Maddie Ziegler is an American dancer, actress, and model. She first became known for appearing in Lifetime‘s reality show Dance Moms from 2011 (at age 8) until 2016. From 2014 to 2017, she gained wider fame for starring in a series of music videos by Sia, including “Chandelier” and “Elastic Heart“, which cumulatively have attracted more than 4 billion views on YouTube.
Maddie Ziegler is a winner!
The annual Teen Choice Awards were held at Galen Center, the University of Southern California, LA, the USA on 13th August 2017 night. American dancer, actress, and model Maddie Ziegler got nominated in the category of the choice dancer at this awards function. The other nominees in this category included Julianne Hough, Chloe Lukasiak, Derek Hough, Kida The Great and Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss.
Maddie Ziegler won amongst such great names in the field of dance. Maddie was overwhelmed when she was named the winner and could not conceal her excitement. The former Dance Moms star, 14 was elated and smiled massively as she accepted the prize surfboard. In her acceptance speech, Maddie Ziegler said:
“Thank you so much. First off, I can’t believe this is my second choice dance award. It’s the most surreal thing.”
“I just want to say thank you guys so much for getting me to where I am today because I am just a girl from Pittsburgh. I would not be here getting to share my passion with you and doing all these amazing things without you guys. This is dedicated to you.”
Maddie Ziegler was dressed at her best. She was in a dark green and orange silk suit. She had paired it with towering black heels. She had kept her locks down and straight and had adorned a natural makeup. At the event, the young dancer was seen with her best friend Millie Bobby Brown of ‘Stranger things’ fame. Maddie also got an opportunity to catch up with her former Dance Moms co-contestants such as Nia Sioux, Chloe Lukasiak, Kendall Vertes, and Kalani Hilliker.
Maddie Ziegler’s glowing career
Maddie Ziegler started to learn dancing when she was just 2 years old. She along with her sister Mackenzie and mother Melissa Gisoni appeared in the Lifetime reality show ‘Dance Moms’. She was one of the top performers on this show and has competed in it for 6 seasons.
Maddie has also won several awards at the regional, state, and national level with her Abby Lee Dance Academy. Maddie is also a singer and has appeared in Australian singer Sia’s music videos. The music video ‘Chandelier’ has won many awards and nominations. It has collected more than 1.6 billion views on YouTube.
She also starred in a movie called ‘Drop Dead Diva’ as Young Deb. She continued doing acting roles and displayed that she is a highly talented actress as well. Maddie also sings. She is a voice actor. Maddie has also modeled for famous brands such as ‘Target’, ‘Ralph Lauren’, and ‘Clean and Clear’.
In 2014, she and her sister launched their own fashion line called ‘The Maddie and Mackenzie Collection’. She has also done some judging on dance shows. She has appeared on several talk shows, done live dance shows and also toured with Sia’s tours. She has also conducted a dance workshop in Australia in January 2017.
Maddie is active on social media and has more than 9 million Instagram followers. Her YouTube channel has more than 1 million subscribers. Sia would be directing Maddie in the upcoming film ‘Sister’ which will also star Kate Hudson.
Maddie Ziegler’s relationships
Maddie is presently dating Jack Kelly. They have been together for the past 8 months and Maddie had celebrated this milestone. The couple is in a happy space now. They adore each other. Talking to Etonline, Maddie said:
“It’s great. I always get giddy about it. I’m just happy.”
Maddie has been open about her relationship and has shared photos of herself with her boyfriend on the social media. She said the relationship was going great. Maddie added:
“I would never move things too quick, plus, I know I’m still 14! I’m still a child. But Jack is really great, and I have a good time with him.”
But in August 2018, Maddie and Jack split ending their 18 month relationship. A source revealed:
“They still talk and there has not been a defining reason behind it, just that it’s becoming more difficult to maintain the relationship between the distance and both their schedules. They have not made an announcement because I don’t think they know what will happen and could just as easily resume come the summer.”
Maddie also mentioned that she is happy to move out of the Dance Moms show. Though the show had made her popular and a household name, there was a lot of drama involved since the whole show was scripted.
Maddie Ziegler Net Worth($5 Million)
Maddie has a massive estimated net worth of $5 million.