Ryleigh Madison (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, High School, Uncle, Audition, Songs, Instagram

Ryleigh Madison Biography

Born Ryleigh Madison Bunch, Ryleigh Madison (stage name) is a country singer and songwriter from Whiteville, North Carolina. She is widely known for auditioning for season 20 of the ABC singing reality competition, American Idol. The singer leans more traditional country with Christian influences. Moreover, she released her first single Stanger in November 2020.

Ryleigh Madison Age | Birthday

Madison is 16 years old as of March 2022.  She was born on November 8, 2005. Madison celebrates her birthday on the 8th of November each year. The country singer celebrated her 16th birthday on November 8, 2021, just days after her American Idol season 20 audition in Nashville, Tennessee.

Ryleigh Madison Parents

The American Idol contestant, Madison was born in Whiteville, North Carolina to her parents; her mother Kayla Smith Bunch, and her father Justin Bunch. Madison’s mom, Kayla Bunch accompanied her to the American Idol auditions in Nashville, Tennessee. Her mother presently (March 2022) works at Pridgen Woodwork. Moreover, the 16 year old country singer has two siblings: a younger brother and a younger sister. Her brother is autistic.

Ryleigh Madison
Ryleigh Madison

Ryleigh Madison Height

Madison, who is a country singer and an American Idol contestant, stands at a height measurement of approximately 5 feet and 3 inches.

Ryleigh Madison High School

Madison attends South Columbus High School where she is involved in various extracurriculars including the advanced choral ensemble “mane attraction” and cheerleading.

Ryleigh Madison Uncle Dustin Chapman

The 16-year-old singer, Madison performs shows with her uncle Dustin Chapman, who is is a country music singer-songwriter from Whiteville, North Carolina. Her uncle Dustin had auditioned for American Idol season 19 but did not make the cut. Dustin was diagnosed with a rare medical disorder, Achalasia, a disease of the esophagus that does not allow him to swallow food. The Doctors said they could not perform more surgeries on him because of an existing scar.

However, the doctor’s report does not prevent Champan from doing what he loves most, that is music. The country singer performs in shows around the United States, including Nashville, Tennessee, Baltimore, Maryland, Orlando, Florida, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and a myriad of venues across North Carolina. Dustin was also hired by  Hallsboro and Delco, NC Columbus County Schools as a music instructor ( – .

Madison and her Uncle Dustin are set to release their first duet song titled Family Thing.

Ryleigh Madison American Idol | Audition | Songs

Madison is one of the contestants in the 20th season of ABC’s reality show, American Idol. The season premiered on February 27, 2022, at 8 pm and its judges are Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, and Katy Perry.  During her audition, she performed a rendition of The Good Ones’ by Gabby Barrett. The country singer’s audition will air on March 13, 2022, on ABC. Tune in from 8 pm to catch her audition and find out if she gets a golden ticket to Hollywood.

Madison is a country singer from Whiteville, North Carolina. She leans more traditional with Christian influences in her music. She performs shows alongside her uncle Dustin Chapman across Carolina.  Madison and her uncle have a duet titled Family Thing. She began singing at church when she was only three years old. She leads worship in her church and is also an active member of her church’s youth group. Moreover, Madison was nominated for the 2020 Josie Music Awards for Young Adult Vocalist of the Year and the 2021 Music Mafia Radio Awards for Female Artist of the Year.

The Whiteville, North Carolina native released her first single Stranger, in November 2020. You can listen to her song Stranger on Spotify.

American Idol Season 20 Contestants

The other contestants of the 20th season of ABC’s reality singing competition American Idol include:

Ryleigh Madison Instagram

Ryleigh is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @ryleighmadisonb with over 1400 followers as of March 2022. Her bio states that she was born and raised in  North Carolina.