Madison Lintz is a popular American actress who is mostly famous for her appearances in the legendary series “The Walking Dead”, in which she played Sophia Peletier, and is now starring in the Amazon exclusive web series “Bosch”, landing the role of Maddie Bosch.
- 1 Early life and family
- 2 Educational background
- 3 Career
- 4 Personal life, boyfriend Jackie Kay
- 5 Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
- 6 Appearance
- 7 Net worth and salary
Early life and family
Madison Lintz was born on the 11 May 1999, in Atlanta, Georgia USA, so holds American nationality and Her zodiac sign is Taurus. Madison’s father is Marc Lintz; he is a former real estate agent, who was inspired by the success of his kids in the sphere of entertainment and acting, that he even founded his own talent agency entitled “Team Lintz Talent”, and manages it. The agency works with actors who’ve appeared in such popular series as “Better Call Saul”, “Kevin Can Wait” and “Bosch”.
Madison’s mother is Kelly Collins Lintz, an actress who played White Bread Mom in “We’re the Millers” (2013), Monica Porter in the “Mr. Mercedes” series (2017 – present) and Detective Jefferson in “The Oval” (2019 – present). It was Madison’s mother who inspired her and her siblings to pursue acting careers. Madison has an older sister, MacKenzie, and two younger brothers, Macsen and Matt.
Madison’s elder sister, MacKenzie Lintz
Born on 22 November 1996, Madison’s elder sister MacKenzie Jo Lintz developed her acting career early, starting getting job offers at the age of 15. She had a chance to begin acting even earlier, in 2010, when she attended her first audition for the role of Mattie Ross in the new version of “True Grit”, competing with 15,000 girls battling for the part.
MacKenzie was called back, but the role eventually went to Hailee Steinfeld. MacKenzie didn’t give up, and kept on attending auditions and castings, finally debuting as Pamela Bovitz in the series “Drop Dead Diva” in the episode entitled “Closure” (2011). In 2012 MacKenzie landed the role of Tribute Girl District 8 in “The Hunger Games”, the first movie in the series based on Suzanne Collins’ eponymous book trilogy. From 2013 to 2015 MacKenzie was in the regular cast of “Under the Dome”, playing the role of Norrie Calvert-Hill and appearing in 39 episodes of the show. After a short break MacKenzie got back to acting, landing the role of Taylor in the comedy romance “Love, Simon” (2018), and the role of Rachel in the adventure drama “Flying Cars” (2019). McKenzie is now a student of Auburn University.
Madison’s younger brother, Matt Lintz
Matthew Lintz, the third child of Marc and Kelly Lintz, was born on 23 May 2001, in Fargo, Georgia USA. Matt was the first one to start acting among the four Lintz kids. He landed his first role in 2009, appearing as Mark in the horror movie “Halloween II”, and after other minor appearances in “The Crazies”, “Memphis Beat” and “The Way Home” in 2010, he landed roles in more popular projects, among them “Army Wives”, “A Smile as Big as the Moon”, etc. In 2013 Matt portrayed Horace in the “Banshee” series, and Thomas Grey in “Sleepy Hollow” (2013 – 2017). In 2015 Matt landed the role of Matty Van Patten in the fantasy comedy “Pixels”, and then played Younger Coleman Brother in “Free State of Jones” in 2016. He auditioned for the role of Spider-Man in “Captain America: Civil War” (2016), but the role was eventually given to Tom Holland.
A major twist in Matt’s career happened in 2018, when he landed the role of Stevie Taggert in the recurring cast of “The Alienist”, playing opposite Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning. From 2018 to 2019 he appeared in 10 episodes of the popular show “The Walking Dead”, portraying Henry.
Madison’s youngest brother, Macsen Lintz
Macsen Lintz, Madison’s youngest brother, was born in 2003. He also became a star in the pleiad of talented actors of his family. In 2011 aged eight, he played Gunnar in “Hall Pass”, and then appeared as Ryan Kersjes in “A Smile as Big as the Moon” along with his brother Matt. After a couple of episodical roles in “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” (2012) and “Scary Movie 5” (2013), he landed the role of Jason in “Under The Dome”, appearing in the episode “The Enemy Within” (2015).
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From 2016 to 2018 he was Henry in 11 episodes of the series “The Walking Dead”, being replaced by his older brother Matt who played the role in 2018 to 2019.
Madison’s parents had all of their children homeschooled, but later let them choose themselves whether they wanted to go to public schools or not. Madison started attending the private Covenant Christian Academy, matriculating from there in 2017.
Acting career: first steps
When Madison was only six years old when she started working as a child model, appearing in local printed commercials, and also voiced-over several TV commercials. In 2010 Madison was chosen above other competitors to play the role of Sophie Peletier in the popular series “The Walking Dead”, appearing in eight episodes of the show from 2010 to 2011, attracting positive reviews from critics and a warm reception from the audience.
During her filming of “The Walking Dead”, Madison also appeared as Natalia in the series “It’s Supernatural” in the episode entitled “Bruce Allen”, aired in February 2011.
In 2012 Madison landed the role of young Ana in the mystery drama “After”, playing opposite Karolina Wydra and Steven Strait. The same year she also appeared as Dana Butler in “Nashville”, getting a chance to work with such talented actors and actresses as Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere and Charles Esten. At the end of the year, Madison landed a couple of roles in TV films: “Parental Guidanc”, in which she played Ashley, and “American Judy” landing the role of Annie.
Maddie in Amazon’s “Bosch” and other latest projects
In 2015 Madison’s career took a new twist, as she landed one of the main roles in Amazon’s web series “Bosch”.
Madison portrays the daughter of an irreverent homicide detective, Harry Bosch (played by Titus Welliver), who is solving cases in Los Angeles, California. The series became very popular, and is prolonged for new seasons until 2021. In 2018 Madison also appeared in the “Tell Me Your Name” horror movie, landing the role of Hannah, alongside such experienced actors as Jessica Barth and Bruce Davison.
Madison’s talents were noticed by the board members of Young Artist Awards, as she was nominated in the category “Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actress” for her work in “The Walking Dead” in 2013, and in the category “Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actress (14–21)” for her role of Maddie in “Bosch”.
Madison has also worked as a model, collaborating with The Alex Clothing Company LLC, Gibson Arias, etc.
Personal life, boyfriend Jackie Kay
Madison was in relationship with her highschool sweetheart, Wesley Rodenstine, from 2016 to 2019, but broke-up without explaination, leaving fans and followers wondering what really happened between them. However, Madison is now dating Jackie Kay, who is also an actor. Madison posted their mutual photos on her Instagram account, stating that they are dating at the moment. Jackie is an aspiring actor, who played Christian in the short movie “Snuggle Party” (2019, and Chad in the drama “Children of the Cloth” (2020). He’s now announced to play the role of Anthony in the comedy “Blue Tongues”.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
Madison’s favorite drinks are green tea, and coffee with cream. She likes Italian cuisine; her favorite dishes are pizza and pasta. She enjoys travelling, swimming and walking in the woods.
Madison has light brown hair and green eyes. She is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall and weighs around 125lbs (57kgs); her vital statistics are 36-26-34.
Net worth and salary
As of 2020, Madison’s net worth is estimated to be around $800,000.