Who is Chandler Riggs?
Chandler Riggs is an internationally acclaimed American actor portraying Carl Grimes over the eighty seasons of the AMC's The Walking Dead television series. His outstanding performance in the series earned him three Saturn Awards and a Satellite Award. In 2019, he won an episode of ABC A Million Little Things in the role of Patrick "PJ" Nelson. Riggs' film credits include Get Low (2009), Mercy (2014) and Keep Watching (2017).
Chandler Riggs was born June 27, 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. He is currently 20 years old.
|Birth name||Chandler Carlton Riggs|
|Birth date||June 27, 1999|
|Place of birth||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Sign of the sun||Cancer|
|Ethnicity||English, German, a little Scottish, Welsh|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States|
Family and education
Chandler Riggs is the eldest of two children's parents Gina Ann (née Carlton) and William Riggs. He grew up with his younger brother, Grayson. His father plays in a group called Jillhammer. He is of English, German, Scottish and distant Welsh ancestry.
Chandler's paternal grandparents were William D. Riggs, Jr. and Betty Foss, while Milton Eugene Carlton and Carol Ann Rothermel were his maternal grandparents.
Riggs attended Etowah High School in Woodstock, Georgia. He was also home schooled for a few years before attending a regular school.
After high school, he was admitted to the University of Georgia and Auburn. However, he delayed his studies and moved to Los Angeles to become a comedian.
He also attended the Star Theater in Atlanta to hone his acting skills. In addition to acting, he also studied tap dancing for several years.
Chandler Riggs girlfriend and love life
Speaking of his romantic aspect of life, Chandler Riggs is undoubtedly the magnet for many girls. He has been in contact with his girlfriend Haleigh Hekking since 2018. She is best known for being a model and star of social media.
The aspiring actor was also linked to American actress Hana Hayes and another woman, Brianna Maphis.
|size||Feet – 5 feet 7½ inches |
Centimeters – 177 cm
Meters – 1.77 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 68 kg |
Pounds – 150 lbs
|Hair color||Dark brown|
|Distinctive features||Bone nose|
Chandler Riggs was only five years old when he landed his first role in the independent horror film Jesus H. Zombie, in 2006, in the role of Egon aka Zombie.
Riggs is a lucky charm when he made his television debut as Carl Grimes in the AMC horror television series The Walking Dead. The actor won the lead role at age 10 in 2010, his biggest role so far, and continued to be part of the series until his character was killed in the middle of the eighth season of the series.
Chandler has received many accolades and praise for his performances throughout the series and has won several awards, including three Saturn Awards, a Young Artist Award and a Satellite Award.
As a singer, Chandler released several tracks, including his first single "Hold On" (Lolaby) in 2017. He released his first EP titled "Lunar" on February 5, 2018. He gave birth to four singles.
Riggs tasted the fruit of success quite early in his acting career. Before he was 10, he not only played a role in Munchkin's theatrical production, but also played in feature films and television.
His role in the AMC horror television series The Walking Dead is considered one of the best of his career. To prepare for his role and understand the nature of his character, he began to read the comedy he had not read so far. The series was one of the highest-rated series in the history of American cable television, making it a well-known name.
Chandler Riggs Favorite Things
- Movies – The Mist (2007), Super 8 (2011)
- TV show – Phinneas & Ferb
- Books – Looking for Alaska (2005) by John Green, Benefits of Being a Wallflower (2012) by Stephen Chbosky
- Color – Grey
- Computer game – Minecraft.
Fortune of Chandler Riggs
From a young age, the actor A Million Little Things has achieved an impressive career. Chandler's net worth is $ 8 million in 2019. He received $ 100,000 per episode of The Walking Dead.
The facts about Chandler Riggs
Riggs' acting career began at the age of 4 when he was selected for the production of "Munchkin" and "The Wizard of Oz" from the Fox Theater in Atlanta.
At the age of 10, he appeared in the television movie "The Wronged Man" in the role of Ryan Gregory.
As a DJ, Riggs has participated in various popular events such as the Fire Festival in 2019 and the EDC in 2018.
When he does not, Chandler loves swimming, mountain biking, roller skating and skiing.
In addition to being an actor, Riggs is also recognized as a drummer and tap dancer.
He auditioned for the role of Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, which he lost to actor Lucas Hedges.
In 2017, Riggs starred in the horror film Keeptage.
The character of Chandler Riggs in The Walking Dead was killed at the beginning of the series for unknown reasons.
He likes Dubstep.
He is a big fan of the actor Grant Gustin and his character Barry Allen in The Flash.
Riggs signed a contract with Dim Mak Records, Steve Aoki's label, in March 2019.