Kirstin "Kirstie" Taylor Maldonado (born May 16, 1992) is a National Hispanic Scholar and was a sophomore Music Theater major at The University of Oklahoma before joining Pentatonix. She developed her vocal and performance skills during her eight years as a touring member at Theatre Arlington where she’d learned to sing eight-part harmonies. She began her classical training during high school and was a member of the Texas All State Choir for three years. A four-year show choir member and dance captain, Kirstie held numerous roles in local stage productions, performing at shows around the Metroplex, including Casa Manana and Bass Hall." (quotation from the official website) Maldonado used to date Grassi and Hoying in high school before they broke up and left on good terms.
Maldonado has been dating Jeremy Michael Lewis for three years. They got engaged on May 29, 2016. She has a white husky named Olaf. She and Jeremy have a husky together named Pascal. Both dogs are named after Disney characters - Olaf from Frozen and Pascal from Tangled.
Kirstie has 7 tattoos as of January 2017.