Rydel Mary Lynch (born August 9, 1993) is an American television actress, singer, dancer, and musician. She is one of the founding members of the pop rock band R5.
Lynch was born August 9, 1993 in Littleton, Colorado, the daughter of Stormie and Mark Lynch. She is the second oldest and only girl of the five siblings. She learned to play the keyboard, double shaker and the tambourine, as well as learning how to dance. She has appeared in several commercials. Her second cousins are entertainers Derek and Julianne Hough.