Madison Beer: Meet the parents of TikTok star who battled mental health issues
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK: Singer Madison Beer has spoken publicly about her parents' influence on her life and work, praising them for their support and encouragement. She described her parents as "incredibly supportive" and her "biggest fans." She was born to Jewish parents Robert and Tracie Beer who got divorced when she was seven.
Madison began showing her musical abilities online at the age of 13. Her incredible voice immediately drew attention, particularly when Justin Bieber uploaded one of her videos on his social media accounts. As a result of this exposure, Madison Beer released her debut single, 'Melodies', in 2013, helping to solidify her place in the music industry. 'Dead' and 'Home with You' were two of her hit singles from her first EP, 'As She Pleases', released in 2018. Madison acquired a record deal with Epic Records in 2019, which resulted in the release of her debut studio album, 'Life Support', in 2021. The album contains multiple successful tracks, including 'Selfish', which became extremely famous on the social media app TikTok and was certified Gold by the RIAA.
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Who are Madison Beer's parents?
Her father, Robert, is a Long Island-based luxury home builder and real estate developer. He is the CEO of Beer Construction Company, which has constructed high-end residences in the area. Robert has played a crucial role in Madison's career, offering support and guidance during her music career.
Tracie, Madison's mother, is a homemaker and has reportedly been a consistent source of love and support for Madison, guiding her through the difficulties of growing up in the spotlight. Tracie has also appeared in a number of Madison's social media posts, emphasizing their tight bond. Though their marriage ended years ago, Madison's parents maintain a close-knit co-parenting relationship for the sake of their children.
Madison's parents welcomed her younger brother Ryder, before they divorced several years ago. Ryder is also a musician with 143,000 followers on Instagram. Madison and Ryder used to run an Instagram account together called 'Madryder'.
On the 'Call Her Daddy' podcast, Madison revealed that she tried to protect her younger brother during her parents' divorce. She said, "I was very fortunate that my parents were able to keep a relationship despite getting divorced, and that's why I grew up so fast because I was put in adult roles at a very young age." She felt her father was replacing her mother, and she refused to accept the new family dynamic. It was difficult for her since she was very protective of her mother but eventually, she was able to find a way to accept her stepmom and the new balance in the family.
Madison's mental health struggles
Madison Beer has been candid about her mental health struggles such as self-harm and borderline personality disorder. The singer has opened up about her experiences in the hopes of raising awareness and assisting others who may be facing similar difficulties. Madison's nude videos were posted online while she was 15 years old. It reportedly reminded her of sexual assault as a child and contributed to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and resulted in two suicide attempts.