Madison Vandenburg - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 30, 2022

Madison Vandenburg
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Best Known For: American Idol finalist
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : December 9, 2001 (age 21)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Madison Vandenburg
Birth Place: Latham, New York, USA
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: Skip Vandenberg
Mother's Name: Denine O’Conner
Siblings: 2

Clayton O'
Conner (younger brother)
Chloe O'
Conner (younger sister)

High School: Shaker High School
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Steven Mallory

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 65 kg (143.30 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: N/A
Breast Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A
Hip Size: N/A
Bra Size: N/A
Cup Size: N/A

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Who is Madison Vandenburg?

Madison Vandenburg is one of the strongest contestants in season 17 of American Idol. She rose to fame with her American Idol audition by singing the song Speechless by music duo Dan and Shay

Madison Vandenburg – Age, Parents, Siblings

Madison Vandenburg’s birth took place on December 9, 2001. She was born in Latham, New York, United States.

Her father Skip Vandenberg is the owner of a restaurant in Latham, New York named Philly’s Bar and Grill, and now is also her manager. Her mother Denine O’Conner has a serious traumatic fear of flying and couldn't take an entire month off to drive to L.A. from New York to support Madison Vandenburg. However, Denine does support her daughter through facetime, phone calls, and text messages.

Madison Vandenburg has two siblings, a younger sister named Chloe O’Conner and a younger brother Clayton O’Conner. 

Source: Instagram (Madison Vandenburg with her mother- posted May 2020)

Education, Ethnicity

She was a junior at Shaker High School in 2019. Her ethnicity is Caucasian.

Madison Vandenburg – Boyfriend, Relationship

Vandenburg is in a relationship with Steven Mallory and has been dating since May 2016. The young lovers do not go to the same high school and may have met outside of their school.

As of 2023, it is unclear if she and her boyfriend is still dating or have broken up.

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Source: Facebook (Madison Vandenburg, Steven Mallory)

Madison Vandenburg – Career

Before Fame

Madison Vandenburg has been training in elite musical groups where she has been learning to sing, and play guitar as well as piano. At the age of 10, while she was playing karaoke, she realized she is really good at it. So, she started to sing seriously.

Next year, in the sixth grade, she was cast as the eponymous lead in the school musical production of Annie where she realized that she loved to perform and the audience's reaction gave her energy. According to Vandenburg’s bio, 

“As soon as she finished her lead solo, the crowd reacted with a standing ovation. This important moment in  her life also helped her acknowledge her new passion."

She also performed at her father's restaurant, learning the music business all the way. Her bio continues, “She loved the hard work and dedication that came along with performing, and discovered that music is what she was born to do.”

Vandenburg released her first single Reason in June 2019.

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Source: Facebook (Madison Vandenburg)


Madison Vandenburg is still a contestant on American Idol. As she continues to wow judges and viewers, she is one of the promising contestants in the competition. As of May 12, 2019, she has reached the top three along with fellow competitors Alejandro Aranda and Laine Hardy.

On May 19, 2019, Laine Hardy was named the winner of 2019's American idol.

She released her debut single Need A Little Heartbreak in June 2018.  Even though she is busy with competition and school, she still makes time to work on her songs for her very first EP.

Laine Hardy - American Idol 2019 winner

Alejandro Aranda - American Idol 2019 finalist


Madison Vandenburg is close friends with Moriah Formica since childhood. In fact, the Vandenburg family and Formica family are family friends. So, Who is Moriah Formica? Formica is also 17 years old and had appeared as a  contestant in The Voice.

The two friends even share the same vocal coach Lesley O'Donnell.

Source: Instagram (Madison Vandenburg)

Madison Vandenburg – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Madison Vandenburg is active on social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and has an increasing fan base. She joined YouTube in late 2019.

Madison Vandenburg – Net worth, Salary

She is in the wake of her professional career. Thus it is not surprising that her net worth and salary are still under review.

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