Topanga Matthews (née Lawrence) is a major character in Boy Meets World and Girl Meets World. She is portrayed by Danielle Fishel.

Character Information

Topanga Matthews is the mother of Riley and Auggie, and the wife of Cory Matthews. In Boy Meets World she was pursuing a career in law, and in Girl Meets World she is now a lawyer.


Season 1

  • Pilot


  • "Topanga" is a canyon in California that hippies would frequently go to. One of the writers got stuck in traffic while driving through there, and decided it was appropriate to the character.
  • Topanga is overprotective of her daughter and is closer to her than Cory.