About Bailee Madison

Bailee Madison is an American actress, recognized as May Belle Aarons form “Bridge to Terabithia”. She has also worked in “Parental Guidance” as Harper Simmons in 2012, “The Strangers: Prey at Night” as Kinsey in 2018, and “Just Go with It” as Maggie in 2011. She was also a part of the comedy-drama “Good Witch” as Grace Russel from 2015to 2019. She has appeared in over twenty films, over twenty-five films, and a few music videos in her career of just over a decade.

Net Worth
Full nameBailee Madison
Date of BirthOctober 15, 1999
Birth PlaceFort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Parent(s)Patricia Riley (mother)
Michael (Father)
Net WorthUS $6 million
Partner(s)Blake Richardson

Early Life

Bailee Madison was born as the youngest of the seven siblings to Michael and Patricia Riley on 15th October 1999 in Florida. American actress Kaitlin Riley is her older sister. Her first appearance on television was when she was just two weeks old. She was featured in an Office Depot ad. She has also appeared in commercials for brands like Cadillac and Disney.

She attended and completed her high school from Christchurch School in Christchurch.

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In film

Bailee Madison’s first appearance on the big screen was from the 2006 film “Lonely Hearts” as Rainelle Downing. She was part of four different films in 2007. She appeared as May Belle Aarons in “Bridge to Terabithia”. The film was a commercial success grossing over $135 million. It also received a positive response from the critics. Her performance in this movie won her a Young Artist Awards for three categories and a Movieguide awards. This role somewhat helped her establish as a child actor in the industry. She starred as Megan in “Look,” Hannah Cottrell in “Saving Sarah Cain” and Maxine in “The Last Day of Summer”.

Her next appearance was as Olivia Lichten in the 2008 film “Phoebe in Wonderland”. She was also a part of the 2009 film “brothers” as Isabelle Cahill. In 2010, she was seen in four different movies; “An Invisible Sign”, “Conviction”, “Letters to God” and “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark”. She was also seen in the 2011 romantic comedy “Just Go with It” as Maggie Murphy. The film succeeded at the box-office and grossed over $215 million against a budget of $48 million. She made a cameo appearance in “25 Hill” as Kate Slater. In 2012, she starred as Harper Simmons in the family comedy “Parental Guidance”. Despite getting negative reviews, the movie managed to earn $119 million against a $25 million budget.

She was also part of “Cowgirls ‘n Angels” as Ida Clayton, “The Magic Bracelet” as Ashley, “Annabelle Hooper and Ghosts of Nantucket” as Annabelle Hooper, and “a Cowgirl’s Story” as Dusty Rhodes. She has also acted as a producer for “Annabelle Hooper and Ghosts of Nantucket.”

 And “A Cowgirl’s Story”.

 She was announced as a part of the upcoming movie “A Week Away” in 2020.

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In Television

Bailee Madison was part of the 2007 series “CSI: N.Y.” as Rose Duncan for the episode “Boo”. The same year, she was also seen as Lucy in “House M.D.” for the episode “Act Your Age”, as Young Addie Singer in “Unfabulous” and as Maya in “Cory in the House” for two episodes. She was also the part of “Judy Got a Gun” as Brenna Lemen in 2007.

She was then featured in “Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh” as Mary Alice and “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” in 2008. She made guest appearances for a few shows in 2010 and appeared as Maxine Russo for six episodes in “Wizards of Waverly Place” in 2011. She was also seen in “Chase” and “Powers” in the same year.

In 2012, she was not seen in any shows but was featured in television films; “A Taste of Romance” and “Smart Cookies”. Her next role was as a Young Snow White in the 2012 series “Once Upon a Time”. She appeared in a few other shows and films before taking the leading role as Hillary Harrison for twenty-one episodes of “Trophy Wife” in 2013. She also made a brief appearance for eleven episodes in “The Fosters” as Sophia Quinn.

She then worked in “Good Witch” from 2015 to 2019 as Grace Russell for fifty-five episodes. “American Dad!”, “Northpole”, “Northpole: Open for Christmas”, “Mulaney,” and “The Night Before Halloween” are few of her other television appearances.

Apart from television and films, Madison has also been featured in five music videos for Alex Lange, Meghan Trainor, and New Hope Club.


From 2006 to present, she has been nominated in twelve award functions and has won four of them. Out of the four, three were awarded for her performance in “Bridge to Terabithia”; “Best Performance in a Feature Film Young Actress Age Ten or Younger”, “Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast” and “Best Performance in a T.V. Movie, Miniseries or Special – Supporting Young Actress” in 2008.

Personal Life

Bailee Madison dated Alex Lange, Zachary Gordon, and now is in a relationship with Blake Richardson. She is also a spokesperson for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which works for children with cancer.

She loves swimming, spending time with family, and barbecuing, and is a fan of Rhys Matthew Bond’s English Accent. She can also speak French up to an extent and is a fast typer.

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Height and Weight

Bailee Madison is five feet and six inches in height and weighs fifty-four kilograms.

Social Media

Bailee Madison has over 2.8 million followers in her official Instagram handle, @baileemadison, and about 400k followers in her official Twitter handle @BaileeMadison.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, Bailee Madison has an estimated net worth of over $6 million.