Know About Chandler Riggs; Parents, Family, Movies, Net Worth, Facts

Published Date: 26 Mar, 2020 Updated date: 26 Mar, 2020 By Celebs Podium

The fans have noticed the remarkable performance of Chandler Riggs on The Walking Dead. For his work on the series, the young actor have received numerous awards and nominations so far.

Chandler Riggs is an award-winning American actor who earned his recognition from his role as Carl Grimes on the AMC horror-drama television series The Walking Dead. He currently appears in a recurring role of Patrick “PJ” Nelson in the ABC series A Million Little Things.

Chandler Riggs Parents, Family

Chandler was born on 27 June 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia to parents William Riggs and Gina Ann Riggs. William, aged 57 is a literature teacher at Carlton J. Kell High School in Georgia. Moreover, his mother is an actress and singer who studied theater at the University of Georgia. She has performed both on stage and film. As of now, she serves as a realtor on Ansley Atlanta Real Estate agency in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Riggs has a younger brother named Grayson Riggs. The 17-year-old Grayson is popular on Instagram with more than 103k followers. The 5 foot 8 inches Chandler attended Etwoah High School at his hometown. He is currently pursuing a major in sociology/psychology at Auburn University.

Career; Movies, TV Shows

Chandler started acting at an early age of four, making a theatre debut from The Wizard of Oz, playing the role of Munchkin. In 2006, he starred as Egon / Zombie in the indie horror film Jesus H. Zombie. Moreover, he appeared the 2010 drama Get Low and later in a television film The Wronged Man.

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Riggs made his acting breakthrough after being starred as Carl Grimes on the AMC horror-drama series The Walking Dead from 2010 to 2018. For his performance on the series, Riggs won three Saturn Awards; in 2013, 2016 and 2018 from five nominations and a Young Artist Award; in 2014 from three nominations.


Chandler Riggs appears as Patrick Nelson on the ABC family drama show A Million Little Things (Picture: New York Post)

In addition, he has lent his voice to a special episode of Robot Chicken titled “The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking” in 2017. Some of his movies role includes Terminus (2011), Mercy (2014), Keep Watching (2017), and Inherit the Viper (2019).

Net Worth

Chandler, who has been active in his acting career since an early age, has made money from his stint. Currently, he enjoys the net worth of an estimated $8 million.

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Meanwhile, in September 2019, he bought a lavish house in Los Angeles, California for more than $1.7 million. The house located in a quiet neighborhood in L.A.’s Hollywood Hills has a total of 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.

Some Interesting Facts About Chandler Riggs

  • In 2012, Chandler won the Satellite Award for the Best Cast – Television Series for his role on The Walking Dead.
  • In late 2019, he was involved in a terrifying accident, falling from a horse. He suffered a bad concussion and deal with memory loss issues after the accident.
  • He has English, German, Scottish and some Welsh ancestry from his parents’ side.
  • He is close to his fans and followers and organizes a fan meeting every year.
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