Tyler Riggs

Riggs in 2018, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Stephen Tyler Riggs

Place of Birth: Tampa, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 25, 1986

Ethnicity: Irish, German, English, Welsh, possibly French

Tyler Riggs is an American filmmaker, actor, and model.

He is married to model Suvi Koponen.

Tyler’s paternal grandfather is Charles William Riggs (the son of Ralph L. Riggs and Myrtle M. Neumaster/Newmaster). Charles was born in Indiana. Ralph was born in Indiana, the son of William Riggs, whose father was Irish, and of Minnie Stahl, whose father was German. Myrtle was born in Indiana, the daughter of Charles F. Newmaster, whose parents were German, and of Cora M. Rough.

Tyler’s paternal grandmother is named Faye Olive.

Tyler’s maternal grandfather is Stanley Brookshire (the son of James Allen Brookshire and Gillie/Gellie/Gilly Adams). Stanley was born in Kentucky. James was born in Kentucky, the son of C. Roland Brookshire and Martha Holder. Gillie was born in Kentucky, the daughter of William Simpson Adams and Bethsheba/Bathsheba Douglas.

Tyler’s maternal grandmother is Yvonne R. Richardson (the daughter of Harrison Richardson and Carrie Durbin). Yvonne was born in Kentucky. Harrison was born in Kentucky, the daughter of Ephraim Richardson and Permelia Hendricks. Carrie was born in Kentucky, the daughter of Robert M. Durbin and Mary Elizabeth Kelly.

Sources: Obituary of Tyler’s paternal grandfather, Charles William Riggs – http://obits.courierpress.com

Obituary of Tyler’s maternal grandmother, Yvonne (Richardson) Skelton – http://www.legacy.com

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