18 Girl Meets World Cast and Their Roles

Girl Meets World Cast

Girl Meets World cast has several cast members of Boy Meets World reprising their roles in the series.

Besides, Girl Meets World is an American comedy  TV series that aired on Disney Channel from June 27, 2014, to January 20, 2017.  

It is a spin-off of the series Boy Meets World which Michael Jacobs and April Kelly created. The producer is Randi Barnes. This series aired 72 episodes in 3 seasons. 

Moreover, the series is a spin-off of Boy Meets World, which centers around the life of Riley Matthews, her family, and friends, especially her school life.

Besides, her father happens to be their history teacher at school.  

Also, Riley and her best friend, Maya Hart, have a very close relationship. Maya helps Riley to deal with social and personal issues related to her adolescence.

Some of Girl Meets World cast is; 

1. Rowan Blanchard

Rowan is on the Girl Meets World cast. She plays the role of Riley Matthews. Riley is the daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews. Also, she is Auggie’s older sister. 

Besides, the series begins with Riley being a 12 years old girl in seventh grade. She and Maya Hart, her best friend, explore school and life together while making new friends along the way. The series follows her from middle school to high school. 

Additionally, like her parents, she is ridiculous and quirky. She is also optimistic and cheerful about life. The series shows that she is very ditzy and innocent of the world around her.  

Initially, in the series’ pilot, she had a crush on Lucas Friar, who happens to like both Riley and Maya. However, Lucas and Riley ended up being a couple till the end of the series. 

2. Ben Savage

Ben is on the Girl Meets World cast. He plays the role of Cory Matthews. Cory is Riley and Auggie’s father. He is also the husband of Topanga.  

Moreover, Cory is the history teacher of Riley’s middle school, then the history teacher of the high school she attended.  

All through the series, his history class consists of his daughter and her friends leading him to act as a mentor to them. Also, his history lessons usually relate to their lives which becomes life lessons for his students.  

3. Sabrina Carpenter

Sabrina played the role of Maya Hart in the Girl Meets World cast. Maya is Riley’s best friend, her single mother, Katy, raised her.  

Besides, she has a troubled past as her father abandoned her and her mother when she was five years old. Also, Katy is a tomboy who is wild, rebellious, social, and street smart. 

In one of the episodes, she protested homework and almost lit a class assignment on fire, although her friendship with Riley and the Matthews keeps her grounded. In another episode, she believed she had romantic feelings for Lucas.  

Both later discovered she was only projecting Riley’s emotions. However, she has genuine feelings for Cory’s younger brother, Joshua, who admitted he is willing to play the long game and see what happens between them. 

Finally, Maya changed her name to Maya Hunter when her mother, Katy, married Shawn Hunters. After which Shawn presented Maya with the adoption papers, wanting her to be his daughter officially, Maya accepted.  

4. Peyton Meyer

Peyton played the role of Lucas Friar on the Girl Meets World cast. Lucas is Riley’s boyfriend. Initially, he had feelings for both Riley and Maya but later found out he and Riley were suitable for one another.  

Besides, Lucas is originally from Austin, Texas, and has gentlemanly manners and common sense. Also, he is fearless and unstoppable when defending his friends, making him the group’s protector.  

Due to his Texan upbringing, Maya often addresses him as “Huckleberry,” “Ranger Rick,” and “Bucky McBoingboing” as a good-natured joke. Lucas’ grandfather was a musician, and he came from a family of cowboys.  

Furthermore, Lucas is a year older than his classmates, and his father was transferred to New York for work.

His father’s transfer gave Lucas the fresh start he needs after being expelled from his former school in Austin for standing up for his friend, Zay Babineaux. 

5. August Maturo

August plays the role of Auggie Matthews on the Girl Meets World cast. Auggie is Riley’s precocious younger brother and the son of Cory and Topanga.

Besides, Auggie is very close to his family, Cory, Topanga, and Riley Matthew.  

Also, he wants to be like his father, Cory, when he grows up. Later on in the series, Ava Morgenstern, their neighbor, became Auggie’s girlfriend.  

6. Dannielle Fishel

Danielle played the role of Topanga Matthews on the Girl Meets World cast. Topanga is Cory’s wife and Riley and Auggie’s mother.  

As seen in Boy Meets World, Topanga was Cory’s high school girlfriend, and they have been friends since they were babies. Later on, Topanga became a successful lawyer who is also a loving and protective mother. 

Later in the series, Topanga inherited Svorski’s bakery from the late Mrs. Svorski and changed the name to Topanga’s. 

7. Corey Fogelmanis

Corey is also on the Girl Meets World cast. He plays the role of Farkle Minkus. Farkle is Riley and Maya’s close friend, who is also fascinated with both of them.

It was shown that Farkle cares deeply for them and will do anything to make them happy.  

Moreover, Farkle is brilliant, eccentric, and a big flirt. He cares a lot about his education and always keeps his grade up in class, making him the teacher’s pet.  

