KJ Apa Age, Bio, Height, Family, Dating, Net Worth, Facts

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Who is KJ Apa?

New Zealand actor KJ Apa is well-known for starring as Archie Andrews in the American teen drama, Riverdale. Before shot to fame, the 20-year old actor has starred in the primetime soap opera Shortland Street and also in the comedy-drama film A Dog’s Purpose.

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Personal Life

KJ Apa was born on the 16th of June 1997, in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand. He is currently 22 years old.

Birth NameKeneti James Fitzgerald Apa
NicknameKJ Apa
Date of BirthJune 16, 1997
Place of BirthAuckland, North Island, New Zealand
Age22 years old
Sun SignGemini
ProfessionActor, Singer
NationalityNew Zealand
EthnicityEnglish, Scottish, Samoan

Family and Education

Apa is the son of Keneti and Tessa Apa (née Callander). His father is Samoan and a matai (chief) of his village in Samoa; his mother is a European New Zealander. He has two older sisters, Ari, and Timēna Apa.

KJ Apa attended King’s College in Auckland and lost interest to enroll at college in order to further his acting career.

KJ Apa Love Life

KJ Apa is kind of a person who rarely opens about his personal life and thus there is not much information available of any relation he has had in the past or in the present.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 11 inches
Centimeters – 180 cm
Meters – 1.8 m
WeightKilograms – 73 kg
Pounds – 161 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
SexualityStraight
Shoe Size11 (US)

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 2017, KJ Apa landed a role as teen Ethan in his debut film comedy-drama A Dog’s Purpose.

Television Debut

Apa appeared as Kane Jenkins in the New Zealand prime-time soap opera Shortland Street between 2013 and 2015.

Singing Debut

In 2012, he released his debut instrumental album The Third Room.

Famous For

He attained immense popularity for playing the famous comic character Archie Andrews in the teen drama series, Riverdale.

KJ Apa Favorite Things

  • Favorite Grooming product – Kevin Murphy products
  • Favorite Cologne – Sean Jean or a Versace fragrance
  • Favorite Fashion Brands – Adidas, Working Style, AS Colour

KJ Apa Net Worth

KJ Apa’s net worth is estimated at $3 million US dollars as of 2019. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Social Media Portfolio

His popularity can be attributed to his immense social media following who has over 4.5 million followers on Instagram and around 1 million followers on Twitter.

KJ Apa Facts

With no interest in acting and modeling, it was his mother who convinced him to sign up with the modeling agency and there after, this Auckland actor hasn’t turned his back. His popularity, reputation, and net worth have only enhanced with every new project.

To get the right shade of color for the Archie character, he had to spend ten hours in the gym.

While growing up, he used to play his guitar at the street corners near his home in Auckland.

He released his solo music album at the age of 14.

He can play piano by ear.

In October 2017, KJ had a car accident after he fell asleep while driving back to the hotel after a 16-hour workday.

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