Angela Madatyan is the wife of Serj Tankian, a Lebanese-born Armenian-American musician. The 40 year-old is a makeup artist, designer, and stylist who works in the fashion and beauty industry.
Madatyan first came into contact with the man who would become her husband in 2014. By then, Serj was working in a software firm and had not gained the level of fame he now enjoys as a pop musician. The duo went on to date for eight years before going to exchange wedding vows. Angela and Serj’s nuptials were witnessed in California in 2012 at Simi Valley. Currently, they are residents of New Zealand where they are raising their only son.
How Old is Angela Madatyan?
Angela Madatyan is 40 years old as of 2023 as she was born on the 21st of August 1983. Angela’s birth occurred in her home country, Armenia, precisely in Vanadzor, which makes her Armenia by nationality, however, she is of Middle Eastern origin.
Angela spent the earliest part of her formative years in Armenia where she was born but her parents relocated with her to the United States during her growing up years and that is why she is listed as Armenia-American.
She has never deemed it necessary to mention the names of her parents in the public space, thus, nothing is known about them including their names and profession. The only aspect of Angela’s family background that is known is the fact that she grew up alongside a sister who goes by the name, Diana Madatyan. It has been hinted that she has other siblings but they are not known.
Though her birth details are not known, Diana Madatyan is also in the same type of business as Angela. She has her own beauty spa, Ascentia Beauty Spa. Another thing that the Madatyan sisters have in common is the fact that they are both married to musicians. Diana’s husband, John Dolmayan happens to be a member of the same metal band (System of a Down) as Angela’s spouse.
Right from her formative years, Angela Madatyan had always harbored an interest in studying make-up. It was her determination to follow a career path as a makeup artist that took the Vanadzor native to the College of Applied Sciences in Yerevan to study makeup.
How Did Angela Madatyan and Serj Tankian Meet?
The first time that Angela Madatyan crossed paths with Serj Tankian was in 2004 when the Lebanese-born Armenian-American music star was the Chief Executive Officer of a computer software firm. Serj later became an actor and pop star and co-founded the heavy metal band, System of a Down where he functioned as the lead guitarist and vocalist. He also recorded immense success as a solo act.
The details of the couple’s first meeting are not known but they commenced dating immediately and courted for eight long years before deciding to put a ring on their relationship.
When Did Angela Madatyan Become Serj Tankian’s Wife?
The 10th of June 2012 marked the wedding date of Angela Madatyan and her husband, Serj Tankian. The duo were joined in matrimony in a private ceremony with just family and friends in attendance. The event was hosted at Simi Valley, California, though the details were never made public.
Angela Madatyan Shares One Child with her Husband
Angela Madatyan and Serj Tankian’s marriage of over one decade produced one child whom they named Rumi Tankian. The couple’s son was born on October 24, 2014, a couple of years after they tied the nuptial knot. Rumi who is currently 9 is in the process of acquiring his earliest academic records but the details are not known.
The family of three has long left the United States and is currently living in the leafy and serene suburbs of Warkworth in New Zealand. Their location notwithstanding, the couple loves to explore the globe and has traveled to several scenic spots for vacations. However, they spend most of their time in New Zealand where their son is going to school.
What Does Serj Tankian’s Wife Do for a Living?
Angela Madatyan works in the fashion and beauty industry as a hairdresser, makeup artist, designer, and stylist. She later broadened her horizon by moving into the wheeling-dealing world of business where she is recording equal success.
Angela Became a Successful Beautician after Moving to Los Angeles, California
The year 2012 was when Angela decided to go in pursuit of greener pastures and it was that decision that saw her move to Los Angeles California in the United States.
In Los Angeles, her career as a beautician took a positive turn when she started scoring makeup gigs with some of the A-listers in the entertainment industry. Angela’s services were often hired for movie premieres, photo shoots, glamorous red-carpet events, and more.
With her exceptional talent, Angela soon gained a good reputation among celebrities which made her a highly sought-after beautician among Hollywood stars.
To gain more fame in the beauty industry, Angela Madatyan shares some of her finished work via social media, especially Instagram @madtank where she has garnered many followers. In fact, some of the pictures and videos that she has uploaded on her IG handle have led many to think that she is into modeling.
The Beautician is a Shrewd Businesswoman
According to Angela, she has always harbored an entrepreneurial spirit, thus, it came as no surprise that she ventured into the business world at a point in her career life.
Her journey as a businesswoman started in 2013 when she co-founded the online fashion retailer known as Just Enaj. The virtual shop sells trendy clothes for fashionable women.
At this stage in her career life, Angela employed her business acumen and keen fashion sense in the day-to-day running of her business, and before long, she broke even and started churning out profit. She is also credited with the ability to acclimatize to the changing trends in the world of fashion which is a major factor in her success story.