Madison Taylor Baez Ethnicity

Madison Taylor Baez is an American child actor and singer best known for playing the role of young Selena Quintanilla in the 2020 Netflix biography “Selena: The Series.”

What is Madison Taylor Baez Ethnicity? The young actor is an American of Hispanic and Filipino descent.

Baez was a standout contestant on the 17th “America’s Got Talent” (AGT) season and received a golden buzzer from Howie Mandel.

The actor accidentally auditioned for the show during a supposed commercial break and stunned the judges with her impressive rendition of Whitney Houston’s “Higher Love.”

The AGT star currently plays the lead role in Showtime’s horror drama series “Let the Right One In” alongside Oscar-nominated actor Demi├ín Bichir. Baez portrays the role of a 12-year-old immortal vampire, Eleanor. 

Madison Taylor Baez Ethnicity: Know More About Her Cultural Roots

The young actor-singer was born and raised in Orange County, California, to a Hispanic Father and a Filipino mother.

Therefore, the child actor is of mixed ethnicity. When Baez made her singing debut on the AGT stage, the Filipino community expressed much pride and happiness on her mother’s Facebook.

The young “Selena” actor sang the U.S. and Philippine national anthems at a fundraiser gala event in 2019.

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Madison Taylor Baez (far left) at the Cinco Puntos Veterans Day event standing next to Mexican-American actor Danny Trejo. Source: Instagram

The young singer also takes immense pride in being a Latina. In 2021, she performed at the “Cinco Puntos Veterans Day,” an event that honored Mexican-American veterans who gave up their lives in World War 2.

The AGT contestant has been recognized by multiple publications like Variety, Harpers Bazar, !E-News, People, Hola, etc. Among those, People, Hola, and !E News featured her in their “Top Ten Rising Latinx Stars list.”

The 12-year-old singer was interviewed by “The Mujersita,” a digital media platform empowering the next generation of Latin American stars. In the interview, the talented singer talked about portraying the role of the late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla.

As a young Latina in the entertainment industry, Baez looks up to Selena and wants to embrace her Hispanic heritage just like Selena.

The actor-singer said, “We (Selena and her) are both Latina and had similar beginnings……I hope that I can follow her path as she inspired people, especially young Latina girls.”

The Latina star is fluent in English and Spanish.

Madison is known as America’s #1 “Anthem Girl” for her powerful rendition of the American national anthem, “Star-spangled banner,” across stadiums for the L.A. Rams, L.A. Dodgers, L.A. Lakers, L.A. Kings, and Harlem Globetrotters.

Young Selena Actor Madison Taylor Baez’s Father Suffers From Cancer 

Madison Taylor Baez was born on 24th February 2011, in Yorba Linda, California, to Chris Baez and Mary Rose Baez.

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Madison Taylor Baez was captured enjoying a vacation in Hawaii with her parents. (Source: Facebook)

Chris was previously a senior software development consultant at Amtec Staffing. He has a Bachelor’s degree in computer science from California State University, Fullerton.

Unfortunately, the singer’s Father has suffered from Stage 4 colon Cancer for nine years. Madison learned to sing from her Father’s iTunes collection to make him feel better while undergoing treatments and surgeries.

Chris was spotted supporting Madison on the “America’s Got Talent auditions.”

The Latina singer’s mother, Mary, was not present on the show. However, she is a proud mother and shared many posts about Madison’s breakout AGT performance.

The 12-year-old has two dogs: Jax and Oreo.

12-Year-Old Singer Madison Taylor Baze’s Instagram Is Handled By Her Parents

The 12-year-old singer has an Instagram account to make announcements, give updates on upcoming projects, and interact with her fans.

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Madison Taylor Baez in a still from her upcoming dramatic show “Let The Right One In.” Source: IMDb

However, the account is managed by her parents since she is too young to be on social media.

Madison is managed by the talent agency Schuller Talent. She has over 50k followers on Instagram.

Along with Instagram, the young Selena actor has a Youtube channel with 14.3k subscribers. She uploads covers of songs, her commercials for Walmart, Chevy, Mcdonald’s, and other performances on her Youtube.

In 2020, the half-Filipino actor released a Christmas album called “Blingle Bells.”

You can catch more of the talented Latina actor-singer every week on Showtimes “Let the Right One In” from 9th October at 10 pm. E.T.

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