Madelaine Grobbelaar Petsch is an American actress and YouTuber. She is known for portraying Cheryl Blossom on The CW television series Riverdale and Marissa in F the Prom.
Madelaine Petsch Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 18, 1994 (28 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Port Orchard, Washington, U.S.|
Madelaine Grobbelaar Petsch was born in Port Orchard, Washington, United States, on August 18th, 1994. Petsch’s parents Timothy S Petsch and Michele Petsch were from South Africa and later moved to America. Madelain spent the first 10 years of her life shuttling between South Africa and the State of Washington. Madelaine has one brother named Shaun Petsch. At the age of three, she started taking dance classes and soon became an Adept dancer. Two years later, Petsch enrolled in theater classes. She developed her interest in acting at an early age. Petsch later attended the Tacoma School of the Arts to pursue an acting career and shifted to Los Angles after graduating. She was often bullied because of her red hair and Southern African accent. The actress used to work at restaurants, and coffee shops, and also became the photographer’s assistant to support herself financially.
Madelaine Petsch dated musician/actor Travis Mills from 2017 to 2020. Due to the break-up and the COVID-19 pandemic, she said that 2020 was one of the hardest years of her life, stating, “My mental health was at an all time low. Every day was definitely a challenge and therapy was absolutely key for me to keep sane.” Petsch suffered from panic attacks and social anxiety before she was cast on “Riverdale” and has said that therapy helped her work through them. Madelaine was raised as a vegetarian and later began following a vegan diet; in 2017, she appeared in a PETA ad in which she wore a bodysuit made of bok choy.
Awards and Nominations
Petsch has been nominated for three Teen Choice Awards for “Riverdale,” winning Choice: Hissy Fit in 2017 and 2018; Madelaine and co-star Vanessa Morgan were nominated for Choice Ship in 2019. “Riverdale” earned her an MTV Movie & TV Award for Scene Stealer in 2018, and Petsch and several of her castmates were nominated for Best Musical Moment for their performance of “Seventeen” in the season three episode “Chapter Fifty-One: Big Fun” in 2019. That year, Madelaine also received a Shorty Award nomination for Breakout YouTuber of the Year.
In 2004, Petsch first appeared in an advertising campaign in America for Coca-Cola. In the very next year, she made her film debut in the movie The Hive where she played the role of Current girl #2. She also appeared in the thriller movie The Curse of Sleeping Beauty in 2016. Madelaine Petsch came to the limelight in February 2016, when she starred as Cheryl Blossom in the CW series, Riverdale, for which she received a lot of appreciation as well as won the Teen Choice Award 2017 and MTV Movie & TV Award 2018.
She had been appointed for the character in late 2015 after meeting the casting director who was at the time working on the TV series Legends of Tomorrow. The series Riverdale, begin shooting in September of that year and was released on the 26th of January 2017. In the same year, she received further recognition for playing the role of Marissa in the film F the Prom. In March 2017, Petsch joined the cast of the movie Polaroid as Sarah, which was released in 2019. It was said that Madelaine would star and produce the horror-comedy movie called Clair at 16. In 2020, the actress came up with a lead role in the Netflix film ‘Sightless’. In May 2020, she has given the voice to the character of Sloan in the episode of “The Hateful Eight-Year-Olds” of the animated sitcom, titled The Simpsons. Madelaine Petsch won PETA’s 2020 Libby Awards for ‘Favorite Post for Animals.