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Chantel Riley

Chantel Riley


Chantel Riley made her Broadway debut in 2012 as Nala in the long running smash The Lion King. The Canadian-born actress moved to Broadway after performing the role of Nala in The Lion King in Germany.



Chantel Riley Takes Pride in Her Transformation into Nala, the ‘Very Fierce’ Lion King Princess

Chantel Riley has dreamed of playing Nala since she first saw The Lion King movie. Now, she embraces her Broadway transformation into the "strong and powerful" lioness. See the history behind her makeup and how the role helped her grow.