Chandler Kinney is an American famed star. She is popular for her role as “Riana Murtaugh” on the FOX channel’s action and also in a comedy series “Lethal Weapon”. Moreover, Chandler Gaines huge fame through portraying the minor role as Willa in the year 2020’s Disney Channel Original Movie “Z-O-M-B-I-E-E-S 2”. Likewise, from the year 2014 to 2016, she cast as “Catherine Dillman” in the live-action family television series “Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street”. However, Chandler started her acting career in from the year 2012 with an action film called “Battlefield America as Chantel”. For instance, she has even guest-starred on many popular TV shows such as “Zombies 2: Wolf Tales”, Girl Meets World, K.C. Undercover, and 90210.
Biography Chandler Kinney
Chandler Kinney was born on 3 August 2000 in Sacramento, California is a dancer, actress, and also producer. K.C. She holds American nationality. Whereas, the involvement in acting training since the age of nine paved the way for her career in show business. Talking about her education Chandler Kinney has attended elementary school and middle school. Moreover, Chandler has trained with the Los Angeles Ballet Academy and the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington DC on scholarship. In fact, she joined the Marnie Cooper School of Acting.
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Her mother Taryn Kinney, is a writer, strategist, and producer. Chandler and her family, which also consists of her two older brothers. They moved to Los Angeles when she was one year old. Indeed, In May 2018 Chandler passes from Oak Park Independent School in California and got accepted to study at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Currently, she is studying at the Marine Cooper School of Acting for training in both acting and dancing. In fact, when Chandler was 3 years old, she starts to dance. And at the age of 10, she started taking pieces of training in martial arts. Moreover, at the age of 13, she receives a degree in the black belt. Likewise, when she was 9 years old she steps into the acting field.
Career Life of Chandler Kinney
Chandler began acting from nine years of age in television commercials, and a couple of plays. However, her first professional venture was at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City for GAP, the biggest US apparel retailer. She said that she loved her experience on the set of the commercial so much. Later on, realized that she would not mind doing more projects like that. So she decided to attend acting classes to improve her performance. Speaking about her move from dancing to acting, she said, ‘…I just fell in love with it. I fell in love with the craft of acting. The rest is kind of history.’
In 2012, Chandler had her first significant role as Chantel in the Chris Stokes’ dance film “Battlefield America.” The following year she guest-starred in television shows “90210” as Olivia, and “American Horror Story” as an older Julia in an episode entitled “Madness Ends.” She also appeared as Vanessa in the Disney series “Girl Meets World”, and was in a couple of episodes of Nickelodeon’s “Haunted Hathaways” in 2014, before leaving the show to star as Catherine Dillman in “Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street”, from 2014 to 2016, alongside Ashley Boettcher in the Amazon original series.
She landed her most notable role in 2016, as Riana in the Fox comedy-drama television series “Lethal Weapon”; her character is the teenage daughter of LAPD Captain Roger Murtaugh, portrayes by Damon Wayans, and starre in the show since it first aired. It is set in modern-day Los Angeles and follows newly partnered detectives Roger Murtaugh and Martin Riggs (portrayed by Clayne Crawford). Who are quite different from each other; the show is based on the 1987 film with the same name starring Danny Glover and Mel Gibson, with many characters directly or loosely based on characters from the film.
The show ran from 21 September 2016 until 26 February 2019, when Damon Wayans announced his departure from the show, prompting Fox to cancel the series.
Chandler has said that she loved working on the series and is a true fan of it. ‘Initially, I was drawn to “Lethal Weapon” for its perfect balance of comedy, action, and drama. And the fact that it would provide something for everyone. There aren’t too many shows that have an equal blend of the three. So that was definitely something that stood out and attracted me to the project. She added that she was excited about being able to play a confident, outspoken, and slightly rebellious character like Riana.
She’s also appeared in the 2020 Disney film “ZOMBIES 2” as Willa.
What is the Net worth of Chandler Kinney?
As of early 2021, Chandler has a net worth estimated at over $500 000 – her income depends on her workload during any year. Her source of income is from her acting career.
Quick Fact about Chandler Kinney
|Date of birth||August 3, 2000|
|Age||21 years as of 2021|
|Height||5 feet 2 inch|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|