American actor who got famous for his portrayal of Robby Keene in the Netflix series Cobra Kai. The 22-year-old actor has spent most of his life in the spotlight, thanks to TV shows The Goldbergs, Designated Survivor, and movies Anything and He’s All That. At such a young age, Tanner Buchanan has found much success as an actor, having appeared in major films and TV shows.
He has had recurring roles in Girl Meets World, Game Shakers, and The Fosters. He has a large following on social media, especially on Instagram where he’s got over 2.7 million followers. Here’s everything you need to know about the talented actor.
Tanner Buchanan Biography
December 8, 1998
22 years old
Lima, Ohio, U.S.
Tanner is the youngest of two siblings, born to parents Steve Buchanan and Marlona Buchanan. His father is a businessman and grew up with his older sister named Marrae Prowant.
Tanner studied at Glandorf Elementary School and later transferred to Ottawa’s Center Stage Academy. He was quite active in sports, playing soccer and baseball. At the same time, he also showed interest in other things and got involved in music, learning piano and guitar as well as learned tap dancing.
He studied acting at the Edge Performing Arts Center and Huckleberry Friends Production.
Los Angeles, California, USA
Tanner Buchanan Girlfriend
Tanner Buchanan has been in a longtime relationship with his girlfriend, an Ohio native, and actress Lizze Broadway. It is exactly not known when they actually began dating, but some reports suggest that they have been together since 2017. Lizze is nine months older than Tanner.
5 feet 6 inches or 168 cm
65 kg or 143 lbs
Tanner found much success with the new Netflix series Cobra Kai, in which he plays Robby Keene, Johnny’s estranged 16-year-old son. Starring Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler, and Xolo Maridueña, it is a proper sequel to the original The Karate Kid films by Robert Mark Kamen. The first two seasons of the show were produced and premiered on YouTube before it was acquired by Netflix. In August 2021, Netflix renewed it for a fifth season. The fourth season of the show will premiere on Netflix in December 2021.
Besides that, he has starred in shows like Grey’s Anatomy, The Goldbergs, Girl Meets World, and The Fosters. His most recent acting accomplishments were Leo Kirkman in Designated Survivor and Chad Brad Bradley in Fuller House.
Tanner Buchanan Net Worth
The Ohio native has been creating a buzz in the entertainment industry for more than a decade now. The actor has been in the news, from time to time, whether it be for his relationship with girlfriend Lizze or locking lips with Addison Rae at the 2021 MTV Awards.
Tanner, who is just 22, has already appeared in some renowned productions like Cobra Kai, which means he’s making some serious money. As of 2023, Tanner Buchanan has a net worth of $1 million.
Tanner Buchanan Facts
He spent his childhood years in Ohio and later moved to Los Angles with his family to pursue acting.
He landed his first onscreen role in the TV series Modern Family and made his feature film debut with Jake Squad, playing the role of Sammy.
His major breakthrough came in 2016 when he was cast in one of the lead roles on the ABC political drama Designated Survivor as Leo Kirkman.
He took dance classes at Center Stage Dance Academy in Ottawa, Ohio.
Before Designated Survivor, he has appeared in Grey’s Anatomy, The Goldbergs, Girl Meets World, and The Fosters.
In 2015, Tanner made his off-broadway debut in Stephen Belber’s comedy The Power of Duff (2013) at the Los Angeles’ Geffen Playhouse.
Outside the acting world, he can be seen practicing gymnastics, playing piano, and guitar, singing, and songwriting