Maddie Ziegler was born to her parents Melissa Gisoni and Kurt Ziegler on September 30, 2002. Maddie Ziegler participated in the reality show Dance Moms in 2011.
Maddie rose to prominence after she appeared in the reality television series. Later, she was featured by Sia in the music video of her hit songs like 'Chandelier' and 'Elastic Heart.'
She has been continuously engaged in the entertainment business by doing films, commercials, and TV shows.
She released her memoir 'The Maddie Diaries' in 2017. It was listed as a New York Times Best Seller. Meanwhile, she was honored by Times as one of the '30 most influential teens' for 3 consecutive years.
She was on the list of 'Forbes 30 Under 30' under the entertainment category in 2023. She has successfully amassed 13.8 million followers on her Instagram profile.
Maddie Ziegler Parents Are Melissa Gisoni and Kurt Ziegler
Maddie Ziegler parents Melissa and Kurt Ziegler parted ways on December 7, 2010. Maddie has a stepdad Greg Gisoni and a stepmom Michelle.
Melissa and Kurt divorced before Melissa, and the girls appeared on the reality show. Nevertheless, they were together as a married couple for 8 years.
Mom Melissa Gisoni
Melissa received worldwide fame as a contestant in the reality show 'Dance Moms.' She started appearing in the very first season of the show in 2011.
She was seen for the first time in the episode named 'The Competition Begins'. And she was seen for the last time in 'Hello and Goodbye'.
Melissa departed from the show with her girls Maddie and Mackenzie, in the middle of the 6th season. She used to serve as the front desk officer at the Abby Lee Dance Company.
She is an entrepreneur. She founded 'The 360 Dance Experience' in 2022. They aim to provide a dynamic and holistic educational dance experience through that company.
Melissa is remarried to Gregory A. Gisoni, Westinghouse Energy Center's Vice President. In 2013, she tied the knot with her second husband Greg Gisoni.
She grabbed the attention of many when she mentioned that her daughter Maddie is the most skilled dancer on the show.
Greg has a son Mathew and a daughter Michele from his previous marriage.
She regularly updates the happenings of her life through social media platforms like Instagram.
She has accumulated 3.8 million followers on her profile with 3600 posts. She is leading a relaxing life far from the drama of reality shows.
However, one can listen to her on Apple's podcast 'Because Mom Said So.' She runs the Apple Podcast with her Dance Moms, Holly Hatcher-Frazier, Kelly Hyland, and Jill Vertes.
Their podcast falls in the category of 'society and culture.' The podcast's latest episode is 'Harry & Meghan (Part 1)'. It is 47 minutes long.
She was born on June 13, 1968, in Murrysville, Pennsylvania. She didn't receive any formal education. She has a brother and a sister.
She owns two dogs and provides them utmost love and care. She is often spotted going on hikes with her fur babies.
Dad Kurt Ziegler
The mass recognizes Kurt Ziegler as the father of internet personalities Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler.
Kurt also appeared on 'Dance Moms' in one episode, 'It all ends here.' He was there to fill in for the absence of Melissa.
He was born to his mother and father James Ziegler, on January 10, 1965.
Apart from Maddie and Mackenzie, He is the father of two sons, Ryan and Tyler from his first wife Lorri Ziegler. Meanwhile, he has two stepdaughters, Paige Belcastro, and Tori Hillen.
Christian Robinson is his only stepson. Currently, he is living a marital life with his third wife Michelle Ziegler.
On the professional front, Kurt is working as a Senior Loan Officer at Security National Mortgage Company. He is an Expert in Finance.
He joined this company in September 2013. He has spent 98 years and 6 months working there.
At the initial stage of his career, he served as a Branch Manager at Proficio Mortgage Ventures, LLC. He worked from 2008 to 2011 in that company.
After that, he took the role of Senior Loan Officer at Golden Oak Lending as per his Linkedin profile. He was employed there from December 2011 to August 2013.
Kurt attended Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh. Interstingly, Kurt and Abby Lee Miller were friends there. Miller is the founder of Abby Lee Dance Company. Kurt and Miller graduated in 1982.
Maddie Ziegler Family
Maddie Ziegler family is large with her sister Mackenzie and four half-siblings, along with her mom and dad.
Maddie and Mackenzie are on good terms with all their siblings.
Maddie Ziegler Siblings
Since Melissa and Kurt remarried, Maddie has had many siblings.
She has a little sister Mackenzie Ziegler. Besides that, she has two half-brothers, Ryan, and Tyler Ziegler, from her father side.
And she has a half-sister Michele Gisoni and a half-brother Mathew Gisoni from her mother's side.
Mackenzie is famously known as Kenzie and is as famous as her sister.
She holds 14.7 million followers on her social platform Instagram. She gained fame through the reality TV series 'Dance Moms,' where she was seen for six years.
Like her sister, she is ruling as an entertainer. She is also a musician. Her first album 'Mack Z' was released in 2014.
She attended the American Music Awards on November 21, 2022. Kenzie was seen gracing the red carpet during the event.
Recently, she released the official music video of her song 'paper' on her YouTube channel. The video surpassed 284000 views within two weeks.
She has garnered 3.71 million subscribers on her channel. Although it has become a music channel today, she used to post random vlogs and videos with her sister a few years back.
Her TV series credit includes 'Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn' and 'Total Eclipse.' She was also seen on the Ellen Show in 2013.
Mathew is the older half-brother of the Ziegler sisters, Maddie and Mackenzie. He is 37 years old.
Michele Lynn is the twin sister of Mathew Gisoni. Her birthday falls on June 1.
She is the same age as Mathew. She lives with her mother. Melissa is her stepmother.
Kurt and Lorri Ziegler welcomed Ryan on May 14, 1991. He is the first son of the couple.
Ryan has a younger brother as well. He finished his graduation in 2013. As of now, he resides in Miami.
He has already celebrated his 31st birthday. His star sign is Taurus.
Ziegler and his brother Tyler sometimes go to ice hockey games together. He shares a close bond with his half-sisters. After the separation of Melissa and Kurt, he and Tyler chose to stay with Kurt.
Tyler is the 27-year-old half-brother of the Zielger sisters. He was born to Kurt and his first wife Lorri Ziegler.
His birth date falls on June 25, 1995. Since he is athletic, he stands 6 feet and 1 inch tall.
He is a retired professional hockey player who loves to indulge in sports. In 2014, he finished his graduation.
He is married to his wife, Kaylee McNutt. Tyler and Maddie are very close to each other. The duo always has a chance to meet each other.
They love to spend time riding bikes and visiting the beach. His sisters in Ice Hockey matches sometimes accompany Tyler.
Tyler also lived with his dad Kurt after the divorce. He is present in a private mode on Instagram as @tylerzielgerr.