Best Riverdale Characters


The Top Ten

1 Jughead Jones

He has a kind of personality which makes the series worth watching.

He's not only so sweet and genuine but he is also so a really brave guy. And ge is such a good boyfriend to betty.

Intelligent, committed, cute, romantic, honest, handsome, pure, best lidership, helpful... He is everything someone could dream with. The best by far.

He's just the best, so kind and his story with betty is just the cutest thing ever. I believe that come spouse does an excellent job of playing jughead what with jugheads complicated personality and story. Overall the best!

2 Betty Cooper Betty Cooper

She is awesome

She carries the show

Betty was the only good thing about Season 3 of Riverdale.

The best character on Riverdale, by far. Betty is the true hero.

3 Cheryl Blossom

Of all the characters, Cheryl actually defies her archetype the most. She's a "mean girl" who proves herself to be capable of courage, heroism, and selfless love. I love Riverdale, but Cheryl seriously deserves her own show.

I love her

She is so underrated what people fail to understand is that Cheryl is strong she was abused emotinaly and physicly she lost the only person who understanded her she doesn't cry as much as most people would in her situation aside from that she is beautiful caring understanding and HBIC

She is amazing and anyone who disagrees is dead to me!

4 Veronica Lodge Veronica Lodge

Best of all characters because she is just as messy as we are she has love hate relationship with parents and loves her friends sometime lies too and she is sassy pretty clever and compassionate being

She is so open and energetic I love her! - vegeta_erza_shisui

Veronica deserves to be number one, there's no doubt about that! She's sexy, gorgeous, beautiful and classy in all ways. She is extremely intelligent, powerful, passionate and a strong independent woman but she looks out for her friends too. She's the boss babe with her dark, sexy charm.

Veronica has such a complex, dynamic personality and she is an intelligent, powerful woman. She's gorgeously sexy, classy and glamorous with her dark clothes wardrobe and knocks people who mess with her down flat with her sarcastic insults and dark humor. A total dominatrix babe.

5 Kevin Keller

He's pretty underrated - vegeta_erza_shisui

Yo Kevin is literally the worst character in Riverdale lmao

He is so funny

To be honest in season 1 I don't think he really was good gay representation, he was literally only there to be the gay best friend and didn't really add anything to the plot, but I think he will be more of a strong character in season 2 - pjo

6 F.P. Jones

What 12? come on he desrves to be in the top 5

7 Archie Andrews Archie Andrews

One of my favorites

Archies so hot and adorable and he has a sexy 6 pack and is a hero

I am a jughead fan, but I do feel like archie is underrated/overhated. He can be a jerk for his own reasons, and does act like a playboy/jock. But deep down, you can tell that he is an all around good person. I mean I don't see anyone else in the gang running that fast to save cheryl by punching the ice, and also saving the life of his fathers. - wren6

He's sweet.

8 Josie McCoy

She can sing, she's really nice and cute, I think that she is super underrated as well! I mean, she is Josie and the pussycats.

The pussycats would be meaningless without her, I know they kick her out, and all but... She deserves to be at least, number 5...

9 Alice Cooper

I love this woman

10 Toni Topaz

She is amazing

She should be number 1 #bestcharacterever

HOT - AngelOfTheSky

No like Toni is so underrated I love her.She is such a good girlfriend but I kinda feel like Cheryl gets like all the attention don’t get me wrong I love Cheryl too but tony is hot,beautiful,her hair is just like danggg and I love her grunge badass style.


The Contenders

11 Joaquin DeSantos


He is the cutest and hottest thing ever and should definitely be higher on this list

A total babe. He and Kevin Keller are and will always be soulmates. OTP

( sorry about the typo in my last comment. I meant to say “he’s just doing what he has to do to survive” )


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12 Reggie Mantle

Mantle all days BABY

He is Archie's best friend so why not!

13 Valerie Brown
14 Melody Valentine
15 Polly Cooper

Polly! - Kitten-lover-123

16 Fred Andrews
17 Midge Klump

My bby deserves better

18 Sweet Pea

He's just so cool. I mean he cares about his best friend (Fangs Fogarty) but yet he is so dark and moody but awsomely cool at the same time. I say he should be #1

He’s just hot man


He’s fab

19 Moose Mason
20 Hiram Lodge
21 Nana Rose Blossom

I love her - Kitten-lover-123

22 Fangs Fogarty
23 Hal Cooper

SPOILER ALERT: He had one of the most interesting backstories as a character, and was an amazing villain with an aim and purpose in life. He and Betty had a unique and interesting father-daughter relationships and when he died, at the end of season three I was crying. Not many books/movies make me do that about a character. I felt as if he deserved better, a bigger role in Riverdale. When he tried to save Betty by offering her to kill him to save her (or he would) she shot and that showed Hal’s care for his daughter. And Penelope? She needs to slit her wrist, get pissed and go jump off a bridge.

24 Ethel Muggs

Without fail the worst character in the whole show - pjo

It’s really sad when it comes to Ethel Muggs chacter development
1Season:She is this really shy but sweet girl who faces injustice by Chuck Clayton and immediately forgives Ronnie for her dad’s doings. Sweet
Season 2: They make her the worst ever who forgets everything she said to Veronica in season 1 and made Ronni’s life hell.She almost killed someone for a role in a musical. It was like she hates everyone.
Season 3:They turn her into a psycho which is the worst thing to do with a chacter.It is like they are trying to make us forget everything she was In S1(and they kinda did it)

25 Jason Blossom
26 Myles McCoy
27 Hermione Lodge
28 Jellybean Jones
29 Sheriff Keller
30 Penelope Blossom

Def crazy but she makes a good villian for that very reason. I pretty much can't stand her but again, she's a good villain. She serves her purpose well. - AngelOfTheSky

31 Chic Cooper
32 Penny Peabody
33 Vegas

Such a cute dog

34 Hot Dog III
35 Alexandra Cabot
36 Waldo Weatherbee

He's the goat

37 Mary Andrews
38 Geraldine Grundy
39 Sierra McCoy
40 Clifford Blossom
41 Chuck Clayton
42 Tall Boy
43 Dilton Doiley
44 Sabrina Spellman Sabrina Spellman
45 Susie Putnam
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