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

This guy is bloody amazing.i'm 3 episodes in and I love him already,he's smart,sassy at times,quite dark,need I say that damn hat though so overall,a very fun character.can't wait to see what he brings..
Also he's the narrator,which is cool.

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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

She can be annoying and such abitch sometimes

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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

She’s always having interesting drama going on in her life and I love watching it!

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4 Veronica Lodge

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

I love Veronica she is smart powerful and I love her so much I strive to be like her

Veronica is the best. Period.

Uhm Ronnie is like the BEST. She’s sassy but sweet, evil but kind, and talented as hell with her vocals and her visuals. IN THIS HOUSE WE STAN VERONICA LODGE.

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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!


6 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

Archie a good person and most interesting charactor in riverdale. He is so hansome, I hoped archie and betty together.. Archie is better than jughead

He's sweet.

7 F.P. Jones

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

8 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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9 Alice Cooper

I love this woman

10 Toni Topaz

I just love everything about her

She should be closer to top 5!

Love her character

Really are you kiding? She the best character in riverdale ever! Shes super badass and one of jugheads bffs

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The Contenders

11 Josie McCoy
12 Fred Andrews
13 Moose Mason
14 Valerie Brown
15 Reggie Mantle
16 Hiram Lodge
17 Sweet Pea


He’s fab

18 Ethel Muggs

Without fail the worst character in the whole show - pjo

19 Polly Cooper
20 Nana Rose Blossom
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 Mary Andrews
30 Geraldine Grundy
31 Hal Cooper
32 Hermione Lodge
33 Sierra McCoy
34 Sheriff Keller
35 Penelope Blossom
36 Clifford Blossom
37 Chuck Clayton
38 Penny Peabody
39 Tall Boy
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