Best Riverdale Characters


The Top Ten

1 Jughead  Jones

He's awesome. I love his personality, his story, and his nigh-unlimited knowledge of what happens in Riverdale. Also, Cole Sprouse does an excellent job portraying Jughead. I also want to see the Suite Life series because he also starred in them before Riverdale. - PhoenixAura81

This really shouldn't be a contest, Jughead is by far the best character. He's got such a complex background and he's got so much of him that we haven't seen yet, and he has such a kind heart.

He is me in school except, more weird and geeky but everything is me

I just love him ❤️

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2 Cheryl Blossom

She's perfect evil and badass I love her

She is the best - bretty

Cheryl deserve to be Number 1 and I mean it. She is the one who lost so much and I think she is the one who has shown the most character development throughout the two seasons


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3 Betty Cooper

Betty is by far the best character, not only because she is sweet and clever but because she is one of the only characters who have shown her darker side. Betty is not just the sweet girl next door, she is a complex enigma.

Without Betty nobody would have a clue what was going on, since she is like the smartest, sweetest, most conscientious character.

I love her she doesn't make anyone get in her way she loving


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4 Veronica Lodge Veronica Lodge

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.

! Veronica... She is just AMAZING! Funny, sarcastic and loyal. Passionate, independent and strong! I could go on for hours! Veronica is clearly the best!

Such a badass raven-haired princess

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5 Kevin Keller

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

Honestly the best character in the show. Adds some relief. I'm happy he will be a regular in season 2!


Should be 3! - Kitten-lover-123

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6 F.P. Jones

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

7 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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8 Alice Cooper

I love this woman

9 Archie Andrews

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

One of my favorites

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

He's sweet.

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10 Josie McCoy

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The Contenders

11 Toni Topaz

I just love everything about her

She should be closer to top 5!

Love her character

She should be #1! She’s sweet, loyal, protective, smart, and a badass

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12 Valerie Brown
13 Reggie Mantle
14 Polly Cooper

Polly! - Kitten-lover-123

15 Moose Mason
16 Sweet Pea


He’s fab

17 Fred Andrews
18 Hiram Lodge
19 Nana Rose Blossom

I love her - Kitten-lover-123

20 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)

21 Fangs Fogarty
22 Myles McCoy
23 Melody Valentine
24 Jellybean Jones
25 Jason Blossom
26 Chic Cooper
27 Midge Klump
28 Penny Peabody
29 Penny Peabody
30 Jughead Jones

ONE! - Kitten-lover-123

31 Mary Andrews
32 Geraldine Grundy
33 Hal Cooper
34 Hermione Lodge
35 Sierra McCoy
36 Sheriff Keller
37 Penelope Blossom
38 Clifford Blossom
39 Chuck Clayton
40 Tall Boy
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