Best known for his role as Shawn Hunter in “Boy Meets World”, Rider Strong has been one of the versatile talents in the Hollywood Industry. He was born in 11th of December, 1979 in San Francisco, California. He is actor, producer, screen writer as well as the director.
Though there is no background in his family to join in this field, he made his interest in this field from his young age. He is the graduate student of Sebastopol, California. He started his career from 1990 and he is still actively involved in it. He has been successful in both the movies and the TV shows. Because of his capable acting and the unique way of resenting himself, he has been honored from many awards as well.
In case of the movies, he made his debut from “Benefit of the Doubt” in 1993 where he played the role of Pete Braswell. His career reached in the new height from 2000s when he got chance to play in the movies such as “Cabin Fever”, “Borderland”, “Spy School” and “Irish Twins”. Lately, he has appeared in the movies such as “Your Lucky Day” and “Too Late”.
Besides movies, he has appeared in many TV movies as well. He first appeared in “Long Road Home” in 1991. Though he got chance to work in many other TV series as well, he became more successful from “Boy Meets World” where he played the role of Shawn Hunter. He appeared in this series from 1993 to 2000. He also got chance to be the crew member in the series such as “Kim Possible” and “Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles”. Lately, he has been involved in “Girl Meets World” which is the sequel of “Boy Meets World”.
He was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Berst Youth Comedian and Best Performance in a TV Comedy in 1994 from “Boy Meets World”. He won the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite Television Friends from the same series. In 2008, he got nominated for Best First Time Filmmaker from the movie “Irish Twins”.
Strong is a tall guy with the height of 5 feet 8 inch. He became popular because of his affairs and dating with his girlfriend, Alexandra Barreto in 2012. They got married in 2013 and has been living happily till now. His wife and he himself are faithful to each other. So, we can be surely said that there will be no divorce between them. In the name of children, they have one son. Their wedding took place in Oregon with few family members invited. Though Strong is white in ethnicity, his acting and the movies are loved by people around the world. He has just reached the age of 35 and he has a lot to do in the future for this industry.
He was once accused of drugs abusing as well. But because of his gay nature, he does not bother about these rumors and they disappeared in time. He is popular in the virtual world as well. He has large number of followers in Facebook, Instagram and twitter. He is the regular user of these sites. So, you can also follow him there to know more about him. His shirtless pictures are also available in the web. He has the net worth of $6 million dollars. You can find his full biography in Wikipedia and IMDb.