Maddie Poppe

American singer Maddie Poppe is the winner of the 16th season of the singing reality show, American Idol. Previously, she auditioned for The Voice.

Bio & Family

Madeline Poppe was born on December 5, 1997, in Clarksville, Iowa, United States. She is the middle of three daughters of Trent Poppe and Tonya Poppe. She has two sisters; Hannah and Emma Poppe.


Madeline Poppe with her parents and two sisters (Madeline’s Instagram)

Poppe attended Clarksville High School, from where she graduated in 2016. She then went to Iowa Central Community College to study graphic design. In 2017, she was transferred to Hawkeye Community College where she studied digital mass media.

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Career & Net Worth

Maddie released her first album, Songs from the Basement in 2016. Afterward, she auditioned on the 10th season of NBC singing reality show, The Voice, but was eliminated. 

In 2018, she auditioned for the 16th season of the ABC singing reality show, American Idol. She became the winner of the show on 21 May 2018, where Caleb Lee Hutchinson became the first runner-up and Gabby Barrett became the third runner-up. After winning the show, she released her first studio album, Whirlwind on May 17, 2019.


Madeline Poppe is the first Lowan to win the American Idol (Billboard)

The beautiful singer made remarkable earnings after winning the reality show. She got the record contract and earned much from the tours across the country. However, her actual net worth is yet to be revealed.

Personal Life

The 22-year-old is now dating fellow singer Caleb Lee Hutchinson. Caleb became the first runner-up on the same season of the show. They started dating earlier in the show and even performed on the show together. Their relationship was revealed after the finale of the show.


Madeline Poppe is dating Caleb Lee Hutchinson for more than two years (Madeline’s Instagram)

Initially, they decided to announce the relationship off-air but Hutchinson thought he would go on Instagram as he had a feeling she was going to win the show. Later, in an Instagram-post, he mentioned her as a girlfriend and even congratulated her after winning. The pair are enjoying their romance together and perhaps to get married soon.

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Height & Body Statistics

Maddie stands 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters) tall. She has blonde hair and her eye color is grey.

Bio & Family
Name Maddie Poppe
Birth Name Madeline Poppe
DOB December 5, 1997
Place of Birth Clarksville, Iowa, United States
Father’s Name Trent Poppe
Mother’s Name Tonya Poppe
Siblings Two
Brother/s None
Sister/s Hannah Poppe, Emma Poppe
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Birth Sign Sagittarius
High School Clarksville High School
College/University Iowa Central Community College, Hawkeye Community College
Career & Net Worth
Profession Singer
Career 2016-present
Known For American Idol
Net Worth NA
Salary NA
Notable Credits Won the 16th season of the singing reality show, American Idol
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Dating
Husband/Wife Not Yet
Boyfriend/Girlfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson
Engaged Not Yet
Wedding Date NA
Children Not Yet
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce Not Yet
Body Statistics
Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters)
Weight NA
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Dress Size NA
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Grey
  • Maddie won People’s Choice Awards in a category of Competition Contestant of 2018 
  • She is a multi-instrumentalist, who can play the guitar, piano, and ukulele.
  • Earlier, she used to perform with her father, who is a musician and a guitarist at Pioneer Days.
  • Her sister Hannah works as an ER nurse at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport, Iowa.
  • Her song “Made You Miss” peaked at No. 21 on the US Adult Pop Songs chart.