About Keone Madrid
Keone Madrid is an American choreographer and professional dancer.
He grew up dancing to Micheal Jackson and NSYNC videos and attended his first hip-hop class at the age of 15 with KJ Gonzales. He got his first international gig after graduating from high school and has since then worked with many famous personalities like Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, and even K Pop Groups like BTS.
Today, Keone Madrid travels the world with his dance partner and wife, Mariel Madrid, teaching dance and dancing with renowned groups like the Kinjaz and Choreo Cookies. To learn more fun facts about this sensational dancer and his work, read on.
Keone Madrid Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Keone Madrid's net worth?
Keone Madrid has a net worth of around $2.5 million, which he earns through his choreography projects.
How much does Keone Madrid earn per year?
Unfortunately, there isn't any reliable information currently available on how much this dancer earns per year for his work; however, we do know that he earns very well as he is involved with several high-profile projects.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Keone Madrid?
Keone Madrid is 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.
How old is Keone Madrid?
San Diego-born Keone Madrid is 33 years old as of May 2022, being born on June 30, 1988.
Childhood And Education
Keone Madrid was born on June 30, 1988, in San Diego, California. His parents are Luana C. Diaz and Richard 'Rich' Edra Madrid, and he has two younger sisters. His family background is Hispanic, and they follow Christianity.
Madrid was an adept dancer from quite a young age and started training professionally at the age of 15 in San Diego, his hometown, under KJ Gonzales. He was also extremely athletic in high school, which no doubt aided his dance skills, and he loved to play basketball. He joined Future Shock San Diego and rose through the ranks to become its director. He began posting his dance and choreography videos online and delved into his job full-time after graduating from high school.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Keone Madrid's partner?
Keone Madrid met his dance partner, Mariel Martin, when he was at the Urban Legends dance center in Temecula, California. The two became extremely close and began to collaborate on choreography and dances later in life. The two married in June of 2012 and have a daughter together, who they travel the world with. They live together in San Diego, California, as of 2022.
Keone and Mariel Madrid also have a joint YouTube channel, 'Keone and Mari', on which they share Behind the Scenes videos of their work, choreography, and other fun videos.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Keone Madrid began to gain international recognition after he started posting his dance videos online. It even helped him get his first international job, which was teaching a dance workshop in Norway. He began to travel full-time for his job and has taught dance all over Europe, Asia, and North America.
He later joined the San Diego dance crew Choreo Cookies in California and is now its co-director. He is also part of the anime and K-pop-based dance group, Kinjaz, being their 36th member.
Madrid has choreographed for several famous artists, including Justin Bieber, Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran, Flying Lotus, BTS, and many more. One of his most prominent achievements to date is choreographing Justin Bieber's 'Love Yourself' music video.
Asides from working for singers, he also choreographs dance sequences for theater and Broadway musicals. He has worked on 'Beyond Babel', 'Once Upon a One More Time' and 'The Karate Kid'.
Keone and Mari have also worked on the shows 'World of Dance', 'So You Think You Can Dance', and 'Dancing With the Star', and have collaborated with many brands, including Nike, Netflix, and Beats by Dr Dre, and Timberland.
They have also worked on the Disney animated short 'Us Again', which was nominated for an Academy Award and earned the NAACP Image Award for Animated Short Film.
Today Keone Madrid, his wife, and their daughter travel all over the world, teaching dance and choreographing for dance groups and artists.
Keone and Mariel Madrid are the founders of 'Kingdom Made', an arts charity aimed at collecting proceeds for humanitarian missions, which includes helping build homes and starting dance studios and workshops for impoverished locals in the countries that they work visit. The foundation raises funds by selling dance-themed clothing and accessories.
What awards has Keone Madrid won?
- To date, Keone Madrid has received many accolades for his exemplary contributions to the world of dance. He won many awards for the documentary 'Lola', which he wrote and directed with Mariel Madrid.
- He has even been nominated for and won many awards for his choreography at the MTV Music Awards and the British Music Awards over the years, including the Best Choreography Award for the BTS song 'Singularity'.
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