Updated: 05/18/2018 03:32 PM | First Published: 02/27/2018 09:56 AM

Chandler Riggs

An American actor, Chandler Riggs is recognized for his role in the American post-apocalyptic horror television series,The Walking Dead. Saddly, in December 2017, his character was written off from the show, and sure enough, it happened in the 809th episode.

Early life details

Chandler was born to  William Riggs and Gina Ann Riggs, in Atlanta, Georgia on June 27, 1999. He grew up with his actor brother, Grayson Riggs, who is 15-years-old.

Chandler Riggs has short brown hair

Also an actor, his brother has also made a short appearances in the series, The Walking Dead. Chandler recently graduated from Etowah High School in May 2017. 

Net worth & Career

The current popularity of Chandler has a shy beginning. Starting off acting in theater in, The Wizard of Oz as Munchkin, he gradually honed his acting skills. He got a debut role in the movie Jesus H. Zombie but later kept his acting career to a halt for elementary school studies. 

Chandler Riggs is wearing a grey shirt

However, he later showed up in the movies in 2009 with two major acting breakthroughs simultaneously. He appeared as Tom in the film, Get Low (2009) and in TV movie,The Wronged Man (2010).

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His career took a significant turn after he landed a role as Carl Grimes in the NMC’s The Walking Dead. He starred in the hit series from its pilot episode from 2010 to 2018. His salary per episode is estimated to be $100 thousand. 

Chandler Riggs in the shooting of The Walking Dead

To date, his remarkable performance in the hit horror series has earned him several awards and nominations including, Satellite Award for Best Cast- Television Series in 2012, Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in 2013. Later, he was also nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series.

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Further, he has also appeared in,Talking Dead, and Mercy (2014) where he portrayed the character of George. Additionally, he has also lent his voice in, Robot Chicken

Chandler Riggs is wearing a black leather jacket

As his major role in the hit TV horror series is over now, he has already started off pursuing his other big dream. As of 2018, he is actively involved in electronic music and has been performing under the acronym band, Eclipse in different cities of UK. So far, he has released 4 full tracks. Reportedly, he is likely to collaborate with Ed Sheeran

His acting and singing gigs have helped him a lot to bank a significant amount of fortune. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be $8 million.

Dating and relationship

While he was becoming a household name with his head role in TWD, he started making a strong fan base too. Additionally, people being more inclined towards his dating life don’t come as a surprise. 

He has been in a relationship with Brianna Maphis. The duo first met on a cruise ride. Gradually, one thing led to another and shortly after their first meet, they started dating in 2016. While the couple was winning hearts of many, they separated.

Chandler Riggs is putting his arms around Brianna Maphis

The reason of their break up is still under the radar. As both Chandler and Brianna have removed snaps of each other from their respective accounts, we can say, they must have had a rough ending. 

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Prior to Brianna, he dated Hana Hayes in 2014. Reportedly, they separated after dating couple of months. They haven’t shared much about their separation, but their breakup was likely consensual.

Name Chandler Riggs
Profession Actor
Gender Male
Birthday June 27, 1999
Age 19 Years Old
Star Sign Cancer
Place of Birth Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality American
Father Gina Ann (née Carlton)
Mother William Riggs
Best Known For The Walking Dead
Net Worth (USD) $ 8,000,000 - Eight Million US Dollars