Madelyn "Maddie" Tachibana
Nickname Maddie-chan
Birthdate July 17th, 1998
Birthplace Pittsburgh, PA United States of America
Bloodtype O
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Height 164 cm
Professional Information
Genres Pop, J-pop
Occupation Singer
Years Active 2014 - present
Label Up-Front Works
Group Stella Reginae
Associated Acts Strawberry Flavored (Formerly)
Madelyn "Maddie" Tachibana is an Japanese-American Idol and a member of Hello! Project's group Stella Reginae as their leader. She was born on 17 July, 1998 (1998-07-17) (age 19) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.



Around January 2010, Maddie had officially moved to Japan with her family. During this time period, Maddie made her official modelling debut with "Hello! Japan Kids", a joint modelling agency between Up Front Promotion and STARLIGHT Entertainment. 

November 11, 2011,  Maddie released her final magazine under "Hello! Japan Kids", and officially left the company.


April 3, 2012, Maddie made her debut with the idol group "Strawberry Flavored". However, after seven months of activity, the group disbanded due to the closing of the company that it was under.


December 8, Maddie made her official debut in Hello! Project after winning the Hello! Project 2014 New Group Edition Auditions, being chosen as a member and leader of Stella Reginae.


  • Name: Madelyn "Maddie" Tachibana
  • Date of Birth: July 17th, 1998 
  • Official Nickname: Maddie-chan 
  • Date of joining Hello! Project: December 8, 2014
  • Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
  • Blood type: O
  • Height: 164cm
  • Special Skill: Acrobatics, Contortions
  • Looks up to: Sayashi Riho, Mai Hagiwara , Maimi Yajima and Shimizu Saki


  • Ikuta Erina has declared Maddie as her rival, admitting she felt threatened by Maddie's acrobatics skills.
  • Maddie stated that when she had moved to Japan for the first time in 2010, her classmates were astounded by her high level of Japanese due to the fact that she had lived in an English speaking country her entire life. However, she said that her parents made sure to speak Japanese around her and her siblings all the time to prepare them to move back one day.