Who is Charles Melton?

Charles Melton is an American actor and a model who has been actively involved in this entertainment field since 2014. It has just been 6 years since he had worked in this industry, and in this amount of time, he has already gained wide fame and popularity. He received prominent fame after he starred as Reggie Mantle in the series ‘Riverdale’ in 2017. Charles has worked in films and series and has also done two music videos with different artists like Ariana Grande and JoJo. Before entering the acting field, he was a model who had modeled and endorsed other brands like Kenneth Cole, Armani, Old Navy, etc. Moreover, he has also appeared on the cover page of Prestige Magazine.

Quick Info
Full NameCharles Melton
ProfessionActor, Model
Birth Date4 January 1991
Birth PlaceJuneau, Alaska, United States
ParentsPhil Melton
Sukyong Melton
SiblingsTammie Melton
Net Worth 2020$3 million
GirlfriendCamila Mendes (2018-2019)
Height, Weight5 feet and 11½ inches
73 kg (161lbs)

Charles Melton


Charles Melton was born on 4 January 1991 in Juneau, Alaska, United States. He was born as the oldest child of his mixed-raced parents named Phil Melton and Sukyong Melton. Additionally, he spent his childhood in Manhattan with his younger sister, Tammie Melton. He is currently 29 years old with a Capricorn sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Charles Melton holds an American nationality. He belongs to the multiracial ethnicity being White and Korean. As per his ancestry, he has Cherokee and English roots. Besides this, he has an athletic body type with his distinctive feature of a prominent nose and square jawline. He stands 5 feet and 11½ inches  (1.81m/181cm) tall and weighs around 73 kg (161lbs). Moreover, Charles has a pair of dark brown eyes color with black hair color.

Early Life and Education 

Charles Melton often moved from one place to another due to his father’s workplace. Before settling in Manhattan, his family stayed in South Korea for 5 years. Talking about his education, he completed his schooling at Manhattan High School. He then attended Kansas State University, but he dropped out of his studies and moved to Los Angeles to focus on his acting career.

Personal Life 

Charles Melton is currently single and unmarried. He once dated actress Camila Mendes from 2018 to 2019. Moreover, he has also faced controversy in 2018 for fat body shaming and has also felt sorry for it.

Charles Melton


Charles Melton has a huge fan following on his social media accounts. His Instagram account (@melton) has 6.8 million followers. Likewise, his official Facebook page has 14.5 thousand likes, with 15.3 thousand followers. He does not have an official Twitter account.


Films of Charles Melton

Charles Melton landed his first-ever film role in a 2015 short film named ‘Faced Without Eyes’ as Doc. He then played in another short film in the same year and also appeared in a 2016 short film called ‘Bad Friend’ as Colin and ‘The Channel’ as Chris. After taking two years gap from the film, he appeared in a web film as Cage in ‘The Thinning: New World Order’ in 2018. In the next two years, he was starred in two films called ‘The Sun is Also a Star’ and ‘Bad Boys for Life’ respectively. Likewise, he is recently working in the post-production of his next release film ‘Swing.’

Television series 

Charles Melton came into the limelight through his acting roles in television series. His debut acting role was for the musical comedy TV series ‘Glee’ in 2014. The next year, he had two episodes role as Mr. Wu in ‘American Horror Story: Hotel.’ Furthermore, one of his career’s essential turns took place in 2017 when he was starred as Reggie Mantle. Through his role, he received world-wide recognization as this series is one of the popular Netflix series. It is a teen drama TV series that is adopted from Archie Comics. He had a recurring role in season 2, and from season 3, he is portraying as the leading role. This series is still running, and it has already aired four seasons with a total of 76 episodes.

Charles Melton


Charles Melton is yet to receive any awards. But he indeed had received a nomination from MTV TV Awards and Teen Choice Award for his work in ‘Riverdale’ and ‘The Sun Is Also a Star’ in 2019.

Net Worth of Charles Melton

This popular and fan-loved actor Charles Melton has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2020.