Mackenzie Ziegler is a popular young star who first came into the limelight thanks to her appearance in the reality dance show, Dance Moms. She has since transferred herself into an internet personality and also found success in her acting and singing career. Along with her own fame, Mackenzie is also known due to her sister, Maddie Ziegler’s popularity.
Well, Ziegler has been in the spotlight since she was a child but many might not be aware of a few facts about her life. So, in this biography, we will take a detailed look at Mackenzie’s childhood, family life, net worth, career, and romantic life.
Who Is Mackenzie Ziegler?
The multi-talented artist was born Mackenzie Frances Ziegler in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on 4 June 2004 as the youngest daughter of Kurt Ziegler and Melissa Ziegler-Gisnoi. She grew up alongside her older sister, Maddie Ziegler who is also a dancer and actress. Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler’s parents divorced when the sisters were young.
Following the divorce, Mackenzie’s mom, Melissa, tied the knot with Greg Gisoni and Ziegler sisters. Moreover, the siblings duo also has two older step-siblings named, Matthew and Michelle and two paternal half-brothers, Tyler and Ryan. Whether Mackenzie shares a close bond with her half and step-siblings is unknown but she is close with her elder sister.
As for her education, Mackenzie was homeschooled. She started taking dance lessons at Pittsburgh’s Abby Lee Dance Company when she was two. Today, Ziegler is a constant presence in the entertainment world.
When Did Mackenzie Ziegler First Found Fame?
As mentioned above, Mackenzie Ziegler started taking dance lessons at the infamous Abby Lee Dance Company when she was two. Her sister was also a student there and when the reality show Dance Moms was announced, the Ziegler siblings and their mother took part in it. The series which focused on the training and career of the kids involved was an instant success and the Zieglers were among the top stars in it.
Furthermore, Mackenzie and her sister were also involved in the shows, Abby’s Studio Rescue and Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition. While still starring in Dance Moms, Ziegler released her debut album, Mack Z in 2014. The record was an instant success reaching #1 on the iTunes pop charts. Many of the singles and videos from the album were also loved by fans.
The same year as her debut as a singer, Mackenzie Ziegler, and Maddie Ziegler collaborated with Mod Angel to release the limited edition fashion line named The Maddie & Mackenzie Collection. Young Mackenzie then made her acting debut in 2015 playing Lilly in the Nickelodeon sitcom Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn. She also appeared in an ad campaign for Glamour Magazine and walked the Ralph Lauren Runway.
Mackenzie Ziegler and her family left Dance Moms after six seasons in 2016 to continue their career expansion. While the show helped introduce the Zieglers to the entertainment world, they found even more success from their works after Dance Moms.
What Has Mackenzie Ziegler Worked On After Leaving Dance Moms?
After leaving Dance Mom, Mackenzie collaborated with Johnny Orlando and released numerous singles and subsequent music videos. The duo even went on the Day & Night Tour in 2017 and the same year Mackenzie and Maddie too toured Australia conducting dance workshops. Furthermore, Ziegler put out her second album, Phases in 2018 and performed as the warm-up act for the American-Canadian boy band PrettyMuch the following year.
As for her acting career, Mackenzie Ziegler starred as Cassie in the teen drama series Total Eclipse from 2018 to 2020. But not only acting, she also served as the executive producer of the show. Ziegler reprised the role in the 2018 Brat Holiday Spectacular. That year, Mackenzie played Dorothy in an adaptation of The Wonderful Winter of Oz in California.
Mackenzie Ziegler was also a contestant in the Dancing with the Stars spinoff, Dancing with the Star: Juniors in 2018. The following year, she voiced Lily in the animated film, Tabaluga (Ice Princess Lily in the US) and played Ivy in the 2021 movie Let Us In. The multi-talented artist participated in The Masked Dancer while also appearing as a guest judge in the dance show, Floored.
Besides music, acting, and reality shows, Ziegler also has found fame through her social media pages. She has over 19 million followers on TikTok while also boasting over 3.7 million on YouTube. On the latter platform, Mackenzie shares her music videos as well as lifestyle vlogs. She also has millions of followers on Instagram and Twitter which shows us her popularity.
Well, having started her career early on has helped Mackenzie Ziegler‘s net worth reach $3 million. And with her continued success, there is no doubt that her fortune will continue to rise in the coming days.
Who Is Mackenzie Ziegler Dating?
Talking about her love life, Mackenzie Ziegler is currently dating TikTok star Tacoda Dubbs. The pair celebrated two years together in August 2022 and frequently share loving pictures and words for each other.
However, before Tacoda Dubbs, Ziegler stated that she was in toxic relationships. She has since found happiness with her current boyfriend and is enjoying her life. Well, we wish the lovely couple more happiness in the coming days.