Maddison Jaizani is an aspiring actress from England, who is mostly famous for her roles in “Versaille”, “Nancy Drew” and “Into the Badlands”. She’s also drawn some attention because she’s rumored to be a lesbian.
Early life and family
Maddison Sunshine Jaizani was born on 3 June 1995, in Sale, Manchester England, so her zodiac sign is Gemini and she holds British nationality. Maddison was born into a family of Iranian and British descent through her parents respectively Falah Al-Jaizani and Tracey Stafford. She has never revealed much information about them or her siblings, so little is known about them, except that she has a brother named Milan Jaizani, and also another brother and a sister.
Since her early years, Maddison enjoyed performing on stage, participating in various school productions. She later took piano lessons, and tried to learn to play the guitar, but didn’t like it very much.
Maddison matriculated from her local high school in Manchester in 2013, and then enrolled at Bury College, from where she graduated with a BA in performing arts. During her student years she worked a lot as a model.
Acting career: first steps
Being a college junior, Maddison landed her first role as the teenage version of Leila in the “Tyrant” episode entitled “State of Emergency” in 2014. Her acting impressed a lot of her colleagues, and she soon landed another role as Sophie de Clermont, joining the recurring cast of the series “Versailles”.
All in all, Maddison appeared in 25 episodes of the show over three seasons, playing opposite George Blagden, Tygh Runyan and Alexander Vlahos, in the series about Louis XIV, the king of France. Concurrently Maddison landed another recurring role, in the adventure drama “Into the Badlands”. In the latest season of the show Maddison portrayed a young girl named Odessa, playing opposite Daniel Wu, Aramis Knight and Ally Ioannides, who played Maddison’s on-screen lover, Tilda. She appeared in 12 episodes of the show before it was cancelled in February 2019.
Since October 2019 Maddison is filming in the new CBS Television Studios’ series “Nancy Drew”. She landed the role of Bess Marvin, a rich girl from the city where Nancy Drew (played by Kennedy McMann) lives, who works as a waitress at the local cafe “The Bayside Claw”. It is a third series about the adventures of Nancy Drew, who finds herself being dragged into a supernatural murder stories.
Maddison is often invited as a guest star into various TV shows. thus she appeared in one of the episodes of “Ok! TV” in 2019, and could also be seen in “Entertainment Tonight”.
Personal life, boyfriend Luke Pasqualona
Maddison is currently dating Luke Pasqualona, who is an actor of Italian and British descent. The couple started dating in March 2018, and Maddison now lives at Luke’s house in England
In 2019 Maddison was rumored to have a secret affair with her fellow actress, Ruby Rose, after they both posted a provocative photo of them licking each other’s tongues; Ruby Rose is an open lesbian, so their relationship was speculated over, yet both actresses later admitted that they were just friends.
Who is Luke Pasqualona?
Maddison’s boyfriend, Luca Giuseppe “Luke” Pasqualino, was born on 19 February 1990, in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire England. After completing his education at Stamford Art Centre, Luke landed his first role in 2009, appearing as Anthony in “Stingers Rule!”. The same year he was cast as Dan in a couple of episodes of the series “Casualty”, and as Jason in the sitcom “Miranda”. Later he could be seen as d’Artagnan in the main cast of the series “The Musketeers” (2014 – 2016), as Elvis Harte in “Our Girl” (2016 – 2017) and as Albert Hill in “Snatch” (2017 – 2018).
Luke is also well-known for his roles in such movies as “Snowpiercer” (2013), in which he played Grey, “Smartass” (2017), in which he landed the role of Doney, and “The Gandhi Murder” (2019), appearing as DCP Jimmy. As of 2020, Luke is busy in the upcoming series “Shadow and Bone”, in which he’s landed the role of David Kostyk.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
Maddison’s favorite color is red. One of her favorite drinks is white wine, and she enjoys visiting various European vineyards, tasting a variety of wine there, and having dinner. Maddison’s favorite artist is Pablo Picasso.
Her best friend is Leah Lewis, her fellow actress from “Nancy Drew”, who Maddison has been friends with long before they got into that series. Leah is famous for her appearances in “Charmed”, “Guidance” and “The Half of It”.
Maddison, as well as her boyfriend Luke, support various LGBTQ campaigns and also feminism campaigns, such as HeForShe and others. She likes travelling around Europe; one of her favorite travelling destination is Spain: the actress visited Ibiza in June 2019 and shared on her Instagram account that it was one of the best trips of her life.
Appearance, clothing style
Maddison has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She is 5ft 7ins (1.70m) tall and weighs around 110lbs (50kgs) – her vital statistics are not available at the moment. Maddison is said to have a couple of tattoos, but she hides them under her clothes. As to her clothing style, she sticks to a casual style, and likes wearing plain trousers, shirts and long feminine skirts. She doesn’t like wearing high heels.
Net worth and salary
As of 2020, Maddison’s net worth is estimated to be over $300,000, which would seem likely to rise given her consistent work in the entertainment industry.