Rowan Eleanor Blanchard (born October 14, 2001) is an American child actress. She is best known for her role as Riley Matthews in the Disney Channel series "Girl Meets World".



Rowan at the "Maleficent" premiere.

Rowan was born October 14, 2001 to Elisabeth and Mark Blanchard. She is the oldest of three siblings. Rowan's first acting job was in "Dance A Lot Robot" as child dancer Caitlin Rodgers. She later was a minor cast member in "The Back-Up Plan" as Monas' daughter. In 2011 she portrayed Raquel Pacheco in "Little In Common". In 2011, she started alongside Jessica Alba, Mason Cook, Alexa Vega, Joel McHale and Jeremy Piven in Spy Kids: All the Time In the World as prankster Rebecca Wilson. She is currently playing Riley Matthews in Disney Channel series Girl Meets World. She is an active member of "Disney's Circel of Stars" 2014 members.


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 Girl Meets World Riley Matthews








Young Artist Awards

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


  • Rowan is a Libra.
  • Rowan has been rumored to be dating Teo Halm.
  • She and Sabrina are best friends.
  • Rowan is the second youngest cast member, with August Maturo being the youngest.
  • She has a dog named Winston.
  • She has stated that she is a lot like Riley because she is very quirky and a tad awkward.
  • Her height is 5'2" (1.57 m)
  • She weighs 80lbs.
  • Rowan was Jessica Alba's TV daughter before.


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