Chandler Riggs is an America-born actor who rose to fame for portraying the character of Carl Grimes in The Walking Dead. The horror drama series is of the AMC. Here is a quick summary of Chandler Riggs’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Chandler Riggs Early Life
Chandler Riggs was born in 1999 on 27th June to Gina as well as William Riggs. He was their firstborn. His birthplace was Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America. Later, his parents welcomed into this world their second child. Consequently, Riggs got a younger brother called Grayson.
When he became of age, his parents enrolled him in a local school in his hometown by the name Etowah High School. He graduated early 2017.
At the age of seventeen, he was dating Brianna Maphis who was one year his senior. There is no information about whether they are still together up to date.
Chandler Riggs Career
Riggs’ acting debut was in The Wizard of Oz as Munchkin. His breakthrough roles occurred in 2009. They were in two films namely The Wronged Man and Get Low as Tom. By that time, Chandler was only nine years old.
The following year that is when he got his most significant role up to date. His role was that of Carl Grimes in the television horror drama series called The Walking Dead. He and his family live in a zombie-populated world. Subsequently, they have to figure out the way to survive.
Its executive producer who is known as Gale Anne Hurd was Riggs’ colleague back in The Wronged Man.
In 2006, he played the role of a zombie in Jesus H. Zombie. Then, in 2011 and 2014, Riggs portrayed the characters of George Bruckner and Daniel in Mercy and Terminus, respectively.
Between 2015 and 2017, Chandler was himself in Talking Dead for a guest role for three episodes. In 2017, he voiced the character of Robot Chicken in the Robot Chicken. It was in an episode titled “The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking.” That same year, he portrayed the character of John Mitchell in Keep Watching. Since 2017, Riggs has been in the main cast of The Walking Dead as Carl Grimes. So far, he has made appearances in 75 episodes.
Awards & Achievements
In 2012 Chandler Riggs was awarded a Satellite Award for the category of best cast-television series. The following year, he received a Saturn Award in the area of best performance by a younger actor in a television series. He won a similar one in 2016. In 2014, Riggs earned a Young Artist Award for the Best Performance in a TV Series- Leading Young Actor. All the accolades were courtesy of his excellent performance as Carl Grimes in The Walking Dead. In addition to that, Chandler has also been nominated for many other awards for the same.
Net Worth of Chandler Riggs
Chandler Riggs has an estimated net worth of around $2.5 million. The young man’s primary source of income is his acting career. Riggs has earned most of his money by portraying various characters in the television series as well as the films. In addition to that, Chandler has also voiced acted in other films. All the sources mentioned above have significantly contributed to his current net worth. He is only 18, and he has amassed all that wealth.
Chandler Riggs is an 18-year-old actor who has managed to catch the attention of many. He has done that by playing the role of Carl Grimes in the Walking Dead. Besides that, Riggs has appeared in others. As a result, he has received several awards.