If you are a Nickelodeon fan, you will definitely know Madisyn Shipman. However, if children shows are not your thing, then introductions are in order. Madisyn Shipman is a fast-rising Hollywood starlet. She has featured in several movies and TV series as well as a few stage productions. She is, however, most popular for her role as Kenzie on the TV series Game Shakers. Her portrayal of the brilliant, but socially awkward Kenzie, won her many fans.
Madisyn Shipman Biography
Madisyn Shipman was born on the 20th of November 2002 in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. She spent the first few years of her life there before her family relocated to New York when she was six. For her education, Shipman was previously home-schooled. She also attended the San Juan Hills High School in San Juan Capistrano California. When it comes to her career, Madisyn Shipman is a natural born entertainer. She fell in love with the arts as an infant and by the age of two, was already putting on shows for family and friends. Her natural talent did not go unnoticed for long and she landed a talent agent when she was just five.
TV Shows and Movies
Madisyn Shipman got her debut TV appearance on Saturday Night Live, between 2009 and 2011. She also appeared in Sesame Street (2010) and Modern Love – TV movie (2012). Since that humble beginning, Madisyn Shipman has featured in at least six movies and 10 TV shows. On the small screen, she has featured in Celebrity Ghost Stories, The Daily Show, Umizoomi, One Tree Hill, Storyforia, Red Ruby and Game Shakers. Game Shakers is a Nickelodeon TV series about two girls, named babe and Kenzie, who create a video app for their science project. The app becomes a viral success and they end up creating a multi-million dollar gaming company. The series is headlined by Shipman and Cree Cicchino.
Games Shakers has received several award nominations and won the 2017 Kids Choice Award for favourite TV show. Madisyn Shipman has also featured in movies such as The Peanuts Movie (2015), Wifed Out (2012), Arthur (2011), Purple Virtue (2011), Oye Curandero (2010) and Ordinary World (2016). Ordinary World is a drama about an aging punk rocker, named Perry, whose best days are behind him. He experiences a midlife crisis and embarks on a quest to relive the glory days. Shipman plays the role of Perry’s daughter – Salome. Her co-stars were the likes of Selma Blair, Fred Armisen, Sean Gunn, and Billy Joe Armstrong.
Madisyn Shipman hails from a family of six. It includes her mom, dad, and three younger brothers. Her brothers’ names are Caden, Jesse, and Sawyer Shipman. The actress has not revealed her parents’ names. However, there is no doubt that she loves them very much. Shipman has described her mom as her best friend. She has also stated that her favourite meal of all time is her dad’s fried chicken. There is surely no doubt that her parents played a great role in what she has become today. They managed her career from the onset and made sure nobody exploited her. They were also willing to relocate so that their daughter could get good opportunities.
Other Facts About Madisyn Shipman
• Her acting expertise is not limited to the screen. She has taken part in a Broadway production titled Enron.
• Apart from Game Shakers, Madisyn Shipman has appeared in other Nickelodeon shows such as Henry Danger.
• Shipman is an environmental activist. During Earth Day 2019, she shared five tips for protecting mother earth on brat.com
• She is an animal lover. Her pets include a dog named Willow and a chameleon named Houdini.
• Shipman is also a singer and songwriter and plans to release an album someday.
• She plays several instruments including guitar, keyboard, and ukulele.
• The actress plans to go into the medical field in the future. Her two choices are neuroscience or obstetrics and gynecology.
• She supports the Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation. Her cousin died of the disease at the age of 2.
• Shipman is very popular on social media. She has more than 1.4 million followers on Instagram alone.
• She has featured in Ads for several companies such as Toys R Us, Kodak and FLO TV.