Born Madison Garton, the blonde bombshell was raised in Vail, Colorado, where she attended the Vail Mountain School. Her modeling career began after high school, when she tried out for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Calendar. Although she did not make it into the calendar, she was able to sign a contract with Next Model Management. When she became a model, she chose to go by her middle name McKinley. Madison McKinley traveled to many different countries including Australia, Japan, Germany, Greece, and South Africa for her modeling assignments. After three years of international traveling, she settled in New York. Eventually, McKinley found that modeling was not enough, so she began her Hollywood acting career in 2007 and continued to model throughout her acting career.
The alluring actress and model was spotted on a yacht in a black swimsuit standing next to Leonardo DiCaprio on the filming of The Wolf of Wall Street at the Battery Park Marina in Downtown Manhattan on September 24, 2012. This film is scheduled to be released in 2013. The Wolf of Wall Street is based on a memoir by Jordan Belfont, and it marks the fifth collaboration between DiCaprio and legendary director Martin Scorsese.
In the film, McKinley plays Heidi and DiCaprio, as the leading actor, plays a NewYork stockbroker who “refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, the corporate banking world and mob infiltration” (IMDb, 2012).
This is not McKinley’s first time working in the company of top stars. In fact, she has shared the stage and screen with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. She has been honored with roles on critically-acclaimed and award-winning movies and television shows,including The Smurfs, Law and Order, The Good Wife, Damages, and many others. McKinley gained national attention from millions of viewers when she appeared on ABC’s fifteenth season of The Bachelor. She definitely continues to make waves and raise eyebrows, so expect to see more of Madison McKinley in the future. EnewsOf.com