Maldonado's family noticed that she had a strong singing qualities at a very early age. She was enrolled to singing class after she sang a song on her mother's wedding reception at the age of eight. Other than being a singer she is an avid actress as she was involved with some local theater and starred in several local productions before she formed her Musical band.
Kristie went to Holy Rosary Catholic School and later finished her high school education from Martin High School. Moreover, she is a college graduate from The University of Oklahoma with a major in Musical Theatre Performance. Regarding her ethnicity and nationality, She is a white American singer.
An interesting thing about Pentatonix is; all of the band members are Kristie's childhood friends. The famous band Pentatonix is reported to have the net worth of around $ 60 million which makes Kristie's net worth more than $ 10 million at least. Kristie has gained a huge career success with her acapella group Pentatonix. She has won three Grammy Awards and seven studio albums and has sold 6 million copies of her albums so far.
Regarding Kristie's personal life, she is engaged with her band member and longtime boyfriend Jeremy Michael Lewis. The couple were formally in a relationship from 2013 and got engaged on 30th May 2016.