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Rider Strong Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Rider Strong Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth December 11, 1979
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Eye Color Blue

Rider Strong is an American actor, voice actor, producer, director, and screenwriter who started his acting career at the age of 9 by starring as Gavroche in the San Francisco production of Les Misérables. He is known for his television roles like playing Shawn Hunter in the coming-of-age sitcom Boy Meets World, Adam McGuire in the ABC sitcom Julie, Tom Lucitor (voice) in the animated magical girl series Star vs. the Forces of Evil, Chick Dirka in The WB comedy-drama series Pepper Dennis, Jim Bailey (voice) in the animated sci-fi series Invasion America, Pvt. Carl Jenkins (voice) in the CGI animated series Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles, and Brick Flagg (voice) in the animated action comedy-adventure series Kim Possible. Moreover, his film credits include Darkening SkyThe Penthouse, Too LateTooth and NailSpy SchoolCabin FeverCabin Fever 2: Spring Fever, Irish TwinsBenefit of the DoubtMy GiantKim Possible Movie: So the Drama, and Paradise, Texas.

Born Name

Rider King Strong

Nick Name


Rider Strong as seen while smiling for the camera during an event in 2016
Rider Strong as seen while smiling for the camera during an event in 2016 (Greg2600 / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

San Francisco, California, United States





Rider Strong studied at Nonesuch School in Sebastopol, California, and graduated in 1998. While filming for Boy Meets World, he attended the morning classes at Occidental College and earned a year’s worth of credit before the series ended.

Afterward, Rider Strong got enrolled at Columbia University and graduated magna cum laude as an English major in 2004. In June 2009, he finished his Master of Fine Arts in Fiction and Literature at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont.


Actor, Voice Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter


  • Father – King Arthur Strong (Firefighter)
  • Mother – Lin (née Warner) (Teacher, Nutritionist)
  • Siblings – Shiloh King Strong (Older brother) (Actor, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film Director)
  • Others – Paul Frederick Strong (Paternal Grandfather), Anna Mary Arthur (Paternal Grandmother), Harry Albert Warner (Maternal Gradftehr), Ann Topping Pounding (Maternal Grandmother)


Rider Strong has been signed with United Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Net Worth

According to, his net worth has been $3 Million.



Rider Strong in 2016
Rider Strong in 2016 (thepaparazzigamer / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)


5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rider Strong has dated –

  1. Rachael Leigh Cook (1999) – It was RUMORed that he had an affair with actor and model Rachael Leigh Cook in May 1999.
  2. Alexandra Barreto (2006-Present) – Rider Strong started dating actor Alexandra Barreto in 2006 after they met while filming the comedy-drama television series Pepper Dennis. In December 2012, the two got engaged and married on October 20, 2013, in Oregon. In December 2014, they were blessed with their first child – a son named Indigo “Indy” Barreto Strong.

Race / Ethnicity


Rider Strong is of Irish, German, and English descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Calm raspy voice



Rider Strong as seen at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival
Rider Strong as seen at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival (David Shankbone / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Rider Strong Facts

  1. From 1993 to 2000, he appeared as Shawn Hunter (Cory’s best friend who comes from a troubled family) in the sitcom Boy Meets World.
  2. Alongside Brian Presley, Jake Muxworthy, Damián Alcázar, Sean Astin, Martha Higareda, Francesca Guillén, and Beto Cuevas, Rider Strong co-starred as Phil in the 2007 American-Mexican horror film Borderland. This role got him nominated for a Fright Meter Award in the “Best Supporting Actor” category.
  3. He won the Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award at the Young Artist Awards in 2015.
  4. Rider Strong brought to life the character of Matthew in the 2015 independent drama film Too Late.
  5. He has been friends with Jason Marsden, Will Friedle, and Ben Savage.

Featured Image by Greg2600 / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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