The following is a list of characters of the Disney Channel original series, Girl Meets World. Template:Main

Main characters

Riley Matthews

Main article: Riley Matthews

Riley Matthews is the twelve year old daughter of Cory and Topanga, and the older sister of Auggie. She is the oldest child of the Matthews family, while her brother Auggie is the youngest. Her father is also her seventh grade history teacher. Riley's best friends are Maya Hart and Farkle Minkus. Riley is portrayed by Rowan Blanchard. By the end of the series, she is fifteen and her father is her history teacher in high school.

Cory Matthews

Main article: Cory Matthews

Cornelius A. "Cory" Matthews is Riley's father and the lead character of Boy Meets World. Cory has taken a job as a middle-school history teacher, whose class will consist of his daughter and many of her friends. Cory is portrayed by Ben Savage.

Maya Hart

Main article: Maya Hart

Maya Hart is Riley Matthews' best friend. Maya isn't one of the best students in school, yet she still looks up to Cory Matthews as a father figure, having never met her actual father. However, she is deeply loyal to Riley, as Riley is to her. Maya lives with her mother. Not only is Maya a slacker in school, she, like Shawn, also has an absentee parent. Maya is portrayed by Sabrina Carpenter.

Lucas Friar

Main article: Lucas Friar

Lucas Friar is a native of Austin, Texas, and is a "cowboy in the city." He is possibly a love interest of Riley Matthews, who wants to be his friend, even though she believes he is too good looking for her. Lucas is portrayed by Peyton Meyer.

Farkle Minkus

Main article: Farkle Minkus

Farkle Minkus is a genius and nerd, and finds Maya Hart to be his nemesis, but Maya's best friend, Riley Matthews, always intervenes to save his life. Farkle is attached to and protective of both girls, and loves them equally. He is the son of Stuart Minkus. Farkle is portrayed by Corey Fogelmanis.

Auggie Matthews

Main article: Auggie Matthews

Auggie Matthews is Riley's five-year-old little brother and Cory and Topanga's youngest son. Auggie is portrayed by August Maturo.

Topanga Matthews

Main article: Topanga Matthews

Topanga Matthews is Riley's mother. She works at a New York City law firm, where she has been employed since accepting a position as an intern in the finale of Boy Meets World. Topanga is portrayed by Danielle Fishel

Zay Babineaux

Main article: Zay Babineaux

Zay is Lucas' long childhood friend who moved to be closer to him. Zay is portrayed by Amir Mitchell-Townes.

Isadora Smackle

Main article: Isadora Smackle

Isadora Smackle is Farkle's former academic rival and current girlfriend. She is portrayed by Cecilia Balagot.

Shawn Hunter

Main article: Shawn Hunter

Recurring characters

Ava Morgenstern

Main article: Ava Morgenstern

Ava is Auggie's "girlfriend." She is slightly bossy. Ava is portrayed by Ava Kolker.

Guest characters

George Feeny

Main article: George Feeny

George Feeny was Cory's teacher, principal, and mentor in Boy Meets World. Cory imagined Mr. Feeny telling him good job in "Girl Meets World." Mr. Feeny is portrayed by William Daniels.

Stuart Minkus

Main article: Stuart Minkus

Stuart Minkus was one of Cory's classmates in sixth grade. Shawn and Cory tended to bully Minkus in Boy Meets World. He was the top of his graduating class. He is also the father of Farkle Minkus. Minkus is portrayed by Lee Norris.

Harley Keiner

Main article: Harley Keiner

Alan Matthews

Main article: Alan Matthews

Amy Matthews

Main article: Amy Matthews

Minor characters


Main article: Dweezil

Dweezil is the man who played drums in the underground and Maya grooved to the drum beats. He appeared in "Girl Meets World." Dweezil is portrayed by Kurt Collins.

Evelyn Rand

Main article: Evelyn Rand

Evelyn Rand is the lady who just had worked a twelve-hour shift and asked if Riley perhaps would give her seat up to someone else. She appeared in "Girl Meets World." Evelyn is portrayed by Jackée Harry.