Maddie Walker Biography
Quick Facts Maddie Walker
- NameMaddie Walker
- Birth NameMadisen Viola-Ray “Maddie” Walker
- Birth Place Ankeny, Iowa
Maddie Walker is a gorgeous American country singer. She is mainly known as the contestant of American Idol season 14th. She was eliminated from the show after she finished in 10thplace.
LIFE & CAREER
Maddie was born on December 23, 1997, in Ankeny, Iowa. Her full name is Madisen Viola-Ray “Maddie” Walker.
To talk about her period in American Idol, she auditioned two times in total. At first, she auditioned in Season 13 but, unfortunately, she was cut during Hollywood. In Season 14, she sang “Suitcase” by Gwen Sebastian. She became successful to earn her golden ticket to American Idol. She did a solo performance by singing “Already Gone” by Sugarland during Hollywood. The song helped her to advance into Showcase Week. She then sang Fergie’s “Big Girls Don’t Cry” during the showcase week.
Unfortunately, during the Top 24 selection, she was supposed to be cut. As she is talented and has done well during the show, the judges called her back to the show to take part in a sing-off against her fellow contestant Rachel Hallack. She then sang “Love Gets Me Everytime” by Shania Twain during the Top 24. She went through the Top 24. She then sang “I’ll Be There” by The Jackson 5 during the Top 16. Her performance impressed the judges and viewers which helped her a spot in the Finals. She went in the Top 12 of the finals and she sang “Suitcase” by Gwen Sebastian. Her performance advanced helped her to advance to the Top 11. She then sang Jason Aldean’s “She’s Country”.
She became safe from that round and after that, she sang “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” by Deniece Williams. Her performance didn’t help her to impress the judges. She got harsh criticism from the judges. Judges decision were agreed by the viewers which resulted in her double elimination. On March 25, 2015, she got eliminated with her fellow contestant Adanna Duru.
During the rehearsal of the Top 11 performances of American Idol Season 14, she became sick. She experienced abdominal pain near her appendix. She immediately got treated by the medical staff of American Idol staff. After the treatment, she was able to perform live during the Top 11. She then left the studio during Live TV. After the performances, she was hospitalized over the weekend. Her fellow contestant Savion Wright tweeted that her appendix had cracked. Savion Wright was cut in Hollywood. Her tweet was stated as inaccurate by Scott Borchetta. Scott said that she would perform for the Top 10.
Talking about her personal life, she has not shared anything personal about her in media. There is no news about her past relationship, affairs, Boyfriends, etc. She is currently busy establishing her career in the music industry. She is currently trying to focus so she is not trying to be in a relationship.