Madison Nicole Ziegler is a 9 year old dancer who appears on the show Dance Moms. Maddie Ziegler originally named Taylor and was called Taylor for the first two days of her life. She is Polish, Italian and German. Her birthday is September 30th 2002. Her parents names are Kurt Ziegler and Melissa Ziegler. Melissa is a regular on Dance Moms and Kurt has been on the show once. Kurt wants to take Maddie and Mackenzie out of Abby’s studio and claims dance ruined their marriage. They divorced before the show Dance Moms started. Maddie lives in Pittsburgh, PA and dances for the Abby Lee Miller Dance Company. Maddie has become well known for being on Dance Moms and has done many news interviews because of that. Maddie does all styles of dance, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Modern and Acro. She started dancing at just 2 years old. Her favorite styles of dance to perform are Lyrical and Tap and those are what she wins her titles for. Her favorite thing about dance is learning new routines and performing on stage. Maddie Ziegler wants to be a professional dancer when she grows up, either on Broadway or as a choreographer. Her favorite subject in school is Math and her favorite color is neon blue, pink and purple. She has a younger sister Mackenzie Ziegler who is 7 and also dances on Dance Moms. Maddie has a Twitter page but does not have a Facebook. The Zieglers have a Youtube account. Her sister Mackenzie does not have a Facebook or a Twitter. Maddie’s nick name is Madd Dog. She just started on pointe. Her goal for the year is to win Elite Dancer at West Coast dance Explosion. The Ziegler’s have a room in their house called “the store” that houses all their dance clothes, costumes, and jewelery. Her mom, Melissa Ziegler also has a Twitter. In high school Melissa was a cheerleader and on student council. Maddie takes singing lessons but does not have time for anything else! She is in 3rd grade at Sloan Elementary School In season one of Dance Moms Maddie was undefeated all season 1 except for one competition. She started off season 2 great by winning 1st overall with her solo and group number. But before the show ever started she won many awards and titles in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Some of the dance moms believe that Maddie is Abby’s favorite and that she gets more attention than the other girls at thestudio. This causes conflict especially between Christi Lukasiak and Melissa Ziegler. Some of the dance moms also believe that the reason Maddie always wins is because of all the attention she gets from AbbyLee Miller and Gianna Martello (the assistant dance instructor). Despite the conflict between the mothers Chloe Lukasiak and Maddie are best friends and always support on another. Click here for more information about Maddie.