Maddie Ziegler

5ft 5 (165cm)




Birth date

September 30, 2002



Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



Maddie Ziegler is an American dancer, actress and model who gained national attention as a top performer on the Lifetime reality series Dance Moms.


Initial Years

Since the age of two, Maddie Ziegler has had a passion for performance. Maddie’s mother Melissa enrolled her and her younger sister in dance classes at a local studio. Ziegler attended Sloan Elementary School until 2013, when she left to be homeschooled.

A few years later the trio starred in the hit Lifetime reality series ‘Dance Moms’.



Her mother’s name is Melissa Ziegler-Gisoni and her father’s name is Kurt Ziegler. She has a younger sister named Mackenzie Ziegler.

Her parents divorced in 2011 and her mother married Greg Gisoni in 2013. 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, a vice-president at Westinghouse Electric Company.


Personal Life

Her complete name is Madison Nicole Ziegler. From early 2017 to mid-2018, Ziegler was dating Australian teenager Jack Kelly, the son of former New York Yankees infielder Pat Kelly.