Maddie Poppe is an American singer and songwriter. She caught the attention of the American TV audience when she performed “The Rainbow Connection” from The Muppet Movie on ABC’s renewed version of American Idol. She has previously auditioned for The Voice back in 2016, but she couldn’t make it to the show. She won the season 16 of American Idol.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Maddie Poppe was born on 5 December 1997, in Clarksville, Iowa,United States.
She’s currently 20 years old.
Contestant on ABC’s reboot of American Idol. She was among six contestants during her season to be voted into the Top Ten by viewers, and went on to win the season finale.
She’s from Iowa and regularly performed on RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa), a non-competitive bike ride popular in her home state.
She got to sing with childhood idol Colbie Caillat during one of her Idol duets.
She’s been a fan of American Idol since she was a child; her father pushed her to audition when the show came back. She began dating American Idol runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson in 2018.
Michelle Sussett, Marcio Donaldson and Cade Foehner also made it into the Top Ten with her.