American dancer & Singer
Mackenzie Frances Ziegler (born June 4, 2004) is an American dancer, singer, actress and model.
She appeared for six years on Lifetime's reality dance show Dance Moms and is the younger sister of dancer and actress Maddie Ziegler.
Ziegler first appeared on television in 2011 on Lifetime's reality dance show Dance Moms, alongside her mother and sister. In 2016, the Zieglers left the show after six seasons in order to pursue other projects.
Ziegler also appeared on Dance Moms' sister shows Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition and Abby's Studio Rescue.
In 2014, Ziegler released her debut album titled Mack Z, which she also used as a stage name for singing appearances.
The album peaked at #1 on the iTunes pop charts, as well as #7 on iTunes' albums sales chart across all genres. The music video for the album's lead single, "Girl Party", also reached #1 on the iTunes pop chart.
The video of the single has been viewed more than 70 million times.
Later that year, her videos for "Shine" and "Christmas All Year Long" premiered.
She continued to release singles and videos as Mack Z in 2015 and 2016.
In 2014, Ziegler and her sister released a limited edition fashion line, The Maddie & Mackenzie Collection, through Mod Angel.
In 2015, Ziegler made her acting debut on Nickelodeon's sitcom Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn and appeared in a WowWee commercial alongside her sister.
She returned to Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn in January 2017 in the episode "Keeping Up with the Quadashians".
Also in 2015, she walked the Polo Ralph Lauren Runway in New York City and appeared in an ad campaign video for Glamour Magazine.
Ziegler was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and grew up in Murraysville, Pennsylvania.
Her parents, Melissa Ziegler-Gisoni and Kurt Ziegler, divorced when she was 6 years old after a 2009 bankruptcy.
Her mother remarried Greg Gisoni in 2013. Ziegler has an older sister, Maddie, who is also a dancer and actress, as well as two older paternal half-brothers, Ryan and Tyler, and two older step-siblings, Matthew and Michelle.
She began dancing at the Abby Lee Dance Company in Pittsburgh at the age of two. With that company, she won titles in dance competitions.
Ziegler is homeschooled.
Anki Lidén: Mother
Klas Bergling: Father
Anton Körberg: Brother
Linda Sterner: Sister
David Bergling: Brother
She released the album Mack Z in 2014, earning the top spot on the iTunes pop chart as well as the #7 spot on the overall album charts. She announced in 2019 that she would be joining the band PRETTYMUCH on their FOMO summer tour. She has over 13 million Instagram followers.
2011 "It's Like Summer" LUX Supporting
2012 "Summer Love Song" Brooke Hyland Supporting
2014 "Girl Party" Mack Z Lead
"Freaks Like Me" Todrick Hall Supporting, vocals
"Shine" Mack Z Lead
"Christmas All Year Long" Mack Z Lead
2015 "I Gotta Dance" Mack Z Episode: "The Girl with the Curl"
"Dance Moms: Masterpiece" Jessie J Supporting
2016 "I Gotta Dance (Dave Aude Remix)" Mack Z Lead
"Day & Night" Johnny Orlando and Mackenzie Ziegler Lead; first song released as "Mackenzie Ziegler"
2017 "Monsters (aka Haters)" Mackenzie Ziegler Lead
"Riding Free" Maisy Stella Supporting
"Teamwork" Mackenzie Ziegler Lead; created for Justice
"Breathe" Mackenzie Ziegler Lead
2018 "What If" Johnny Orlando and Mackenzie Ziegler Lead
"Nothing On Us" Mackenzie Ziegler Lead
"Wonderful" Mackenzie Ziegler Lead with dancer Sage Rosen
2019 "Hot" Mackenzie Ziegler Lead
2011–2016 Dance Moms Herself Lead
2011 Dance Moms: Most Outrageous Moments Herself TV movie documentary
2013 Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition Herself/Performer Episode: Gods and Mortals
Dance Moms Christmas Special Herself/Performer TV Movie
2014 The Today Show Herself/Singer Performed her single "Girl Party"
Abby's Studio Rescue Herself/Performer Episode: Delusions of Dance Grandeur
Good Day New York Herself/Performer Performed her single "Girl Party"
2015 Dance Moms Slumber Party Herself TV Movie
The Today Show Herself/Performer
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Lilly Episode: "Unhappy Campers"
The View Herself/Performer
2016 Dance Moms: The Girls' Guide to Life Herself TV-mini series
So You Think You Can Dance Herself
2017 Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Lilly Episode: "Keeping Up with the Quadashians"
2018 Dancing with the Stars Herself/Singer Guest artist, performing her song "Wonderful"
Dancing with the Stars: Juniors Herself Contestant
2019 Celebrity Family Feud Herself Contestant for charity
Ice Princess Lily Princess Lily Voice
TBA Let Us In