Interesting Biography Facts
Bailee Rose Madison
actress, fashion designer, writer
October 15, 1999
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Bailee Madison family members
Michael Shawn Riley
Kaitlin Vilasuso (older sister), Connor Riley (older brother), Shawn Riley (older brother) and three more siblings
Is Bailee Madison a lesbian/bisexual?
What is Bailee Madison marital status?
Bailee Madison husband
Alex Lange (ex-boyfriend; dated in 2016-2019)
Date of birth: March 3, 2001
Who are Bailee Madison parents?
Michael Shawn Riley (father)
Date of birth: August 15, 1952
Many fans of a talented actress Bailee Madison want to know her father’s name. Let us introduce you Michael Shawn Riley, Lauderdale By The Sea-based lawyer and father of two young stars – Bailee and her older sister Kaitlin Riley. He studied at Notre Dame Law School and during more than 40 years served as an attorney. He specialized in various branches of law. The man founded his own self-titled law company in Lauderdale By The Sea, where he resides till now with his wife and kids.
The man is in good relationships with his daughter Madison. She had a very busy schedule, but always finds time to come to Florida for Father’s Day (as she told in her interview).
Patricia S. Riley (mother)
Date of birth: November 18, 1961
She is a mother, a wife and a very special woman in the life of Bailee Madison. Known in the family circle as Patti, she spent the major part of her life, caring about her kids. The woman was previously an actress, but then she devoted all her time to managing her daughters’ career. In her rare interview, Madison told, that her mother put lots of efforts to create normal childhood for her, in spite of the fact that since the tender age of 4 the girl has already been busy with film projects. Patti gives her famous girl lots of useful advice, one of which is not to change in spite of her increasing popularity.
Bailee Madison siblings
Madison is the youngest child in her big family. She has six older siblings. Here are some of them.
Kaitlin Vilasuso-Riley (older sister)
Date of birth: July 17, 1986
Her birth name is Kaitlin Ann Riley. She changed her surname after her marriage to Jordi Vilasuso, who is an actor, too. Together with her husband, she welcomed two beautiful girls – Riley and Evie.
Kaitlin is known by a number of roles in Hollywood hit movies. She appeared in “Monster” opposite legendary Charlize Theron and in a romantic comedy “From Justin to Kelly”, where her co-stars were American Idol contestants, Justin Guarini, and Kelly Clarkson.
Obviously, Bailee and Kaitlin are very close. The sisters never get tired to shower one another with sweet words and compliments through social media.
Connor Riley (older brother)
Date of birth: April 4, 1988
The older brother of the actress Bailee Madison, Conor Patrick Riley currently resides in North Hollywood, CA with his wife Samantha.
Shawn Riley (older brother)
He is another Bailee’s older brother. She posts pics with him on the media from time to time.
Bailee Rose Madison symbolizes the young woman, who is very focused on her career. Many people worldwide know and love her as an actress, but that’s not her only profession. Recently 19-year-old tried her hand as a designer and launched her clothing line “Nowadays x Bailee Madison”. She published her first book, named “Losing Brave”, too.
Bailee started acting at the age of 2 when she was cast in her first commercial. At the age of 4, she had already won her first role in the movie “Lonely Hearts”, which she got due to her sister Kaitlin. The girl appeared in focus of international attention after depicting May Belle Aarons in the fantasy drama “Bridge to Terabithia”. After that her talent became obvious, and she got lots of new opportunities in acting.
The young actress has already presented a number of versatile female characters, starting from a young version of Hilary Swank heroine in “Conviction” and ending with Kinsey in “The Strangers: Prey at Night”.
Ms. Madison, surely, has plenty of work, but career is not her main priority. Bailee tells that her favorite time is that one, which she spends in her family – she likes to be with them on any location.
Interesting and fun facts
- She was a brilliant pupil in the middle school, but she became homeschooled since she has been on the set on a regular basis. Education meant a lot for the starlet, so she studied with a tutor every single day during 2-3 hours.
- It’s not an easy thing for the young actress to select the right movie roles, which suit her age and are useful for her career at the same time. The process of picking up a new part is long and complicated in Riley family. At first, Bailee reads the script herself, then she gives it to her sister Kaitlin, and finally, it appears in hands of her mother Patti. And Ms. Madison agrees to play, only if her relatives approve it.
- When she was just a kid and made her first steps in the industry, Dakota Fanning was a role model for her. She was a big fan of her film “I Am Sam”.
- The other females, which she likes and uses as a motivation for herself, are Charlize Theron (whom she knows personally), Christina Hendricks, Nicole Kidman, and Jackie Kennedy.
- Although Bailee Rose is too young to have kids, she names her puppy Murphy as her “little son”. The dog even has an account on Instagram!
- In spite of her young age, Madison has already been involved in a romantic relationship. Previously she dated a singer Emery Kelly. In September 2016 she started dating a French model and Instagram star Alex Lange. She thanked God for this guy, who cared about the actress wholeheartedly. He stayed with her when she had wisdom teeth surgery and supported the young beauty. But in early 2019 they decided to part their ways. The reason of such decision was not publicised.
- Her hobby is cooking. She often watches Martha Stewart show and uses her advice in the kitchen.