Madison Nicole Ziegler (b. September 30, 2002) is an American dancer, actress, and internet personality, whose net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be $5 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Her yearly salary is estimated to be $6 million, according to various media sources.
Ziegler has appeared in films, television and web series, concerts, advertisements and on magazine covers over the past few years. However, she is best known for appearing in Lifetime's reality show ‘Dance Moms’ from 2011 to 2016. In 2014, she gained worldwide recognition for dancing in a series of music videos by Australian artist Sia, namely "Chandelier", "Elastic Heart”, “Big Girls Cry” and the controversial film “Music”. These videos currently have more than 5 billion views on YouTube.
Between 2015 and 2017, she was featured on TIME Magazine’s annual ‘30 Most Influential Teens list.
In recent years, she has been noticed for her work on veteran director Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the Broadway musical ‘The West Side Story’.
As of 2022, she has had a prominent social media presence. She has 4.8 million followers on TikTok, 3.68 million subscribers on YouTube, 13.9 million followers on Instagram, and 1.3 million followers on Twitter.
|Real Name||Madison Nicole Ziegler|
|Nick Name||Maddie Ziegler|
|DOB and Age||30 September 2002; age 19 years|
|Height||5’4” (163 cm)|
|Weight||52 kg (114 lbs)|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Followers||TikTok: 4.8 million; 33.6 million likes|
|YouTube: 3.68 million|
|Instagram: 13.9 million|
|Address/Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Partner||Eddie Benjamin (2019-present)|
|Total Views||TikTok: 2.2 billion views|
|YouTube: 199,954,404 views|
Maddie started participating in dance competitions and tournaments across the United States at a very young age. In 2011, she, along with her younger sister Mackenzie were selected to appear on ‘Dance Moms’. This show focused on dance instructor Abby Lee Miller's ‘Abby Lee Dance Company Elite Competition Team’ and their mothers, who often fought and pressured their wards to one-up each other on the show. Maddie’s income from this show was $2,000 per episode and $400k per season for the six years in which she was on the show. She and her sister left the show in 2016. She continues to earn royalties through reruns of the show on syndicated channels.
Maddie gained worldwide fame as the ‘quirky’ girl who danced in Sia’s breakout music videos for “Chandelier” and “Elastic Heart”. The latter had Shia LaBeouf as her co-star.
She continued to tour, perform and appear in the music videos of Sia between 2014 and 2020. The music videos of Sia which feature Maddie have all gained over 5 billion views on YouTube and have been nominated for and won many accolades and titles. At one point, “Chandelier” was the 13th most viewed YouTube video of all time.
She also appeared in her partner Eddie Benjamin’s music video “Speechless” in April 2021.
Her income through her music video appearances has been immense, and from her ventures with Sia, she continues to earn a certain amount of royalties to this day.
Ziegler wrote the foreword to Abby Lee Miller's memoir, ‘Everything I Learned about Life, I Learned in Dance Class’ in 2014.
In the November 2016 issue of the Interview magazine, Ziegler interviewed her friend Millie Bobby Brown for the cover article.
In 2017, she published her autobiography/memoir called ‘The Maddie Diaries’, which became a New York Times Best Seller.
Ziegler has also written a trilogy of novels for middle-school readers. The series revolves around a tween dancer named Harper, whose family relocates to a new state, as she tries to make her way around balancing her childhood with her competitive dance career.
The first novel called ‘The Audition’, was released in 2017, ‘The Callback' was released in 2018, and ‘The Competition’ was released in 2019.
These ventures have generated a substantial amount of income for Maddie, cementing her as a writer worthy of looking out for.
Maddie ventured into acting at a pretty young age. In 2012, she starred as Young Deb on the Lifetime series "Drop Dead Diva."
In 2014, Maddie made a cameo appearance in Episode 34 of the made-for-mobile series "HitStreak Summer."
In 2015, she made cameo appearances on the Disney Channel series "Austin & Ally," as well as ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars."
