Chandler Riggs Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Apr, 2018
Facts of Chandler Riggs
Date of Birth: 1999 , June-27
Age: 22 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Chandler Riggs
Birth Name Chandler Riggs
Nick Name ChairHandler
Father William Riggs
Mother Gina Ann Riggs
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Atlanta, Georgina
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $300 thousand
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for The Walking Dead
Affair with Brianna Maphis
Education Etowah High School
Awards Young Artist Awards, Satellite Awards.
Movies Jesus H. Zombie, The Wronged Man, Terminus, Mercy
TV Show The Walking Dead, The Talking Dead
Siblings Grayson Riggs
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Young Artist Award-winning American actor, Chandler Riggs is popularly known for his role Carl Grimes on AMC’s horror TV series, The Walking Dead. His acting helped him to grab huge fan following and also won him several awards.

Riggs made his Hollywood debut in 2006 from Jesus H. Zombie and later worked in Get Low, The Wronged Man, and Mercy among others.

Early Life And Education Of Chandler Riggs

Chandler Riggs was born on 27th June 1999 in Atlanta, Georgina under the birth sign Cancer. Riggs is American as per nationality and is of White ethnicity. He is the first child of Gina Ann and William Riggs. He has a younger brother Grayson Riggs.

CAPTION: Chandler at his early age. SOURCE: Instagram

Riggs attended Etowah High School. At the age of nine, he made his musical theater debut in Atlanta’s Fox Theater production of The Wizard of Oz.

Chandler Riggs' Career


Chandler Riggs made his big screen debut in 2006 from the movie, Jesus H. Zombie. In 2009, Riggs worked in the drama film, Get Low with Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek and Lucas Black. Some of his other work includes The Wronged Man, Terminus, and Mercy.

In 2017, Riggs shared the screen with Bella Throne, Natalie Martinez, Ioan Gruffudd and Matt Willig in horror film, Keep Watching.

TV Series

Riggs made his TV debut in 2010 from the post-apocalyptic horror TV series, The Walking Dead.

The Walking Dead

At age of 10, Riggs appeared as Carl Grimes, his biggest role till date in the TV series, The Walking Dead. He shared the screen in the TV series with Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln, Lauren Cihan and Steven Yeun.


For his role in the TV series, he has been nominated for various awards and won some of them including

  • 2012 = Saturn Award.
  • 2012 = Satellite Award.
  • 2014 = Young Artist Award.
  • 2015 = Saturn Award.

His acting was highly appreciated by both fans and critics. After his performance in the series, his fan following reached to peak.

Riggs also appeared in live TV aftershow, Talking Dead, a show where the host Chris Hardwick discussed episodes of The Walking Dead. In 2017, he voiced Carl Grimes in stop-motion sketch comedy TV series, Robot Chicken.

Chandler Riggs' Net Worth

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Chandler Riggs has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Riggs earns the salary of $300k per episode from the TV series, The Walking Dead.

In December 2017, he collaborated with Lolaby and co-wrote the song Hold On which was released under the named Eclipse. The same month, he bought a house. After the success of his first song, he released another song titled Lunar which can be found on iTunes, Spotify, and Soundcloud.

His 2009 movie, Get Low earned $9.7 million at the box office, made with the budget of $7 million. IMDB rated the movie 7.1 stars out of 10.

He has a YouTube channel from where he is making a good amount of money.

Chandler Riggs' Personal Life

Chandler Riggs, the star of The Walking Dead, is currently single. Previously, Riggs was in a relationship with Brianna Maphis in 2015. His then-girlfriend is an Instagram star. Maphis was a fan of Riggs before they started dating. Their relationship, however, did not last long and ended in 2017. After the break-up, the couple deleted all their pictures from the social media.

CAPTION: Chandler with his ex-girlfriend, Brianna Maphis. SOURCE: Pinterest

In the past, Riggs was also linked to Hana Hayes and Lizzie Sanderson.

He is very interactive with his fans and has a good fan following. As of 2018, he has over 3.4 million followers on Instagram and has over 1.67m followers on Twitter.

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