Furthermore, Farkle is Stuart Minkus and Jennifer Basset’s son, former classmates of Cory and Topanga. Out of both of his parents, Farkle bears significant similarities to his father.  

In one of the episodes, it was shown that Farkle does not have Asperger’s Syndrome after his guidance counselor made him take the test due to his high IQ score.

However, his girlfriend, Isadora Smackle, formerly his arch-nemesis, was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at age five. 

8. Jackee Harry

Jackie played the role of Evelyn Rand on the Girl Meets World cast. Riley and Maya call Evelyn “Crazy Hat” due to the obscure hats they see her wearing at the subway station. However, it was revealed that Evelyn is a successful businesswoman. 

9. Ava Kolker

Ava plays the role of Ava Morgenstern on the Girl Meets World cast. She is Auggie’s girlfriend and their neighbor. Besides, she is slightly older than Auggie and uses this to manipulate him into doing anything she wants, remaining oblivious to how it affects him.  

However, it was shown that Ava’s personality is a product of how her mom raised her. Moreover, from early in the series, Topanga made it clear that she does not like Ava. At the end of the series, Ava’s parents split up. 

10. Cecilia Balagot

Cecilia played the role of Isadora Smackle on the Girl Meets World cast. Isadora is Farkle’s girlfriend, who was formerly his arch-nemesis.  

It was revealed that Isadora was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome when she was five years old. Besides, Isadora became friends with Riley, Maya, Lucas, and Zay. 

11. Cheryl Texiera

Cheryl played the role of Katy Hart on the Girl Meets World cast. Katy is Maya’s mum, who is a waitress but aspires to be an actress.

Moreover, Katy rarely shows up for Maya’s important events believing that she hinders her daughter’s future.  

Initially, she and Maya has a strained relationship but became closer after Shawn revealed to Maya that Katy did not drive her father.  

Katy maintained that she drove Maya’s father because she wanted Maya to think well of her father. Additionally, Katy later became the manager of Topanga’s bakery.

She fell in love with Shawn and even married him. 

12. Aisha Kabia

Aisha played the role of Gabriella Kossal on the Girl Meets World cast. Gabriella is the art teacher at John Quincy Adams Middle school, Riley’s middle school, impressed with Maya’s art. 

13. Cooper Friedman

Cooper played the role of Dewey/Doy on the Girl Meets World cast. Doy is Auggie’s friend pronounces his name as “Doy,” much to Topanga’s annoyance.  

Besides, he hates his name and cries every time someone corrects his pronunciation of the name. 

14. Amir Mitchell-Townes

Amir played the role of Isaiah “Zay” Babineaux on the Girl Meets World cast. Zay is Lucas’ old friend from Texas who later moved to New York.

Besides, Lucas was expelled from his former school in Texas because he was standing up for Zay.  

Furthermore, Zay enrolled at Riley’s middle school and gradually became friends with Riley, Maya, and Farkle. Even though Zay sees himself as a smooth talker, his words and actions often get him in trouble rather than out of it.  

15. Tanner Buchanan

Tanner played the role of Charlie Gardner on the Girl Meets World cast. Charlie is a student at Riley’s middle school who admires Riley. In one of the episodes, he asked Riley to the semi-formal right before Lucas wanted to. 

16. Sarah Carpenter

Sarah played herself, Sarah Carpenter, on the Girl Meets World cast. She is a classmate of Maya and Riley, both in middle and high school.  

In most of the episodes, she serves as a background character. However, in one of the episodes, she acted as the screenplay writer her father, who is also the director, is casting.  

17. Rider Strong

Rider played the role of Shawn Hunter on the Girl Meets World cast. Since childhood, Shawn has been Cory’s best friend, Topanga’s close childhood friend, and Riley and Auggie’s uncle figure.  

Besides, Shawn and Cory are so close that their relationship is even more potent than the relationship between Cory and Topanga.  

Additionally, Shawn is a writer and photographer who has traveled worldwide and has a cabin in Upstate New York. After Shawn met Maya and forms a friendship with her, he falls in love with her mother, Katy, and marries her.  

Shawn presents Maya with adoption papers to make her his official daughter in the series finale, which Maya accepts.  

18. Uriah Shelton

Uriah played the role of Joshua Matthews on the Girl Meets World cast. Joshua is Cory’s teenage brother and Riley and Auggie’s uncle.  

Besides, he was born underweight, premature, and almost died mere hours after his birth. He was first shown on the series when he was 17, living with his parents in Philadelphia. However, later on, he enrolled at New York University at the end of season 1. 

Moreover, Maya has a major crush on him, but he tries to ignore it due to their three-year age difference.  

However, in season 3, he admits to having feelings for Maya and tells her that there is a possibility for them in the future. 

In conclusion, the Girl Meets World series has some Boy Meets World cast appearances who reprise their roles from the series. For example, Blake Clark appeared as Chet Hunter, Trina McGee as Angela Moore, etc. 

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