Characters: Liv and Maddie

Main Cast

Liv Rooney, the former star of "Sing It Loud!"

Olivia "Liv" Rooney

Portrayed by Dove Cameron

Liv is the oldest kid of the four in the family, being the older one of the twins. She is a peppy, girly girl. Used to star in Sing It Loud, she is trying to adapt to a normal life.

Maddie Rooney, Captain of the Ridgewood High girls basketball team.

Madison "Maddie" Rooney

Portrayed by Dove Cameron

Maddie is the 2nd kid of the family, being the younger one of the twins. She is an athletic Tomboy that likes to play basketball.

Joey Rooney, the misunderstood ladies man, according to him.

Joseph "Joey" Rooney

Portrayed by Joey Bragg

Being the 3rd child of the family, Joey is a classical nerd. He have various nerdy interests and keeps his grades high. However he is socially awkward and is looked over my even his family from time to time.

  • Adorkable
  • Big Brother Instinct: Not touched upon to often, but Joey is quite protective of his little brother, he really didn't take it well when he found out that a local jock was just using him to get girls attention.
  • Big Little Brother: Joey is significantly taller than Liv and Maddie despite being younger than them.
  • Butt Monkey
  • Catch Phrase: "What. Is. Happening?"
  • He Cleans Up Nicely: On one occasion when his mother got him a smart suit to were, his inverse level of attraction dramatically increased.
  • Hollywood Nerd: Its even acknowledged on occasion he's not that bad looking, in "Repeat-A-Rooney" while helping pretend to be a Jock, Maddie's impressed to discover he's actually got reasonable toned muscles in his arms (which he attributes to having to carry all his fake medals on role play uniform)
  • Jock Dad, Nerd Son: Pete and Joey, Pete was captain of the Basketball team while in school and hopes his son will on day aspire to sports, while Joeys set against it.
  • Middle Child Syndrome: Joey shows sings of this on occasion, feeling ignored compared to his older and younger siblings. See The Unfavourite.
  • Momma's Boy: Touched upon occasionally, Joey seems reasonably close to his mother. Generally portrayed as positive.
  • Odd Friendship: With Diggie, though its clear Joey does like Diggy more than he likes him and despite having practically nothing in common, the two do get along incredibly well. Joey especially likes Diggie and even goes as far as Man Hug him on several occasions.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive Guy to Parker's Manly Man.
  • Smart People Build Robots: Is a member of the schools robotics club.
  • The Unfavourite: Joey sometimes feels this way.

Parker Rooney, plotting something against his big brother, as usual

Parker Rooney

Energetic little bro of the family, Parker is the resident prankster and troublemaker. He avoids chores, break rules and causes chaos.

  • Annoying Younger Sibling:
  • Child Prodigy: He's good in robotics. He's invented other things, but they usually end up backfiring.
  • Embarrassing Middle Name: Although not revealed to the audience, his middle name is so bad that it caused his best friend to start laughing at him, and he specifically made sure the audience never heard it.
  • Genius Bruiser: Downplayed, Shown to be one of the best in his karate class and repeatedly created robots on his own. One episode have him moved up to be in the same Robotic Science class as his brother, Joey.
  • The Prankster
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Manly Man to Joey's Sensitive Guy.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: Of the cast he is the smallest, and he puts a lot of effort into his inventions, though they always go awry.

Karen Rooney

Portrayed by Kali Rocha

Pete Rooney

Portrayed by Benjamin King

  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Less so than his wife.
  • Big Man on Campus: Was this when he was in high school, and is still very popular with his peers, as shown when he attended a his high school reunion.
  • Happily Married
  • Jock Dad, Nerd Son: Pete and Joey, Pete was captain of the Basketball team while in school and hopes his son will on day aspire to sports, while Joeys set against it.
  • Over Protective Dad: Especially towards Maddie, Diggy is near terrified of him.
  • Real Men Eat Meat: He has a near passion for barbecuing, and its implied he doesn't think very much of vegetarians.
    • On one occasion when forced to go on a meat free diet, he resorted to secretly eating massive amounts of take out then burying the bones so his wife wouldn't find out.
  • Sickening Sweethearts: With Karen.

Recurring Characters


Portrayed by Ryan McCartan

Diggie is no classical jock. He have a sense of humor and is down-to-earth lust like everybody else, and he is the perfect match for our Maddie.

  • The Ditz: He can't understand even simple messages. In Shoe-A-Rooney, he went to the for-yo store without Maddie, because he thought her text message about having to cancel wasn't simple or specific enough.
  • Lovable Jock/Dumb Jock: He is nice to get along with, but he's not very bright.
  • Odd Friendship: With Joey, despite lacking nearly any similarities Diggie and Joey do get along very well, and are good friends.
  • Official Couple: With Maddie.
  • Who Names Their Kid Diggie?: That is, if Diggie is his real name.

"I Heart Joey" — Mrs. Willow Rooney, Mrs. Willow Rooney, Mrs. Willow Rooney...


Portrayed by Jessica Marie Garcia


Portrayed by Cozi Zuehlsdorff

Artie Smalls

Portrayed by Jimmy Bellinger