Who is Madelyn Cline: everything we know about the Outer Banks star

From where she was born to her star sign...

 Madelyn Cline attends Netflix's "I Am Not Okay With This" Photocall at The London West Hollywood on February 25, 2020 in West Hollywood, California.
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If you’re an avid binge-watcher of Netflix’s most popular series you’ll recognize the name Madelyn Cline from the hit show—Outer Banks. The show sees a group of teens go on an adventure, in search of buried treasure and hidden secrets. Madelyn, who is an actress and model plays one of the main characters, Sarah Cameron, and fulfilled all of our fangirl dreams when she started dating co-star Chase Stokes IRL. 

Now sadly it seems Madelyn Cline and Chase Stokes have broken up, and though we are desperately heartbroken at these rumors at least we know Outer Banks season three is on the way. And with a new season confirmed, what better time to take a deep dive into the rising star, and ask who is Madelyn Cline?

Madelyn Cline attends the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on May 16, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

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Who is Madelyn Cline?

Madelyn Cline is an American actress and model known for starring in a slew of popular Netflix shows such as Outer Banks, Stranger Things and the film Boy Erased. She also starred in Kygo's music video, Hot Stuff

Where is Madelyn Cline From?

Madelyn was born in Goose Creek, Charleston, South Carolina and now lives in California.

How old is Madelyn Cline? 

Madelyn is 23-years old and was born December 21st, 1997—making her a Sagittarius!

Is Madelyn Cline on social media? 

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Ah, the all-important questions—yes she is! You can find her on Twitter with the user name @madelyncline and follow her on Instagram under the same handle.  You can also find her on Tik Tok, under @madelyn_cline, so you’ll never be short of Madelyn content.

What other TV shows and films has Madelyn Cline been in?

Before making it big in Outer Banks, Madelyn starred in the film Boy Erased in 2018 alongside Nicole Kidman and Joel Edgerton and made a cameo in Stranger Things as Tina in episodes 9 and 10 in Season two. 

She’s also been in series like The Originals, Day by Day, and Maid to Order.

Is Madelyn Cline in Knives Out 2? 

Yes Madelyn, is currently filming the Knives Out Sequel, alongside the likes of Daniel Craig, Kate Hudson, Dave Bautista, and Janelle Monáe. 

Though the plot and what character Madelyn will play is still unknown, she did reveal to Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show, that she was having an "existential crisis" every day on set, but that it is an "incredible" experience.

The first Knives Out film was a classic murder mystery with Daniel Craig playing a detective on a mission to suss out the murderer. So we’ll likely see Madelyn involved in another mysterious case—though we don’t know yet if her character is good or a villain.

Was Madelyn Cline a model? 

Before turning her attention to acting, Madelyn began her career at just 10-years old as a model. According to the List, she would travel to New York City in her summer breaks from school, booking different jobs in catalogs, magazines, and department stores, including work for T-Mobile, Next clothing, and American Girl magazine.

Though now we have seen her in the likes of Elle and on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar and Grazia.

Who is Madelyn Cline’s Boyfriend?

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Madelyn and her fellow Outer Banks co-star Chase Stoke sent hearts racing after confirming they were both an on-screen and real-life couple in 2020, though sadly rumors have been swirling that the two have now parted ways.

It was also reported that Madelyn has started dating Riverdale’s Ross Butler, though Ross recently shut these rumors down, saying they were “Just friends” to TMZ (opens in new tab).

Naomi Jamieson
Lifestyle News Writer

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team and has recently earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on beauty, trends, fashion, and entertainment for GoodTo and My Imperfect Life. She also tests and reviews beauty and skincare products and tries out the latest TikTok hacks for My Imperfect Life.

Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.