Who is Madison Riley? Wiki Bio
Madison Riley Aplanalp was born in Salt Lake City, Utah USA, on 16 March 1990 – her zodiac sign is Pisces and she holds American nationality. She is an actress, perhaps still best known for her portrayal of Jasmine Hilliard in the comedy movie “Grown Ups” in 2010, which also starred Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek and Kevin James among others, and which is about five friends who agree to spend the Fourth of July holiday together after their basketball coach from high school dies. The movie was a box office success, winning three awards and being nominated for four others.
Childhood and education
Madison was raised in Salt Lake City as an only child by her father who was a motivational speaker, and her mother who was a housewife. Madison was interested in many things while attending elementary school, including writing, playing the guitar, and acting, and was a member of the school’s drama club, appearing in all the plays performed there. She finished elementary school in 2004, and then won a Best New Talent competition which eventually led to her moving to Los Angeles, where she began working on her acting career while she studied for high school from home.
Roles in movies
Madison made her debut film appearance in 2006, when she voiced Trendy Girl in the musical animated fantasy film “Bratz: Passion 4 Fashion – Diamondz”, which starred Olivia Hack, Soleil Moon Frye and Tia Mowry-Hardrict, and which is about four teenage girls interested in fashion. In the following year, she reprised her role in the comedy family musical “Bratz”, which was directed by Sean McNamara and starred Skyler Shaye, Janel Parrish and Logan Browning. The movie received poor reviews, and has been rated #46 Bottom Film on the IMDb.com movie and TV series rating website.
The year 2008 saw her portray Heather the Earthchild in the adventure comedy movie “Without a Paddle: Natural’s Calling”, which starred Oliver James and Kristopher Turner, and which is about two boys who have been best friends since age seven. In 2009, Madison appeared as Lily in the comedy sport film “Fired Up!”, directed and written by Will Gluck, and which follows two guys who go to the cheerleader camp instead of a football camp; the movie won a California on Location Award for Location Professional of the Year – Features. In the same year, Madison portrayed Socialite in the romantic comedy film “Miss March”, which was nominated for two awards, and then played Camie Poole in the comedy family movie “Hatching Pete”, which starred Jason Dolley and Mitchel Musso, and was nominated for one award.
In 2010, she starred as Kim in the short movie “Jim and Kim” alongside Nick Triplett, and in the same year, she portrayed Tiffany Fowler in the comedy film “The Prankster”, but which failed to attract much attention.
In 2011, Madison played Kristen in the comedy family movie “Prom”, directed by Joe Nussbaum and written by Katie Wech, which follows several teenagers as they are getting ready for their high school prom . The following year Madison appeared as Roxanna in the comedy movie “Super Zeroes”, which was nominated for a New Filmmakers Los Angeles Award for Best Feature, and later that year she played Oksana in the comedy family film “Fred 3: Camp Fred”, and Ashley in the thriller film “Besties”, written and directed by Rebecca Perry Cutter.
Madison Riley (born Madison Riley Aplanalp; March 16, 1990) is an American actress.
Madison’s latest role in a movie has been in the romantic comedy “Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List” in which she portrayed Dakota, and which starred Victoria Justice, Pierson Fode, and Matthew Daddario.
Roles in TV series
Madison made her debut TV series appearance in 2008, when she portrayed Gretchen in the episode “Goodbye Zoey” of the comedy family series “Zoey 101”, which series was a big success as it won nine awards, and was nominated for 19 others including a Primetime Emmy. She then appeared as Shoshanna in the episode “Speed Bumps” of the romantic comedy series “’Til Death”, which starred Brad Garrett, Joely Fisher and Kat Foster.
The year 2009 saw her guest star as Anya in the episode “Cold Shoulder” of the comedy musical series “Jonas”, which won five awards and was nominated for seven others including a Primetime Emmy. In the following year, Madison appeared as Amazonia in a single episode of the comedy family fantasy series “Pair of Kings”, which follows twins who learn that they have inherited the throne of a nation, living on a remote island. She went on to guest star in single episodes of the critically acclaimed romantic comedy series “Two and a Half Men”, in which she played Britte, the comedy crime series “White Collar” in which she portrayed Genevieve, and the crime mystery series “Elementary”, appearing as Courtney Stever in 2015.
Madison’s latest role in a TV series has been in the episodes “A Won’t They Walks Into a Bar” and “A Will They Walks Into a Bar” of the comedy series “Undateable”, which starred Chris D’Elia, Brent Morin and Bianca Kajlich and which follows a man who helps his friends with dating advice. The series was nominated for an Art Directors Guild’s Excellence in a Production Design Award for Multi-Camera Television Series.
Love life and relationships
Madison has been keeping her love life away from the spotlight, and hasn’t talked about any men she might have dated, which has given birth to rumors about the popular actress being a lesbian. Some of her fans have claimed to have seen her being rather too close to a woman at a club, but Madison hasn’t commented on these rumors.
Several other people have also stated to have seen her walking with a mysterious woman in the streets of Los Angeles, while she can rarely be seen spending time with men.
Another rumor has it that Madison married in a private ceremony in 2017, attended by her closest friends and family, and that she is keeping her marriage away from the media’s attention as her husband doesn’t want to be written about on the internet. Madison hasn’t commented on this rumor either, and as of June 2020, she appears to be single, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have any children.
Hobbies and other interests
Madison’s main hobby is working out, and she has several training sessions at the gym each week, mostly focused on cardio while she also enjoys going hiking in the mountains, cycling, and running in the park.
She can play a variety of sports including soccer and beach volleyball, and summer is her favorite season as she likes to suntan her skin and to swim in the ocean. Madison also knows how to ski. Some of Madison’s other hobbies include reading, cooking, and taking long walks. She is a big lover of animals and has a pet dog. She is a fighter for equal rights for men and women.
In her spare time, she likes to watch comedy movies, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are the late Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and Julia Roberts, while some of her favorite movies are “Patch Adams”, “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective – When Nature Calls”, and “Notting Hill”.
Madison’s net worth
Madison’s net worth has been estimated at over $1 million as of June 2020. She is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, her hair is blonde and eyes are blue.