Chandler Riggs Bio, Net Worth, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Why Was He Fired?

For fans of The Walking Dead series, Chandler Riggs needs no introduction. But if you are just coming across the name for the first time or wondering what he actually looks like, wonder no more because we’ve got you covered. Riggs is a young American actor best known for playing the fictional character Carl Grimes in the American post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead. 

Besides the horror series, the Hollywood star has proudly played out various characters in a slew of movies, which include but are not limited to Jesus H. Zombie (2006), Get Low Tom (2009), Mercy George Bruckner (2014), Inherit the Viper (2018), Keep Watching (2017). In addition, Riggs has given several guest appearances on television series such as Talking Dead (2015 – 2018) and Robot Chicken (2017).

The super talented actor scored his first two roles at the age of nine. The movies – Get Low and The Wronged Man, to date, are considered his breakout films. He has also taken part in a slew of theatrical productions, having made his debut in the Fox Theater’s production of The Wizard of Oz.

There is no doubt that the path to stardom started quite early for Chandler, who has won himself four nominations and five awards in the industry. In 2012, he was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor at the Young Artist Award. He bagged his first award in the same year for Best Cast – Television Series at Satellite Award Best. Two years later, the young actor was decorated with yet another award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series at the Saturn Awards, after which he was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor at the Young Artist Awards.

For his outstanding performance in The Walking Dead, Riggs emerged the winner of the 2014 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor. Other awards and nominations came between 2015 and 2018.

Chandler Riggs Bio (Age)

The Walking Dead star was born to Williams Riggs (father) and Gina Ann Riggs (mother) in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 27, 1999. He is a citizen of American and has mixed ethnicity, which includes Scottish, German and English. Chandler is the first child of his parents. He has a younger brother called Grayson Riggs. The actor attended Etowah High School, from where he completed his high school in 2017.

Chandler Riggs
Chandler (right) and his family

Net Worth – How Rich Is He?

From his fast-rising career, the Atlanta, Georgia-born star has made quite a fortune for himself. Despite his young age, Chandler has never shied away from grabbing favorable opportunities in the industry with both hands. Presently, his asset is valued at $8 million. The actor’s net worth is expected to grow beyond this figure as he is already working towards a breakthrough in the movie industry.

Why Was Chandler Riggs Fired?

Although Chandler Riggs was meant to star in The Walking Dead for a long time, he was, however, fired from the television series two weeks to his 18th birthday. His fictional father, Ricks Grimes, confirmed his exit from the series on his Facebook page, after which Riggs shared that it wasn’t his decision to abandon the show.

See Also: Andy Bassich Bio, Age, Net Worth, What Happened To His Wife?

Who is his Girlfriend?

Riggs is undoubtedly one of Hollywood’s sexiest teen actors. Beyond his groomed appearance and charming personality, he possesses rare qualities that make it difficult for ladies to hate him. At the time of this writing, the movie maestro is flying solo, relationship-wise. However, he has been linked to two women in his entire life.

His first attempt at a relationship was with Hana Hayes, an American actress. The pair began dating in April 2014 and later went their separate ways after hanging out together for some time. Chandler Riggs is also said to have dated a young woman called Brianna Maphis. Their relationship has since been called off after surviving for just one year and a few months.


Considered as a good catch by many women in the movie industry and around the world, Riggs stands out as one of the most handsome guys Hollywood has ever produced. From his physical looks to his personality, the young star is an amazing guy. He is 1.71 meters tall which is approximate to 5 feet 7½ inches. He weighs 51 and has a pair of beautiful green eyes.


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