Chandler Riggs Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Aashita Dhingra
Nov 17, 2023 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on May 06, 2022
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About Chandler Riggs

Chandler Riggs has been active in the film industry since 2006 and has worked in six to seven movies.
The American actor, Chandler Riggs, became a child prodigy at a young age. Today, Riggs has also taken up Djing and video gaming, along with acting.
Chandler Riggs is an American actor and Disc Jockey (DJ) born in Atlanta, well-known for playing the character of 'Carl Grimes' in 'The Walking Dead,' a horror-drama tv series by AMC between 2010 and 2018. This series is one of the highest-rated in the history of television. It was also nominated for several awards and won four of them. Previous to this series, Chandler Riggs worked in theater as well. He worked in many films like 'Get Low' and 'Inherit the Viper.' Under the stage name, Eclipse, Chandler Riggs released electronic music around 2017. His parents are Gina Ann and William Riggs. You will also learn about the net worth, career, and life of this American actor, so keep reading!

Chandler Riggs' Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Chandler Riggs' net worth?

The estimated net worth of Chandler Riggs is $8 million. He has earned this wealth through his performance as an actor and DJ.

How much does Chandler Riggs earn per year?

The exact earnings of Chandler Riggs are not known. In the early stages of his career, his primary source of earnings was through the TV series 'The Walking Dead.' Later, he started to make money through films, music, endorsements, and social media advertisements.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Chandler Riggs?

Chandler Riggs is 5 ft 7 in (171 cm) in height.

How old is Chandler Riggs?

Chandler Riggs is currently 22 years old, and he will turn 23 in June 2022.

Childhood And Education

Chandler Riggs was born in Atlanta, located in Georgia, on June 27, 1999, to William Riggs and Gina Ann. Gina Ann and William Riggs also have a younger child named Grayson Riggs.
Chandler Riggs was born with brown hair and green eyes. His zodiac sign is Cancer. His mother, Gina Ann, is an actress and a real estate agent. He started working in 'The Walking Dead' in 2010 when he was 11 years old and later returned to school in 2013. At Etowah High School, located in Woodstock, Georgia, he finished his ninth grade on 28th May 2014.
Chandler Riggs first started acting at the age of four. He worked in 'The Wizard of Oz' stage productions, playing the character of 'Munchkin,' which was his theater debut. He was also in 'Oklahoma' at the Fox Theater Atlanta with Theater of the Stars. When he was five, Chandler was cast in 'Jesus H. Zombie,' an indie horror flick. In 2009, Chandler Riggs was cast in two feature films, 'The Wronged Man,' playing the character of 'Ryan Gregory' and 'Get Low' playing 'Tom.' The movie 'The Wronged Man' aired in 2010 on Lifetime channel, saw Chandler Riggs playing the son of Julia Ormond.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Chandler Riggs dating?

Chandler Riggs is currently dating Haleigh Hekking since 2018. He previously dated Brianna Maphis between 2016 and 2018.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

When Chandler Riggs was 10 in 2010, he was cast in the role of 'Carl Grimes' in 'The Walking Dead' by AMC. Gale Ann Hurd, the executive producer of this show, had worked with Riggs on ‘The Wronged Man.’
'The Walking Dead' series follows Carl Grimes' father, Rick Grimes, as he and a group of friends, family, and strangers fight zombies in an apocalyptic world. This tv series was a rating success, becoming the number one on television for adults between 18 and 49. This series was based on the comic book series with the same name. Also, Riggs had not read these comics until the start of the series. He began reading the comics to provide more depth to 'Carl Grimes.' He is the main cast appearing in 77 of its episodes.
He played the role of 'Daniel' in the short film titled 'Terminus.' He played 'George Bruckner' in the movie 'Mercy' in 2014. He portrayed 'DJ Mitchell' in the 'Keep Watching' movie in 2017. In 2019, he played 'Cassey' in the film 'Only.' In 2017, he was cast as 'Cooper' in the crime-thriller called 'Inherit the Viper.' This movie premiered in 2019. He also worked in one of the episodes of 'Robot Chicken' in 2017 called 'The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking.' Currently, he has been portraying the recurring role of 'Patrick 'P J' Nelson' in the ABC series 'A Million Little Things' since 2019.
Chandler Riggs began DJing in many events across the United States in 2017. In December of that same year, he released 'Hold Up,' his first song under the name ‘Eclipse.’
Chandler Riggs rose to fame with 'The Walking Dead' series in the character of 'Carl Grimes.' The year 2009 brought him a big breakthrough in films and television, with 'Get Low' and 'The Wronged Man.'

Charity Work

Chandler Riggs supports various charities by live streaming on his twitch account. Some of these charities are AWI, RAINN, Childhelp, and NKH.

What awards has Chandler Riggs won?

Chandler Riggs has been nominated for several awards for his performance in 'The Walking Dead' and won many. All seven award nominations of Chandler Riggs were for ‘The Walking Dead.’
Chandler Riggs and his co-stars of 'The Walking Dead' won the Best Cast in television series at the 2012 Satellite award. In the same year, he was nominated for the Young Artist Award in the category of Leading Young Actor. In 2013, Chandler Riggs won the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television series. In the same year, he was again nominated as Leading Young Actor in the Young Artist Award. In the upcoming year, he won this award for 'The Walking Dead' in the same category. Between 2015-2018, Chandler Riggs was nominated for four Saturn Awards for 'The Walking Dead,' in the category of Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television series, winning two of them in 2016 and 2018.

Chandler Riggs' Hobbies And Interests

Besides acting in series and movies, Chandler Riggs enjoys playing games and electronic pop music. He also records his video gameplay with friends and Grayson Riggs and posts them on YouTube. He enjoys snowboarding as well.

Other Interesting Chandler Riggs Facts And Trivia

  • Chandler Riggs is active on Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter. He joined Twitter in May 2011. He has more than 1.5 million followers and 700 tweets on his account.
  • The favorite movie of Chandler Riggs is the 2007 movie called 'The Mist.'
  • Chandler Riggs joined YouTube on March 17, 2014, to post videos of his video gameplay. He has more than 150,000 followers on his account.
  • Chandler Riggs currently has more than 3.5 million followers on his Instagram account.

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Chandler Riggs Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Chandler Riggs

Date of Birth




Place of Birth




171 cm

Eye Color


Child Star?



DJ, Actor


Etowah High School

Net Worth



William Riggs, Gina Ann Riggs


Grayson Riggs
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