Rowan Blanchard is an American teenage actress who plays Riley Matthews in the hit Disney Channel series Girl Meets World . However, she is much more than just another beautiful face in Hollywood. Rowan Blanchard is a passionate humanist and activist who has used the platform of her fame to speak out on the issues close to her heart. Find out more about this Hollywood starlet here.
Rowan Blanchard Biography (Age and Ethnicity)
Rowan Blanchard was born on October 14,2001 in Los Angeles, California. Her father’s name is Mark Blanchard-Boulbol while her mother’s name is Elizabeth. Both parents are yoga teachers. Rowan has a younger brother named Shane Blanchard and a younger sister, Carmen Blanchard.
In terms of ethnicity, this actress is basically white, but she has a rich ancestral heritage. Thanks to her grandparents, she can trace her ancestry to a handful of countries including Syria, Armenia, Lebanon, Morocco, England, Germany, Portugal, Denmark and Sweden.
Rowan Blanchard began acting in 2006 when she was only five years old. Some of the movies and TV shows she has starred to date include Spy Kids: Anytime in the World , The Backup Plan , A Wrinkle in Time , Invisible Sister , The Mountains of Gold etc. Her biggest project to date which she is famous for made is the Disney TV show Girl Meets World. The show premiered in 2014 and ran for three seasons through 2016. The coming-of-age drama earned Rowan multiple nominations, including a nomination for TV Star of the Year at the Kids Choice Awards.
Rowan has evolved from a Disney star into an activist. Unlike other young celebrities who use her social media pages to share pictures of her great life, she sensitizes them to issues that are close to her heart. Rowan regularly tweets and retweets topics affecting immigrants, people of color, and the LGBT community. She is also an outspoken feminist. Rowan isn’t afraid to take a stand on some of the most contentious issues plaguing her society today. She is willing to speak out on issues that even adults shy away from. Her activism has helped bring her into the limelight even more than her films.
Her sister and her family life
Rowan has a younger sister named Carmen. Carmen is an aspiring actress just like her older sister. She has featured in a few TV series such as Encounters (2009) and American Horror Story (2011) . Carmen will star alongside her older sister and younger brother Shane in the 2019 adventure film A World Away . Her father, Mark Blanchard, co-wrote and directed the film.
Unlike her older sister, Carmen attends public school and helps her sister keep up with all the trends among teenagers. Rowan is at school herself; She takes her high school classes online and has a tutor on set when she is filming.
who is her boyfriend
Rowan has been romantically linked to two of her fellow Girls Meets World co-stars – Teo Halm and Peyton Meyer. She reportedly dated Teo Halm in 2013 and Peyton Meyer in 2015. However, it must be stressed that none of these relationships have ever been confirmed.
Currently, Rowan is not dating anyone we know and recently she came out to say that she identifies as queer; Although she likes boys now, she is open to liking a different gender in the future.
Networth – How rich is she?
Rowan Blanchard is reportedly worth between $3.5 million and $4 million. That’s not bad at all for a teenager. The majority of her income comes from the TV shows and films she has been in, as well as royalties from her 2018 book, Still Here .
Height and other facts about the actress
1. Rowan is of average height and is 165 cm tall. However, she is still a young girl and will of course surpass this as she grows older. The actress is said to weigh 54 kg.
2. Rowan has been at school since sixth grade and her best friend to date is a girl she met in kindergarten, Regan.
3. Lady Blanchard was named after the main character in the novel The Witching Hour by Anne Rice.