Interesting Biography Facts
Mackenzie Frances Ziegler
dancer, actress, singer, model
June 4, 2004
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Abby Lee Dance Company
Mackenzie Ziegler family members
Maddie Ziegler (older sister), Ryan Ziegler (older half-brother), Tyler Ziegler (Older half-brother)
Who are Mackenzie Ziegler parents?
Kurt Ziegler (father)
Date of birth: January 10, 1965
Melissa Ziegler-Gisoni (Mother)
Date of birth: June 13, 1968
Mackenzie Ziegler siblings
Date of birth: September 30, 2002
Ryan Ziegler (older half-brother from paternal side)
Date of birth: May 14, 1991
Tyler Ziegler (older half-brother from paternal side)
Date of birth: June 29, 1995
Mackenzie Francesca Ziegler is 14-year-old dancer, TV personality, occasional model and aspiring singer. She rose to popularity as the constant participant of a successful TV show “Dance Moms”.
The girl was born and brought up in Pittsburgh, PA. Her father, Kurt, and mother, Melissa, earned their living through running a mortgage company. Kenzie grew up with an older sister Maddie, also a dancer and celebrity. From paternal side she also has two older half-brothers, with whom the girl has amicable relationships.
Her parents divorced, when she was 6. After that they started a dirty custody battle over their two daughters. In 2011 the girl’s mother took the custody over her sister and her.
Since 2013 Mackenzie has been brought up by a stepfather Greg Gisoni, her mother’s second husband. He occupies a responsible position at Westinghouse Electric Company.
Mackenzie Ziegler started dancing before she went to school. Around that time the girl began taking singing lessons, too. She was trained as a dancer at Abby Lee Dance Company. She practiced various kinds of dancing, including tap and contemporary dance.
In addition to dancing, the girl also tried modeling. She endorsed Polo Ralph Lauren fashion brand and some others. In spring, 2014 she released her first set of songs “Mack Z”, which is affordable on iTunes.
So, obviously, Kenzie is a successful entertainer, and great career in show business is waiting for her.
Interesting and fun facts
- Her favorite color is pink, and her favorite food is peanut butter.
- She has authored a book “Kenzie’s Rules for Life”, which was released in May, 2018.
- In her primary school years she invented her own recipe of a homemade lip gloss. The girl tried to sell it through Instagram, but her first business deal turned to be unsuccessful.
- In her free time Kenzie watches the show “Keeping up with the Kardashians”.
- She is involved into a number of charity activities, like doing some tasks for “Starlight Children’s Foundation” or dancing for free at the events, organized by “Dancers Against Cancer”.
- Kenzie’s friends characterize her as a positive person. She was the only one, who could smile, while Abbie was shouting at the girls after some unsuccessful performances.
- She is very close with her sister Maddie. The sisters tell they have never felt like rivals, in spite of the fact, that during a long period at ALDC Maddie was a star, while Kenzie was at the bottom of the pyramid.
- She is officially single, but previously the girl was romantically linked to a singer Johnny Orlando, with whom she went on tour, named “Day & Night”.
- Mackenzie Ziegler favorite school subjects are math and English literature.