Madeleine West is an actor who has been a star of some of Australia's most popular dramas.
She commenced a degree in Law, before deferring her studies indefinitely to turn to acting.She joined the cast of Neighbours in 1999, an 11-week stint which turned into a four-year role. She has since been seen in Winners & Losers, Satisfaction, Underbelly and House Husbands.
Madeline has been in a relatioship with restaurateur Shannon Bennett since 2005. The couple have six children together: Phoenix (born 2005), Hendrix (born 2008), Xascha (born 2010), Xanthe (born 2012) and twins Xalia and Margaux (born 2014).
Six Under Eight is her first book.