Between 2016 and 2017, Maddie made her debut as a voice actor in the film “Ballerina” (2016), released in the US as “Leap” in 2017. She played the role of Camille.
She also made her feature film debut, playing the character Christina in “The Book of Henry” in 2017.
In February 2021, Ziegler co-starred as the title character of Sia’s feature film venture “Music”. Although Maddie’s performance was praised, the film received mixed to negative reviews.
Ziegler also co-starred in the teen drama film ‘The Fallout’ which was released in film festivals in March 2021 and released on HBO Max in January 2022. She also starred in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of ‘The West Side Story’, playing the character Velma.
In 2022, she is cast to play the lead role of Lindy in the upcoming film ‘Bloody Hell’ directed by Molly McGlynn. The film is currently in production.
Her acting ventures have generated a considerable amount of income for Maddie, and she continues to earn royalties from the syndication of these series and films on various platforms.
Ziegler has modeled for and endorsed various fashion brands such as Clean & Clear, Capezio for their Betsey Johnson line, Target, Ralph Lauren, and Tiffany & Co, among others.
She has also been featured on numerous magazine covers and in magazine editorials for Schön!, Elle, Dance Spirit, Nylon, Vs., Seventeen, Harper's Bazaar, People, Dazed, Cosmopolitan, i-D, Billboard, Teen Vogue, Stella, Maniac, Vanity Fair Italia, Flaunt, Paper, and Galore.
Ziegler and her sister Mackenzie released ‘The Maddie & Mackenzie Collection’ in 2014. She also launched a casual line of clothes called ‘MaddieStyle’ for young girls and female teens in 2016. She also has been a frequent collaborator with Fabletics, releasing clothing lines specifically catering to female dancers and athletes. Her latest collaboration with the brand is through the ‘MaddiexFabletics’ collection of clothing.
She also collaborated with Sia to release the VIVA GLAM Sia collection of lipsticks by M.A.C Cosmetics, and the revenue from the sales of this collection would go to the M.A.C AIDS Fund, a CSR initiative by the company. She also collaborated with Morphe Cosmetics in 2020 to release the ‘Imagination Collection’.
Maddie Ziegler has been known to be active on social media.
On TikTok, she is estimated to earn more than $50k, given the average rate of promotion and engagement per 1000 fans on the platform. She mostly promotes her ventures through this account, very rarely posting anything personal.
On YouTube, she posts a variety of content, ranging from promotions of ventures to vlogging content. Her estimated monthly income is between $92 - $1.5K, and her yearly income from YouTube is between $1.1K - $17.6K. The channel has 3.68 million subscribers and 53 uploads.
She is also active on Instagram with 13.9 million followers, and on Twitter with 1.3 million followers.
Ziegler has been quite involved in philanthropy, raising money for demographics like the chronically-ill people, people who live in homeless shelters, raising money at charity galas for funding the education of low-income students and scholarships, to name just a few.
She has also been a part of ventures which provide funding for cancer and AIDS patients through merchandise and campaigns and animal rescue operations. She appeared on ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ in 2019, playing for a charity, which provides meals for homeless youth in Los Angeles.
(Source: Instagram) Maddie with her Audi Q8
Maddie has been wealthy since a young age, so she has been able to afford a certain amount of real estate, starting with buying her family a house worth $1 million at the age of 15.
Maddie has since moved out from the family home, getting her own house in the posh districts of Los Angeles. She gave a tour of her exquisite house in a YouTube video.
According to Page Six, Sia gifted Maddie an Audi Q8 on her 16th birthday, which costs approximately $50k as of 2022. She has the car to this day.
A. Yes, Maddie Ziegler has been in a relationship with Eddie Benjamin since 2019.
A. Maddie Ziegler has one younger sister, Mackenzie, as well as four half-siblings from her step-father’s side of the family.
A. As of 2022, Maddie and Miller are no longer on talking terms, owing to the toxic environment Miller created on the set of ‘Dance Moms’.