Madisyn Shipman

Madisyn Shipman
Born (2002-11-20) November 20, 2002
Kings Mountain, North Carolina, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present

Madisyn Shipman (born November 20, 2002[1]) is an American actress. Shipman is known for playing Kenzie Bell in the Nickelodeon sitcom Game Shakers.

Life and career

Shipman was born in Kings Mountain, North Carolina.[1] When Shipman was five, she began working with a talent agency[2] which helped her land 3 different roles on Saturday Night Live, as well as roles on Sesame Street and on stage. She appeared in the play Enron on Broadway in 2010.[3][4]

In 2015, she was cast in the lead role as Kenzie Bell, a girl who is one of the co-founders of the titular game company, in the Nickelodeon television series Game Shakers which is produced by Dan Schneider.[5][6]

Shipman has also been writing songs and playing guitar since she was 8.[7]


Year Title Role Notes
2009–2011 Saturday Night Live Various 3 episodes
2010 Sesame Street Madisyn TV series, one episode
2012 Modern Love Maddie TV movie
2015–present Game Shakers Kenzie TV series, main role
2015 The Peanuts Movie Violet Film; voice role[8][9]
2016 Ordinary World Salome Film


  1. 1 2 "Madisyn Shipman". Retrieved 2016-05-23.
  2. "Featured Grad: Madisyn Shipman". Actors, Models & Talent for Christ (AMTC). Retrieved 2016-05-23.
  3. Rachek Lee Harris (February 21, 2010). "In the Wings". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  4. Marilyn Stasio (April 28, 2010). "Review: 'Enron'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  5. Elizabeth Wagmeister (July 7, 2015). "'Kenan & Kel' Alum Kel Mitchell to Return to Nickelodeon With New Sitcom 'Game Shakers'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-04-13. live-action sitcom “Game Shakers,” which follows two 12-year-old girls (Cree Cicchino and Madisyn Shipman) who start a multimillion-dollar gaming company...
  6. Dan Snierson (July 7, 2015). "Kel Mitchell returns to Nickelodeon to star in Game Shakers". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2016-04-14. Created by Dan Schneider (iCarly, Victorious), the show centers on a pair of 7th grade girls, Babe (Cree Cicchino) and Kenzie (Madisyn Shipman), who after creating a wildly successful mobile gaming app called Sky Whale start a company in Brooklyn called Game Shakers...
  7. "Madisyn Shipman". Dan Schneider.
  8. Peter Debruge (November 2, 2015). "Film Review: 'The Peanuts Movie'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  9. Annie Howard (September 28, 2015). "'The Peanuts Movie' Trailer #2". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-04-14.

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