Ginny & Georgia has been an enthralling treat since it arrived on Netflix but who plays the character of Riley in the series?
Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia has proven to be a smash hit since it arrived on February 24th with plenty of dramatic twists and turns in each episode.
As well as focusing on the titular characters of Ginny and Georgia, we also meet a host of Wellsbury residents who all lead their own lives, including Ginny’s best friend, Maxine Baker.
In the early episodes of the series, Maxine takes a shining to a classmate by the name of Riley, with who she shares a drama class.
However, fans have been left asking about the identity of the actress playing Riley in Ginny & Georgia.
Ginny & Georgia on Netflix
Ginny and Georgia arrived on Netflix on February 24th, 2021.
The series tells the story of angsty and awkward 15-year-old Ginny Miller, who feels more responsible than her irresistible and devious 30-year-old mother, Georgia.
After years on the move, Georgia is desperate for the burgeoning family to finally settle down but not long after they arrive in the picturesque New England town of Wellsbury, Massachusetts, Georgia’s troublesome past threatens to catch up with them.
Who plays Riley in Ginny & Georgia?
- Riley is played by Devyn Nekoda in Ginny & Georgia.
Riley is present throughout much of Ginny & Georgia’s first season and gets her first proper introduction in episode 3 when she asks Maxine about the rehearsal time for the school production.
Maxine instantly takes a liking to Riley but later in episode 3, has her romantic advances rebuffed and in episode 4, Riley continues as if nothing happened, sparking anger in Maxine.
Canadian-born actress Devyn Nekoda takes on the role of Riley in Ginny & Georgia.
Born on December 12th, 2000, the 20-year-old actress was raised in Brantford, Ontario which isn’t far from the city of Toronto which is where Ginny & Georgia was filmed.
Devyn Nekoda: Films and TV
Devyn Nekoda may only be starting out in the acting industry but her first on-screen appearance came back in 2014 when she appeared in the film Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight.
Since then, the 20-year-old actress has appeared in 15 roles according to IMDb with her most prominent appearances coming in The Next Step, Annedroids, Hulu’s Utopia Falls and the Canadian series Backstage where she played the character, Vanessa Morita, in a whopping 60 episodes.
Like many actors in the modern industry, Devyn Nekoda is highly active on social media, most notably Instagram where she has a following of 114,000 at the time of writing.
Ginny & Georgia is available to stream now on Netflix after releasing on February 24th, 2021.