby’s ‘Ultimate Dance Competition.
Dance Mom caught lots of attentions including 9 time Grammy Award Winner Sia, The Australian Singer, Sia said her best act for the Lifetime Dance Mom is Maddie which prompted the 43 year old singer to tweeting Zielger & Dance Mom handle on Twitter asking Maddie if she would like to Play on her first single music video “Chandelier”. Maddie on confirming that the tweet is real flew to Los Angeles few weeks after and performed as the Lead Dancer on Chandelier. Maddie fame bubbles massively when the Music Video went live attracting Billions of views on YouTube, Chandelier besides, Maddie also performed on famous Sia’s MV including Elastic Heart, Big Girls Cry, Cheap Thrills, The Greatest, and Never Give Up, Rainbow. In 2017, She appeared on LSD’s Thunderscloud video, A collaborative effort with Sia, Labrinth and Diplo. However, Sia & Maddie relationship groans further to the point of Fans mistaken Sia for Maddie’s mother, In fact Sia is now Ziegler’s Godmother officially as published by Cheatsheet.
EARLY LIFE OF MADDIE ZIEGLER (BIO, WIKI & EDUCATION)
The famous dancer Maddie was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ziegler born in United States Of American has traits of Polish, German and Italian, She was born to Melissa and Kurt Ziegler. However, she was born into a fair financial family as her Parents owned a Mortgage Company. Before Maddie struck the breathtaking fame in 2011, Her parents divorced but Mellisa re-marries two years after to Greg Gisoni.
Even though Maddie’s mom is used to saying School comes before dance, It’s the other way round for Maddie Ziegler as she was home-schooled in 2013 (5th Grade) while in her Elementary class at Sloan Elementary School in Murrysville, She is a lover of Maths a cheerleader during Her School. Her favorite colors are neon blue, pink and purple. Because Maddie whose nickname is Maddawg did not wish to be a Dumb Dancer, She might further her education up to university in coming days.
HOW OLD IS MADDIE ZIEGLER (AGE)
Maddie Ziegler birthday is on the 30th of September 2002, She is 16 year old as of today, The dancer during her sixteenth birthday got a present from the Electropop goddess Sia, Voola it’s an Audi car & Maddawg is super excited about this.
On Ziegler’s Instagram alone, She has 12.8 million followers and still counting, She is also active on twitter with about 1.3 million followers. Maddie Ziegler is still growing but as of today she is 1.7m tall and weighs about 46kg.
FAMILY OF MADDIE ZIEGLER [MOM, SISTER & SIBLINGS]
As said earlier Mellisa Ziegler is Maddie’s mom and she divorced Kurt (Maddie’s Dad) in 2011, Mellisa got tied with Gisoni in 2013. Greg Gisoni holds the position of a Nuclear Services vice president & project director at Westinghouse Energy Center.
Maddie Ziegler sister name is Mackenzie Ziegler, They grew up together and Maddie is 2 year older than Mackenzie who also appeared on Dance Mom along with their mother. Ziegler also have another sister Michele Gisoni who is born to Greg Gisoni totaling 2 sisters. Also, Melissa, Maddie’s mom has two son Tyler and Ryan Ziegler for Kurt and Mathew Gisoni totaling 5 siblings.
MADDIE ZIEGLER BOYFRIEND
Bouncing over to Maddie Ziegler Boyfriend, She dated the famous Instagram Star Jack Kelly for 1 and half years, The two stars are of the same age who started dating in January 2017 broke up in mid 2018. They tagged the reason as “taking a break”, However on Jack’s Instagram account, He wrote “Good Riddance” as his bio while maddie has not given any official reports about the split.
However, Maddie has got intimidated with Kailand Morris recently, They met at Dancing with the Stars: Juniors which stars both of their siblings Mackenzie & Mandla. We’ve also seen both of the reality stars almost kissing according to a photo shoot from Tyler Shields. During an interview with Maddie Ziegler on The Talk she was questioned regarding her relationship with the Instagram star, Stream the interview below.
Meanwhile, Maddie Ziegler crush is Zac Effron according to a Buzzfeed interview, she has been crushing on him since she started dance competitions at age 5.
CAREER & NET WORTH OF MADDIE ZIEGLER
Being ambidextrous is one of the unique feature of Maddie Ziegler, We’ve seen her successful as a Dancer, the same goes to her acting career, She starred in the popular television series Drop Dead Diva, She also starred as Shelby Hayden in the series Austin & Ally.
As a model, Maddie has appeared on various magazines and also model for famous companies including Clean & Clear, Ralph Laurel & Target to mention. Ziegler also appears on the Sia’s album cover Everyday Is A Christmas. Ziegler is also business wise, In 2016, She launched her very own Clothing Line Maddiestyle, The line is inspired by Maddie look featuring items including bomber jackets, flannel shirts, high-waisted jeans, baseball tees & others.
The 16 year old dancer can also be regarded as a pro writer, She launches The Maddie Diaries in 2017 which was a fast selling one upon its release. The memoir narrates Ziegler life hurdles to become who she were today. Maddie Diaries spotted the #4 on the “Young Adult Hardcover” New York Times Bestseller List.
Back to Maddie Ziegler Net Worth, During her days at Dance Mom which she featured for complete 6 seasons, She earned $2,000 per episode which totaled to $400,000 according to Romper Notes. Sia also gifted Maddie an Audi car worth about $35,000 on her 16th birthday. Maddie Ziegler is currently worth over $5 million according to Cheetsheet.