|Riker Lynch Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1½ in|
|Date of Birth||November 8, 1991|
Riker Lynch is an American singer, songwriter, bassist, dancer, and actor who was one of the lead singers and the bassist in R5, a pop-rock band formed in 2009. R5 released albums, extended plays, and tracks such as Sometime Last Night, Loud, Louder, New Addictions, Heart Made Up on You, (I Can’t) Forget About You, Let’s Not Be Alone Tonight, If, Smile, Say You’ll Stay, I Know You Got Away, Dark Side, and One Last Dance. Later, Riker formed his own band called Riker and The Beachcombers. In addition to that, he has also been cast in a variety of shows and movies such as So You Think You Can Dance, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, Dancing With The Stars, Zeke and Luther, Sunday School Musical, Suicide Dolls, School Gyrls, A Day as Holly’s Kids, Colossal Youth, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Glee, Passport to Explore, and Wedding Band.
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)
- Others – Maurice John Lynch (Paternal Grandfather), Florence Eva Potts (Paternal Grandmother), Lee Anthony de St. Jeor (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Jeanettes Young (Maternal Grandmother)
Riker has been signed with Savage Agency, Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Pop-rock, power pop, pop
Vocals, piano, bass guitar, drums
His band R5 was signed with Hollywood Records.
His net worth had been $2 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 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 piece of 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 the U.S. The album received mostly positive reviews from 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
Source – Wikia.com, Mirror.co.uk
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 5 siblings.
- In 2007, he relocated from his birthplace to Los Angeles.
- Riker prefers to do his tasks at night instead of morning.
- In December 2020, he played the character named Trash in an episode titled Chapter Thirty-Four: The Returned of the Netflix supernatural horror series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.