Who Is Riley Chai? Everything About Piper Curda’s Sister

By mridushaPublished on: December 13, 2023 Updated on: December 20, 2023
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Riley Chai is the firstborn from the Curda Clan. She is known for her works in movies like Jane by Design (2012), Marvin Marvin (2012) and Rainbow Boy (2014).

In this article, we are going to explore her birth details, siblings, love life, and many other facts.

Riley Chai Is The Oldest Of The Curda Clan

She comes from a family of five siblings who work in the entertainment industry. Her siblings are Piper Curda, Major Curda, Glory Curda, and Saylor Curda.

Riley Chai holding her masters degree
Riley prefers to lead a normal life and make a name for herself using her smartness

Riley was born on March 28, 1996, in Florida and is 28 years old in 2024. Her parents are Stephen Curda (father) and Leslie Curda (mother).

While her father is Korean and served in the United States Army, her mother, who is half Scottish and half English, works as a doctor.

Chai Has Already Finished Her Post-Graduation 

She studied at Leslie University and took Early Childhood Education, Child Studies, and Expressive Arts Therapy as her major.

While at the University, she was the leader of the Pink Team and a returning orientation leader. She graduated from the university in 2018. Before this, Chai was homeschooled through the Bridgeway homeschool system for at least 4 years.

Riley Chai’s Brother Major Curda Is A Renowned Actor 

Her younger brother Major is a well-known American actor most recognized for his portrayal of Dilton Doiley on The CW’s Riverdale. He began his acting career at nine and was also nominated for a Young Artist Award for his performance as Ariel in The Little Mermaid in 2010.

Riley Chai' only brother sitting in a lawn
Major is heavily involved in theatre and musicals

Curda has since acted in several TV episodes and short films in diverse roles. His most noteworthy part is Lionel in The Thunderman. Curda also appeared in the 2012 film White Frog and the 2015 film The Sound of Magic. Similarly, he is due to feature in the TV show Joy, where fans are delighted to see him again after a long absence.

Riley Chai Has Quit Her Career & Stays Away From The Spotlight

Despite her early success, Riley made a conscious decision to leave the entertainment world. She found refuge in a peaceful life away from the spotlight, putting her mental health and personal development first. She chose a more traditional education, enrolling in college to explore her interest in psychology, a topic that had always piqued her interest.

Chai, now in her twenties, lives a secluded life far apart from the sparkle and glamour of Hollywood. She keeps a low profile on purpose, preferring to concentrate on her education and personal interests, and cultivating meaningful relationships with a small group of friends and family.

Although she enjoys her time in the limelight, she cherishes the anonymity and freedom that her private life provides her. She likes pursuing her various abilities and pastimes, finding enjoyment in endeavors that allow her to express herself without the pressures of celebrity.

Riley Chai’s Career In Hollywood

Riley is a former model and actress with credits in cinema, television, advertising, and theater. She was first cast in an uncredited role as a neighborhood kid in the movie Nothing Like the Holidays in 2008. Later she was cast in three episodes of the 2012 TV series Jane by Design, where she played Caitlyn. This was followed by her appearance in Marvin Marvin and Rainbow Boy in 2012 & 2014 respectively.

Besides, she has also performed on stage as a singer with her sister Piper Curda.

Riley Chai holding her dog Leo
Riley has not been seen in the entertainment industry since 2014

Besides, she was also the Illinois State Beam Champion and the second all-around gymnast for Illinois State Gymnastics. In 2010 and 2011, she received the Child Actor Recognition for Excellence Award.

Her Net Worth As of 2023

Riley is a successful model and television personality. Her career has given her a name and a huge fortune as well. She and her family are now living in a nice and healthy environment. Well, her net worth is believed to be at $600,000.