Michael Allen "Mickey" Madden May 13, 1979) is an American musician. Madden is best known for being the bassist in the pop rock band Maroon 5.
Madden was born in Austin, Texas. He began playing in junior high school, playing in garages along with friends Jesse Carmichael (piano/keyboard) and Adam Levine (singer/guitar). The bands Pearl Jam and Nirvana were among their influences. In 1994, with the addition of Ryan Dusick (drums), the band Kara's Flowers was formed.
After the break-up of Kara's Flowers, Madden attended classes at UCLA. After Madden attended college, the group reformed with the addition of James Valentine (guitar). He is a vegan and supports Farm Sanctuary.
His bass playing influences include Victor Wooten and Marcus Miller.