Rider Strong is a popular actor, director, voice actor, producer, and screenwriter from America who is best known for playing the character of Shawn Hunter in the 1990s sitcom Boy Meets World and its sequel Girl Meets World. He was also part of the 2002 horror-comedy movie Cabin Fever and gave his voice for the role of Tom Lucitor in Star vs. the Forces of Evil.
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Early Life & Biography
Rider King Strong was born on December 11, 1979, in San Francisco, California, the U.S. to his parents Lin (née Warner) and King Arthur Strong. His father was a firefighter, and his mother was a teacher and nutritionist.
Strong has English and Irish ancestry. He spent most of his childhood days in Sebastopol, California, where he completed his high school. Later, he attended the morning classes at Occidental College and Columbia University, where he majored in English. In 2009, Strong earned his Master of Fine Arts in Fiction and Literature from Bennington College.
Strong met actress Alexandra Barreto while he was shooting for the 2006 television series Pepper Dennis. After dating for six years, the couple got married in 2013. Together, they are the parents of a son named Indigo “Indy” Barreto Strong.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 11 December 1979, Rider Strong is 40 years old as of today’s date 13th September 2020. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 81 kg.
Rider Strong started his career in acting at the age of nine when he played the role of Gavroche in the musical Les Misérables along with Larisa Oleynik. He made his movie debut in the 1993 thriller film, Benefit of the Doubt.
Strong became a household name when he portrayed the character of Shawn Hunter in the television series, Boy Meets World, which aired on the ABC network. He received widespread recognition and popularity for the show.
Later, Strong moved to Los Angeles and started taking acting lessons at Occidental College. In 2002, he appeared in the horror film Cabin Fever, which was directed by Eli Roth. In 2006, he returned to television for a regular series role in WB’s comedy-drama show Pepper Dennis. At the same time, he recorded the audio version of the Anthony Kiedis biography, Scar Tissue. He was also seen in a cameo role in the 2009’s Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever.
In 2008, Strong, along with his brother, wrote and directed a short film, Irish Twins, which was appreciated by both audience and critics. In 2010, he was seen in the science fiction thriller film, The Darkening Sky opposite Ezra Buzzington, Charley Rossman, Sally Berman. The movie was directed by renowned director Victor Bornia.
In 2014, along with the former cast members Betsy Randle and William Russ, he appeared in the sequel of Boy Meets World.
Awards & Achievements
Rider Strong has won several awards in his illustrious career. He was nominated for the Young Artist Award and YoungStar Award for his role as Shawn Hunter in the ABC series Boy Meets World. In 2000, he won the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in the category of “Favorite Television Friends” for the same show.
In 2008, Strong and his brother were nominated at the Washington DC Shorts Film Festival in the category of “Best First Time Filmmaker” for his short film, Irish Twins. The short film won both the Jury Award and Audience Award at the Woods Hole Film Festival, a Special Jury Prize in the Action/Cut Short Film Competition, and Best First-Time Director at DC Shorts.
In 2008, along with his brother, Strong created a 30-second television ad in support of Barack Obama in the presidential elections, which was selected as the funniest ad among the other 1,100 submitted ads.
Net Worth & Salary of Rider Strong in 2020
As of September 2020, Rider Strong has an estimated net worth of more than $4 million. He has made this huge wealth through his successful career as a television and movie actor.
He has been a part of several commercially successful movies and television shows like Benefit of the Doubt, My Giant, Death Valley, Borderland, Pulse 3: Invasion, Home Improvement, Summertime Switch, Batman Beyond, Veronica Mars, and many more.
In 2008, Strong raised $200,000 to air their political-commercial advertisement on MTV and Comedy Central. He also makes money through brand endorsements, media appearances, and live events.
Rider Strong is one of the most versatile and talented actors in the United States. He started his career at a very young age and has worked hard to make a name for himself. He is also very active on various social media platforms, including Twitter, where he has more than 225k followers.