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And we looked all over the country and the great news was there was only one we found. Let's meet the girl of Girl Meets World, Rowan Blanchard.

Rowan Blanchard (born October 14, 2001) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Riley Matthews on the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World. She is also known for her role in Spy Kids: All The Time in The World.


Blanchard was born in Los Angeles, California, to Elizabeth and Mark Blanchard-Boulbol, who are yoga instructors. Her paternal grandfather, an immigrant from the Middle East, had Lebanese, Moroccan, Armenian, and Syrian ancestry, while her paternal grandmother is of Swedish, Danish, and English descent. Rowan has two siblings,an older brother named Shane and a younger sister named Carmen. She is close friends with actress and singer, Sabrina Carpenter.

Blanchard was in Little in Common as Raquel Pacheco, The Back-up Plan as Mona's Kid (7 yrs.), and Dance-A-Lot Robot as Caitlin. She starred as Rebecca Wilson in Spy Kids: All the Time in the World.

In late January 2013, Blanchard was cast as Riley Matthews for Girl Meets World. The titular character is the daughter of Cory and Topanga from Boy Meets World.

Blanchard is represented by Commercial Talent and Untitled Entertainment.


Year Title Role
2010 Dance-A-Lot Robot Caitlin Hodgers
2010 The Back-up Plan Mona's Kid (7 yrs.)
2011 Little in or not Common Raquel Pacheco
2011 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Rebecca Wilson
2014-2017 Girl Meets World Riley Matthews
2015 Invisible Sister Cleo
2015 Best Friends Whenever Episode: "Cyd and Shelby's Haunted Escape" Riley Matthews
2016 The Realest Real Paige

The Goldbergs 11 Episodes:
"A Night To Remember"
"The Day After The Day After"
"Jedi Master Adam Skywalker"
"Graduation Day"
"Weird Science"
"Jackie Likes Star Trek"
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
"The Goldberg Girls"
"Adam Spielberg"
"Flashy Little Flashdancer"

Jackie Geary
2018 A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Veronica Kiley
2019-20 Snowpiercer Alexandra
2022 Crush Paige








Young Artist Awards

Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Ten and Under


  • Her fan mail address is:
    • Rowan Blanchard
      Untitled Entertainment
      350 S. Beverly Dr.
      Suite 200
      Beverly Hills, CA 90212
  • She had admitted that her own father taught her P.E. classes, so she understands the teacher-parent/student-child dynamic of Cory and Riley.
  • Her fans are called "Rowboats."
  • She believes that she and Riley are both very academic and love school.
  • Her first acting role was in a commercial at the age of five.
  • She is obsessed with Broadway and singing songs from Broadway shows.
  • Her entire family doesn’t eat red meat.
  • She has been into fashion since she was 4, tearing out pages of her mom’s fashion magazines that had outfits she liked.
  • She owns a golden retriever named Winston.
  • She considers herself a feminist and is inspired by Emma Watson.
  • Rowan is a big fan of Audrey Hepburn, and Rosie McGee is modeled after her.
  • She's written poems and articles for magazines such as Rookie Mag.
  • She ships Katy and Shawn.[1]
  • She classifies herself as queer.
  • She is a huge activist and spoke for the Women's March.
  • Rowan had a recurring role on eleven episodes of The Goldbergs, as Adam's girlfriend, Jackie Geary. until the part was recast with Alexis G. Zall (who is three years older than Rowan)  in the sixth season.
  • Rowan authored a book, Still Here, which was released on February 13, 2018.
  • Rowan appears in the music video "Warrior" by Chloe x Halle for the Wrinkle in Time  2018 film.


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