Rowan Blanchard (born October 14, 2001) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Riley Matthews on the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World that aired from 2014 until 2017.
Blanchard was born in Los Angeles, California, to Elizabeth and Mark Blanchard-Boulbol, who are yoga instructors. Her paternal grandfather was an immigrant from the Middle East, who was of part Armenian ancestry, and her paternal grandmother's ancestors are from England, Denmark and Sweden. She was named after a character in Anne Rice's The Witching Hour. Rowan has two younger siblings, Carmen and Shane.