• Mikey Madison is an American actress best known for her role as Max in the series "Better Things" and Amber Freeman in the movie "Scream"
• She was born on March 25, 1999 in Los Angeles, California and is of Jewish descent
• She made her acting debut in 2013 and has 10 acting credits to her name
• She has an estimated net worth of $2 million and is currently filming the upcoming TV mini-series “Lady in the Lake”
• Mikey Madison prefers to keep her personal matters under wraps and is currently believed to be single.
Mikey Madison Wiki
When the eponymous spin-off of the horror movie “Scream” was released in January 2022, the actress who portrayed the character of Amber Freeman, one of the main antagonists, caught the eye of the audience, thus people wanted to know more about her.
If you are one of those interested in the life and work of this young actress, let us introduce you to Mikey Madison. She has 10 acting credits to her name, but both critics and the audience believe that her time is coming. Besides the aforementioned role, she is perhaps known best for her portrayal of Max in the series “Better Things”.
Early life and education
Mikey Madison’s zodiac sign is Aries, as she was born on 25 March 1999, in Los Angeles, California USA, where she was raised alongside her twin brother and three other siblings by their parents. Mikey holds American nationality, and comes from a family of Jewish descent.
When she was younger, she was into competitive horseback riding, however, when her sister married a man from the entertainment industry, Mikey saw all the beauty of being a part of movie and television projects, she decided that she wanted to become an actress.
Speaking of her educational background, Mikey attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2017, she didn’t enroll in college but pursued her acting career.
Making her acting debut in the 2013 short movie “Retirement”, Mikey followed with roles in another two short movies “Pani’s Box” (2013) and “Bound of Greatness” (2014).
In the following year, she was cast to play Liza in “Liza Liza: Skies Are Grey”, also starring Kristin Minter and Madison Iseman. This was Mikey’s first lead role, and although this drama, written with elements of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and Homer’s “The Odyssey” had no nominations, it was well accepted by the younger audience.
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From 2016 until 2022, Mikey starred as Max in the series “Better Things”, appearing in 52 episodes of this comedy-drama, which followed the story of the actress who struggled with the pressures of being a single mother of three daughters and working in Hollywood. Besides Mikey, the lead roles were played by Hannah Riley and Pamela Adlon, who was also a co-creator of the series.
Concurrently, Mikey was seen in the 2018 movies “Nostalgia” and “Monster”, while during 2017 and 2018, she had a guest role as Young Maddie in the series “Imposters”.
In 2019, Mikey portrayed Susan ‘Sadie’ Atkins in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”, Quentin Tarantino’s comedy-drama about a television actor and his doppelganger, who strive for fame during Hollywood’s golden age.
Stars of the movie were Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Margot Robbie; it had 381 award nominations and won 143, including two Oscars for Best Achievement in Production Design, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Brad Pitt).
In the same year, Mikey was heard as Candi the Barista in “The Addams Family”, followed by her role as Kat in the 2021 romantic comedy “It Takes Three”, also starring Jared Gilman and Aurora Perrineau.
Mikey’s breakthrough role came in 2022, when she was seen as Amber Freeman in “Scream”. This horror mystery thriller like the original movie from 1996, is about the ghost face masked killer and the group of teenagers who are his victims. The movie had five award nominations, and won the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Saturn Award for Best Writing.
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In her interview for The Hollywood Reporter, Mikey said about her role: ‘I knew from the beginning that my character would be one of the killers. It was the main thing they pitched to me while I was going through the audition process with the studio. So I knew everything.’ Adding that she was happy knowing that the audience, until the end of the movie, wouldn’t realize that she was one of the killers.
Where is she now?
Mikey has no social media accounts, however, there is an Instagram account run by her fans, which has been followed by nearly 15,000 people.
It seems that her role in “Scream” opened new doors for her career, and she landed herself the role of River in the movie “All Souls”, also starring Zach Villa and Samuel Roukin, which is currently in post-production.
Mikey is also busy filming the upcoming TV mini-series “Lady in the Lake”, based on the novel of the same title by Laura Lippman, also starring Natalie Portman and Moses Ingram.
Love life and relationships
Mikey is one of the rare celebrities who’s managed to keep her love life and sexual orientation secret. She prefers to keep her personal matters under wraps, and although she’s been rumoured to be romantically linked with various people from the entertainment industry, Mikey hasn’t commented.
She had some on-screen match-ups, but none of these have been her boyfriends in the real life.
As of September 2022, Mikey seems to be single; she hasn’t been engaged or married and doesn’t have children.
Age, height, and net worth
Mikey’s age is 23, and this young actress is well-known for her long, brown hair and her dark brown eyes. Speaking of her body measurements, she’s 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall, weighs around 110lbs (50kgs), with vital statistics of 34-24-33.
If you wondered about the wealth Mikey’s accumulated thanks to her acting talent, according to sources, as of September 2022, her net worth has been estimated at $2 million, which is a decent amount for someone of her age.
It seems that for now, the highest budget movie she worked on was “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” with an estimated budget of $90 million, while it has earned a gross worldwide of nearly $375 million. The budget for “Scream” was around $24 million, and during the opening weekend in the USA and Canada, the movie earned $30 million.