Full name Madison Nicole Ziegler (born September 30, 2002).
is a ten-year-old dancer at theis a ten-year-old dancer at the Abby Lee Dance Company. She is the daughter of Kurt and Melissa Ziegler, and the older sister of Mackenzie Ziegler. Her parents are divorced, allegedly because dance got in the way of their marriage. She is in fourth grade.
In the future, she hopes to be on Broadway as either a dancer or choreographer.
Maddie takes more private lessons than the other girls, and is shown on the show as Abby's favorite. She is very confident in her abilities and claims that her strong points are in tap and lyrical dancing than any other style of dance. She was suggested to be on Broadway by a casting director who gave her mother his phone number if they were ever in New York.
She also got once to be a featured dancer on the life time hit show drop dead diva.