Riker Anthony Lynch
Littleton, Colorado, United States
Singer-songwriter, bassist, dancer, actor
- Father – Mark Lynch (Manager at Wholesale Medical, R5’s General Manager)
- Mother – Stormie Lynch
- Siblings – Rocky Lynch (Younger Brother), Ross Lynch (Younger Brother), Ryland Lynch (Younger Brother), Rydel Lynch (Younger Sister)
Riker is signed with Savage Agency.
Vocals, piano, bass guitar, drums
His band R5 was signed with Hollywood Records.
6 ft or 183 cm
74 kg or 163 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Riker has dated –
- Savannah Latimer (2015-Present) – In 2015, Riker started dating dancer Savannah Latimer which became a public knowledge in 2016. On September 20, 2019, the couple got married.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, German, Irish, 1/16th Danish, and partly French, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry.
Best Known For
- Playing a recurring role as Jeff in Fox’s musical comedy-drama series Glee from 2010 to 2013
- He is also known for being a former member of the band, R5.
As a part of the band R5, Riker released his debut album Louder on September 24, 2013 through Hollywood Records.
More than 200,000 copies of the album were sold in U.S. The album received mostly positive reviews by music critics.
His first film was a musical film mockbuster Sunday School Musical released in 2008 as direct-to-DVD, where he played a supporting role as a crossroads choir member.
First TV Show
In 2009, Lynch appeared in Fox’s dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance as himself / The Rage Boyz Crew in episode #11 of season 5.
Riker Lynch Favorite Things
- Food – Burgers, French fries
- Comedy TV Show – Entourage (2004-2011)
- Color – Blue
- Drink – Hot Chocolate
- Disney Movies – Aladdin (1992), Tangled (2010)
- Pie – Banana Cream
- Shoes – Converse, Supra
- Soda – Orange Cream
- Candy – Peanut Butter M&M
- Animal – Mongoose
- Band – McFly, Maroon 5
- Book – Harry Potter series, The Hunger Games series
- Superhero – Ironman
Riker Lynch Facts
- When he was young, he took piano lessons along with his sister, Rydel.
- He has partnered with his sister Rydel to participate in several dance competitions.
- Lynch participated in the dance competition show Dancing with the Stars in February 2015. He was partnered with professional dancer, Allison Holker. The pair finished second in the show. They lost to actress Rumer Willis.
- He is a second cousin of professional dancers Julianne and Derek Hough.
- Riker was a part of the 5-member band, R5. The other four members were siblings Rocky Lynch, Rydel Lynch, and Ross Lynch and family friend Ellington Ratliff, who plays the drums. Riker is the bassist of the band. The band split in 2018.
- At the age of 3, he started singing.
- He is the oldest in his family out of all the 5 siblings.
- In 2007, he relocated from his birthplace to Los Angeles.
- Riker prefers to do his tasks at night instead of morning.
- Find Riker on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr.