Chandler Riggs is an American famed DJ and actor who earned recognition with his role of “Carl Grimes” in “The Walking Dead” AMC drama with horror TV series based on a comic book in 2010-2018. He was rewarded with three prestigious “Saturn awards” among five award nominations for his series’ work and got honored with the “Young Artists Award” among three award nominations.
William Riggs and Gina Ann got blessed with Chandler on 27 June 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia. He has a young sibling brother who is Grayson. From an early time, Chandler started taking part in arts. When he started his career in acting at a young age, he never left his passion for tap dancing. He learned Tap dancing from Zack Everhart, a finalist in the “So You Think You Can Dance” reality show for a long time.
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At 4 years of age, Chandler started keeping his foot in the acting world. In his early known works, he was given “Munchkin’s role” in “The Wizard of Oz” staged productions wherein he made his debut in theatres. Along with this, his works include “Oklahoma” at Fox Theatre in Atlanta. He came in the star-cast of “Jesus H. Zombie” film based on indie horror when he was five years old. When he turned nine, he got cast in his first roles of two featured films as Tom in “Get Low” and Ryan Gregory in “The Wronged Man” TV film.
When he turned 10 years old in 2010, he got a big role in “The Walking Dead” AMC TV horror-drama series playing “Carl Grimes.” Previously, he worked with Gale Anne Hurd executive producer in “The Wronged Man.” In 2012, The Walking Dead series star cast along with Riggs got honored for the “Best Cast in a TV series” with Satellite award. For Carl’s role in the TV series, he made an entry in the nominations list for “Best Performance by a Younger Action in a TV series” to get the Saturn Award five times consecutively and got honored with the award three times (in 2014, 2016, and 2018).
Riggs made his appearance in many films including “Get Low” in 2009, “Mercy” in 2014, “Keep Watching” in 2017, “Only” in 2019, and “Inherit the Viper” in 2019. By late 2017, Chandler came into the highlights for releasing “e-music” under Eclipse (name of his stage).
Riggs got cast in “Mercy” film by the supernatural thriller Blumhouse productions in 2014. Also, he got featured in “Keep Watching” a horror-based film by Voltage Pictures. Riggs began performing various DJ events in 2017 in the US and came up with “Hold Up song” as his first released song under the “Eclipse stage” at the end of the year by December. In the same month, he got cast in the “Inherit the Viper” film based on the crime thriller. In the film, he was given Cooper’s role that got aired in 2019. He was also under the star list of “Only” films based on science fiction in the same year.
Chandler Riggs is among the famed American actors holding a net worth of around $8 million as per 2021 records.