Melissa Gisoni Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Jan, 2019
Facts of Melissa Gisoni
Date of Birth: 1968 , June-13
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Melissa Gisoni
Nick Name Melissa
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York, U.S
Ethnicity Mixed (Polish, German and Italian)
Profession Reality TV Star
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Light brown
Hair Color Blonde
Weight in KG 58 kg
Tattoo(s) No
Famous for TV show (Dance Moms)
Married Twice
Married to Kurt Zeigler (2000-2010), Greg Gisoni(m.2013)
Children Maddie Ziegler, Mackenzie Ziegler
Divorce Once
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
TV Show Dance Moms
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Melissa Gisoni is an American reality star who became famous after participating in the series 'Dance Moms' with her two daughters. She is a wife of a vice-president of Westinghouse Energy Center whom she married after her divorce from her first husband. 

Early Life And Education Of Melissa Gisoni

Melissa Gisoni was born on June 13, 1968, in New York under the zodiac sign of Gemini which describes her as an expressive, clever, quick-witted, intellectual person. She holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is mixed ethnicity. She belongs to the Polish, German and Italian descent. She grew up in New York City and completed her schooling there.

Melissa Gisoni Career

Melissa Gisoni was a housewife and living as a normal housewife rearing her two children before she came to the limelight. Later, she participated to participate in the reality show Dance Moms with her two daughters which brought her into the stardom.

The show was initially called Just Dance and they were the original cast members of the show. The name of the show was changed to Dance Moms after the choreographer and dance instructor Abby Miller entered the show. Gisoni's daughter Maddie Ziegler and Mackenzie Ziegler learned dancing at Miller's studio Reign Dance Productions since their childhood and also made their appearance in the dance reality show Dance Moms.

CAPTION: Melissa Gisoni and her daughter's SOURCE: Zimbio

After leaving the Dance Moms and Miller's studio, Gisoni started a dance studio in her house and hired a dance instructor to continue her daughters' dance class.

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Not only in a TV show, but Melissa has also appeared in the music videos of Todrick Hall, Freak Like Me and Ease on the Down the Boulevard. Besides, she has also acted in the TV series Famewhore.

Melissa Gisoni Net Worth

As of January 2019, Melissa Gisoni's net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. She earned a decent amount of money through her appearance in the reality dance show. Her husband, Greg Gisoni earns a handsome amount of money as a vice-president of the Westinghouse Electric Company. According to the source, Melissa and her ex-husband, Kurt Ziegler earned a combined monthly income of $4,480.06.

CAPTION: Previous house of Melissa Gisoni where she raised her daughters SOURCE: Celeb Tattler

Talking about her daughter Maddie Ziegler, she has a net worth of $5 million which she earns as an actress, dancer, and model. Along with Maddie, her little sister has a net worth of $2 million, which she amassed from her dancing career.

In May 2009, Melissa and her ex-husband filed for bankruptcy owing $1,214,284.15 to creditors but according to the court paper, they owed the mortgages of $908,000 for three properties. Furthermore, they owed $14,317.12 tax to the IRS and the City of Jeannette.

The couple has a luxurious house that stands at 7,000 square feet. They upgraded their 2500 square feet house to 7,000 square feet above in 2015. Gisoni also earns a handsome sum of money from her social media where she has around 3.3 million followers on her Instagram as of 2018.

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Melissa Gisoni Personal Life And Relationship

Melissa Gisoni is a married woman. She has been married to Greg Gisoni since summer 2013. Melissa and Greg are living their happy life together. They haven't shared any children together. Meanwhile, Greg Gisoni has two children from his previous marriage. Gisoni also has a stepson Mathew and daughter Michele from her past relationship. Greg is the vice president of Westinghouse Energy Center who was also a project director when they were married.

CAPTION: Melissa Gisoni and he present husband Greg Gisoni and her daughter's SOURCE: Hitberry

Melissa's marriage with Greg was not her first, she was previously married to Kurt Ziegler. The couple tied the knot in 2000 and spent their married life for 8 years before their split. Gisoni filed for divorce on 7th December 2010. On June 15, 2011, in the divorce settlement, Melissa won legal custody of her daughters and raised them with then-boyfriend Greg.

In 2017, there was a rumor that Melissa going to marry Michael Padula, a communications specialist. But according to the dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, it was just a rumor that they were getting married.


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Melissa is active on her Instagram and has over 2 million followers where she posts her daughters' photo frequently and as of 2018.

Melissa Gisoni Body Measurement

  • Age: She is 34 years old as of 2019. 
  • Height: She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inch. 


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