Maddie Ziegler is an American child dancer, actress and model. At the age of two, Maddie Ziegler knew she had a passion for performing on stage. She is known for appearing in Lifetime’s long-running reality show Dance Moms for starring in music videos of Sia’s songs, including “Chandelier” and “Elastic Heart”, which cumulatively have attracted more than 1.3 billion views on YouTube. Ziegler has also guest-starred on scripted shows and performed on talk shows and other broadcasts, and she has been seen on magazine covers and in feature articles. She models for Capezio, Ralph Lauren and Target, among other brands. Raised in Pittsburgh, Penn., Maddie’s mother Melissa enrolled her and her younger sister Mackenzie in the Abby Lee Dance Company.