Madison Mckinley is an American jewelry designer and businesswoman famously recognized as the stunning spouse of American professional tennis player John Isner. Madison’s husband is well known for standing at an impressive 6 feet 10 inches and has a career-high ranking of No. 8 in men’s singles (ATP) and No. 19 in doubles.
While Isner has established himself as one of the best servers to play on the ATP World Tour, Madison has also gained prominence in the fashion scene as the founder and director of a Dallas-based jewelry company named after her, Madison McKinley. Let’s take a closer look at who Madison McKinley is.
Profile summary of Madison Mckinley
- Full Name: Madison McKinley Isner
- Date of Birth: November 15, 1992
- Age: 29 years
- Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Education: Parsons School of Design, The University of Texas
- Profession: Jewelry Designer and Entrepreneur
- Net Worth: $2 million
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)
- Weight: 60 kg (132lbs)
- Marital Status: Married
- Madison Mckinley’s Husband: John Isner
- Siblings: Charlie McKinley and Key McKinley
- Children: Hunter Grace, John Hobbs, and James ‘Mack’ McKinley Isner
- Instagram: @madkool13
- Website: Madison McKinley Jewelry Company
Madison McKinley is from Dallas, Texas
The union of Mark McKinley and Karla McKinley welcomed Madison McKinley on November 15, 1992, in Highland Park, a suburb of Dallas, Texas, the United States of America. She grew up alongside her two brothers named Charlie and Key McKinley. Moreover, the Texas native is proficient in the Spanish language.
Madison was raised in a middle-class working family; her mother is a former model, breast cancer survivor, art collector, and co-founder of Madison McKinley Jewelry Company. On the other hand, her father’s profession remains unknown and unshared by Madison.
Her Grandfather was a World War II Veteran Who Served as the President and Chairman of Texaco
Madison’s paternal grandfather was a World War II veteran who graduated from Harvard and served as the President and chairman of Texaco for over four decades.
While growing up, Madison shares a close bond with her grandmothers; Helen McKinley and Diana D’Elia. Her childhood memories include visiting the steer head ranch owned by her grandparents every summer.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion and Apparel Design
Madison McKinley had always been passionate about fashion while growing up. She was intrigued by the creativity and process that fashion entails and decided to learn more about it.
After she graduated from high school at The Episcopal School of Dallas, she enrolled in Parsons School of Design and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Fashion and Apparel Design. She garnered more knowledge as she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts in 2016 from the University of Texas at Austin.
Madison McKinley Exchanged Marriage Vows with John Isner on December 4th, 2017
Madison’s initial meeting with John Isner took place at the 2011 U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, where Isner was playing with his friend Sam Querry. Madison was watching the game with her group of friends, who later asked the players for a picture after the match. Interestingly Isner and his friend turned down the offer and invited the girls for a date instead.
After their first meeting, John and Madison got attracted to each other and began exchanging text messages back and forth for a couple of months until Madison was blessed with a trip to London. Coincidentally, Isner was also in London for Wimbledon, the pair used the opportunity to meet up at a pub in London, and they began dating shortly after that.
Six years after they began dating, on June 25, 2017, John went down on his knee to propose to Madison at Saint Mary’s Church. Six months after their engagement on 4th December 2017, the couple exchanged promises at a country-themed wedding ceremony held at the Montage Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina. The ceremony was witnessed by over 250 guests, including prominent personalities like Steve Johnson, Justin Gimelstob, Sam Querrey, James Blake Alex Kuznetsov, and Tim Smyczek.
Despite the seven-year age gap between the couple, they have maintained a lovely marital relationship free from scandals and controversies.
Madison McKinley and John Isner Share Three Children
After the union of Madison and Isner in 2017, the couple experienced many blessings as well as challenges. Following their union, Isner’s career saw a massive leap as he won the biggest title of his career, his first ATP World Masters 1000 title, at the Miami Open in April 2018.
In the same month, Madison announced on her social media page that she was pregnant with a baby girl. Months later, she was glimpsed cheering on her husband from the sidelines as he earned his career-high ranking of World No.8 at Wimbledon in July 2018.
Five months after the announcement, the couple eventually welcomed their first child, a baby daughter named Hunter Grace, on September 15th, 2018. The new parents happily took to their social media to share the news of the birth of their first child. A year after the birth of their first child, the couple welcomed another addition, a baby boy named John Hobbs, birthed on October 20th, 2019.
The family grew bigger into a household of five as they welcomed yet another blessing, a son named James ‘Mack’ McKinley Isner on October 12th, 2021.
Madison McKinley is the Founder, Designer, and Creative Director of Madison McKinley Jewelry Company
Madison began her professional career while she was still a student. She started working as an accessories designer at KOCH in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area in April 2009. In the same year, she founded MadKool LLC, where she worked as a designer. A year later, in May 2010, she served as a gallery intern for two months at the Fashion Industry Gallery in Dallas. Her role included setting up markets and assisting in galleries.
Three years after her stint as an intern, she began working in August 2013 as a sales and marketing intern at Jaya Apparel Group, LLC in New York City, where she helped with marketing appointments and maintaining the showroom.
Upon completion of her education, she moved to her family’s ranch in Buffalo, Wyoming, and resided there for nine months, working as a full-time cowboy, and spending 10 hours on horseback rounding up cattle. While working on the ranch, Madison continued designing jewelry in her free time, and sometime in January 2016, she and her mother, Karla McKinley, founded a jewelry company based in Dallas, Texas named Madison McKinley.
While she is the founder, designer, and creative director of the company, her mother serves as the company’s CEO. The company’s goal is to create “timeless handmade pieces that are unique yet functional.” The brand produces precious stones, handmade beads, rings, and bracelets, among other jewelry pieces. According to the company’s website, the jewelry pieces represent “the spirit of wanderlust” and were inspired by Madison’s constant mixing and matching of vintage and modern pieces between her jewelry and that of her grandmothers.
Jewelry pieces made in Buffalo, Wyoming, were named after her family’s Steerhead Ranch. Madison’s jewelry brand is a successful brand that has collaborated with other brands, including Wrangler and Veronica Beard. Moreover, Madison was named “Best Fashion Jewelry Designer” by lifestyle magazine D Magazine for her exceptional designs.
How Tall is Madison McKinley?
The Texas native and mother of three stands at 5 feet 8 inches, weighing 60kg (132lbs) in contrast to her husband, John Isner, who is towering tall with an impressive 6 feet 10 inches. While Madison was a child, she enjoyed watching cartoons, her favorite was Cinderella. She especially enjoyed the scene where Cinderella’s friends helped her make her ball dress.
According to her, the scene might have inspired and brought out the creativity within her as she enjoys the process of forming ideas and creating things.
What is Madison McKinley’s Net Worth?
Madison is an industrious and well-established woman in her own right. She has amassed the sum of $2 million as the founder, director, and designer of Madison McKinley jewelry company.
On the other hand, her husband John Isner is reportedly worth around $14 million as of 2022, which he earned from his career as a professional tennis player. Since he turned professional in 2007, he has amassed $8 million in career prize money. Furthermore, he has endorsement deals with Fila apparel, Ebix, Runa, Tamko building products, and so on.