Rose Madden is a retired naval aviator who is more commonly known as the ex-wife of country musician Zach Bryan. She is also credited with giving her name to the title of Bryan’s sophomore album, which dropped in 2020, known as Elisabeth Rose Madden.
Rose Madden Quick Facts
Full name: Rose Madden
Sexual orientation: Straight
Marital status: Divorced
Mother: Michelle Madden
Sibling: Michael Stene
Ex-husband’s name: Zach Bryan
Profession: Ex-naval aviator
Rose Madden hails from Lancaster, Ohio, the United States, and is believed to be 25 years old in 2023. Her birthdate is not public knowledge. However, she celebrated her birthday on June 6th, as per one of her Instagram posts. Her mother is Michelle Madden, and she has a brother named Michael ‘IcanDothat’ Stene.
Rose completed her secondary education at Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Ohio in 2014. This public school caters to students from ninth to twelfth grade and offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities like Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Career and Technical Education, and sports.
After that, she enrolled at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona to pursue a degree in aerospace engineering. Arizona State University is a public research university with more than 250 academic courses provided by 17 colleges and schools.
Rose Madden eventually made her way to Ohio University based in Athens, Ohio, and earned her bachelor’s degree in aviation. This prestigious public research university was established in 1804, making it the first of its kind in the Northwest Territory and the ninth oldest of its type in the United States.
In 2018, Rose Madden enlisted in the US Navy and was trained to become a naval aviator, an officer, or low-ranking enlisted personnel in the US Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard who has received instruction in piloting.
Naval pilots operate some of the most sophisticated, advanced planes in the world. They perform a multitude of tasks like reconnaissance of adversaries, rescue operations, antisubmarine and mine countermeasures, and supplying supplies from the air.
As a naval aviator, she was also responsible for the management and operation of both the internal and external components of the plane. Rose was meticulous in receiving special instruction in the use of the tactical systems that are used on Navy planes.
Rose was given the opportunity to join the esteemed Patrol Squadron 46, referred to as the Grey Knights, which is located at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington. VP-46 is one of the oldest and most revered maritime patrol squadrons of the United States Navy, with a historical background that dates to 1931.
VP-46 is responsible for the usage of the P-8A Poseidon, an aircraft suitable for anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence gathering, surveillance, and reconnaissance activities.
She was assigned as a Ground Safety Petty Officer for her squadron, a role that entailed ensuring that personnel adhered to safety protocols when working with aircraft, equipment, vehicles, and facilities.
Additionally, she was responsible for performing inspections, investigations, and audits, as well as providing safety-related training.
She was a naval aviator for four years until 2022. Typically, the length of a tour of duty in the Navy is six years, but some may decide to stay longer or move into other roles within or outside the Navy.
Rose Madden & Zach Bryan
Rose Madden and Zach Bryan first encountered each other while in the Navy. Shortly after their introduction, the two began a relationship and tied the knot in July 2020.
On August 19, 2020, Zach Bryan took to Twitter to express his delight,
“Ya sorry brother had to get married that’s my bad”.
The wedding photographer shared photos of the couple’s special day on Facebook.
After only a year of marriage, Rose Madden and Zach Bryan ended their relationship. Although the exact cause of their divorce is a mystery, some believe that Zach had been unfaithful to Rose with Debbie Peifer. Zach and Debbie began dating after his split with Rose.
On May 31, 2021, Zach made a statement on Twitter confirming that his relationship with Debbie had also concluded. Currently, Rose Madden is single and is enjoying her life with her friends as seen on her Instagram account.